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Clothing, Food and Beverage Clothing and Health

According to Chinese records and archeological findings, Hunnu hat, sash, boots were inherited by Xianbe, Nirun and, furthermore, 13 century Mongols and modem Mongols. Hunnu’s appearance was described in Jin shu which was published in the 648. It says about Hunnu kings “they are handsome, 8 chi 4 cun tall, have 3 chi 6 cun...

The Origination of Mongol Dhom

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As Mongol Dhom is reflected by cultural and learning circumstances of human history, we could also explain it in consideration with life characteristics and events of our ancestors. When ancient people suffered from unbearable injuries, pains, bleeding from bone fractures, breaks, and muscle cuts during their life fights, they used to do unconscious actions...

Sogbu (Dalch) Nalashandirba

In the 8th century, Nalanshandirba was invited to the International Medical Conference in Tibet. Earlier we mentioned that 2 Chinese pilgrims, Syuan Tzan (629-645 C.E.) and Tsin (675-695 C.E.), reported Mongolian students among foreign scholars at the University of Nalanda. This verifies that the Mongolians studied Buddhism, particularly medicine, starting from at least Jujan’s...

Medicine During the XIANBI Period

Historians around the world agree that the Xianbi people are of Mongol origin, evidenced by their ability to speak ancient Mongolian and genetic studies conducted in China. Genetic samples of Toba Xianbi tombs, found in Chilan Mountain of the Midwestern Tsakhar province in Inner Mongolia, were analyzed for different alleles (HYR) of the mitochondrial...

Introduction to Mongol Dhom

Introduction to Mongol Dhom
We have suggested splitting historical periodization of Traditional Mongolian Medicine into 6 periods based on our research results of recent years. Definition criterions for each period were formulized. Furthermore, studies of different period were deepened and periodization of Mongolian medical development. Origination of Mongol Dhom belongs to the first period named "The Initial period...
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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,...


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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