CHARAK SAMHITA - A CRITICAL REVIEW

Authors

  • RANJIP KUMAR DASS

Keywords:

Ayurveda, Charaka Samhita, Charaka

Abstract

Charak Samhita”, which is a collection of various basic principles, healthy advises & directions, Teaching & Research methodology, anatomy & physiology of body, pharmacological actions of various drugs, description of Preventive, Promotive & Curative aspects of various diseases along with Panchakarma chikitsa etc. For these great contributions, he has been known as “Father of Medicine” for ever. He was the only one great sage who has told about the two objectives of Ayurveda i.e. 1) To maintain & promote the positive health of healthy individuals 2) To cure the disease of diseased ones. Here the Acharya Punarvasu Atreya was the advisor & Acharya Agnivesha was the main author of this Charak Samhita, whereas Acharya Charak was the actual redactor & Acharya Dridabala was the completer of this Samhita.

Author Biography

RANJIP KUMAR DASS

Assistant Professor,  Department. of Panchakarma, M.S.M. Institute of Ayurveda, B.P.S. Mahila Vishwavidya, Khanpur Kalan, Sonipat (Haryana)

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Published

2021-02-28

How to Cite

DASS , R. K. (2021). CHARAK SAMHITA - A CRITICAL REVIEW . Journal of Ayurveda and Holistic Medicine (JAHM), 1(5). Retrieved from http://jahm.co.in/index.php/jahm/article/view/113