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Memoirs of Vaidyas. The Lives and Practices of Traditional Medical Doctors in Kerala, India (2)

  • Tsutomu Yamashita
  • P. Ram Manohar

Abstract

This article presents an English translation of interview with a doctor of traditional Indian medicine (Āyurveda), Aṣṭavaidya, Nā*** Mūssŭ (1936~2007) in Kerala, India. The contents of the interview are 1. Background and History of the Family, 2. Education and Textual Traditions, 3. Royal Physician, 4. Aṣṭavaidya and 5. Basic Education.

Author Biography

Tsutomu Yamashita

Author for correspondence. Address: 1-1 Nanjo Otani, Sogabe-chou, Kameoka-shi, Kyoto-fu, 621-8555 JAPAN. E-mail: tyama@atri.club.ne.jp.

Published
2009-05-13
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