Dr. Pasang Yonten Arya graduated from Tibetan Medical and Astrological
Institute (TMAI), Dharamsala, in 1977. He served in TMAI as assistant
pharmacologist, and in 1982 he was appointed as the principal of the
Tibetan Medical College, Dharamsala. In 1989 he worked as a lecturer in
Tibetan medicine at the Central Institute of Buddhist Philosophy in
Ladakh. From 1990 he began his travels to Soviet Union, Mongolia,
England, Canada and Europe. He has been staying in Italy since 1992
where he founded a study group for Tibetan medicine and Yuthok
Institute of Tibetan Medicine. He has written many articles and books
on Tibetan medicine and astrology in Tibetan, English and Italian.
Dr. Yonten Gyatso graduated from the Tibetan Medical and
Astrological Institute, Dharamsala, in 1987. He served for five years
in the Plant Research Section of the Institute Research Department. He
developed a modern herbarium of Tibetan medicinal plants for the
Institute, for which he did extensive field research in various regions
of the Himalayas with most of the famous Tibetan doctors in exile.
Presently he is an independent researcher based in Dharamsala, India.