Brhatpakavali (Massive and markable model on medicinal cookery) is an
exceptional ayurvedic text book authored by physician of modern era Sriyuta
Gangaprasada Sarma. Author himself collected 71 massive medicinal
formulation based on paka from different good old classical texts of Ayurveda.
Distinct feature of the text is, all formulations has multiple drugs, actions and
benefits. It is very important to note that all formulations are paka based
Avaleha, Guda, Sarkara, Rasakriya, Khanda, Phanita & Guggulu preparations.
Such a paramount text has been translated to English systematically with the
consideration of multiple angles of literary research. Present translated book has
two components grossly. First component deals with prologomenon on
Brhatpakavali and persuation on Paka which gives brief outline about the text
where as the second component deals with the english translation of 71
formulations systematically one after another. Idiosyncratic approach towards
each formulation has been named as paramaréa. After completing the translation
of each formulation, translators viewed the formulation through the eyes of
literary research and came up with productive inputs. The present paramount
literature if used by the fraternity, students, physicians, scholars and researchers
of Ayurveda then the efforts of author and translators becomes triumphant.
Dr. Arhanth Kumar is ayurveda scholar belonging to Dakshina Kannada district of
Karnataka State. He completed his M.D. (Ayurveda) in Ayurveda Samhita & Siddhanta
from Govt. Ayurveda Medical College, Mysore. He is well versed scholor in the field of
literary research, counseling & psychotherapy, yoga and ayurveda. He has well
experienced in the field of translation, edition, original writing and critical analysis of
Ayurvedic texts. His translation of various ayurveda texts co-authorship with Dr.
Shreevasthsa has already been published from Chaukhamba. He contributed articles to
many e-books and well versed in the technology of framing e-book. At present he is
working as Assistant professor in the P.G. department of Samhita & Siddhanta, $.D.M.
College of Ayurveda-Udupi (Karnataka).
Dr. Shreevathsa is from Shimoga district of Karnataka state and presently working as
professor and head, P.G. studies in Department of Ayurveda Samhita & Siddhanta, Govt.
Ayurveda Medical college, Mysore. He completed his M.D. (Ayu) from LP.G.T. & R.A,
Gujrat Ayurveda University, Jamnagar in 2000. He is double gold medalist and "Rotary
Pandit Ayurvedic Education Awardee" and also completed Vidwat (p) level in Karnatic
music. He is also practicing Yoga-chikitsa, Naada-chikitsa and Ayurveda-chikitsa.
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