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Astronomic & Calendric System

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    Astrology is one of the traditional arts and sciences of Tibet, where it is known as "the science of calculation", used by monks and lamas in the study of the rythms and cycles of time, for divination, for choosing auspicious times for rituals and life-cycle events such as marriages and funerals, and as an adjuct to the practice of traditional medicine. Tibetan doctors use astronomic and calendric knowledge to assist them in all aspects of medicine practice.
    Even today, it still pays an important role in Tibetan people's daily life to follow health advices and carry out other activities.