Skip to main page content
Access keys NCBI Homepage MyNCBI Homepage Main Content Main Navigation
, 29 (2), 127-31

Constituting the Outlines of a Philosophy of Ayurveda: Mainly on Mental Health Import

Affiliations

Constituting the Outlines of a Philosophy of Ayurveda: Mainly on Mental Health Import

J P Balodhi. Indian J Psychiatry.

Abstract

The antiquity of achievements of Hindus in the field of Mental health is explained. The chief points discussed in this article are: (1) The exact sense in which the school of ancient Indian Medicine (Ayurveda) is to be understood. (2) The interpretation of some of the fundamental philosophical issues governing the laws of mental sciences and (3) The relevance of such laws to modern scientific world. However, the present article limits its scope to Charaka Samhita- the most fundamental book on Ayurveda only.

Similar articles

See all similar articles

Cited by 2 PubMed Central articles

  • Development and Standardization of Mysore Tridosha Scale
    S Shilpa et al. Ayu 32 (3), 308-14. PMID 22529642.
    The authors have developed a personality scale to assess Tridoshas i.e. Vata, Pitta, and Kapha from psychological perspective in human beings. The Tridoshas are composed …
  • Foundations of Clinical Logagogy
    KE Bühler. Med Health Care Philos 6 (3), 303-13. PMID 14620467. - Review
    The meaning of the term "logagogy" is elucidated, and logagogic practices are outlined in the history of medicine. It is shown how the traditional medicine of India, Ayur …
Feedback