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Naming and forgetting: Sowa Rigpa and the territory of Asian medical systems
Medicine Anthropology Theory | An open-access journal in the anthropology of health, illness, and medicine
Format: Journal Article
Publication Year: Submitted
Pages: 87
Source ID: shanti-sources-92951
Abstract: Sowa Rigpa is generally translated as 'the science of healing' and often used synonymously for 'Tibetan medicine'. Historically, Sowa Rigpa can be considered a borrowed term from Sanskrit, accompanied by an adopted sense of