Kunde (pronounced: kün-dey, spelled: ཀུན་བདེ།) Institute, a center for Tibetan wellness and healing, was founded by Doctor Yangdron Kalzang in 2004. The name “Kunde” was given to the center by her root teacher, Kenpo Troru Tsenam Rinpoche, one of the most highly respected scholars of traditional Tibetan Medicine in Tibet. In Tibetan, “Kunde” means “may all beings be healthy, wealthy and happy.” Dedicated to the mission of benefiting all people with affordable, integrative health services, Kunde offers a variety of traditional Tibetan and Asian medical modalities. Offices are located in Daly City and Berkeley.
Mind & Body in Tibetan Medicine
This course will explore the dynamic and reciprocal relationship between the mind and body through Buddhism and Tibetan Medicine philosophy. It will further dive into their interconnection and interdependence to each other. Generally, Buddhism believes that the three mental dispositions are the root causes of a number of physical and mental sufferings. This 25 hours of course is further divided into two parts to be held in January & February 2022.
In the January class, we will be learning the nine progressive stages of mental development to achieve single pointed meditation as well as the eight verses of mind training from the Bodhisattva's Way of Life as well as Buddhism and western science.
In the February class, we will be exploring how interconnectedness of our mind and body through Tibetan Medicine and how the mind and body health is researched and understood by modern science. Overall, we will learn practical tips to keep our minds and bodies healthy and balanced to promote our well-being through Buddhism and Tibetan Medicine.
Dr. GESHE TENZIN CELON is a fully ordained monk and received Geshe Ngakrampa degree from Gyudmed Tantric University, India. Currently, he is a head of Geshe English Learning Program and lecturer on Buddhist Philosophy at Dalai Lama institution of Higher Education in Bengaluru, India.