Men-Tsee-Khang WestCoast Tour (Tibetan Medical and Astro Institute)

What: MenTsee Khang Clinic (Lecture, Consultation, Exhibition on Tibetan Medicine and Astro Science)

When: Sept. 17th at Shoreline Senior Center from 2:30pm – 5:30pm

When: Sept. 18th, 19th at Sakya Monastery from 10am – 5:00pm


Dr. Tenzin Nyima was born in Ravangla, South Sikkim. He did his schooling from central School for Tibetan Darjeeling, West Bengal. From 2002 to 2006 Dr Nyima studied Traditional Tibetan medicine from MenTsee-Khang, in Dharamsala. In 2007, he did one-year internship at branch clinic of the institute in Delhi and Dharamsala for six month each, where he acquired specialized knowledge and practical training, working under experienced, senior Tibetan physicians. After earning his degree in March 2008, Dr. Tenzin Nyima was appointed as a member of a team entrusted with translating Gyue-shhi into English. In August 2009, he was transferred to Itanagar branch clinic of Men-Tsee-Khang in Arunachal Pradesh and served as a resident Doctor till April 2011. From May 2011 to July 2017, Dr. Tenzin Nyima worked as a resident doctor at Ahmedabad branch clinic of Men-Tsee-Khang in Gujarat. Currently Dr. Tenzin Nyima is a medical officer at Mujnukatilla branch clinic of Men-Tsee-Khnag, in Delhi. Besides doing regular clinical practices, Dr. Nyima writes on Tibetan medicine and also provides health talks. He is an author of “Tibetan Buddhist Embryology; A Practical Guide for Everyone”. He also did paper presentation in 2012 International conference on Tibetan Medicine, held in Dharamsala.

Mrs. Lhamo Yangchen (Tibetan Astro. Science Practitioner) Mrs. Lhamo Yangchen is a Tibetan Astrological Consultant at Men-Tsee-Khang, (Tibetan Medical & Astro. Institute of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Born on October 15, 1983, in Bylakuppe, South India, she went to Central School for Tibetans, and passed All India Secondary School Certificate Examination in 2002. She joined Men-Tsee-Khang College in 2003 to study centuries-old system of TAS, and graduated in 2009 with a Bachelor degree in Tibetan Astro. Science traditionally labeled as Tsepa Kachupa. She prepared Tibetan almanac for the year of 2025 during final year of mentseekhang colleague. She did one-year internship at the Astrological Department of Men-Tsee-Khang, Dharamsala, in 2008. Since her graduation, she has been serving at our institute. She has lectured on Tibetan astrology, presented a daily astrological reading on Tibet Online TV and Sadhana TV, and has worked as astrological consultant over the past seven years. From March 26 to May 3, 2017, she was one of the visiting members for our Centenary Outreach tour to South America (Argentina, Chile, Peru and Brazil)

Visit also includes two administration staffs: Tsering Tsomo and Tenzin Dickey.