Thursday Satsang via Zoom – September 10, 2020
7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
“Tibetan Medicine: Healing our Fears about Death“
Miriam E. Cameron, PhD, RN, Graduate Faculty and
Lead Faculty, Yoga and Tibetan Medicine Focus Area
Tenzin Namdul, PhD, Tibetan Medicine Doctor, and Graduate Faculty
Authors: Tibetan-Medicine and You: A Path to Wellbeing, Better Health, and Joy.
Blessing by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama.
Faculty: CSPH 5315 – “Traditional Tibetan Medicine: Ethics, Spirituality, and Healing”
Earl E. Bakken Center for Spirituality and Healing, University of Minnesota
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Dr. Cameron and Dr. Namdul will lead Tonglen Meditation to let go of our fears and cultivate compassion. Next, they will talk about death and dying in Tibetan medicine and how we can use these teachings to heal our mental poisons and create a good death. Finally, they will encourage discussion about transforming our fears into joyful living and dying.
- CSPH 5317 – “Yoga: Ethics, Spirituality, and Healing,” 2 credits, online, every semester.
- CSPH 5319 – “Yoga & Ayurveda in India,” 4 credits, Winter Break, study at Sadhaka Grama Ashram near Rishikesh in India.
- U of MN Graduate Courses.
- CSPH 5315 – “Traditional Tibetan Medicine: Ethics, Spirituality, & Healing,” 8 weeks, online, 2 credits, every semester.
- CSPH 5318 – “Tibetan Medicine, Ayurveda, & Yoga in India,” 4 credits, May Session, study at Men-Tsee-Khang, Tibetan Medical College, Dharamsala in India.
- Research: Constitutional Self-Assessment Tool (CSAT) and Lifestyle Guidelines Tool (LGT). FREE!
- Webpages: Overview of Tibetan Medicine. FREE!
- New book: Tibetan-Medicine and You: A Path to Wellbeing, Better Health, and Joy, with a
- Blessing by HH the Dalai Lama; FREE required text for CSPH 5315 and CSPH 5318.
Miriam E. Cameron, PhD, MS, MA, RN, is Lead Faculty, Yoga & Tibetan Medicine Focus Area, and Graduate Faculty, Earl E. Bakken Center for Spirituality & Healing, University of Minnesota. Since 1994, she has studied, conducted research, and taught graduate courses about Tibetan medicine, yoga, nursing, and ethics. She has published over 65 journal articles, nine book chapters, three monographs, three Internet modules, and three other books including Karma & Happiness: A Tibetan Odyssey in Ethics, Spirituality, & Healing, with the foreword by His Holiness the 14thDalai Lama. She lives in Minneapolis.
Tenzin Namdul, PhD, DTM, is a medical anthropologist and an experienced Tibetan medicine practitioner. Namdul has published research articles and an Internet module about Tibetan Medicine. He translated from Tibetan to English Tibetan Medical Dietary Book: Vol. I, Potency & Preparation of Vegetables by Yangbum Gyal. Currently, he is a faculty member at the Earl E. Bakken Center for Spirituality & Healing, University of Minnesota. He lives in Minneapolis..
TMC.TM and Fears of Death.9.10.2020 slide presentation to download.