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Title: Carakasamhita (A Sample Survey)
Author: Sharma, Ram Karan
Item Code: BK00665
Edition: 1st ed., Date: 1995, 105 pp., HB
Description: This monograph represents a brief overview of the Caraka Samhita – the oldest ancient Indian record on Ayurveda, the science of living a long, healthy and happy life. An attempt is made to present some of the basic concepts of Ayurveda, aimed at the maintenance of positive health and prevention and cure of physical and mental ailments.The presentation is faithful to the words of the original text and its Ayurvedadipika commentary. Relevant chapters on dietetics, non-suppression of natural urges and Svasthavrtta are fully reproduced in order to acquaint the readers with the holistic philosophy of health care underlying the Ayurvedic precepts preserved in the oral tradition, and as recorded in the text itself.