Ancient Science of Life

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Year
: 1985  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 158--164

Development of rasasastra in medieval period*


Harishankar Sharma 
 Department of Rasa Sastra, Gujarat Ayurved University, Jamnagar 361 008, India

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Harishankar Sharma
Department of Rasa Sastra, Gujarat Ayurved University, Jamnagar 361 008
India

The paper deals with the historical development of Rasasastra in Medieval period. Knowledge of Rasa has been in existence from the time immemorial. Exploration of natural resources for the benefit of human beings is the object of this therapy. It is a medical science recognized during vedic periods for the betterment of even Devas. Medieval period can be treated as a golden age for the development of this science. Looking at its aim and objects, methodology and therapeutics, it was recognized as a medical science with an independent philosophical background in 14th century, by Madhavacharya in his Sarva Darsana Samgraha.


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Sharma H. Development of rasasastra in medieval period*.Ancient Sci Life 1985;4:158-164


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Sharma H. Development of rasasastra in medieval period*. Ancient Sci Life [serial online] 1985 [cited 2022 May 24 ];4:158-164
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