Studies in the Medicine of Ancient India: Osteology or the Bones of the Human Body

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  • Author :A.F. Rudolf Hoernle
  • Year of Publication :1994
  • ISBN: :9788170221371
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: XX, 252
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: Ayurveda and Health Sciences

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About the Book :

Ayruveda the traditional medicine of India has been prevalent in this region since time immemorial. It contains the Summum bonum of knowledge regarding diseases and their cures. It is now being adopted and recognised all over the world and more people are beginning to realies its worth. It is so complete and comprehensive a science in itself that it is often regarded as the Fifth Veda. This unique work is now presented in this new edition with and excellent Introduction by Vaidya Bhagwan Dash, himself a well known scholar and practitioner of Ayurveda.

About Author :

August Friedrich Rudolf Hoernle was born in 1841 of missionary parents in Sekundra near Agra. He was educated at Stuttgart, Basel and London where he studied Sanskrit with T. Goldstuecker. Dr. Hoemle's Critical Study of Osteology or the Bones of the Human Body is a classic of its kind based upon ancient Indian medical texts fully documented, with an Index and English translations of the original Sanskrit. This volume is also profusely illustrated by the author on with excellent anatomical sketches.