Padma Shri Dr. Yeshi Dhonden Retires from Practice at the Age of 92

The Padma Shri award recipient from government of India and a former personal physician to Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Dr. Yeshi Dhonden has now retired from seeing patients at the age of 92. In a circular notice published from Dr. Dhonden’s clinic, he will no longer be seeing patients due to old age.

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Dr. Yeshi Dhonden Receives Padma Shri from President of India

Veteran Tibetan doctor Yeshi Dhonden received the Padma Shri awards from the President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind during awards ceremony held at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Monday evening. The Tibetan doctor was among the 85 heroes of India to receive the country’s highest civilian honours, the Padma Awards.

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All of Tibet Celebrating My Padma Shri Honour: Dr. Yeshi Dhonden Thanks India

The veteran Tibetan healer who is a monk too was announced as one of the exceptional persons to be honoured with India’s civilian honour, the Padma Shri on the eve of 69th Republic Day of India. Dr. Yeshi Dhonden expressed his happiness and thanked the government of India for such an honour and told that all of Tibet is celebrating the honour.

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Dalai Lama’s Ex Physician Now Second Tibetan to Get India’s Prestigious Padma Shri

His Holiness the Dalai Lama’s ex physician, Venerable Dr. Yeshi Dhonden now becomes the second Tibetan to honoured with India’s prestigious Padma Shri awards after his name was announce on the eve of 69th Republic day of India. The Tibetan monk healer is now the second Tibetan after Geshe Ngawang Samten to be honoured with India’s fourth highest civilian award.

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India to Confer Tibetan Doctor With Padma Shri Award 2018

According to the announcement of the full list of the recipients of the Padma awards by the Government of India on the occasion of Republic day, a Tibetan doctor will be conferred with fourth highest civilian honour of Indian Government, the Padma Shri Award. Dr. Yeshi Dhonden is being honoured with honour for his contribution in treatment of patients through traditional Tibetan medicine.

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