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Tales of Uncle Tompa, the legendary rascal of Tibet

Dorje, Rinjing

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ISBN 10: 0915880016 / ISBN 13: 9780915880010
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Title: Tales of Uncle Tompa, the legendary rascal ...

Publisher: Dorje Ling

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The Western world has become familiar with Tibet through the Buddhist teachings of

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Rinjing Dorje is the son of Sherab Dorje from Kham, eastern Tibet, and Choe Gyalmo, a nomad lady from the foothills of the Himalayas. Sherab Dorje was recognized as the reincarnation of a Sherpa lama, Khamsum Wangdu, and in the 1930s he moved from his native land to northern Nepal.Sherab Dorje was a highly esteemed practitioner of Tibetan medicine in healing the mentally ill. His uniquely unconventional techniques made him prominent throughout the region. Although the practice itself was a traditional Tibetan one, he formulated his own method, which called for keeping the patient in total darkness providing only light from a flickering butter lamp. He would then walk on the patient while reciting incantations and burning an intoxicating incense of Gugul, a powerfully scented sap. Finally, he would glance commandingly into the eyes of his patient, while giving him counsel. After that, he would prescribe some mineral and herbal medications. As a reward for curing a prince of Nepal's

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