Vāgbhata (वाग्भट) is one of the most influential classical writers of ayurveda. His life duration Ashtanga in Sanskrit means ‘eight components’ and refers to the eight sections of Ayurveda: internal medicine, surgery, gynaecology and. – Buy Ashtanga Hridayam book online at best prices in india on Read Ashtanga Hridayam book reviews & author details and more at . The Ashtanga Hridaya: A compendium of the Ayurvedic System, composed by Vagbhata with the commentaries (SarvangaSundara) of.

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Arunadatta and Hemadri scholars of Ashtanga Hridaya.

Retrieved from ” https: I eagerly await the next book as this is only volume 1! Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Set up a giveaway. Translate this most important Ayurvedic text in a clear and comprehensible manner for English speaking students around the world.

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According to some scholars, Vagbhata lived in Sindh around the sixth century. Evidently it was not widely read in pre-modern times.

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From the first chapter I found myself nodding my head at his very accurate and unbiased translations, his extreme sensitivity to the changing nature of the word as it shifts context and his faithful translations and excellent understanding of the commentaries. In this volume Dr. You will find the sutras in original Sanskrit form as well a transliteration of each verse and a translation of each word for best understanding of the text.


Clearly written and exceptionally explanatory, this book will change the way you look at Ayurveda. Sanjay’s verse by verse, word ashtang word translation and interpretation of the Astanga Hridaya is a good example of harvest that can be reaped through Svadhyaya. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

Hrifaya language is clear for the western student. Sanjay Pisharodi’s commentary on the text helps bring this ancient treatise into current times.

Acharya Vagbhata’s Astanga Hrdayam Vol An incredibly powerful and essential resource to learn authentic Ayurveda! Dr Pisharodi’s insights and experience are woven through out the book and one can’t help but feel the light of Lord Dhanvantari shine through each page.

What a treat to finally see this in print!

Arunadatta and Hemadri scholars of Ashtanga Hridaya.

There are sections on longevity, personal hygiene, the causes of illness, the influence of season and time on the human organism, types and classifications of medicine, the significance of the sense of taste, pregnancy and possible complications during birth, Prakriti, individual constitutions and various aids for establishing a prognosis. The Ah has been translated into many languages, including Tibetan, Arabic, Persian and several modern Indian and European languages.

There is also detailed information on Five-actions therapies Skt. He completed an Ayurveda practitioner level course in the United States and advanced training at the National Research Institute of Panchakarma as well as other prominent institutes in India, before going on to study privately with many prominent Ayurvedic physicians in South India. One of these items ships sooner than the other.


In his book, Dr. Dr Pisharodi lays out the sutras in a down to Earth and easy to understand manner while also including further commentaries and questions for inquiry along with each chapter.

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Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. I was so inspired after reading Astanga Hrdayam, that I decided to visit Dr Pisharodi’s Ayurvedic Center in Vrindavan, and learned adhtanga this science works and when practiced how the Vedas intended, it can do miracles. Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. Vagbhata was a disciple of Charaka. Indeed, the whole question of the relationship of these two works, and their authorship, is very difficult and still far from solution. So clear and easy to read I can only imagine the many years of hridaja and compiling of resources that went in to creating this book.