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Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche: Breath as Medicine

Asia Society hosts a talk by Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche on the application of ancient Tibetan mind-body practices to our modern world.

February 5, 2016 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Over the last few decades, there has been a growing interest in mind-body practices and their therapeutic uses. Tibetan spiritual traditions utilize mind-body practices as a way to heal one’s body, energy, and mind. One of the most potent mind-body medicines is the use of breath, sometimes known as prana, qi, or rlung in Tibetan. In fact, many times these practices are called mind-breath-body practices.

In this talk, Tibetan master Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche will share his knowledge of these ancient practices, as well as how to apply them in our modern Western setting. Tenzin Wangyal will participate in related events with The Jung Center on February 6-7, 2016.
About Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche

Geshe Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche, founding director of Ligmincha International, is renowned for his ability to convey the ancient wisdom of Tibetan Buddhism in a way that is relevant to Western audiences. With centers and students around the world, he is the author of numerous books including his latest, The True Source of Healing.

Bank of America is the presenting sponsor of performing arts and cultural programs, with generous support from the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance, the Hearst Foundations, and Mickey Rosenau & Dr. Ellen Gritz. Lead support is provided by the Cullen Trust for the Performing Arts, The Clayton Fund, the Favrot Fund, and the Wortham Foundation. Support is also provided by Friends of Performing Arts & Culture, a premier group of individuals and organizations committed to bringing the best in public programming to Houston. This program is presented in collaboration with Ligmincha Texas, MD Anderson Friends of Integrative Medicine, and The Jung Center.

$5 members, $10 nonmembers. Space is limited.