Medicine and Yoga in South and Inner Asia: Body Cultivation, Therapeutic Intervention and the Sowa Rigpa Industry


Dr. Tenzin Lhundup was invited to participate in the 3-day conference on Medicine and Yoga in South and Inner Asia: Body Cultivation, Therapeutic Intervention and the Sowa Rigpa Industry, at the Aula am Campus, University of Vienna from 1 - 3 August, 2017 in Austria.
There were around 27 speakers amongst 70 academician who had gathered to discuss the various traditional knowledge of Ayurveda, Unani, Sowa Rigpa, Yoga and Alchemy, Siddha; Tibetan Buddhisim and Bonpo Tradition with their main aim on the theme on Life extension methods or Rasayanaor bCud-Lenand its historical literature and cultural aspects, various medicinal ingredients and actual methods to the implication in this present world. 

Presentation on body proportion and topography as well as biographies of Tibetan Precious Pills, comparative studies of Tibetan pill, Gynecological disease, Sowa Rigpa, Industry in Nepal and Mongolia were highlighted through the modern research method. Dr. Tenzin Lhundup spoke on "The Approach of Tibetan Medicine towards Healthy Longevity" where she shed some light on the health and disease concept, the importance of rTsa in aging, actual rejuvenation or bCud-Len based on the primary energies and other sources of bCud Len intervention mentioned for the overall health of elder population. 

The organizing committee comprised of four dedicated researchers in their respective field of study: Dagmar Wujastyk (ERC Starting Grant AyurYog), Dr. Stephan Kloos (ERC Starting Grant RATIMED), Barbara Gerke (FWF Lise-Meitner Senior Research Fellowship) and Katharina Sabernig (FWF project P26129-G21).

Men-Tsee-Khang would like to thank Dr. Stephan Kloos and the organizing committee for inviting Men-Tsee-Khang to be present at the global conference.