Kongtrul Zintig

འཚོ་བྱེད་ལས་དང་པོ་བ་ལ་ཉེ་བར་མཁོ་བའི་ཟིན་ཏིག་གཅེས་པར་བཏུས་པ་བདུད་རྩིའི་ཐིགས་པ། (Wyl. 'tsho byed las dang po ba la nye bar mkho ba'i zin tig gces par btus pa bdud rtsi'i thigs pa)
lit. “Drops of nectar - Selected notes on the essentials for begginers”, better known as ཀོང་སྤྲུལ་ཟིན་ཏིག (Wyl: kong sprul zin tig «Kongtrul Zintig» - «Kongtrul’s Notes») is the main medical work of Jamgon Kongtrul Yonten Gyatso (Wyl: 'jam dgon kong sprul yin tan rgya mtsho) (1813-1899).
Kongtrul the Great's deep knowledge in the field of theoretic medicine, his knowledge of texts and methods of treatment spread in Eastern Tibet where he was born, excellent knowledge of terma - special hidden spiritual treasures of teaching, including medical ones, and his own extensive clinical experience formed the base for «Kongtrul Zintig». This treatise became popular all over Tibet very fast and is still considered one of the key texts of modern Tibetan medicine.
The structure of the text of "Kongtrul Zintig" follows the structure of the third Tantra from the main treatise of Tibetan medicine - "Four Tantras", though it is not a commentary that could explain or complement the original text. Following the main points of the Oral Tantra, the author describes principle reasons for various diseases, their symptoms, methods of treatment and recommended medications.
This treatise contains 21 chapters. Chapters from 1 to 20 describe treatment of diseases, one of them is dedicated to veterinary medicine. The last 21st chapter contains processing techniques for some medicinal materials.
There is Russian translation of this text (made by Anastasia Teplyakova in 2014). “Zintig – drops of nectar. Selected notes for begginers”.

ཀོང་སྤྲུལ་ཡོན་ཏན་རྒྱ་མཚོ་སོགས གསོ་རིག་ཟིན་ཏིག་ཡང་ཏིག” Arura series vol. 11 Pecin 2005 pp.520

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