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Cakradatta: A Treatise On Principles And Practices Of Ayurvedic Medicine: Sanskrit Text with English Translation

 
Priya Vrat Sharma (Editor) Priya Vrat Sharma (Translator)
Synopsis It is an authoritative work on Ayurvedic Medicine dealing exhaustively and Lucidly with principles and practices. It has been remained for the last about 2000 years, a popular hand book for the physicians of Ayurveda and a source book for the later compilation on Medicine.

Though it followed vrnda he excelled the latter by adding many single drugs and compound formulations particularly the mercurial compounds which are absent in Vrnada's work. This clearly draws a line between the ancient and the medieval periods the cakradatta being the first representative work of the latter. Thus the Cakradatta is not valuable only for its contributions in medicine but also as an important historical landmark.

In past years a number of Sanskrit works in Ayurveda have been translated into English but so far nor works was available on Ayurvedic Medicine. This edition serves this purpose and has been intended for those who are interested in Ayurvedic Medicine, its principles and practices, and are curious to know more in this subject.

In 79 chapter this book covers almost the entire field of Ayurvedic Medicine including Pancakarma and its preparatory methods. Besides, venesection, surgical operations and meducaments in diseases of eye, ear, nose, throat and teeth are also described. Thus the book will serve not only as a faithful guide for Ayurvedic practitioners but also as important material for Research for modern physicians and surgeons.
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About the authors

Priya Vrat Sharma

Prof. P.V. Sharma is well known for his valuable contributions in the field of Ayurveda. For the last five decades he has been writing on various aspects of Ayurveda-literary as well as scientific, conceptual as well as historical. He has authored about fifty books and has about 500 published papers to his credit.

Priya Vrat Sharma

Prof. P.V. Sharma is well known for his valuable contributions in the field of Ayurveda. For the last five decades he has been writing on various aspects of Ayurveda-literary as well as scientific, conceptual as well as historical. He has authored about fifty books and has about 500 published papers to his credit.

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Title Cakradatta: A Treatise On Principles And Practices Of Ayurvedic Medicine: Sanskrit Text with English Translation
Format Hardcover
Date published: 31.12.2002
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
length 731p.