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An English Translation of the Sushruta Samhita Based on Original Sanskrit Text with a Full and Comprehensive Introduction, Additional Facts, Different Readings, Notes, Comparative Views, Index, Glossary and Plates (3 Volumes)

Kaviraj Kunjalal Bhishagratna, editor and Translator

Published by Chowkhamba Sanskrit Series Office, Varanasi, India, 1963
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".the most representative work of Ayurveda, which deals not only with the essentials of the Indian therapeutics, but also embraces the whole range of the science of Ayurveda as it was understood and practised by the Vedic sages." Vol. I: Sutra-sthána, 570 pp.; vol. II: Nidána-sthána, S'árira-sthána, Chikitsita-sthána and Kalap-stána, 762 pp.; vol. III: Uttara-Tantra, 416 pp. Index, 42 pp. & appendices, 81 pp.; few spots outer edges of pages. The Sushruta Samhita is a Sanskrit text on surgery, attributed to the "father of surgery", Sushruta (ca. 6th century BC). The text as preserved dates to the 3rd or 4th century AD. Among the eight divisions of medical knowledge (Ayurveda), surgery was considered the first and the most important branch. All three volumes have different color cloth bindings--pink, blue, and red--with no lettering on bindings. Contents clean, tight, with no marks. Some illustrations. Complete set of this extraordinary work on ancient Eastern medicine. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 006211

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Title: An English Translation of the Sushruta ...

Publisher: Chowkhamba Sanskrit Series Office, Varanasi, India

Publication Date: 1963

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good Plus

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