Humanity in Early Modern Tibetan Medicine

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Being Human in a Buddhist World explores the intersection of early modern sensibilities and religious values in traditional Tibetan medicine. It examines the adaptation of Buddhist concepts and values to medical concerns, highlighting Buddhism’s role in the development of Asian and global civilization. The book delves into Tibetan medical illustration, commentary, and institution building during the period of the Fifth Dalai Lama and his regent, as well as earlier thinkers. It explores differences between medicine and Buddhism in attitudes towards gender, sex, and the moral character of the physician. Ultimately, it finds that Tibetan medical scholars embraced the imperfectability of the human condition.

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