Shalya Chikitsa: The Ancient Art of Surgery in India

Shalya Chikitsa: The Ancient Art of Surgery in India

LAP Lambert Academic Publishing ( 2024-03-29 )

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"Shalya Chikitsa: The Ancient Art of Surgery in India" is a comprehensive exploration of the ancient Indian surgical tradition, shedding light on the rich heritage, principles, techniques, and contributions of Shalya Chikitsa to the field of medicine. Delving into the origins and evolution of surgical practices in ancient India, the book traces the lineage of surgical knowledge from the Indus Valley Civilization to the Vedic period, highlighting the flourishing of surgical expertise and the seminal contributions of Sage Sushruta and the Sushruta Samhita.The book provides a detailed examination of surgical techniques and procedures described in ancient texts, including innovations such as cataract surgery, rhinoplasty, and lithotomy, showcasing the advanced surgical skills and technological prowess of ancient Indian healers. Through the lens of Guru-Shishya Parampara, the book explores the spiritual dimensions of surgery, emphasizing the interconnectedness of body, mind, and spirit in the healing process.

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Pooja Vats

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