Jan V Vandervalk
Van Der Valk, Jan M. a.: - Dr. Jan M. A. van der Valk is a scholar-practitioner trained in the fields of biology (University of Leuven), ethnobotany and anthropology (University of Kent), and Tibetan studies (Rangjung Yeshe Institute, Kathmandu University). For his PhD dissertation in anthropology (2017) and currently as a postdoctoral researcher in the Austrian Science Fund project Potent Substances in Sowa Rigpa and Buddhist Ritual (University of Vienna), he has mainly focused on how natural substances are transformed into potent medicines by working with traders, manufacturers, and materia medica experts in Switzerland, India and Nepal. Van der Valk has been learning Tibetan medicine under Dr. Pasang Yonten Arya since 2012, started his own herbal dispensary in Belgium in 2017, and is the editor in chief of Bedurya Publications.
Most Popular books By Jan V Vandervalk
- Dictionary of Tibetan Materia Medica (Bod kyi sman rdzas rig pa'i tshig mdzod): Yutok's Mind Ornament of a Hundred Thousand Herbs (G.yu thog sngo 'bum
- Manual of Common Illnesses and Their Cures in Tibetan Medicine (Nad rigs dkyus ma bcos thabs kyi lag deb)
- Treasury of Tibetan Medical History (Bod kyi gso ba rig pa'i lo rgyus kyi bang mdzod): The Song for Remembering Guru Yutok (G.yu thog bla ma dran glu)
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