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Title: Essentials of Ayurveda (Text &Translat. of Sodasangahrdayam)
Author: Sharma, Priya Vrat
Item Code: ISBN9788120815179
Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass Pub, Delhi
Edition: 2nd ed., Date: 1998, 296 pp., PB
Description: There is a growing consciousness all over the world to know about Ayurveda, the earliest medical system of India, which has survived the vicissitudes of time for centuries and is still living and acting with vigor. Initially it was one whole, but later it was divided into eight specialities (angas) and still further, in present times, into sixteen parts. To date, there is no book dealing with all these specialities at one place presenting an integrated picture of Ayurveda. The present publication is significant in that it contains the essence of all the sixteen specialities knowing which, one could obtain a working knowledgs of Ayurveda as a whole. Complete with English translation, it will prove useful for both teachers and students as well as those who want to be acquainted easily with the principles and practice of Ayurveda.