I began to study Tibetan medicine in 1999. Prior to that I worked with herbs, supplements, and was interested in Taoist 5 Element acupuncture having received this acupuncture style since I was fifteen. What I discovered quickly was that Tibetan medicine was unique because it offered a individualized approach to help one and nourish your intrinsic health. I encourage each person to learn to use basic Tibetan medicine principles and become an action participant in the healing process. This self care, self responsibility in the healing journey is vitally important in order for you to have the skills to maintain health, re-balance your body and mind and prevent illness.
April 1st, 2019 | 49 mins 45 secs
acu pressure, asian medicine, ayurvedic, college, herbalism, higher education, medicine, meditation, mindfulness, naropa, naropa university, nashalla nyinda, tibetan medicine, university, western medicine
"It's said in Tibetan medicine that you have to have all five elements plus karma in order to be incarnated at all. So, even to obtain the precious human body you have to have all five elements in karma. So you're going to choose certain parents and situations. They're going to give you some genetic factors which are going to influence your inner elements and then also you're going to have the diet and the behavior that your mother has during your pregnancy is going to influence it. The outer environment is going to influence it and then very early on in life -- your life situations are also going to influence it. So, family systems, psychology, all of that has an impact on the choices we make. So, somebody could be inherently one type of being and perhaps their family system either didn't recognize or support that and so they made a choice in order to compensate on a psychological level."