Public Talk with Dr. Nida Chenagtsang
Friday, July 8, 2016
2926 NE Flanders Street, Portland, OR
- The public talk is by suggested donation.
- Registration is also available at the door.
Sowa Rigpa, the traditional name for Tibetan and Himalayan Medicine, can be translated both as ‘The Science of Healing’ and ‘Nourishing Awareness.’ In this public talk, Dr. Nida Chenagtsang, a master doctor and yogi from Eastern Tibet, will delve into the vast topic of the human mind. Drawing on teachings from both the medical and spiritual traditions of Tibet and his many years of experience practicing and teaching medicine and Buddhism in the East and West, Dr. Nida will discuss the mind-body connection and offer simple techniques for working with the mind.
About Dr. Nida Chenagtsang
Dr. Nida Chenagtsang was born in Amdo, in Eastern Tibet, and trained in Tibetan Medicine at Lhasa Tibetan Medical University. He is Co-Founder and Medical Director of Sorig Khang International (formerly the International Academy for Traditional Tibetan Medicine) and Co-Founder of the International Ngak-mang Institute, established to preserve and maintain the Rebkong Ngakpa yogic culture within modern Tibetan society.
Dr. Nida has published many articles and books on Sowa Rigpa (Traditional Tibetan Medicine). He has extensively researched ancient Tibetan healing methods, and has earned high acclaim in the East and West for his revival of traditional Tibetan external healing therapies.
Fluent in English and known for his humorous and accessible style, Dr. Nida trains students in Sowa Rigpa and the Yuthok Nyingthig spiritual tradition in over 40 countries around the world.