Menngag Jewa Ringsel

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མན་ངག་བྱེ་བ་རིང་བསྲེལ་པོད་ཆུང་རབ་འབྱམས་གསལ་བའི་སྒྲོན་མེ (Wyl. man ngag bye ba ring bsrel pod chung rab ‘byams gsal ba’i sgron me)

lit. “The lamp lighting countless texts, full of millions relics-like instructions”, better known as མན་ངག་བྱེ་བ་རིང་བསྲེལ (Wyl. man ngag bye ba ring bsrel – “Ten millions relics-like instructions”) or བྱེ་རིང (Wyl: bye ring, “Millions Relics”) is the famous text written by eminent physician Zurkhar Nyamnyid Dorje (Wyl: zur mkhar mnyam nyid rdo rje) (1439-1475).

This text provides guidance on various aspects of medicine. It consists of three main sections:

Diagnosis, Therapy - contains 15 sub-sections, covering different aspects of the treatment of: 1. rLung disorders (རླུང་ནད Wyl: rlung nad), 2. tripa disorders (མཁྲིས་པའི་ནད Wyl: mkris pa’i nad), 3. badkan disorders (བད་ཀན་གྱི་ནད Wyl: bad kan gyi nad), 4. double combined disorders (ལྡན་ནད Wyl: ldan nad), 5. complex disorders (འདུས་ནད Wyl: ‘dus nad), 6. hot disorders (ཚ་བའི་ནད Wyl: tsha ba’i nad), 7. cold disorders ( གྲང་བའི་ནད Wyl: grang ba’i nad), 8. blood disorders (ཁྲག་ནད Wyl: khrag nad), 9. chuser disorders (ཆུ་སེར་གྱི་ནད Wyl: chu ser nad), 10. diseases caused by nyan (གཉན་ནད Wyl: gnyan nad), 11. diseases caused by sin (སྲིན་ནད Wyl: srin nad), 12. diseases associated with acute pain (གཟེར་ནད Wyl: gzer nad), 13. traumatology (རྨ་ནད Wyl: rma nad), 14. toxicology (དུག་ནད Wyl: dug nad), 15. Miscellaneous Disorders (ཐོར་བུའི་ནད Wyl: thor bu’i nad).

Additional section containing a huge number of small chapters on various specific issues such as the definition of raw materials, preparation and formulation of medicines, performing procedures, making protective amulets, some of the single issues of treatment, etc.

Entire text contains more than 400 chapters.