Amjee Dr. Namgyal Phunrab
Doctor of Traditional Tibetan Medicine Amjee (or Menpa - in English scholar) Dr. Namgyal Phunrab studied after his initial training in botany among others with Dr. Tenzin Choedrak, the personal physician of H.H. Dalai Lama at the famous Men-Tsee-Khang Institute in Dharamsala. After years of studies and publications on medicinal plants and western and Tibetan medical systems, Dr. Namgyal now runs the "Choyang Tibetan Healing Trust" in Mysore, Karnataka in India. His main focus there is the medical care of the population. With his wife Tsering Yangchen, he also oversees numerous social projects in the areas of education, refugees and health care for the elderly.