Title History of Indian Medicine: Containing notices, biographical and bibliographical of the ayurvedic physicians and their works on medicine from the earliest ages to the present Time, 3 Vols.
Book Condition New
Jacket Condition New
Size 14 Cms x 22 Cms
Publisher New Delhi, India Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers Pvt. Ltd. 2003
8121506603 / 9788121506601
Seller ID 026099
The present book contains the History of Indian Medicine from the Earliest Ages to the Present Time, and was awarded the Griffith Memorial Prize for the encouragement of advanced study of Science and Letters by the Calcutta University in 1909. This is a pioneer work of its kind and traces in detail the steady growth of the ancient science of medicine (Ayurveda) from the Vedic times upto the advent of the British rule. To make it complete the learner author has given the account of the prominent Sages who promulgated this science. To know the History of Medicine in Ancient India is to know the entire domain of Indology, as the teachers of Medicine were Sages who were seers of the Vedic hymns, elaborated the philosophical systems, speculated on the existence of God, and were, in fact, concerned in the intellectual history of Ancient India. Printed Pages: 1228 with 2 charts.