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.
Menpa (Doctor of Tibetan Medicine)
Menpa Namgyal was born and raised in Lhasa, Tibet and received the traditional Tibetan medical degree with honors from Lhasa Men Tsee Khang Institute in 1983. He later continued his studies at the Tibetan Medical & Astrological Institute in Dharamsala, India. Menpa Namgyal arrived in San Diego in 2004, where he now practices at the Tibetan Healing Center. In 2004 he was one of two physicians to receive the Asian Heritage Award for Excellence in Health and Medicine. Menpa Namgyal has been an avid and diligent practitioner of Tibetan Medicine for the past 28 years.