Which Indian System of medicine was in use before the time of Hippocrates. Yoga, Siddhha Yoga,Ayurceda or Ashtanga Hridaya?
#25686. Asked by jassu. (Dec 29 02 5:48 AM)
1. Hippocrates lived between c. 460-370 BC
2. Yoga has been practised in India for the past 5,000 years and is not really a medical practice. It was traditionally practised as a liberation discipline, 'leading to great inner peace, profound happiness, and a sense of freedom relative to the material world.'
3.About 6000 years ago, the seers of Ayreduva include the health of the body, mind and soul in the definition of health.
Ayurveda: The First World Medicine www.lotusfair.com/artworld.htm
Ayurveda , the science of life, prevention and longevity is the oldest and most holistic medical system available on the planet today. It was placed in written form over 5,000 years ago in India, it was said to be a world medicine dealing with both body and the spirit.'
In 16th Century Europe, Paracelsus, who is known as the father of modem Western medicine, practiced and propagated a system of medicine which borrowed heavily from Ayurveda.. http://www.floridavediccollege.edu/ayurveda/history.htm
4.Ashtanga Hridaya. There are two main re-organizers of Ayurveda whose works are still existing in tact today - Charak and Sushrut. The third major treatise is called the Ashtanga Hridaya, which is a concise version of the works of Charak and Sushrut.
We find the roots of modern medicine in Veda which are at least 6000 BC old
Current western medicine finds root in Aryuveda(Ayurveda), the knowledge base which is at least 6000 BC old.
The Indian system of medicine is known as Aryuveda (Ayurveda).
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