Author:G. Jan Meulenbeld (Introduction, translation, and notes)

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The Madhavanidana (with 'Madhukosa' the Commentary By Vijayaraksita and Srikanthadatta) (Chapters 1-10)

By: G. Jan Meulenbeld (Introduction, translation, and notes)

Price: $37.37

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Motilal Banarsidass Publishers Pvt. Ltd.: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029304

ISBN: 8120833309

Condition: New


The work presents earliest and most important compendium on the section of Indian medicine that is traditionally called nidana, the Rogaviniscaya by Madhava, usually referred to as Madhavanidana. Though the first work of this type to appear in the field of Sanskrit medical literature, it has remained a classic up to modern times. Madhava set the diseases should be described. In this he definitely improved upon the earlier samhitas, in which a restricted number of diseases is dealt with in the section. Collecting his material from the samhitas, for the greater part at least, and selecting w... View more info