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Astanga Hrdayam (Sutra Sthana)(Vagbhata's) (Text, English translation, Notes, Appendix and Indices)


Title: Astanga Hrdayam (Sutra Sthana)(Vagbhata’s) (Text, English translation, Notes, Appendix and Indices)

Author: Murthy, K.R. Srikanta (Trans)

Description: Ashtangahridaya of Vagbhata is an ancient authoritative treatise on Ayurveda. Its popularity extended beyond the frontiers of India for more than a thousand years substantiated by its translation in Arabic, Tibetan and some European languages. None of these are available now. Study of Ashtangahridaya is considered indispensable for a thorough knowledge of Ayurveda. With the increasing interest these days for the study of Classical texts of Ayurveda both within and outside India a great need is felt for an English translation. This publication by Dr. K.R. Srikanthamurthy fulfils this necessity. Contents: Vol. I: Introduction. I. Sutrasthana (section on general principles): Ayuskamiya adhyaya (desire for long life)Dinacarya adhyaya (daily regimen)Rtucarya adhyaya (seasonal regimen)Roganutpadaniya adhyaya (prevention of diseases)Dravadravya vijnaniya adhyaya (knowledge of liquid materials)Annasvarupa vijnaniya adhyaya (nature of food materials)Annaraksadhyaya (Protection of foods)Matrasitiyadhyaya (Proper quanti

Publisher: ChaukhambaKrishnadasAc.Varanas

Edition: 1st ed., Date: 2008, 368 pp., PB

Item Code: 9.78812E+12

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