Ayurveda and the planets

Dominik Wujastyk d.wujastyk at UCL.AC.UK
Mon Jul 19 09:14:59 UTC 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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