The Prime Minister’s Office has credited the Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama for bringing the traditional Tibetan medicine to India. The government is now planning to promote the Tibetan Medicine or technically known as Sowa-Rigpa under the Ministry of AYUSH, according to the reports.Read more
During the opening ceremony of the Health Review Meeting of the Central Tibetan Administration, President Lobsang Sangay announced that a budget of ₹ 80 Lakh has been sanctioned for the financial year to revitalize the infrastructure of Tibetan healthcare centres in Tibetan settlements. The review meeting started on Monday at Central Tibetan Administration, Dharamsala.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
The traditional Tibetan Medical system, Sowa Rigpa is being considered for giving an elite UNESCO status, the intangible cultural heritage. However it has got entangled into another diplomatic tussle between India and China.
Traditional Tibetan medicine is centuries-old traditional medical system that employs complex approach to diagnosis, incorporating techniques such as pulse analysis and urinalysis.