Himalayan Art Resources

Subject: Tibetan Medicine Main Page

Tibetan Medicine | Buddhist Iconography Main Page

Subjects, Topics & Types:
- Tibetan Medicine Description
- Tibetan Medicine Glossary
- Medicine & Tantric Healing Outline
- Tantric Healing
- Medicine Buddha
- Healing Deities
- Long Life Deities
- Purification Deities
- Blue Beryl Paintings
- Traba Ngonshe
- Yutog Yontan Gonpo
- Yutog Nyingtig
- Tangtong Gyalpo
- Desi Sanggye Gyatso
- Astrology
- Masterworks
- Confusions
- Others...

The medical tradition of Tibet draws its inspiration from Medicine Guru, the buddha of healing. Various protectors are associated with the Four Medical Tantras (discovered as Revealed Treasure, 'ter ma') and are often represented along with paintings of the Blue Beryl medical diagrams.

Jeff Watt 12-1999 [updated 1-2019]

(The images below are only a small selection of examples).