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      The Knowledge of Healing

      Released May 22, 1997 1h 29m Documentary List
      Reviews 40% Audience Score 50+ Ratings Swiss documentarian Franz Reichle travels to India, Siberia and various other parts of the globe to collect information on gyushi, an ancient Tibetan system for treating illness. Gyushi, or "the knowledge of healing," has been used to combat chronic sickness by utilizing the healing powers of roots, herbs and other organic materials. The Dalai Lama is one of the few well-known proponents of this alternative medicine, and he praises it extensively in the film. Read More Read Less

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      Xan Brooks Independent (UK) The Dalai Lama and his personal doctor make for reliable sources, but the whole thing proves too info-heavy and indigestible. Mar 29, 2019 Full Review Dennis Schwartz Dennis Schwartz Movie Reviews Educational film about an 11th-century Tibetan book of medicine. Rated: B+ Jan 27, 2012 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Audience Member This probably has some good information in it, but it was so boring I could not sit through it. I have a high tolerance for slow paced films. If there was some narration or something, it would have helped a lot. Rated 2 out of 5 stars 02/02/23 Full Review Read all reviews
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      Synopsis Swiss documentarian Franz Reichle travels to India, Siberia and various other parts of the globe to collect information on gyushi, an ancient Tibetan system for treating illness. Gyushi, or "the knowledge of healing," has been used to combat chronic sickness by utilizing the healing powers of roots, herbs and other organic materials. The Dalai Lama is one of the few well-known proponents of this alternative medicine, and he praises it extensively in the film.
      Director
      Franz Reichle
      Producer
      Marcel Hoehn
      Screenwriter
      Franz Reichle
      Production Co
      Warner Brothers/Seven Arts
      Genre
      Documentary
      Original Language
      German
      Release Date (Theaters)
      May 22, 1997, Original
      Release Date (Streaming)
      Mar 24, 2016
      Runtime
      1h 29m
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