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Astanga Hrdayam: 3 Volume Set

Astanga Hrdayam: 3 Volume Set

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Ashtanga Hridayam is an ancient lifestyle manual and medical text that sums up the teachings of Ayurveda, the Indian Science of Life. It was written by Vagbhata a Vedic from Kashmir in about the 6th century AD. 3 volumes. Text in English. Astangahrdaya of Vagbhata is an ancient authoritative treatise on Ayurveda. Its popularity extended beyond the frontiers of India for more than a Thousand years is substantiated by its translation in Arabic, Tibetan and of course of some European languages. Study of Astangahrdaya is considered indispensable for a through knowledge of Ayurveda. With the increasing interest these days for the study of classical texts of Ayurveda both within and outside India, a great need is felt for an English translation. The complete text is being presented in 3 Volumes vis. Vol. I: Historical Introduction, Sutra sthana and Sarira sthana; Vol. II: Nidana, Cikitsa, Kalpa & Siddhi sthanas and Vol. III: Uttara sthana. Each volume has the text in Sanskrit, followed by its faithful English translation. Explanations wherever necessary are furnished in the Notes. Appendices and Index are provided to make each volume self-reliant. This great work on Ayurveda, translated by an experienced professor, published for the first time is sure to be of immense help for all those who are interested in Ayurveda.
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