Vrksayurveda in Ancient India

Vrksayurveda in Ancient India

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Author: Lallanji Gopal
Publisher: Sundeep Prakashan
Year: 2000
Language: English
Pages: 252
ISBN/UPC (if available): 817574085X

Description

The real nature of this book was not realised earlier G.P. Majumdar Popularised the name Upavanavinoda. Its real name, a genuine Indian contribution, is Vrksayurveda the book deals with a variety of subject concerning plants, soil, seeds, treatment of soil and seeds, fertilizing, diseases of plants and their cure, creating botanical marvels layout of gardens including provision for water reservoirs etc.

Contents

PART I
HISTORICAL ACCOUNT

1. Meaning and scope of Vrksayurveda
2. Emergence of Vrksayurveda as a Science : Kautilya and Varahamihira
3. In Kasyapasamhita Vrksayurveda
4. Ancient Authorities or Vrksayurveda
5. Vrksayurveda of Parasara : A Modern eponymous text
6. Vrksayurveda in the Puranas : Visnudharmottara-purana and Agnipurana
7. Classic Formulation of Vrksayurveda by surapala
8. Extension and transformation of the Vrksayurveda tradition
A) Diversification in Manasollasa-Bhudharakrida
B) Sarngadhara and Upavanavinoda
C) Medieval Tradition of Upavanavinoda

PART II
TEXTS WITH TRANSLATION

A) Kautilya on Vrksayurveda
B) Kasyapasamhita on Vrksayurveda
C) Varahamihira on Vrksayurveda
D) Visnudharmottara Purana on Vrksayurveda
E) Agnipurana on Vrksayurveda
F) Vrksayurveda of Surapala

APPENDIX - LIST OF PLANT NAMES