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Ayurveda Timeline

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Transcript of Ayurveda Timeline

Ayurveda Timeline
1500-500 BCE
The Vedas
Rig Veda
- The science of praise or verse
1000+ hymns of vibratory nature of the Universe
Agni is the 1st word

Yajur Veda
- The science of action
Rituals and ceremonies for inner and outer transformation

Sama Veda
- The science of sound
Further develops the Rig chants into musical forms for transformation

Atharva Veda
- Mantras for various situations including treating disease as well as the plants used for such

400 BCE - 400 CE
Considered 2 of the 3 Classics
Charaka Samhita
400-500 CE
Vagbhatta wrote both
Ashtanga Sangraba
and
Ashtanga Hrdaya
. Together these are considered the 3rd Classic Text of Ayurveda
Ayurveda has roots in both the Rig Veda and the Atharva Veda
agním īḷe puróhitam
I praise Agni, who is placed first
Sushruta Samhita
Charaka Samhita
Written by Charaka
Oldest Ayurvedic text still in existence
Describes the 5 subdoshas of Vata
Describes many of the treatments and the philosophy behind Panchakarma
Sushruta Samhita
Written by Nagarjuna
First to describe surgery and blood
Cesarean section and appendectomy
5 Pitta subdoshas
Marma points
Names Panchakarma for rejuvination
Considered father of modern plastic surgery
Dinacharya
Ritucharya
Further treatments and purifications
Kapha subdoshas
Metals
Minerals
8 Limbs of Ayurveda
Internal Medicine (general)
Pediatrics
Surgery
Psychology
Ear, Nose and Throat
Geriatrics (rejuvenation and longevity)
Toxicology
Aphrodisiacs
1300-1500 CE
Sharngadhara Samhita -
Numerous pharmacological formulations
First elaboration of diagnosis by means of the pulse


Bhava Prakasha -
Well organized representation of earlier material
Elaborates on infections and disease
Namaste
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