Preservation and Transfer of the Knowledge of Tibetan Medicine
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Core text of Tibetan medicine


Four Medical Tantras (in Wylie Transkript: rgyud bzhi)
by Yuthog Yonten Gonpo (the Elder, 708-833)

The four Medical Tantras consist of

1. Root Tantra (rtsa rgyud)
2. Explanatory Tantra (bshad rgyud)
3. Oral Instruction Tantra (man rgyud)
4. Last Tantra (phyi rgyud)

see: Drungtso T. T., Drungtso T. D. (2005: 97). Tibetan-English Dictionary of Tibetan Medicine and Astrology. Archana: Drungtso Publications.

This core text is still used nowadays without revision or updating.