Daily Archives: July 10, 2008

The Urdhvasrotas and medical tradition

The jaina mantravAdins in the karnATa country use a medical text termed the hitopadesha. Its author is shrIkaNTha-shambhu or shrIkaNTha-shiva. This work is a rather distinctive one (at least to me) when compared with other standard tomes of Hindu medicine. … Continue reading

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The train of thoughts to the horned gods

Our aim was to finish the next installment on the potential medical activities of the saiddhAntika-s but it did not happen (ArambhashUra indeed). Some thoughts of from a long past time settled upon us like the deluding mada of surA, … Continue reading

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