scientific articles

in preparation/submitted/accepted

Sabernig, Katharina (forthcoming). Gender related symptoms in Tibetan medical practice.  

     Proceedings of PIAC 56.



Sabernig, Katharina 2014. Medical Murals at Labrang Monastery. In: Bodies in Balance -

    The Art of Tibetan Medicine. Edited by Theresia Hofer: New York and Seattle: Rubin

    Museum of Art and University of Washington Press.


Sabernig, Katharina 2013a. Tibetan Medical Paintings illustrating the bshad rgyud, ZAS

    42: 61-82.


Sabernig, Katharina 2013b. Illustrations depicting the environment around the mythical

    city of Tibetan medicine. Paper given on September 13th 2013, on the occasion of the

    hundred year anniversary of Atsagat Menpa Datsang held by the Siberian Branch of

    the Russian Academy of Sciences in Buryatia/ Russia.


Sabernig, Katharina 2012. On the history of the murals in the medical college
    of Labrang. Asian Medicine 7.2: 358-383.


Sabernig, Katharina 2011b. The Medical College at Labrang Monastery in Eastern Tibet:

    A Historical and Ethnomedical Study and Documentation of 19 Murals Illustrating 

    the bshad rgyud. In:Viennese Ethnomedicine Newsletter, volume XIV, number 1.

    Austria p. 17-24.

    Article for download


Sabernig, Katharina 2011a. The substitution of rare ingredients in traditional Tibetan

    medicine on the basis of classical Tibetan texts, their use in modern formularies and

    a case study from Amdo/Qinghai. In: New Trends in Ethnobotany and

    Ethnopharmacology: Selected Contributions of 6thEuropean Colloquium of

    Ethnopharmacology/ 20th conference “Ethnomedicine” / Medical Anthropology at 

    Leipzig 8th to 10th November 2007. Curare34 (2011)1+2.p. 83-96.

    Article for download


Sabernig, Katharina.2005. External Treatments at Kumbum Monastery Hospital; in:

    Viennese Ethnomedicine Newsletter; Volume VII number 3 Department of

    Ethnomedicine, Institute for the History of Medicine, Centre for Public Health;

    Austria p. 7-15.


Sabernig, Katharina 2004. Warm Up the Cold – Take Out the Heat: Modern Practice of

    Traditional Tibetan Pharmacology in Amdo. In: Viennese Ethnomedicine Newsletter,

    volume VI, number 3. Austria: Department of Ethnomedicine, Institute for the

    History of Medicine. p. 3-9.


Sabernig, Katharina 2001. 'The heart is the home and the brain is the working office of

    the soul': Report on Tibetan Medicine. In: Viennese Ethnomedicine Newsletter;

    volume III, number 2. Austria: Department of Ethnomedicine, Institute for the

    History of Medicine p.25-31.