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Ancient Healing: Meditation, Herbs and Essential Oils


Wednesday, January 4, 2017
7:00 PM–8:30 PM

Himalayan Heritage Meetup invites Dr. Dawa and Donna Shepper to discuss how traditional herbs and essential oils can keep you and your community healthy during the winter season.The evening culminates in a meditation led by Dolpo Tulku Rinpoche, whose latest project has been to help rebuild a village in his hometown of Dolpo, Nepal.


About the Speakers

Dolpo Tulku Rinpoche was born in 1981 in the Dho Tharap valley in Dolpo region of Nepal. At the age of ten, he was recognized by His Holiness Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche as the reincarnation of the Dolpo Lama Nyinchung Rinpoche. He traveled to Namdroling Monastery in Bylakkuppe, Mysore, to complete his study of philosophy, practice, and rituals under the guidance of His Holiness Penor Rinpoche.

Upon completion of his studies, he began to teach Sutra and Tantra at the Ngagyur Nyingma Institute, the advanced center of philosophy study at Namdroling Monastery. In 2008, Dolpo Tulku Rinpoche went to Dolpo to be enthroned in his monasteries in Dho Tarap, Saldang, and Namgung and to take more active responsibility of his people there.

Dr. Dawa is a Tibetan Doctor, who graduated from Mentsi Khang Tibetan Astrological Institute in Dharamsala, India. He was a pioneer of Tibetan medical pharmacy and served as advisor to the Rubin’s 10th-year anniversary exhibition on Tibetan medicine.

Donna Shepper is a certified aromatherapist, with training and certifications in TCM, Reiki, Ayurveda, and Kundalini Yoga. She offers individual consultations and creates custom and private label essential oil blends through her line Light EOB.

Image Credits

Knowledge of Dietetics (chapter 16) Hua Khar Jaintsa, Qinghai province, China; 1995-1996 Pigment on cloth Gift of Shelley and Donald Rubin Private Collection C2014.9.21

Tickets: $20.00

Member Tickets: $18.00