Posts Tagged ‘Agnivesa’

Five Hundred Decoctives In All

Tuesday, February 3, 2009 12:29 No Comments

(1) The Worshipful Atreya Who Had Thus Spoken, Agnivesa Said! “o Lord! These Five  Hundred Decoctives Do Not Comprise Five Hundred Drugs, Because Some Common Constituent Decoctive Keep Recurring In These Principle Groups. (2.1) The Worshipful Atreya Replied To Him “ O Agnivesha! The Wise Should Not See Things In That Light.” Though Single, A […]

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Caraka’s Contribution

Monday, February 2, 2009 11:17 No Comments

That Caraka Merely Revised And Redacted An Old Treatise Dose Not Detract From His Greatness. The Ingenious Method Of Redaction He Adoped, Has Lent A Touch Of Freshness And Original; And Though Caraka Is Technically Only A Redactor, He Must Be Given Credit For Modifying The Old Work And Transforming It By His Magic Touch, […]

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Caraka Samhita – A Redacted Treatise

Monday, February 2, 2009 11:07 No Comments

We Find That 79 Chapter Of Caraka Samhita End With The Following Sentence:- These 79 Chapters Are Distributed In The Different Sections As Under:- 30 In The Section On General Principles 8 In The Section On Pathology 8 In The Section In Specific Determination 8 In The Section On Human Embodiment 12 In The Section […]

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Bhela Samhita

Monday, February 2, 2009 9:44 No Comments

Agnivesa And Bhela Studied At The Same Master’s Feet And Hence We Find Great Similarity In Their Works. But Bhela Samhita Is More Concise And There Is More Prose In It Than In His Distinguished Co-Student’s Treatise. The Bhela Samhita As Handed Down To Us Seems To Be Of Quite Old Composition. Unfortunately The Treactise […]

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