Our Team

 
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Dr. Nida Chenagtsang

Dr. Nida is the medical and spiritual director of Sorig Khang International and co-founder of Pure Lands in the East (Paro, Bhutan) and West (Los Angeles, California). A Sowa Rigpa (Healing Science) doctor and teacher of Yuthok Nyingthig (Inner Science), he trains students in over fifty countries worldwide. To learn about his activities and teaching schedules, please visit:

www.sorig.net

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Christy Lee-O'Loughlin

Christy is a student of Sowa Rigpa. Trained as a counseling psychologist, she is passionate about supporting holistic wellness  through mind-body approaches. She has worked in the social sector in Singapore; was vice principal for a special education school, and led family services and projects that focused on providing person-centered support for wellbeing of people with different needs such as disabilities and those in hospice care . The vision of Pure Land Bhutan resonates with her connection with nature growing up on a farm, and her belief in healing through natural medicine and mind science.

Working with Dr Nida and Tshering Choden, she coordinates Pure Land Bhutan.

You can reach her at info@purelandbhutan.com for inquiries.

 
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YUTHOK YONTEN GONPO - FATHER OF Himalayan MEDICINE

In the 8th century the physician and spiritual practitioner Yuthok the Older wrote the first version of the Four Medical Tantras. He predicted that the accomplished physician Yuthok the Younger would rewrite his work in the future.

400 years later a young doctor called Yuthok Yonten Gonpo from a village of Goshi Rethang, Western Tibet, edited the Four Tantras based on his collected knowledge and experience. This version came to be known as the ‘Bible of Tibetan Medicine’.

Read more about Yuthok the Elder and Yuthok the Younger here.

My wish is that Sowa Rigpa would spread like the infinite expanse of the sky in order to benefit all sentient beings.

-Yuthok Yonten Gonpo, Father of Himalayan Medicine