Oral history interview Tibetan monk doctor at Tibetan Hospital, 2000

Oral history interview Tibetan monk doctor at Tibetan Hospital, 2000

 

Title:
Oral history interview Tibetan monk doctor at Tibetan Hospital, 2000
Abstract:
Interview with Tibetan doctor in contemporary clinic who previously treated aristocrats in Shigatse from 1957 to 1965/66 when he was then sent to the countryside to treat farmers. As a Tibetan Buddhist monk, he also served as a member of the Buddhist Association and traveled in China. He has practiced medicine for more than 40 years, in most recent years in Lhasa Tibetan Hospital (Sman rtsis khang), Tibetan medical training; on the changes in public health and medical practice in Tibet in the late 20th century, his training in the monastery, etc.; includes footage of doctor diagnosing woman patient with husband. Includes some footage of Lhasa street scenes, Potala Palace, stele inscription, and aerial photography of Tibetan valley areas.
Collection Name:
Sino-Tibetan Oral History Project
Subjects:
Physicians; Tibetans; Medicine, Tibetan; Hospitals; Clinical medicine; Lhasa (China); XigazeÌ‚ (China); Lha-sa Sman Rtsis Khaṅ
Format:
video recordings; oral histories
Genre:
Interviews
Date:
2000
Physical Description:
1 video file (54 minutes)
Note:
Content labeled Tape 19 on original time-coded shotlist.Digitized with funding by the Weatherhead East Asian Institute.
Note (Language):
Interview in Tibetan with English translation; also conversation in Tibetan.
Language:
English; Tibetan
Library Location:
C.V. Starr East Asian Library, Columbia University
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Catalog Record:
7202483
Digital Project:
Tibetan Studies Special Collections at Columbia University
Persistent URL:
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-8md0-x226