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Title: Classical Doctrine of Indian Medicine, The
Author: Filliozat, Dr. J.
Item Code: BK00503
Publisher: Munshiram Manoharlal Publisher
Edition: 1st ed., Date: 1964, 298 pp., HB
Description: This work is a treatise on the development of the Indian medical tradition. It starts with a discussion about the legends concerning Ayurveda and after dealing with the traditions of the two major texts, those of Caraka and Susruta, sums up the essential doctrines of all the texts available today.The author makes a comparative study of greek, Persian medicines with historical anecdotes of Acadian civilisation. He also published in French. Prof. Filliozot is a professor at the college deFrance and is also Director of the French Institute of Indology at Pondicherry