Medicine Courses

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  1. First Year
  2. Second Year
  3. Third Year
  4. Fourth Year
  5. Fifth Year
  6. Sixth Year

FIRST YEAR
           
                        GYUSHI
 Root Tantra

1.  Gleng-gzhi (The basis of discourse on medicine)
2.  Gleng-slong (Enumeration of the subject of discourse, i.e. the chapters of the rGyud-  bzhi)
3.  gNas-Lugs Nad-gzhi (The basis of mind-body in dynamic equilibrium and disequilibrium representing healthy and diseased body)
4.  Ngos-dzin-rTags (Diagnosis and symptoms of the disorders)
5.  gSo-Byed-thabs (Therapeutic methods-dealing with four remedies)
6.  Tsis-Kyi-Le'u (Synopsis of the Root Tantra)
                               
Explanatory Tantra
1.  bShad-pa'i-sDom (Summary of the Explanatory Tantra)
2.  Chogs-tsul (Embryology)
3.  Dra-dpe (Similes of the body)
4.  Lus-kyi gNas-Lugs (Anatomy)
5.  Lus-kyi mTshan-Nyid (Physiology)
6.  Lus-kyi Las-dang dBye-ba (Actions and classifications of the body)
7.  Jigs-lTas (Signs of death)
8.  Nad-kyi-rGyu (Primordial causes of disorders)
9.  Nad-kyi-rKyen (Immediate causes of diseases)
10.  Nad Zhugs-tsul (Manners of how diseases enter human body)
11.  Nad-kyi mTshan-Nyid (The symptoms of disease)
12.  Nad-Kyi-dbye-wa (The classification of disorders)
                      
SUPPLEMENTARY SUBJECT: BIOLOGY
Human Biology is an introduction to the science of biology with emphasis on cells and tissues, body organization, homeostasis, body systems, regulation and integration of body parts, reproduction, development and heredity, disease and disorder.

Text Study Guide:
Biology 4th Ed. Solomon, Berg, Martin, Villee. Saunders-College Publishing 1996 ;   Fort worth
Biology 4th Ed. Danial, Danial and Taylor.Saunders-College Publishing ; Fort   Worth
Focus on human biology: 2nd edition carl E.Rsicher
Trease and Evan 14th edition pharmacognosy
                               
Cells : Chapter I
         a.  Cell Theory
         b.  Control of the Cell: Molecular genetics.
         c.  Reproduction of cell
         d.  Tissues and the basic body plan

2.  Integument: Chapter II
         a.  The structure of skin
         b.  Derivative of skin
         c.  Functions of skin

3.  The Skeleton System: Chapter III
         a.  The skeleton
         b.  Bone as a living tissue
         c.  Skeletal Joints

4.  The Muscular System: Chapter IV
         a.  The type of muscle tissues
         b.  The muscular system
         c.  Muscle contraction
         d.  Types of muscle contraction

SUPPLEMENTARY SUBJECT:  BOTANY

17.  Plant Systematics,Anatomy and Development
         1.  Plant Systematic
         2.  Anatomy
         3.  Development/Embryology
         4.  Practical Anatomy
         5.  Taxonomy Practica

   SUPPLEMENTARY SUBJECT:  BUDDHIST PHILOSOPHY

         1.  Lag  len  so  bdun  ma,  (37 practices  of Bodhisattva by Ven. Thokme Sangpo)
         2.  Sapan mkhas  'jug  (Entrance to scholasticism by Sapan)
         3.  Dga'  bo mngal   'jug   gi  mdo (Sutra of Gawo Ngaljuk, Sutra of conception)
         4.  Rtag   tu   ngu'i   rtogs   brjod  (Biography of Sadaaprarudita: Bodhisattva)
         5.  Dka' gnad gsal ba'i melon   (Tibetan grammar text)
         6.  Ngag  sgron  (Tibetan Spelling text)
                 

CHAPTERS TO MEMORIZE
All six chapters of the Root Tantra, Allegorical Tree Spreading of the Root Tantra and from Explanatory Tantra: first, second, fifth, ninth, tenth, and eleventh chapters and eighteen pages from condensation of the medicinal plants criteria (sNgo-sMan 'Khrung-dPe bsDus-pa).

PRACTICAL TRAINING
Identification and Introduction of Medicinal Plants and Herbs

Total numbers of teaching classes 1782 per year (45 minutes per period)

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SECOND YEAR

GYUSHI

         Explanatory Tantra
         1.  rGyun-sPyod (The routine behaviour)
         2.  Dus-sPyod (Seasonal behaviour)
         3.   gNas-sKabs sPyod-lam (Incidental behaviour)
      4.  Zas-tsul (Dietetics, deals with knowledge of qualities and use of particular foods and              drinks)
         5.  Zas-bsDam (Dietary restrictions)
         6.  Zas-Tshod ran-pa (Right intake of food and drinks)
         7.  sMan-gyi Ro (Taste of medicinal substances)
         8.  sMan-gyi Nus-pa (Powers of medicinal substances)
         9.  sMan-gyi sByar-thabs (Pharmacology)
         10.  Cha-Byad-dPyad (Medical instruments)
         11.  Mi-na-gNas-ston (Normal Health)
         12.  Nyes-pa dNgos-ston (General techniques for correct diagnosis)
         13.  Ngan-gYo sKyon-brTag (Techniques for gaining patient's confidence)
       14.  sPang-Blang Mu-bZhi (Four diagnostic techniques to verify whether the patient can be                  healed or not)
         15.  gSo-Tshul-sPyi (General healing techniques)
         16.  Khyar-par gSo-Thabs (Specific healing techniques)
         17.  gSo-Thabs-gNyis (Two healing techniques)
         18.  gSo-Thabs-gNos (The actual healing techniques)
         19.  sMan-pa'i-Le'u (The Healer Physician)


Oral Instruction Tantra
         20-Zhus-pa (Requesting to reveal the quintessential tantra)
         21-rLung (Diagnosis and treatment of rLung disorder)
         22-mKhris-pa (Diagnosis and treatment of mKhris-pa disorder)
         23-Bad-kan (Diagnosis and treatment of Bad-kan disorder)
       24-Dus-nad (Diagnosis and treatment of Bad-kan sMug-po disorder - a complicate gastro            intestinal disease)
         25-Ma-zhu-ba (Indigestion)
         26-sKran (Tumour)
         27-sKya-rbab (Dropsy at the initial stage)
         28-'or (Dropsy of the skin vesicles)
         29-dMu-chu (Dropsy of the internal organs)
    30-gChong-chen Zad-byed (Chronic metabolic disorder resulting in a wasting of bodily          constituents)
                       
                        SUPPLEMENTARY SUBJECT:  BIOLOGY
5.  The blood and the cardiovascular system: Chapter V
         a.  Blood
         b.  Vessels
         c.  Heart
         d.  Lymphatic System
6.  Gas Exchange {the respiratory system} Chapter VI
         a.  The Lung(Air vs Water]
         b.  Respiratory Pigments
         c.  Breathing Mechanisms
         d.  Quantity of air Expired
         e.  Oxygen Transport
         f.  Carbon Dioxide Transport
         g.  Respiratory Controls
         h.  Hyperventilation
         i.  Flying and Diving/Diving and Flying
         j.  Smoking Effects and Air Pollutants
         k.  Anatomy, Physiology, and Diseases
7.  Food Processing, Nutrition, and Metabolism: Chapter VII
         a.  Modes of Nutrition and Adaptations.
         b.  The Digestive System
         c.  Energy Requirements and Body weight
         d.  Metabolism, Protein, Lipid and Carbohydrate
         e.  Anatomy, Physiology, and diseases
8.  4. Fluid balance Metabolic waste disposal, and temperature regulation   Chapter VIII
         a.  The Excretory System
         b.  Waste Products
         c.  The vertebrate Kidney, Nephron and Urine Formation
         d.  Anatomy, Physiology and Diseases.

 SUPPLEMENTARY SUBJECT: BOTANY
18.  Cell Biology, Genetics and Evolution
         1.  Practical(Genetics and Cell Biology)
19.  PLANT PHYSIOLOGY  AND ECOLOGY
20.  Practical (Plant Physiology and Ecology)

                          
       SUPPLEMENTARY SUBJECT: BUDDHIST DIALECTICS
I.  Tsad ma'i skor Rigs lam chung ba (Buddhist Syllogism Part I)
1. Kha dog dkar dmar (Color Identification)
2. Gzhi grub kyi rnam gzhag (Presentation of existence)
3. Rgyu 'bras che chung gi skor {Cause and effect (brief and details)}
4. Spyi dang bye brag gi skor (General and Particular)
5. 'Gal   'brel   skor  (Relation and Contradiction)
6. Yod   rtogs   med   rtogs   skor ( Logic of existence or non existence )
7. Mtshan   mtshon   gyi   rnam  gzhag  (Definition & Examples)


II   Tshad ma'i   skor  (Rigs lam   'bring   ba) (Buddhist Syllogism:Part II)
1. Thal   'gyur    che   chung   gi   skor  (Consequentialism)
2. Gzhan   sel   dgag  sgrub   kyi  rnam    gzhag  (Exclusion of others)
3. Sel   'jug   sgrub   'jug   gi   skor (About end of eliminating mental confusion or doubt and entering into accomplishing practice.)
4. Yul   dang   yul   can   gyi   rnam   gzhag  (Perceiver & Perceived)
5. Blo   rig   gi   rnam   gzhag (Presentation of Mind)
6. Rtag   'dzin   sems  (Mind upholding permanence)
7. Sems  dang   sems   byung   gi   rnam   gzhag  (Mind and mental factors)


III. Tshad   ma'i   skor   (Rigs   lam   che   ba) (Buddhist Syllogism:Part III)
1. Sun   'byin   sogs    rnam    gzhag   dang    ngo  bo'i    sgo  nas  dbye ba bshad pa       (Presentation of Refutation)
2. Rtags yang dag gi mtshan nyid dang dbye ba'i skor  (Definition of correct reasoning and its division)
3. 'Bras rtags yang dag  (Resultant correct reasoning)
4. Rang bzhin gyi rtags yang dag
5. Ma dmigs pa'i  rtags yang dag  (Unseen correct reasoning)
6. Rtags yang dag gi bsgrub bya'i chos dang sgrub tshul sogs kyi sgo nas  dbye tshul  (Other divisions of correct Reasoning)
7. Ston pa tshad mar sgrub tshul mdo tsam bshad pa  (The Master Teacher is Perfect and Its Proof)
8. Situ'i 'grel chen  (Situ  grammar commentary )


CHAPTERS TO MEMORIZE  

Chapter twelfth, thirteenth, fourteenth, fifteenth, sixteenth, seventeenth, eighteenth, nineteenth, twentieth, twenty seven, twenty eight, thirty first and Tree spreading of the Explanatory Tantra and rest eighteenth pages of the Condensation of the Medicinal Plants Criteria (sNgo-sMan 'Khrung-dpe bsDus-pa)

PRACTICAL TRAINING
Identification and introduction of medicinal plant and herbs.

Total numbers of teaching classes 1782 per year (45 minutes per period)


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THIRD YEAR

GYUSHI

1.  Tsha-ba-spyi (General hot disorder)
2.  Tsa-grang Gal-mdo (The important approach in distinguishing a hot and cold disorder)
3.  Tsha-ba ri-thang-mtshams (Differentiating a junction between hot and cold disorder)
4.  Ma-smim tsha-ba (Unripened hot disorder)
5.  rGyad-tshad (Extreme hot disorder)
6.  sTong-tshad (Empty hot disorder)
7.  Gab-tshad (Hidden hot disorder)
8.  rNying-tshad (Chronic hot disorder)
9.  rNyogs-tshad (Turbid hot disorder)
10.  'Grams-tshad (Dispersed hot disorder)
11.  'Khrugs-tshad (Disturbed hot disorder)
12.  Rims-tshad (Contagious hot disorder)
13.  'Brum-pa (Small pox)
14.  rGyu-gZer (Intestinal infection)
15.  Gag-lhog (inflammation of the throat and muscle tissues)
16.  Cham-pa (Cold)
17.  mGo-nad (Diseases of the head)
18.  rNa-nad (Diseases of the ear)
19.  sNa-nad (Nasal diseases)
20.  Kha-nad (Diseases of the mouth)
21.  lba-ba (Goitre)
22.  sNying-nad (Cardiac diseases)
23.  gLo-nad (pulmonary diseases)
24.  mChin-nad (Hepatic diseases)
25.  mCher-nad (Splenic diseases)
26.  mKhal-nad (Renal diseases)
27.  Pho-ba'i-nad (Stomachal diseases)
28.  rGyu-ma'i-nad (Diseases of small intestine)
29.  Long-nad (Diseases of large intestine)
30.  Pho-mtshan-nad (Male genital diseases)
31.  Mo-mtshan-nad (Female genital diseases)
31.  sKd-gags (Vocal obstruction)
32.  Yi-ga-'chus-pa (Anorexia)
33.  sKom-dad (Excessive thirst)
34.  sKyigs-bu (Hiccough)
35.  dBugs-mi-bde (Asthma)
36.  gLangs-thabs (Abdominal cramps)
37.  srin-nad (Disorders caused by micro-organisms)
38.  sKyugs (Vomiting)
39.  'Khru-nad (Diarrhoea)
40.  Dri-ma-'gags (Constipation)
41.  gChin-'gags (Dysuria)
42.  gChin-sNyi (Diabetes)
43.  Tshad-'Khru (Dysentery)
44.  Dreg (Gout)
45.  Grum-bu (Arthritis)
46.  Chu-ser-nad (Diseases of the serous fluid)
47.  rTsa-dkar-nad (Nerve disorders)
48.  Pags-nad (Skin diseases)
49.  Phran-bu'i nad (Miscellaneous minor disorders)
50.  'Bra-nad (Malignant tumours)
51.  gZhang-'brum (Haemorroids)
52.  Me-dbal (Erysipelas)
53.  Sur-ya (Skin rash associated with sores on specific organs)
54.  rMen-bu'i-nad (Lymphadenopathy)
55.  rLigs-rLugs (Hydrocele)
56.  rKang-'bam (Diseases of the legs characterised with or without swellings)
57.  mTshan-dbar-rdol (Anal fistula)
58.  Byis-pa-Nyer-spyod (Natal care and proper raising of the child)
59.  Byis-nad (Paediatric diseases)
60.  Byis-pa'i gdon (Evil spirits causing Paediatric diseases)
61.  Mo-nad-spyi (General gynaecological diseases)
62.  Mo-nad Bye-brag (Specific gynaecological diseases)
63.  gZhang-'brum (Haemorroids)
64.  'Byung-po'i gdon (Diseases caused by evil spirits)
65.  sMyo-byed (Insanity)
66.  brJed-byed (Amnesia)
67.  gZa' (Epilepsy)
68.  Klu-gdon (Naga spirits related diseases)
69.  And eighteen infectious and vulnerable chapters from Men-ngag Lhanthab



SUPPLEMENTARY SUBJECT: BIOLOGY

  9.  Animal Hormones and Endocrine Regulation: Chapter IX
       a.  Hormone Chemistry and Vertebrate Hormones
       b.  Mechanisms of Hormone Action
       c.  Regulation o Secretion
       d.  The Hypothalamus and Pituitary Gland
       e.  Anatomy, Physiology, and Diseases
10.  Reproduction and Development
       a.  The male and female reproductive system
       b.  Fertilization and sterility
       c.  Controlling Births and Abortion
       d.  Asexual and Sexual Reproduction
       e.  Reproductive Variations
       f.  Sperm Contact and Recognition
       g.  Sperm Entry and Regulation
       h.  EGG Activation
       i.  Cleavage
       j.  Gastrulation
       k.  Organogensis
       l.  Extrembryonic Membranes and the Placenta
       m.  Human Development and the Birth Process
11.  The Nervous System Chapter 11
       a.  Division of the nervous system
       b.  Cells of the nervous system
       c.  Action Potential: the nerve signal
       d.  The brain and the spinal cord
       e.  The spinal cord
       f.  The autonomic nervous system
12.  The Sensory Organs Chapter 12
       a.  The problem of transduction
       b.  Sense organ and receptor
       c.  Proprioception: body position senses
       d.  Vision
       e.  Hearing
       f.  The sense of balance


SUPPLEMENTARY SUBJECT: BOTANY

21.  BIOSTATISTICS
22.  VIROLOGY AND BACTERIOLOGY

       1.  Viruses
        2.  Bacteria
23.  PHYCOLOGY AND BRYOLOGY

 SUPPLEMENTARY SUBJECT: BUDDHIST TEXTS & PHILOSOPHY
1. Mdo yi sa lam gyi rnam gzhag & grub mtha'  rin  phreng  (Paths and grounds of Sutra, Cutting  Through Appearance) (Part I)
2. Grub mtha' rin 'phreng (Cutting Through Appearance) (Part II)
3. Sa  skya  legs  bshad (Elegent Moral Lessons by Sapan)


  CHAPTERS TO MEMORIZE

Chapters first, second, third, fourth, thirteenth, fourteenth, thirty fourth, thirty fifth, thirty sixth, thirty seventh, thirty eighth, thirty ninth, fortieth and forty first from Third Tantra. Byang-khog Yul-thig (figuring out the precise location of the visceral organs) and tree spreading of the Quintessential Tantra

PRACTICAL TRAINING

1.  Identification and introduction of Medicinal Plants and herbs.
2.  Practical training on mild therapies


Total numbers of teaching classes 1782 per year (45 minutes per period)

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FOURTH YEAR
GYUSHI

1.  rTsa (Sphygmology)
2.  Chu (Urinalysis)
3.  Thang (Decoction)
4.  Phye-ma (Powdered medicine)
5.  Ril-bu (Pills)
6.  lDe-gu (Medicinal paste)
7.  sMan-mar (Medicinal butter)
8.  Thal-sman (Medicinal ash)
9.  Khan-dra (Concentrated decoction)
10.  sMan-chang (Medicinal wine)
11.  Rin-po-che (Gem medicines)
12.  sNgo-sbyor (Herbal compound)
13.  sNum-'chos (The preliminary task of using oil for all the five works)
14.  bShal (Purgatives)
15.  sKyugs (Emetics)
16.  sNa-sman (Nasal medications)
17.  'Jam-stsi (Mild suppository)
18.  Ni-ru-ha (Enema)
19.  rTsa-sbyong (Channel cleansing)
20.  gTar (Venesection)
21.  bSreg (Moxibustion)
22.  Dugs (Compress Therapy)
23.  Lums (Medicinal bath therapy)
24.  Byug-pa (Massage therapy)
25.  Thur-dpyad (Surgical spoon therapy)
26.  Five chapters of wound from Men-nga-rgyud


SUPPLEMENTARY SUBJECT:  BIOLOGY
13.  Introduction to Nutrition & Food Science: Chapter 13
     (Amino acids, Peptides, Protein, Enzymes, lipids, carbohydrates, vitamins and   minerals)
Individual nutrients and deficiencies
14.  The defender: the Immune system: Chapter 14
       a.  The stage of disease
       b.  Nonspecific resistance
       c.  Specific resistance
       d.  Immunization
       e.  Allergy
       f.  Stress and immune system
15.  The Threats: disease and infection Chapter 15
       a.  Viruses
       b.  Bacteria
       c.  Protozoan
       d.  Fungi
       e.  Worms and flukes
16.  Introduction to general principles of pharmacology/pharmacognosy
       1.  Basic pharmacology
       2.  Basic Pharmacognosy

SUPPLEMENTARY SUBJECT: BOTANY
24.  Mycology and Plant Pathology Theory
25.  Diversity of Vascular Plants
       1.  Pteridophytes
       2.  Gymnosperms
       3.  Palynology
       4.  Angiosperms
26.  Plant Systematics

SUPPLEMENTARY SUBJECT:  BUDDHIST PHILOSOPHY
1. Dbu ma'i lde mig  (Key to Middle View by XIV Dalai Lama)
2. Bshes spring rtsa ba  (Nagarjuna's Friendly Letter)
3. Legs bshad blo gsar mig 'byed (Opening the Mind of Wisdom by XIV Dalai Lama)
4. Lam  rim   'jam   dpal   zhal   lung (Lamrim Text by V Dalai Lama)
5. Snyan ngag  (Tibetan Poetry)


CHAPTERS TO MEMORIZE
Chapter First, Second, third, fourth, fifth, twentieth, twenty one from last Tantra, Synopsis of the blood letting points called gZhon-nu'i Ngag-rGyan and tree spreading of the last Tantra

PRACTICAL TRAINING
1. Clinical training about pulse reading and urine examination.
2. How to deal with patients
3. How to prescribe the medicines.

Total numbers of teaching classes 1782 per year (45 minutes per period)

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FIFTH YEAR

GYUSHI

 1-rGyud-bzhi's concluding chapter
2-Chapter dealing with the proper impartment of the rGud-bzhi teachings
3-Remaining six chapters of 3rd Tantra

            SUPPLEMENTARY SCIENCE BOTANY:  SUBJECTS

27.  Anatomy of Vascular Plants
28.  Genetics - I
29.  Plant Biochemistry-I
30.  Plant Ecology I
31.  Plant Physiology -I
32.  Molecular Biology
33.  Plant Biochemistry- II
34.  Plant Ecology -II
35.  Biodiversity & Conservation
36.  Genetics - II
37.  Research Methodology

SUPPLEMENTARY BUDDHIST: SUBJECTS
1.  Sngags  kyi  sa  lam (Paths & Grounds of Tantra)
2.  Sku gsum  Lam  'khyer  skor (Tranformation of the Three Bodies into the Path)
3.  Rtsa   rlung   thig   le   skor (About Nadi, Wind and Drops)
4.   Khyad  par 'pags  bstod ( Visheshstava)
5.  Lha  las  phul  byung (Devaatishaya)

TEXT TO MEMORIZE
sMan-ming brda-sprod, Nus-paphyogs-bsdus, rGyud-bzhi's  concluding chapter and proper impartment of the rGud-bzhi teachings and tree spreading of the Gyud-bzhi

PRACTICAL TRAINING
External therapy
Practical anatomical grid of upper body trunks

Total numbers of teaching classes 1782 per year (45 minutes per period)

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SIXTH YEAR
One Year Internship in two branch clinics for six months each.