Guided Practice : Mantra and Meditation – Tibetan Rejuvenation Immersion Retreat with Dr. Nida Chenagtsang, & Robert A.F. Thurman at Menla, Phoenicia, New York, June 2016.
This video is an excerpt from the 2017 “Tibetan Rejuvenation Immersion Retreat” with Dr Nida Chenagtsang & Robert Thurman recorded at Menla in Phoenicia, New York.
“In this experiential retreat, led by Dr Nida, with guest teaching by Robert Thurman, participants will be immersed in a customized program designed to heal our bodies, minds and hearts. Menla’s Tibetan Rejuvenation Immersions directly aid the purification and rejuvenation of the body, releasing stress and toxicity, by featuring detoxifying and rejuvenating herbs and foods, as well as meditation practices and therapies based on your individual needs and bodily constitution.
The daily schedule includes a variety of teachings, meditation sessions, initiation into the Yuthok Nyingthig (the spiritual tradition of Tibetan Medicine), and practical instructions on the Tibetan Art and Science of Healing, rejuvenation, breathing and yogic practices. A special diet includes partial fasting, light meals, juices, and other foods according to your body type, accompanied by rejuvenation elixir herbs.”
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To hear more from this program listen to the Bob Thurman Podcast “Buddhas Never Leave : Tulkus, Three Bodies & Reincarnation Episode #139” please visit: https://bobthurman.com/tulkus-3-bodies/
About Robert A.F. Thurman
Robert Thurman is Professor of Indo-Tibetan Buddhist Studies at Columbia University as well as co-founder and President of Tibet House US and it’s Menla Retreat & Dewa Spa in service of HH Dalai Lama & the people of Tibet. To listen to his free weekly podcasts please visit: www.bobthurman.com.
Suggested Books & Audio by Robert A.F. Thurman:
Man of Peace: Illustrated Life Story of Tibet’s Dalai Lama (Book), Infinite Life: Awakening to Bliss Within (Book), Anger: The Seven Deadly Sins (Book), Inner Revolution (Book), Circling the Sacred Mountain : A Spiritual Adventure Through the Himalayas (Book), Essential Tibetan Buddhism (Book), The Tibetan Book of the Dead: The Great Book of Natural Liberation Through Understanding in the Between (Book) The Jewel Tree of Tibet: The Enlightenment Engine of Tibetan Buddhism (Book), The Central Philosophy of Tibet (Book), The Holy Teaching of Vimalakirti: A Mahayana Scripture (Book), Life & Teachings of Tsong Khapa (Book), Why the Dalai Lama Matters: His Act of Truth as the Solution for China, Tibet, and the World (Book) Tibetan Book of Health: Sowa Rigpa, The Science of Healing (Book) & Liberation Upon Hearing in the Between: Living with the Tibetan Book of the Dead (Audio).
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About Nida Chenagtsang
Dr. Nida Chenagtsang was born in Amdo, in Eastern Tibet. Interested in the traditional healing science of his people, he began his early medical studies at the local Tibetan Medicine hospital. Later he gained scholarship entry to Lhasa Tibetan Medical University, where he completed his medical education in 1996. Dr. Nida completed his practical training at the Tibetan Medicine hospitals in Lhasa and Lhoka. Dr. Nida has published many articles and books on Sowa Rigpa (Traditional Tibetan Medicine). He has extensively researched ancient Tibetan healing methods, and has gained high acclaim in the East and West for his revival of traditional Tibetan external healing therapies.