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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 353–379.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Colin Millard This article examines forms of knowledge and medical practice in three generations of Bon medical practitioners in Tibet. A key component of the discussion is the way in which Tibetan medicine, and particularly the two principal texts of the Bon and Buddhist medical tradition, serves...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 335–351.
Published: 01 September 2013
... the Buddhist canonical medical text, the Gyüshi ( Four Tantras or Four Treatises ), or its Bon equivalent, the Bumshi ( Four Collections ). 8 Sowa Rigpa is the Tibetan term for the science or art of healing, and it is also the standard translation for medicine and healing as one of the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 381–395.
Published: 01 September 2013
... stronger emphasis on Bon influences in Tibetan medicine. 6 Yet another committee was formed, and changes were made to the draft, including, most significantly, strong references to the 'bum bzhi (the Bon version of the rgyud bzhi ) and a Bonpo member on the CCTM's governing board. The result—Document...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 467–486.
Published: 01 September 2013
... is used in central Tibet and Nepal and India, but also we find the terms bon lha ( dbon lha ), menpa ( sman pa ), lha je ( lha rje ), and tso je ( 'tsho byed ) in Tibet. Most often in Kham the term bon lha or menpa is used to refer to a doctor of Tibetan medicine. But never are any of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 505–511.
Published: 01 September 2013
... obtained among the highest grades of academic recognition. It ends with two of their life stories that are presented in a very accessible way, thanks to Colin Millard, who himself opens the issue with a wonderfully informative account of different Bon practitioners' medical learning and their life stories...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 291–311.
Published: 01 September 2011
... 1950s emphasized an orientation toward workers, peasants, and soldiers; a focus on prevention; the promotion of solidarity between traditional Chinese and Western medicines; and the combining of health care with socialist mass movement (see Chen 2001 ; Scheid 2002 ; Taylor 2005 ; Zhan 2009 ). To...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 51–71.
Published: 01 March 2016
... ; Hagendijk and Meeus 1993 ). The media provides a forum for diverse voices about science, technology, and medicine, and reports on these topics using certain frames, words, and metaphors ( Coveney, Nerlich, and Martin 2009 ; Nerlich and Clarke 2003 ). It has also been shown that media reports and opinions...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 589–601.
Published: 01 December 2017
... and Medicine in East Asia, Munich, 8 August . Song Sang-yong ( 2005 ). “Bacteriological Warfare in Recent History .” Paper presented at the International Conference on Bioethics, Gijon, Spain, 23 November . Song Sang-yong 宋相庸 ( 2006 ). “Cholhakja duri bon Dawin” 철학자들이 본 다윈...