The programme on World’s oldest known healing and Astro science is being jointly organised by Tibet House, the Cultural Centre of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, and Tibetan Medical and Astro. Institute (TMAI), Dharamsala. The venue for it is Tibet House, Cultural Centre of H.H. the Dalai Lama, 1 Institutional Area, Lodhi Road, New Delhi 110003. The conference and Exhibition was inaugurated by the Prof. Lokesh Chandra, President Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR)
“The integration of modern science with Buddhist science, astrology and all other sources of knowledge could have a huge impact in finding sources of treatments to common mental disorders. Tibetan Buddhism has a very deep and varied knowledge of psychology. These findings can be placed in front of the scientists to be experimented whether Buddhist findings are accurate or not.” said Prof Lokesh Chandra,President ICCR. While Inaugurating the Five day Conference and Exhibition here today.
“Interest in traditional medicines like Tibetan and Ayurveda are renewing and growing exponentially due to the adverse drug reactions and economic burden associated with modern system of medicine. Integration of Tibetan traditional medicine with ayurveda and allopathy, especially in the treatment of lifestyle diseases and post operative care receive more attention In recent times, the interest in tradional medicines has led to Scientists researching and evaluating herbs. Doctors are integrating ayurveda and yoga into mainstream allopathic medicine, giving rise to ‘Integrative Medicine’, a new approach to medicine and healthcare that rests on building synergies between traditional and modern medicine.” Said Prof Lokesh.
“The three main objectives of the conference are to explore the various methods of improving mental health, to exchange the ideas of different approaches and identify the common aim in the context of improving the human psychology by bringing the different religious and mental systems together on one platform,” said Damdul.
“The Tibetan medical system is very close to the heart of His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama, as one of the treasures of the ancient wisdom culture of Tibet. He emphatically advises the Tibetan medical institutions to be actively engaged in undertaking research and in bringing forth innovative ways of improving upon this ancient system of healing. Such encouragement has led to the tremendous development of Tibetan Medical and Astro. Institute’s (TMAI) Department of Pharmacy, to create more medicines and herbal products. “” said Mr. Tashi Tsering Puri