Overview for Hamsaraja Nidana or Bhishakchakra Chittotsavam
In the earlier manuscripts and publications, chapter wise distribution is done. Here in this translation work, for the first time, it is alienated into different chapters, placing the relative information o the similar disease under one heading.
Some of the unique diseases mentioned in this text are drishti jwara, Mala jwara, Kheda jwara, kapila jwara, bhasmavikshepa jwara, tripada jwara, pingaksha jwara, mahodara jwara, jwaladwigraha jwara, tarunya kaleena hikka, vardhakya kaleena hikka, atishwasa, vegarodhajanya udavarta, brahmani roga (retra roga) etc.
M.S. Krishnamurthy (Translator)
Prof. M.S. Krishnamurthy, born in Muliya-Alike, Bantwal Taluk, South Kanar District, Karnataka completed his initial education from prestigious Institution of Karnataka-Sri Sathya Sai Loka seva Education Trust (R) Alike. He completed his BAMS with IInd Rank and Gold Medal from ALN Rao memorial Ayurvedic medical college, Koppa and Post graduation MD (Ayu.) in Bhaishajya Kalpana in 2002, from IPGT and R, Jamnagar. His PG, Dissertation grabbed best thesis award (2002-Pune). He started his career as a lecturer in Alva’s Ayurved medical college, Moodbidri. During the period he got selected in UPSC (2000), CCRAS (2001) and Medical Officer (Direct recruitment-2005 Karnataka). But he continued as an Academician in the Ayurvedic College itself.
The Author obtained his Ph.D. from NIA, Jaipur (2008) under the able guidance of Prof. L.K. Dwivedi for his work entitled “Pharmaco-chemical study of Takrarista and its SOP standardization.”