Caraka Samhita  (Volume VI Kalpa and Siddhi Sthana)

Caraka Samhita (Volume VI Kalpa and Siddhi Sthana)

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Author: Dr. Ram Karan Sharma Vice-Chancellor K. S. D. Sanskrit University Darbhanga-Bihar and Vaidya Bhagwan Dash Deputy Adviser in Ayurveda Ministry of Health & Family Planning New Delhi
Publisher: Chowkhamba Sanskrit Series Office
Language: [Text With English Translation & Critical Exposition Based On Cakrapani Datta's Ayurveda Dipika
Edition: 2011
ISBN: 817080051X
Pages: 484
Cover: Hardcover
Other Details: 9.8" X 6.3
Weight 900 gm
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The Caraka Samhita stands at the top of the ancient texts representing the School of Medicine in Ayurveda founded by the great Scholar-Sage Punarvasu Atreya. Its value is further enhanced by the fact that it is the only text available in complete form where-as other contemporary Samhitas such as of Jatukarna, temporary Samhitas such as of Jatukarna, Parasara etc. perished, that of Bhela is incomplete and that of Harita is dragged into controversy. Thus any scholar desirous to know about the fundamentals of Ayurveda and its approach to life, health and disease has essentially to take resort to the study of this text unique in depth and divergence. It is rightly said, "whatever is not here can not be found anywhere else."

Historically too, it is quite interesting, Like an archaeological edifice. If it is dug into one would come across three distinct strate of authorship ascribed to Agnivesa, Caraka and Drdhabala in successive order.

And Translation This immensely valuable text needed since long a faithful and simple translation into English communicating the ideas as they are without divulging into dogmatic details which make the situation terse particularly for a young scholar. This comes from the pen of two erudite scholars of Ayurveda who has devoted the major part o

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