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The Resource Bodies in balance : the art of Tibetan medicine, edited by Theresia Hofer

Bodies in balance : the art of Tibetan medicine, edited by Theresia Hofer

Label
Bodies in balance : the art of Tibetan medicine
Title
Bodies in balance
Title remainder
the art of Tibetan medicine
Statement of responsibility
edited by Theresia Hofer
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
N$T
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • catalogs
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hofer, Theresia
  • Gerke, Barbara
  • Rubin Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Medicine, Tibetan
  • Medicine in art
  • Buddhist painting
  • Medizin
  • Medizin
  • Kunst
  • Tibet
  • Tibet
  • Buddhist painting
  • Medicine in art
  • Medicine, Tibetan
  • China
  • MEDICAL / Pharmacology
  • Tibet
  • Tibet
  • Medicine, Tibetan Traditional
  • Medicine in the Arts
  • Buddhism
  • Tibet
  • ART / Asian
Label
Bodies in balance : the art of Tibetan medicine, edited by Theresia Hofer
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Issued in connection with an exhibition held March 15, 2014-September 8, 2014, Rubin Museum of Art, New York, N.Y
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : Tibetan medicine, Buddhism, and the visual arts / Theresia Hofer -- Part I. Theoretical foundations and practices of Tibetan medicine : The art of Tibetan medical practice / Barbara Gerke -- Body and mind in Tibetan medicine and Tantric Buddhism / Geoffrey Samuel -- Foundations of pharmacology and the compounding of Tibetan medicines / Theresia Hofer -- External therapies in Tibetan medicine: The Four Tantras, contemporary practice and a preliminary history of surgery / Pasang Yontan Arya -- Medicine, astrology, and divination / Ronit Yoeli-Tlalim -- Vignette 1. A day at the Astrology Department of the Men-Tsee-Khang in Dharamsala, India / Inger K. Vasstveit -- Tibetan medicine in the world: local scenes, global transformations / Sienna R. Craig -- Part II. Medicine, Buddhism and historical developments : The Buddhas of medicine / Gyurme Dorje -- The origins of the Four Tantras and an account of its author, Yuthog Yonten Gonpo / Yang Ga -- The making of medical history, twelfth to seventeenth century / Frances Garrett -- Buddhist practices and ideals in Desi Sangye Gyatso's medical paintings / Janet Gyatso -- Vignette 2. The tree murals of Labrang Monastery's Medical College, Eastern Tibet / Katharina Sabernig -- Illustrated Materia medica prints, manuscripts, and modern books / Theresia Hofer -- The journeys of Tibetan medicine / Martin Saxer -- Vignette 3. Pillars of Tibetan medicine: the Chagpori and Mentsikhang Institutes in Lhasa / Theresia Hofer, Knud Larsen -- Appendices : Extracts from the Discourse on the particularly extensive former aspirations of the seven Tathāgatas ; Atiśa's means for attainment entitled Rite which purifies all the obscurations of past actions ; Layout of the mandala of the Discourse of the Medicine Buddhas in eight hundred lines according to the Compendium of all the Tantras ; A summary of the second chapter of the Heart essence of Yuthogpa: the nectar stream of empowerment ritual
Control code
ocn957525239
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 325 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780295807089
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctvct6kcj
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)957525239
Label
Bodies in balance : the art of Tibetan medicine, edited by Theresia Hofer
Publication
Note
Issued in connection with an exhibition held March 15, 2014-September 8, 2014, Rubin Museum of Art, New York, N.Y
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : Tibetan medicine, Buddhism, and the visual arts / Theresia Hofer -- Part I. Theoretical foundations and practices of Tibetan medicine : The art of Tibetan medical practice / Barbara Gerke -- Body and mind in Tibetan medicine and Tantric Buddhism / Geoffrey Samuel -- Foundations of pharmacology and the compounding of Tibetan medicines / Theresia Hofer -- External therapies in Tibetan medicine: The Four Tantras, contemporary practice and a preliminary history of surgery / Pasang Yontan Arya -- Medicine, astrology, and divination / Ronit Yoeli-Tlalim -- Vignette 1. A day at the Astrology Department of the Men-Tsee-Khang in Dharamsala, India / Inger K. Vasstveit -- Tibetan medicine in the world: local scenes, global transformations / Sienna R. Craig -- Part II. Medicine, Buddhism and historical developments : The Buddhas of medicine / Gyurme Dorje -- The origins of the Four Tantras and an account of its author, Yuthog Yonten Gonpo / Yang Ga -- The making of medical history, twelfth to seventeenth century / Frances Garrett -- Buddhist practices and ideals in Desi Sangye Gyatso's medical paintings / Janet Gyatso -- Vignette 2. The tree murals of Labrang Monastery's Medical College, Eastern Tibet / Katharina Sabernig -- Illustrated Materia medica prints, manuscripts, and modern books / Theresia Hofer -- The journeys of Tibetan medicine / Martin Saxer -- Vignette 3. Pillars of Tibetan medicine: the Chagpori and Mentsikhang Institutes in Lhasa / Theresia Hofer, Knud Larsen -- Appendices : Extracts from the Discourse on the particularly extensive former aspirations of the seven Tathāgatas ; Atiśa's means for attainment entitled Rite which purifies all the obscurations of past actions ; Layout of the mandala of the Discourse of the Medicine Buddhas in eight hundred lines according to the Compendium of all the Tantras ; A summary of the second chapter of the Heart essence of Yuthogpa: the nectar stream of empowerment ritual
Control code
ocn957525239
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 325 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780295807089
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctvct6kcj
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)957525239

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