Tsewang Dolkar Khangkar

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Tsewang Dolkar Khangkar (born 1959 in Kyirong, Tibet) is exiled in India, is a doctor of Traditional Tibetan medicine.


Early life

She was born in Kyirong, southern Tibet, and about 2 years after 1959 Tibetan uprising, she went into exile in India through Nepal with her mother, a dangerous crossing of the Himalayas during which her two elder brothers died. [1]


She studied pulse reading, urine analysis, medicinal plants and minerals used in Traditional Tibetan medicine, pharmacology and Tibetan astrology. [1]

Between 1972 and 1978, she studied Tibetan medicine at the Tibetan Medical and Astrology in Dharamshala. [1] From 1978 until 1981, she completed her studies under the guidance of her mother, the famous Dr. Lobsang Dolma Khangkar. [1]


She runs a clinic (Dolkar Herbal Medicine Clinic) in Kalkaji, south of New Delhi since 1981, and treats patients in Mumbai and Hyderabad. [1]

She has written several books on Tibetan medicine. She is considered a specialist of cancer. [2]


She married in 1977 with the Tibetan intellectual K. Dhondup with whom she had three daughters, two of whom are still living. [3] [4]



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  1. 1 2 3 4 5 Rajeshree Sisodia, Medicine Woman, 20-Feb-2005, boloji.com
  2. Tibetan medicine cures cancer, The Times of India, 12 juin 2009
  3. Bertrand Odelys, Dharamsala, Chroniques tibétaines, Albin Michel, 2003, ISBN   2226142592
  4. K. Dhondup (1952–1995), Jamyang Norbu, 15 mai 1995