Author:Desi Sangye Gyatso; Translated By Gavin Kilty

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Mirror of Beryl: A Historical Introduction to Tibetan Medicine

By: Desi Sangye Gyatso; Translated By Gavin Kilty

Price: $53.95

Publisher: Boston, USA, Wisdom Publications: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032697

ISBN: 0861714679

Condition: New


Composed while its author was the ruler of Tibet, Mirror of Beryl is a detailed account of the origins and history of medicine in Tibet through the end of the seventeenth century. Its author, Desi Sangyé Gyatso (1653–1705), was the heart disciple and political successor of the Great Fifth Dalai Lama and the author of several highly regarded works on Tibetan medicine, including his Blue Beryl commentary on the foundational text of Tibetan medicine, Four Tantras. In the present historical introduction, Sangyé Gyatso traces the sources of influence on Tibetan medicine to classical India, Chin... View more info