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Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 1: Initiation, Mercury and Laboratory

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Book date:1938
Word count: 67,774 Words
Characters: 399,172 Characters
Read Level: 4, Hard
Added on: 2018-04-18

Short Introduction:

The Rasa-jala-nidhi (“the ocean of Iatrochemistry, or, chemical medicine) is a compendium of Sanskrit verses dealing with ancient Indian alchemy and chemistry and its medicinal uses, scientifically known as Rasa-shastra or Rasa-vidya.

The first volume includes preliminary information on Alchemy including initiation of a discpiple, laboratory setup, mercurial operations and commonly used technical terms.

This is the English translation of these Sanskrit verses dealing with the purification of elements and metals such as gold, silver and mercury, for the benefit of the human body and the improvement of global welfare.

Alternative title: Rasajalanidhi.

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