Book/Printed Material An Illustrated Tibeto-Mongolian Materia Medica of Ayurveda of ʼJam-dpal-rdo-rje of Mongolia.

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Title

  • An Illustrated Tibeto-Mongolian Materia Medica of Ayurveda of ʼJam-dpal-rdo-rje of Mongolia.

Summary

  • Dri med śel phreṅ nas bśad paʼi sman gyi ʼkhruṅs dpe mdzes mtshar mig rgyan (An illustrated Tibeto-Mongolian materia medica of ayurveda of ʼJam-dpal-rdo-rje of Mongolia) is a Tibetan book of unbound loose-leaf pages in landscape format. It was written in the first half of the 19th century in Tibetan and Mongolian, with additional Chinese scripts, by ʼJam-dpal-rdo-rje (also known as Ye-śes-don-grub-bstan-paʼi-rgyal-mtshan). The work is primarily a Tibetan-Mongolian book in the Indic ayurveda tradition, with some Chinese references as well, and some captions in Chinese. The book contains drawings and explanations introducing materia medica. The illustrations depict plants, animals, vessels, human bodies, and so on, with some captions given in all three languages. The copy presented here was printed in 1911. The main text of this book ends at folio 93. It is followed on folio 95 by a dedicatory prayer.

Contributor Names

  • ʾJam-dpal-rdo-rje, 1792-1855 Author.

Created / Published

  • [place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 1911.

Subject Headings

  • -  China--Tibet
  • -  1792 to 1855
  • -  Animals
  • -  Herbs
  • -  Materia medica
  • -  Medicine, Ayurvedic
  • -  Medicine, Chinese

Notes

  • -  Title devised, in English, by Library staff.
  • -  Original resource at: National Library of China.
  • -  Content in Tibetan and Mongolian and Chinese.
  • -  Description based on data extracted from World Digital Library, which may be extracted from partner institutions.

Medium

  • 1 online resource.

Source Collection

  • Chinese Books, Manuscripts, Maps, and Prints

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2021666896

Online Format

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  • pdf
  • image

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Chicago citation style:

ʾJam-Dpal-Rdo-Rje, Author. An Illustrated Tibeto-Mongolian Materia Medica of Ayurveda of ʼJam-dpal-rdo-rje of Mongolia. [Place of Publication Not Identified: Publisher Not Identified, 1911] Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021666896/.

APA citation style:

ʾJam-Dpal-Rdo-Rje, A. (1911) An Illustrated Tibeto-Mongolian Materia Medica of Ayurveda of ʼJam-dpal-rdo-rje of Mongolia. [Place of Publication Not Identified: Publisher Not Identified] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021666896/.

MLA citation style:

ʾJam-Dpal-Rdo-Rje, Author. An Illustrated Tibeto-Mongolian Materia Medica of Ayurveda of ʼJam-dpal-rdo-rje of Mongolia. [Place of Publication Not Identified: Publisher Not Identified, 1911] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021666896/>.