Astanga Samgraha of Vagbhata
(Text, English Translation, Notes, Indeces Etc.)
Prof. K. R. Srikantha Murthy
3 Volumes ISBN 81-7637-020-7 (Set)
Vol 1 – Ninth Edition (2005) Reprint 2007 Hard Cover
Vol 2 – Fifth Edition (2005) Hard Cover
Vol 3 – Fourth Edition (2005) Hard Cover
From the Jacket
This book ‘Astangashmgraha’ of Acarya Vagbhata is an ancient authoritative text on Ayurveda, studied since many centuries by students, scholars and practitioners of Indian medicine. Because of its archaic style of composition and terse language certain amount of difficulty is being experienced. Desire for translation of the complete text either in Hindi or English is being keenly felt. This translation in English hopes to fulfil the need.
Translation has been done in simple English by Prof. K. R. Srikantha Murthy an experienced teacher and author. Explanatory notes have been added at many places to fecilitate correct understanding especially by the students. Entire text is being covered in three volumes of translation, each one having Index, Appendices, etc.
This being the first English translation of the complete text is sure to be of great help to all those interested in Ayurveda
About the Author
Prof. K. R. Srikantha Murthy (b. 1929) is an alumnus of the Govt. Ayurveda College, Mysore (1948) and Post-Graduate Center in Ayurveda, Jamnagar (1958), Served as professor and Principal at all the three Govt. Colleges of Ayurveda in Karnataka and retired in 1984. As ordained by his preceptor and mentor Prof. C. Dwarakanath, he has been pursuing literary research activities since last forty years and has many scientific monographs and books to his credit. He is the recipient of many titles prizes and awards from prestigious organizations.