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Hunnu Doctor or Hu Doctor

Ancient nomadic tribal people created their own medical practice which well suited their climatic conditions, natural circumstances and lifestyle, their habits, that kept them healthy and cured them once they were sick. As a result of their long time battle against various illnesses, Hunnu people created medicinal and correctional therapies that perfectly suited their...

Restrictions for Pregnant Women.

On page 27 of the “Brief Practical Guide to Healthy Diet,” it was said that pregnant mothers must use “mind-food.” Of the entirely repent of reticence the main bodily strength will not be lost as slightly thinking flourishing candle in the front of chest as bright happiness, then to control their drinks will be...

“Khor” Nomad and Legbajaltsan

Legbajaltsan wrote about “Khor,” Mongolian surgical methods such as the “35 Methods of Piercing Helmet,” in the chapter called “Medical knowledge developed in Tibetan,” of his work “Penetrate the Secret Covering of Medicine.” (page 176). Cultural and religious revivals took place twice in Tibet and are classified as early and late revivals. The early...

Traditions of Practical Measures of Nomadic Health

Social health elements were considered to be initially developed among the sedentary societies, yet the Mongolians created preventive health measures which suited their nomadic lifestyle and they have been converted to daily routines and traditions over the years. To keep drinking water clear, the Mongolians prohibited letting the animals graze around the beginning of any...

Bone Art

The Mongolian art of bone setting, called ‘bone art’ in Mongolia, is a fascinating subject. It developed mainly during the Chin dynasty. The eminent practitioners were Tsorj-Mergen, Nara-Abai and Heru- Ishinga and various others. Bonesetters (Bariachi) used many interesting methods, such as applying cupping glasses (made of horn) to treat broken bones or a...
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“ALTANGEREL” Sutra (MAHAYANA), Chapter 24 on the “Healing of all Ailments”

The “Altangerel,” sutra has been passed down respected and regarded as a superior shrine to the Mongols, a translation of one of the Buddha’s teachings. About 1000 years ago the 21st, 29th, and 31st chapters of the “Altangerel,” sutra were translated into Chinese, Uigur, Tibetan and the Japanese languages in a brief and detailed...

Shatumusu and his “Experimented Prescription of Biligt Khulsan Tankhim

This is one of the biggest medicinal prescription creations of Yuan Dynasty. Chinese scholars appreciated Shatumusu, a Mongolian lord placed in Jang Chin Jung of Jangshi region during Yesuntumur Khaan’s (Taitin Khaan of Yuan Dynasty) period. Complete Writing of Four Foundations66 stated that Shatumusu or Shatimus is a Mongolian. During his assignment period in...

Restrictions for Pregnant Women.

On page 27 of the “Brief Practical Guide to Healthy Diet,” it was said that pregnant mothers must use “mind-food.” Of the entirely repent of reticence the main bodily strength will not be lost as slightly thinking flourishing candle in the front of chest as bright happiness, then to control their drinks will be...

Medical Art and Healling

Origin of the “Four Medical Tantras”

Some Mongolian and foreign scientists have made surveys on “Four Medical Tantras” and published their works about when it was written, who wrote it,...

Shamannism

Shamanism is the earliest religious practice in Mongolia. There has not been clear definition of shamanism whether it is religion. However, nowadays, it is...

The Origin of Moxibustion Treatment

During the 8th century C.E. the principal oriental medical book “Root Tantra” of “Four Medical Tantras” advocated to “heal khii (wind) using smear (to...

Obstetric Services in Ancient Mongolia

Ancient rock paintings, found in Mongolia give a glimpse into the life of the people, their struggles, their armaments and tools, in addition to...

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