DescriptionAbout the Books
The work entitled 'Emerging Trends in Study of Ayurveda' represents new pattern of presentations in the field of publication dealing with the Indian medical science, for paving the progressive path for all-round development of Ayurveda leading to globalization. In tune with multidimensional approach towards advancement of Ayurveda, this work serves a model contribution with applied approach-based on fundamentals, exploratory and experimental grounds. It, therefore, consists of ten sections concentrating on major topics viz. (1) Ayurveda: Holistic Approach (2) Therapies: Pancakarma, Ramayana and Valikarana (3) Plant Drugs Source (4) Herbal Development (5) Drugs Pharmaceutics (6) Natural Colorants (7) Drugs Delivery (8) Astrology and Drugs (9) Medical Tourism (10) Aviation and Drugs. These sections are elaborately dealt with subject material on different aspects relevant to major area and its diversifying facets. In this form, this work carries significant utility in different fields of medical sciences (including biological sciences and pharmaceutical sciences etc.) For getting in-puts in order to make multifarious advancements in Ayurveda, carrying merit, potentials and material, for re-establishing foremost medical science from India in the world scenario.
About the Author
Prof. (Dr.) Gyanendra Pandey is renowned Ayurveda of national level-enjoying international repute. As an authority of Ayurveda, research scientist, serially honored erudite scholar, specialist clinician, able administrator, best teacher, commanding orator and technical ex-per mentalist, he holds excellence of multi-dimensional caliber, being actively engaged in the field of Ayurveda. For near about five decades with wholehearted dedication. His original, research-based and significant contribution with sizable output is well-evidenced by his publications, well exceeding to golden jubilee mark (50) and advancing ahead. Therefore, his leading contribution is being appreciated in the works of history of Ayurveda etc. (For instance: 'DR. PANDEY IS AN ASSET OF AYURVEDA. WE MAY EXPECT MORE USEFUL WORKS FROM HIS PEN' vide Prof. K.R. Srikanthamurthy, Biographical History of Indian Medicine, Chaukhambha Orientalia, Varanasi, Ist. Ed., 2005, pp. 274-275).
Global impact of Ayurveda, the Indian medical system, in field of health and medicine, carries sound background of scientific theories and applied therapies attracting world-wide attention in different branches of medical science of India. Recent advancements in the field of science and technology have inspired, benefitted and endeavored inter disciplinary studies, experiments and trials in various areas of medical science. To keep pace with modern biological and medical science during current era of scientific progress and series of achievements, the sincere, painstaking and applied approach has systematically been made to conduct multifarious studies in different areas of Ayurveda having scientific interest, importance and valued applicability, exploring significant role of Ayurveda in different areas of scientific utility with special reference to drugs, mostly from natural sources which are gaining prominence by widening the scope of utilization in preventive health as well as curative medicine, both major fields of medical science. Present work is unique contribution towards scientific investigation of multidimensional spectra of Ayurveda, recording advance studies with their process, achievements and results in systematic form. Series of researches carried out in various areas of Ayurveda with multidisciplinary approach. This kind of presentation has multiangled scope for providing a number of topics, clues and information as feed-back for advance research in various directions in specified areas and aspects relevant to this type of rare endeavourment undertaken in the field of Ayurveda covering varied facets of research in multidisciplinary areas revisited, explored and conceptualized under different streams (A to J) which are visualized as follow:
Therapies Pharmaceutics Natural Colorants Astrology
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