A wide-ranging and accessible account of the interplay between Buddhism and medicine over the past two and a half millennia. This book shows that Buddhism has played a crucial role in cross-cultural medical exchange globally and remains at the heart of many types of traditional medicine that still thrive today. (Columbia University Press, 2021.)
C. PIERCE SALGUERO, PHD
☸️ Author, researcher, teacher, fan, and critic of Buddhism & Asian medicine
🎓 Professor of Asian History & Religious Studies, Program Chair for Multidisciplinary Studies & Integrative Arts
🏛 The Abington College of Pennsylvania State University, 1600 Woodland Rd., Abington PA 19001
📔 Editor in Chief, Asian Medicine: Journal of the International Assoc for the Study of Traditional Asian Medicine
📚 Literary Agent: Andy Ross Agency
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The global history of Buddhist medicine “from Sarnath to Silicon Valley.”
Contemporary issues in Buddhism, yoga, and Asian Medicine.
The Jivaka Project
Multimedia exploration of Buddhism and healthcare today.
Musings on Buddhism, Asian medicine, teaching, and the humanities.