Thursday Satsang via Zoom – January 28, 2021
“Tibetan Medicine: Create a Healthy Mind and Body”
Faculty, Dr. Miriam E. Cameron and Dr. Tenzin Namdul
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7-8:30 p.m., Thursday, January 28, 2021
The Meditation Center, Minneapolis, via Zoom
All of us want to be happy and avoid suffering. Yet, too often we make choices that sabotage us. Tibetan medicine, Tibet’s ancient science of healing, teaches that the purpose of life is to be happy, and that after our basic needs are met, happiness results primarily from our own thinking.
Tibetan medicine describes the intricate relationship between mind and body. Dr. Cameron and Dr. Namdul will explain how to use Tibetan medicine for self-care as a complement to Yoga and modern medicine. Tibetan medicine and Yoga empower us to make mindful, informed choices that create health and happiness for ourselves, others, and our planet.
About the Speakers
Miriam E. Cameron, PhD, MS, MA, RN, is Lead Faculty, Yoga & Tibetan Medicine Focus Area, and Graduate Faculty, Earl E. Bakken Center for Spirituality and Healing, University of Minnesota. Since 1994, she has done scholarly work involving Tibetan Medicine, Yoga, Nursing, and Bioethics. Swami Veda Bharati and Swami Radha Bharati helped her to create the Bakken Center Yoga Program, including the course, “Yoga and Ayurveda in India,” at SRSG Ashram, Rishikesh. She has published over 65 articles, nine book chapters, three monographs, three internet modules, and four books, including ”Karma and Happiness: A Tibetan Odyssey in Ethics, Spirituality, and Healing,” with the foreword by His Holiness the Dalai Lama.
Tenzin Namdul, PhD, DTM, is a Tibetan Medicine Doctor, Medical Anthropologist, and Graduate Faculty, Earl E. Bakken Center for Spirituality and Healing, and Postdoctoral Researcher, Division of Epidemiology & Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota. Namdul served as Director, Clinical Research Department, and Faculty at Men-Tsee-Khang, Tibetan Medical Institute, in Dharamsala, India. He has published several research articles and an internet module about Tibetan medicine.
For nearly 20 years, Dr. Cameron and Dr. Namdul have collaborated to create resources involving Tibetan Medicine:
- Graduate courses: “Traditional Tibetan Medicine: Ethics, Spirituality, & Healing,” 8 weeks online each semester; and “Tibetan Medicine, Ayurveda, & Yoga in India,” May Session at Men-Tsee-Khang in Dharamsala.
- FREE Publications: “Constitutional Self-Assessment Tool (CSAT) and Lifestyle Guidelines Tool (LGT),” and “Overview of Tibetan Medicine”.
- New book: Tibetan-Medicine and You: A Path to Wellbeing, Better Health, and Joy, with a Blessing by His Holiness the Dalai Lama.