His Holiness The Karmapa Blesses Celebration of the 50-Year Anniversary of Founding of The Tibetan Institute of Medicine and Astrology
June 2, Mentseekhang – Dharamsala.
In addressing those gathered to mark the 50th anniversary of the establishment of the Tibetan Institute of Medicine and Astrology in Dharamsala, the Gyalwang Karmapa said that Tibetan astrology must go hand in hand with medicine, as the two are inseparable. The number of astrologers is far smaller as compared to doctors, and His Holiness said he felt that astronomy and astrology are also significant areas of scientific learning that are interrelated with medicine and Buddhism.
“On this 50th anniversary I pledge to study Tibetan medicine and astrology and hope it will be my contribution to the preservation of Tibetan medicine and astrology,” said the Gyalwang Karmapa.
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