Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 1: Initiation, Mercury and Laboratory
by Bhudeb Mookerjee | 1938 | 67,774 words | ISBN-10: 8170305829 | ISBN-13: 9788170305828
Summary: This first volume of the Rasa-jala-nidhi includes preliminary information on Alchemy including initiation of a discpiple, laboratory setup, mercurial operations and commonly used technical terms.
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.
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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