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Bodies in Balance: Know

Understanding the holistic nature of Tibetan Medicine.  Part of Nourish, Practice, Know: programs to deepen your appreciation of the exhibition Bodies in Balance: The Art of Tibetan Medicine.

Healing Herbs

Wednesday April 30, 2014 @ 7:00 PM
Price: $18.00
Member Price: $16.20

Whether in Tibet, Belize or Micronesia, ethnomedicine has been an essential part of the culture. In this talk, Dr. Michael Balick seeks to show the utility of traditional medical knowledge and practices in the modern world, as well as the need to preserve the biodiversity upon which it depends.

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Talking Story

Wednesday May 14, 2014 @ 7:00 PM
Price: $18.00
Member Price: $16.20

From the beaches of Hawaii to the heights of the Himalayas a niece to a Vietnamese healer sets out on a journey to discover whether she, too, has potential as a healer. Q&A with the director after the film.

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A Gesar Bard's Tale

Wednesday May 28, 2014 @ 7:00 PM
Price: $18.00
Member Price: $16.20

Dawa receives a salary from the Chinese Government as a guardian of national cultural heritage, and is regarded as a holy man by his community. Then, a devastating earthquake hits Dawa’s hometown Gyegu. In the midst of such seismic shifts, Dawa seeks healing from King Gesar and other divine protectors of the land. Includes Q&A with the film’s directors.

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