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Namgyal Rinpoche

"If you offer me the fruit without using your hands, then I'll enter your presence without using my feet..." ~ Namgyal Rinpoche

​     "In this fathom long body, subject as it is to illness, old age and death, I show you the coming into being and the passing away of a universe"  ~ Shkyamuni Buddha

My Lineage - Dalton Community Acupuncture in Berkshire, Dalton, Pittsfield, Lenox, WindsorI met Namgyal Rinpoce in April 1987 after traveling to to China and Tibet the previous year. Having witnessed first hand the deep devotion of the Tibetan people, they inspired me to practice diligently. It took about five years, but under Rinpoche's guidance and encouragement I finished 100,000 prostrastions and Vajrasattva mantras not to mention 1 million Chenrezi mantras along with countless other meditations. These practices and Rinpoches teaching changed my life. He taught us how to walk this planet with engagement, interest and peace. For me, the essence of his teaching was loving kindness and compassion.  I spent 8 years in Canada, meditating, attending classes and supporting his teachings at the Dharma Centre of Canada by managing retreats, supervising the kitchen and lending a hand with property maintenance. It is with reverence and gratitude that I include the link below, to one of his classes on meditation. I offer this so that it may be of benifit to anyone in search of peace.

Venerable Namgyal Rinpoche: Class on Meditation Orientation March 14, 1991(audio)

Donna Eden

Marion Bergan offers Acupuncture in Berkshire, Dalton, Pittsfield, Lenox, WindsorDonna Eden is the founder of Eden Energy Medicine. As a young woman she suffered from life threatening illnesses that western medicine gave up on. Having the ability to see the body's subtle energies, Donna went home and learned to heal herself. This was the beginning of her journey that resulted in her devoloping the precious teaching of Energy Medicine! After her recovery, Donna started to heal others with energy medicine. This quickly led her to develop ways to teach those of us who can not see the bodies energies to test and balance them. This became the basis of her great gift to the world, Eden Enegy Medicine! Today Donna is the embodiment of radiant joy! She litterally beams healing radiant enegy at you!

Kiiko Matsumoto

Dalton Community Acupuncture offers safe, effective Acupuncture in Berkshire, Dalton, Pittsfield, Lenox, WindsorMy Lineage - Dalton Community Acupuncture in Berkshire, Dalton, Pittsfield, Lenox, Windsor

Kiiko, Master Kawai & David Euler                                     David, Master Nagano & Kiiko

Kiiko Matsumoto is internationally known as the Founder of Kiiko Style Acupuncture. She is also known for her scholarly interpretations of the Chinese Classics and for her vast clinical experience and powerful teaching style which are her trademarks. Every year she spends time with her Masters in Japan, amount them are Master Nagano, Master Kawai and Dr. Manaka. Kiiko Style acupuncture is the integration of her scholoary knowledge of the Chinese Classics with the works of her Japanese Masters into a coherent clinically effective treatment style. Kiiko has a very busy practice in Newton, MA, has authored five books and is co-director of the Clinical Acupuncture Course for physicians at Harvard Medical School, & Beth Israel Hospital. She also holds faculty positions at acupuncture schools in New York and New Jersey and teaches students in the United States and abroad.

Bruce Bentley

Marion Bergan offers Acupuncture in Berkshire, Dalton, Pittsfield, Lenox, WindsorBruce Bentley studied Chinese medicine in Taiwan from 1976 until 1981. He has a Masters Degree in Health Studies based on his thesis entitled Cupping as Therapeutic Technology. He has investigated the Eastern tradition of cupping in Vietnam, and studied at the Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, the Tibetan Medicine Hospital in Lhasa, Tibet, and at the Uighur Traditional Medicine Hospital in Urumqi, Xinjiang Provence, China. To research the Western practice of cupping, Bruce visited the Australian Institute of Sport in Canberra where masseurs employ cupping to treat injuries and enhance performance, and in 1998 he went to Europe and North Africa, doing archival research on cupping at the Wellcome Institute for the History of Medicine, London, and the Department for the History of Medicine at Rome University, followed by field-work in Sicily, Greece, Bulgaria, Turkey, Morocco and Tunisia learning local cupping traditions. Bruce's most recent research trip investigating cupping was in Cambodia during July 2003. He is also a state registered acupuncturist and Chinese herbalist and director of Health Traditions:

My Lineage - Dalton Community Acupuncture in Berkshire, Dalton, Pittsfield, Lenox, Windsor
Sayadaw U Tila Wunta
Namgyal Rinpoche's teacher



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