Bachelor of Sowa Rigpa Medicine
The program will train students to become fully qualified Sowa Rigpa physicians. The first 4.5 years will be classroom based, followed by a 1 year clinical internship with senior doctors. Core Sowa Rigpa courses will follow tradition, taught by with highly qualified Sowa Rigpa doctors at a level equivocal to Sowa Rigpa medical programs in Tibet and India. However, this college is unique in that it also incorporates additional training in as essential aspects of modern medicine necessary for an effective clinical practice in the modern world. Studies in herbal pharmacology will also include training in GMP production, and issued in ecological sustainability.
English will be the primary medium of study. As the subject and source materials and are all in Tibetan, there will also be a strong emphasis on developing fluency in classical Tibetan language. The BSM degree is accredited through Lumbini Buddhist University, and offers a degree recognized in Nepal and by educational institutions worldwide.
All about the Bachelor of Sowa Rigpa Medicine degree program.
The aim of this course is to produce socially responsible and competent physicians who are willing and able to meet the existing and emerging challenges of national and international health care needs and systems. Furthermore, these practitioners should be able to address the causes of diseases and treat problems from the root level. They will learn to consider disease from a wider perspective, taking in account all relevant conditions such as environment, diet, lifestyles, spiritual growth and so forth that have caused the individual a certain kind of disorder. Students will develop confidence in communication skills, health-care systems, managing emergencies, and ritual practices.