Traditional Tibetan Medicine
'Sorig' is short for Sowa Rigpa (Tib. གསོ་བ་རིག་པ་), the ‘Science of Healing’, the medical system of Tibet and other Himalayan regions including Bhutan, Nepal, Ladakh, Sikkim, and Mongolia. It is one of the oldest healing traditions in existence, yet it remains fully alive and intact even today. It is unique in that it has incorporated elements from the foreign medical systems of India, China, and Ancient Greece, while retaining its own distinctly Himalayan character, shaped by both Buddhist and pre-Buddhist thought. Sowa Rigpa has the fourfold aim of preventing illness, curing illness, extending life, and cultivating happiness.
Our teacher, Dr. Nida's favorite translation of the term Sowa Rigpa is 'the science of health and happiness. Much more than an ancient 'knowledge', Sowa Rigpa is a dynamic living tradition -- a complete system of holistic health and happiness, with tools for addressing every aspect of life itself. From the high plateau of Tibet, we bring you Tibetan healing principles to wherever you are!