- Duration: 10 weeks
Are you ready to begin your journey toward becoming a Sowa Rigpa Doctor?
Sowa- Rigpa, which literally means science of healing, is one of the oldest systems of medicine. Sowa Rigpa International College is the first institution to offer an accredited degree in Sowa Rigpa -the Science of Traditional Himalayan Medicine- in Nepal .The College, located in the sacred Boudhanath region of Kathmandu, will help to ensure the continuity of this precious Sowa Rigpa Medical Heritage. The college is affiliated with Lumbini Buddhist University, Nepal.
Sowa Rigpa Medical System perceives a human being as whole, on physical, mental and energy level. Its vast treatment methods include change of diet and lifestyle, herbal pharmacopeia, and external therapies, which bring back the lost balance. Sowa Rigpa is effectively being practiced in the Nepal, India, Bhutan, China, and Mongolia from very beginning as well as in parts of Europe and North America recently.
Mission &Objectives of the College;
- Generate learned physicians and professionals who will have in depth knowledge on Sorig Medicine
- Produce human resources for health services, education and research.
- Provide health services through different branch clinics and medical camps
- Conduct research in Sorig medicine
- Preserve rare plants, species, animals, insects, gems etc
- Evaluate its programs and modify as required
- Put effort in maintaining ecological balance
Curriculum & Program Offered:
Program: Bachelor in Sowa Rigpa Medicine and Surgery Course( BSRMS)-(5.5 year Day Scholar Program)
The degree course will be of 5 and half years of which 4 and half years will be classroom based, followed by one year clinical internship with senior Sorig doctors in Kathmandu and other areas producing fully qualified doctors of Sowa Rigpa. The course will be taught primarily in English and Nepali medium of language. All courses will follow international standards of Sowa Rigpa medicine, equivocal to those of universities and medical colleges at international level.
Dr. Nyima Tsering Nepali (Sowa Rigpa Medicine Lecturer)
Dr. Tenzing Jinpa Bhutia (Sowa Rigpa Medicine Lecturer)
Dr, Tenjing Neljor (Sowa Rigpa Medicine Lecturer)
Narendra Gurung (Science of Meditation& Advanced Topics in Buddhist Astrology Lecturer)
Dr. Ram Thapa (Western Medicine Lecturer)
Dr Smiriti Singh (Western Medicine Lecturer)
Dr. Niranjan Shreshtha (Western Medicine Lecturer)
Laju Maya Basnet( Western Medicine Lecturer)
Surendra Kumar Shakya (Buddhism Lecturer)