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.
Lobsang Tserting Partsang
Geshe Ngarampa, Meditation Instructor and Tibetan Medicine Practitioner
Geshe Lobsang is a Tibetan Medicine practitioner and instructor of Mindfulness Training and a student of Traditional Chinese Medicine at University of East West Medicine in Sunnyvale, California. Geshe Lobsang completed a rigorous over 20-year of study in Buddhism at Gyudmed Tantric Monastic University in South India, where he received Geshe Ngarampa degree. He is also trained to teach Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and certified by the Center for Mindfulness at UMass Medical School. He has been serving as a Buddhist Chaplain at Santa Clara County Jail for the past seven years teaching mindfulness sessions.
Geshe Lobsang studied Tibetan medicine at the International Academy for Tibetan Traditional Medicine and he has been practicing in Kunde Institute's clinic in Daly City. He teaches courses in Buddhism, meditation and the arts of compassion, and travels regularly throughout the United States, Taiwan, India, Russia and Europe.