Publications

Tibetan medicine text from the Instructional Tantra, the 3rd volume of the 4 Medical Tantras (rGyud bZhi).. Sowa Rigpa; གསོ་བ་རིག་པ  藏药 Traditional Tibetan library

Eliot’s writing has appeared in United States and international journals and books, focusing on healthcare, the theory and practice of Tibetan medicine, traditional Asian medicine in the context of globalization, and topics such as medical pluralism, integrative medicine, mind-body medicine, evidence based medicine, biopiracy and intellectual property rights.

Four-part Video series of Eliot Tokar speaking on Tibetan Medicine in Tricycle Magazine

Tricycle transcript: What Is Tibetan Medicine?

Tricycle transcript: rLüng: Resolving Circulatory Imbalance in the Body and Mind

Tricycle transcript: mKhrispa: Treating Anger by Balancing Inner Heat

Tricycle transcript: Bädkän: Diet, Digestion, and Tibetan Medicine’s Final Principle Function

Visit Academia.edu to view the range of Eliot Tokar’s publications and articles

Learning to Harmonize and Therefore to Heal; The Journal of Traditional Tibetan Medicine

An Ancient Medicine in a New World: A Tibetan Medicine Doctor’s Reflection from ‘Inside’ in “Tibetan Medicine in the Contemporary World: Global Politics of Medical Knowledge and Practice”

Preservation And Progress: Using Tibetan Medicine As A Model To Define A Progressive Role For Traditional Asian Medicine In Modern Healthcare; Asian Medicine: Tradition and Modernity

Practicing an ancient tradition in the new world: A Tibetan medicine doctor’s view; Unified Energetics

Transformation and balance: The principles of Tibetan medicine in the context of American healthcare; Unified Energetics

Seeing to the distant mountain: Diagnosis in Tibetan medicine; Alternative Therapies In Health And Medicine

A Tibetan medical perspective on irritable bowel syndrome: building a means of discourse for integrative medicine; Alternative and Complementary Therapies

Legal and Regulatory Issues Affecting the Practice Of Tibetan Medicine In The United States
Presented at the 1998 International Congress On Tibetan Medicine, Washington D.C.

Between Heaven And Earth: An Introduction To Various Philosophies And Approaches To Medical Care
A journal of the American Medical Students Association National Project on Alternative and Complementary Medicine

REVIEW: Asceticism and Healing in Ancient India: Medicine in the Buddhist Monastery; by Kenneth G. Zysk; TRICYCLE: The Buddhist Review

Dr. Eliot Tokar: Cultivating Tibetan Medicine in the West; Buddhistdoor Global

Dr. Eliot Tokar: The Novel Coronavirus Through the Lens of Tibetan Medicine; Buddhistdoor Global

我們需要有更多智慧、跨文化溝通,以及互相愛護──Eliot Tokar醫生以西藏醫學角度檢視新冠肺炎; Buddhistdoor Global

VIDEO

Eliot Tokar interview