Ayurveda and the planets
d.wujastyk at UCL.AC.UK
Mon Jul 19 05:14:59 EDT 2004
No, classical ayurveda doesn't make such a link. In works up to about
1200, that is. The best-known work that tries to be astrological as well
as medical is the Virasimhavaloka of 1383.
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On Sun, 18 Jul 2004, Martin Gansten wrote:
> In detailing the characteristics of the seven planets, Sanskrit
> astrological texts typically assign an Ayurvedic constitution (prak.rti) to
> each, although disagreeing among themselves on the precise scheme. I am
> curious to know whether classical works on Ayurveda also link the various
> do.sa combinations with the planets. Does anyone know?
> Thanks in advance,
> Martin Gansten
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