How Buddhism Shapes Medical Care

May 23, 2022 00:41:03
How Buddhism Shapes Medical Care
Buddhist Studies Footnotes
How Buddhism Shapes Medical Care
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Frances Garrett Tony Scott

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A conversation with Pierce Salguero on his 2022 book, A Global History of Buddhism and Medicine. Pierce explains what it means to talk about "Buddhist medicine", how medical texts and healing practices interact, and how Buddhism and its healing practices change over time and across geographic regions. He emphasizes how the deep importance of Buddhism has been neglected in our understanding of medical practices globally, and stresses the value of transdisciplinary collaboration and conversation.

See more about this book at http://cup.columbia.edu/book/a-global-history-of-buddhism-and-medicine/9780231185271.

The Footnotes series is produced at the University of Toronto, in Canada. See more at https://buddhist-studies-footnotes.castos.com/ .

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