How many practitioners visit a Doctor of Tibetan Medicine?

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Have you ever visite a Doctor of Tibetan Medicine?

I have visited a Doctor of Tibetan Medicine at least once
20
65%
I have not visited a Doctor of Tibetan Medicine at least once
11
35%
 
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How many practitioners visit a Doctor of Tibetan Medicine?

Post by Virgo » Fri Jun 01, 2018 8:21 pm

I am including a poll here for practitioners of Tibetan Buddhism only please (this is important), as part of some independent research I am doing into how many practitioners have had a consultation with a doctor of Tibetan Medicine before. The poll will not be nuanced and have many options such as, 'I have only visited once and do not plan on visiting again', 'I have visited once but plan on doing so again', 'I visit my doctor seasonally', and so on. The idea is just to get a gist of how many practitioners that participate here have actually had a consultation with a Doctor of Tibetan Medicine. I would also like to discuss this. Basically I just want to see why people do or do not see this as an important thing to do.

I do not mind discussion in this thread about why people have or have not visited, how people can get in touch with a doctor, why someone might want to, why it is or is not important, and so on. Such discussion is welcomed. This is a topic that I find interesting. Thank you and have a nice day.

I voted 'yes' I have seen more than one.

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Re: How many practitioners visit a Doctor of Tibetan Medicine?

Post by Virgo » Fri Jun 01, 2018 8:21 pm

Just a note: for the purposes of this thread we will exclude discussion of TCM, thank you.

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Re: How many practitioners visit a Doctor of Tibetan Medicine?

Post by Arnoud » Fri Jun 01, 2018 8:49 pm

I had my pulse taken by an advanced student of TM. Does that count?

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Re: How many practitioners visit a Doctor of Tibetan Medicine?

Post by Virgo » Fri Jun 01, 2018 8:57 pm

Arnoud wrote:
Fri Jun 01, 2018 8:49 pm
I had my pulse taken by an advanced student of TM. Does that count?
Sure.

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Re: How many practitioners visit a Doctor of Tibetan Medicine?

Post by Johnny Dangerous » Fri Jun 01, 2018 9:01 pm

What's the point of the questions?
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Re: How many practitioners visit a Doctor of Tibetan Medicine?

Post by Virgo » Fri Jun 01, 2018 9:55 pm

Johnny Dangerous wrote:
Fri Jun 01, 2018 9:01 pm
What's the point of the questions?
The point is the determine how many practitioners here have seen a Doctor of Tibetan Medicine. Discussion about various facets of this is also fine as I stipulated. Discussion of TCM, however, is not, because although I respect TCM a lot, I think it will bring the thread off-topic.

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Re: How many practitioners visit a Doctor of Tibetan Medicine?

Post by Motova » Fri Jun 01, 2018 10:24 pm

I have seen Emchi Shakya Dorje in Toronto a number of times, all have been positive and successful.

Malcolm also helped me get rid of a boil for free.

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Re: How many practitioners visit a Doctor of Tibetan Medicine?

Post by Virgo » Fri Jun 01, 2018 10:41 pm

Motova wrote:
Fri Jun 01, 2018 10:24 pm
I have seen Emchi Shakya Dorje in Toronto a number of times, all have been positive and successful.

Malcolm also helped me get rid of a boil for free.

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Oh that is great, Dylan. It's good to hear you had positive experiences.

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Re: How many practitioners visit a Doctor of Tibetan Medicine?

Post by Johnny Dangerous » Sun Jun 03, 2018 7:26 am

I have not visited one, but plan to when I can.
His welcoming
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has gone, beyond becoming,
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Re: How many practitioners visit a Doctor of Tibetan Medicine?

Post by Virgo » Sun Jun 03, 2018 4:35 pm

Johnny Dangerous wrote:
Sun Jun 03, 2018 7:26 am
I have not visited one, but plan to when I can.
I hope you get to have the experience. It's also a great opportunity to ask a lot of questions about what diet, lifestyle, habits, and attitudes are most suitable for you as a unique individual.

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Re: How many practitioners visit a Doctor of Tibetan Medicine?

Post by Virgo » Sun Jun 03, 2018 5:38 pm

There are some good resources at this link, Johnny.

https://www.takingcharge.csh.umn.edu/ex ... nsultation

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Re: How many practitioners visit a Doctor of Tibetan Medicine?

Post by Johnny Dangerous » Sun Jun 03, 2018 5:49 pm

Virgo wrote:
Sun Jun 03, 2018 4:35 pm
Johnny Dangerous wrote:
Sun Jun 03, 2018 7:26 am
I have not visited one, but plan to when I can.
I hope you get to have the experience. It's also a great opportunity to ask a lot of questions about what diet, lifestyle, habits, and attitudes are most suitable for you as a unique individual.

Kevin...
I know of one I can visit, he's just in another town, friends have gone and gotten advice that really helped them.
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Knowing the dustless, sorrowless state,
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Re: How many practitioners visit a Doctor of Tibetan Medicine?

Post by Virgo » Sun Jun 03, 2018 8:20 pm

Johnny Dangerous wrote:
Sun Jun 03, 2018 5:49 pm

I know of one I can visit, he's just in another town, friends have gone and gotten advice that really helped them.
That's great Johnny. :thumbsup:

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Re: How many practitioners visit a Doctor of Tibetan Medicine?

Post by Lobsang Chojor » Sun Jun 03, 2018 8:32 pm

I know people who have gone and had good experiences and I'm hoping to see one myself soon.
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