Charaka Samhita and Sushruta Samhita
by Nayana Sharma | 2015 | 139,725 words
Summary: This study contains a medical and social analysis of the Charaka Samhita and the Sushruta Samhita, both ancient and authentic texts belonging to Ayurveda, the ancient Indian science of medicine, health-care, nature and life in general. This text further examines topics such as the various aspects of disease and healing, the training of the physician, their specialisation, interaction with society and educational training, all according to the primary Sanskrit sources on Ayurveda.
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