Centenary Celebration in Chennai
Men-Tsee-Khang organized centenary outreach tour to Chennai from 16 to 19 February, 2017. The team was led by Dr. Tenzin Thaye, Visiting Physician to His Holiness the Dalai Lama; Dr. Tenzin Choying, Tibetan Astro-Science Practitioner (TASP) Mrs. Tenzin Yanki, Ms. Tsering Wangmo, Ms. Tenzin Kunsang, Mr. Chime Wangchuk and Mr. Lobsang Tsering.
The 4-Day programme started with the lightening of the butter lamp by the Chief Guest, Mrs. Nandita Krishna in the presence of other dignitaries: Mrs. Pushpa Chari, Mrs. Seethi Muthiah, Mr. Subhaiya, and Mrs. Asha Reddy at the C.P. Ramaswamy Aiyer Foundation Hall. The welcome speech was given by Dr. Tsering Youdon, Chief Resident Doctor of Chennai branch clinic; followed by recitation of prayer. Ms. Tenzin Kunsang read out the Director message where she also briefed the audience about the journey of Men-Tsee-Khang in Chennai city. Tibetan Student Association of Madras (TSAM) entertained the audience with the Tibetan folk dance and song.
Lectures on Total Quality Management of the Men-Tsee-Khang Herbal product, Overview of Tibetan Medicine and Cancer in Tibetan Medicine, Management of the diseases through Diet and Lifestyle in Tibetan Medicine and Brief Introduction and role of Tibetan Traditional Astro-Science were presented by Ms. Tsering Wangmo, Dr. Tenzin Choying, Dr. Tsering Youdon, TASP Mrs. Tenzin Yanki respectively. Total of 242 patients received health consultations and 57 astro- oral consultations were given by the Astro-Science Practitioner.
Exhibition was opened to the audience displaying herbal products, thangkas and pictorial charts of Tibetan Medicine and Astro-Science. Movie Screening of Tibetan Medicine: Compassion Healing, Call of Snow Lion and Golden Jubilee development of Tibetan Medical and Astro- Institute 1916 – 1961 was another important features of the event.
The programme concluded with the Thank You speech by Dr. Tsering Youdon and offering of Tibetan scarves and gifts to all the sponsors and supporters.
Our heartfelt gratitude to Mr. Prabha Karan, Shanta, Mrs. Asha Reddy, TSAM (Tibetan Student Association Madras), Mr. Pooman and especially Mrs. Nandita Krishna for lending us C.P. Ramaswamy Aiyer Foundation Hall free of charge.