Daily Archives: October 12, 2008

The tradition of vAgbhaTa in the drAviDa and Andhra countries

We had earlier briefly alluded to the living tradition of vAgbhaTa in the chera country, which is practiced by the aShTavaidya-s. We currently believe this might be an early transmission of the great physician’s tradition to the south of the … Continue reading

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Turtle shells

Though they are one of the most recognizable animals of the present, the evolutionary history of turtles has confounded us for long. Until the late 1990s their anapsid skull was taken as an indicator of the primitive condition for amniotes. … Continue reading

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