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Memoirs of Vaidyas. The Lives and Practices of Traditional Medical Doctors in Kerala, India (3)

  • Tsutomu Yamashita
  • P. Ram Manohar

Abstract

This article presents an English translation of an interview with a doctor of traditional Indian medicine (Āyurveda), paediatrician, G*** Vaidyar (1935~) in Kerala, India. The contents of the interview are: 1. Tradition of the family and the manufacturing of medicines; 2. Medical texts and manuscripts; 3. Methods of learning Āyurveda; 4. Modern Āyurveda; 5. Diseases in Kerala; 6. The future of Āyurveda.

Published
2009-10-12
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