The Kunde Institute is introducing the third cohort of the 108-hour Self-Care & Self-Healing Certification Program as part of the Discover Tibetan Medicine Series. This online course will be conducted in real-time through the Zoom platform, led by our esteemed team of international Tibetan Medical doctors and clinicians.
This course offers a comprehensive exploration of preventive and self-care and self-healing practices based on the ancient wisdom of the four Tantras in Tibetan Medicine. Participants will develop an understanding of the foundational principles of self-care within the Tibetan Medicine framework, with a strong emphasis on preventive measures through dietary and lifestyle adjustments. Explore the profound connection between mental well-being and physical health through the balance of body, mind, and spirit and to cultivate optimal health and vitality in their daily lives.
This course is designed for individuals who are interested in self-care and self-healing and caregiving for family members, as well as professional healthcare providers including medical doctors, nurses, therapists, licensed acupuncturists, and more. The offered healing modalities are intended to be seamlessly integrated into daily life, promoting both physical and mental well-being. Additionally, the course enhanced the wisdom and power of healing for those who are in healthcare professional services.
Tibetan medicine is thought to date back to the eighth century and based on the Four Tantras of Tibetan Medicine which has a complete medical system known as Sowa Rigpa. It’s Diagnosis is based on pulse analysis, and urine examination, interrogation and the treatment consists of behavioral, dietary modifications, and certain herbs and physical therapies. The system is officially recognized in Himalayan regions, such as Tibet, India, Nepal, Bhutan, and Mongolia, and in some parts of Europe.
There are 36 real-time classes through the Zoom platform that occurs twice a month (every other Saturday & Sunday, morning, 3hr each class) starts in fall 2024 and to be completed by May 2025.
Foundation 30 hours (2.5 months, 5 Saturday & Sunday)
The 30 hours of foundational course will be starting in August 2024 and complete in May 2025. The course will cover a basic Tibetan language, culture and brief history of Tibetan medicine, five elements, 3 Nyepas (body constitution), Tibetan medical terminologies, etiology and pathology, physiology, diagnosis, and treatment method. Participants will gain a foundational understanding of Tibetan medicine by engaging in the interactive activity of coloring a Tree of Tibetan Medicine. Basic meditation and medicine Buddha mantra will be introduced at the beginning of the course and every class begins with short meditation and medicine Buddha mantras.
Intermediate 48 hours (4 months, 8 Saturday & Sunday)
The 44 hours of intermediate course covers Body constitution (nyepas), Dietary, lifestyle, commonly used kitchen herbal spices, common diseases, cold and flu care, preventive care
Advanced 30 hours (2.5 months, 5 Saturday & Sunday)
The 34 hours of advanced course common metabolic & autoimmune diseases, women’s health, mental health, simple external therapies, Spiritual and end of life care.
Upon completion of the 100 hours of the Tibetan Medicine self-care and self-healing course, students will receive a completion of a 100-hour self-care and self-healing certificate.
6% of the tuition will be donated to Tibetan Living Communities and Talitibet (Tibetan Art & Literacy Initiatives) to support their charity work. Detail: www.tlc4tibet.org and www.talitibet.org
Schedule for a total of 108 hours