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Ayurvedic Pharmacology and Therapeutic Uses of Medicinal Plants Dravyagunavignyan by Vaidya V.M. Gogte

See Buddhist Ayurvedic Medicine Bibliography and Materia Medica.

Title: Ayurvedic Pharmacology and Therapeutic Uses of Medicinal Plants Dravyagunavignyan 2016th Edition

  • Author: Vaidya V.M. Gogte
  • Hardcover: 841 pages
  • Publisher: Chaukhambha Publications; 2016 edition (May 1, 2009)
  • ISBN-10: 8189798502
  • ISBN-13: 978-8189798505

Original version referenced in portions of the Medicine Buddha Healing Center‘s Ayurveda Healing Arts Institute Buddhist Ayurveda Online Learning Certification Program:

  • Hardcover: 841 pages
  • Publisher: Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan; 1st Eng. ed edition (September 15, 2001)
  • ISBN-10: 8172761929
  • ISBN-13: 978-8172761929

Back of the Book:

“The English translation of Dravyagunavignyan of Vaidya V. M. Gogte has impressed me as a brilliant exposition of the basis of Ayurveda termed by Charaka as Yuktivyapasraya chikitsa (rationalistic medicine.)

“the book entitles ‘Ayurvedic Pharmacology And Therapeutic Uses of Medicinal Plants’ by Vaidya V. M. Gogte is a comprehensive study of the basic principle of Dravyapgunavignyan. It will be useful for clinical practice in Ayurveda and for further research work in the subject of Dravyaguna.”

“Dravyagunavignyan by revered Vaidya Vishnu Mahadev Gogte, Ayurvedteerth, is a monumental landmark publication of Ayurveda. But it was inaccessible to those who do not know Marathi language. It is not an easy task to translate such a voluminous publication into English. I congratulate the Academic Team of Bhavan’s SPARC for accomplishing this hard task and putting this repository of knowledge for the benefit of scientists, academicians and Ayurvedic and Modern clinicians. Such endeavours are needed so as to protect the Intellectual Property Rights and exhibit the strong knowledge base preserved by Indian scholars.”

“I am amazed by the conceptual clarity the rock solid foundation if his fifty years of experience in teaching Dravyagunavignyan, as well as his rich interaction with other scholars shines through.

“The scientists at Bhavan’s SPARC and Dr. Jaya Gogte have done a commendable job in enlightening the English-speaking world with the essentials of this timeless classic in Marathi. While the world is reeling under the weight of prohibitively expensive modern medicine and looking for the science of complementary systems, this book comes….”

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“A Brilliant Exposition of the Basis of Ayurveda: “The English translation of Dravyagunavignyan of Vaidya M Gogte,has impressed me as a brilliant exposition of the basis of Ayurveda termed by Charaka as Yuktivyapasraya chikitsa (rationalistic medicine). ..the basic laws,unravelled and recorded by our ancients aree applicable for all times and by all systems of medicine.This fact is now proved by the reports of repeated confirmation of the veracity of ancient outlooksby modern scientists.I recommend this work as a timely publication of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan…to promote mutual studies of both (classical and modern) traditions,which may be beneficial for the planned advance of the world of science as a whole. –Dr.P.K.Warrier/Chief Physician,Arya Vaidya Sala,Kottakkal/Kerala/India

The Timeless Classic: “The Scientists at Bhavan and Dr.Jaya Gogte have done a commendable job in enlightening the English speaking world with the essentials of this timeless classic in marathi.while the world is reeling under the weight of prohibitively expensive modern medicine and looking for the science of complimentary systems,this book comes like a breath of fresh air”. –Prof.Dr.B.M.Hegde,M.D.,FRCP (Lon)/Vice Chancellor/Manipal Academy of Higher Education/India”

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Buddhist Ayurvedic Medicine Bibliography

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