Pasta, Marco Polo & Buddhist Medicine : Sowa Rigpa | 10/1/2018

Pasta, Marco Polo & Buddhist Medicine : On Sowa Rigpa from Tibetan Secrets of Longevity with Dr. Nida Chenagtsang, & Robert A.F. Thurman at Menla, Phoenicia, New York, 2017

In this short video Dr. Nida and Professor Thurman discuss the place of pasta in Tibetan and Buddhist Medicine. Excerpted from the 2017 “Tibetan Secrets of Longevity Retreat” with Dr. Nida Chenagtsang & Robert Thurman recorded at Menla in Phoenicia, New York.

“There are two aspects to diet: quantity and quality. We tend to eat too much, largely due to the influence of the media. False advertising creates false desire, which leads to rampant consumption and unhealthy eating habits.”

 

Dr. Nida Chenagtsang from “Tibetan Book of Health.”

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To learn about upcoming programs with Nida Chenagtsang + Robert AF Thurman at Menla in Phoencia, New York please visit: www.menla.us.

“Tibetan Secrets of Longevity: Ancient Practices for Increased Health & Long Life Retreat with Nida Chenagtsang & Bob Thurman at Menla Retreat Phoenicia, New York” photo by Justin Stone-Diaz.

To hear more from this program listen to the Bob Thurman Podcast “Buddhas Never Leave : Tulkus, Three Bodies & Reincarnation Episode #139” please visit: https://bobthurman.com/tulkus-3-bodies/

About Robert A.F. Thurman

Robert Thurman is Professor of Indo-Tibetan Buddhist Studies at Columbia University as well as co-founder and President of Tibet House US and it’s Menla Retreat & Dewa Spa in service of HH Dalai Lama & the people of Tibet. To listen to his free weekly podcasts please visit: www.bobthurman.com.

Suggested Books & Audio by Robert A.F. Thurman:

Man of Peace: Illustrated Life Story of Tibet’s Dalai Lama (Book), Infinite Life: Awakening to Bliss Within (Book), Anger: The Seven Deadly Sins (Book), Inner Revolution (Book), Circling the Sacred Mountain : A Spiritual Adventure Through the Himalayas (Book),  Essential Tibetan Buddhism (Book), The Tibetan Book of the Dead: The Great Book of Natural Liberation Through Understanding in the Between (Book)  The Jewel Tree of Tibet: The Enlightenment Engine of Tibetan Buddhism (Book),  The Central Philosophy of Tibet (Book),  The Holy Teaching of Vimalakirti: A Mahayana Scripture (Book), Life & Teachings of Tsong Khapa (Book), Why the Dalai Lama Matters: His Act of Truth as the Solution for China, Tibet, and the World (Book) Tibetan Book of Health: Sowa Rigpa, The Science of Healing (Book) & Liberation Upon Hearing in the Between: Living with the Tibetan Book of the Dead (Audio).

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About Nida Chenagtsang

Dr. Nida Chenagtsang was born in Amdo, in Eastern Tibet. Interested in the traditional healing science of his people, he began his early medical studies at the local Tibetan Medicine hospital. Later he gained scholarship entry to Lhasa Tibetan Medical University, where he completed his medical education in 1996. Dr. Nida completed his practical training at the Tibetan Medicine hospitals in Lhasa and Lhoka. Dr. Nida has published many articles and books on Sowa Rigpa (Traditional Tibetan Medicine). He has extensively researched ancient Tibetan healing methods, and has gained high acclaim in the East and West for his revival of traditional Tibetan external healing therapies.

Suggested Books by Nida Chenagtsang

Tibetan Book of Health: Sowa Rigpa, The Science of Healing with Robert AF Thurman, Weapon of Light, Mirror of Light, Tibetan Art of Good Karma, & Tibetan Art of Dream Analysis.

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