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Rubin Museum of Art: Bodies in Balance: Diagnosis
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Bodies in Balance: Diagnosis

Interactive workshops with a Tibetan doctor, utilizing the chief tools for identifying an imbalance of forces.  Participants may volunteer to be subjects, or may simply observe the procedure. Please note these sessions are filmed and may be made public.

$25 each


Diagnosis III: Dreams

Wednesday April 16, 2014 @ 7:00 PM
Price: $25.00
Member Price: $22.50

The tradition of dream analysis illustrates how Tibetan medical practitioners explore all aspects of a patient’s activities in order to evaluate their condition. The Four Tantras detail specific interpretations of dreams in judging mental wellbeing. Jungian psychoanalyst Morgan Stebbins will be joined by Tibetan doctor Kunchog Tseten.

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Diagnosis IV: Astrology

Wednesday May 7, 2014 @ 7:00 PM
Price: $25.00
Member Price: $22.50

In Tibetan tantra, anatomy and astrology bear a direct correlation. Each of the twelve limb joints, for example, is associated with one of the twelve constellations that mark the lunar months of the Tibetan year. Find out from visiting Tibetan Dr. Jampa Yonten how cosmic interpretations of the body affect procreation, embryology and portents of death.

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