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Drangsong Foundation

Upcoming events

Study Himalayan medicinal plants with master herbalists this summer in Nepal. In conjunction with the Sowa Rigpa International College.

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Drangsong

Our mission is to serve the medical and wisdom traditions of Asia; an offering to the lineages that have inspired us and countless others over the millennia.

We are a registered nonprofit organization in California, with active projects in Nepal.

We began our work as Ngakmang Foundation in 2015, adopting the new name and expansion of our activities in 2023.

Yuthok Yonten Gonpo

Yuthok Yonten Gonpo

Master of Sowa Rigpa | 12th Century

oṁ ṛṣibhyoḥ namaḥ | དྲང་སྲོང་རྣམས་ལ་ཕྱག་འཚལ་ལོ།

Our Projects

Traditional Medicine, A partnership with the Sowa Rigpa International College in Kathmandu, the first institution in Nepal offering an accredited degree in Sowa Rigpa – the Science of Traditional Himalayan and Tibetan Medicine.

Traditional Medicine in Nepal

Drangsong Foundation are partners with the Sowa Rigpa International College in Kathmandu, offering the first accredited degree course in Sowa Rigpa –Traditional Tibetan & Himalayan Medicine.

Dharma Activities

A continuity from our earlier work as the Ngakmang Foundation, our team researches, translates, and teaches topics related to Vajrayana Buddhism and the relationship between spiritual traditions and healing.

Upadesha Medical Text Archive

We are developing a digital archive of medical texts in Sanskrit and Tibetan languages. Using the latest advances in information technology, this project is an offering to support the study and practice of classical medicine.

Join us in Nepal

Himalayan Botanical Expedition

Study Himalayan medicinal plants with master Sowa Rigpa herbalists this summer. Following introductory programs in Kathmandu, we will travel to the sacred Muktinath area and hike to various bioregions of Lower Mustang to identify and learn about the botanical resources of the area.

In conjunction with the Sowa Rigpa International College, proceeds will suport the college students to join the trip as part of their studies in August, 2024.

Yuthok Yonten Gonpo

Study Himalayan medicinal plants in Nepal

with master Sowa Rigpa herbalists