Book Review on Vaidyamanorama

DOI: 10.47223/IRJAY.2022.5916


  • Viji P C PG Scholar, Department of Panchakarma, VPSV Ayurveda College, Kottakkal, Kerala
  • Subin V R Assistant professor, Department Of panchakarma, VPSV Ayurveda College, Kottakkal, Kerala
  • Jigeesh P P Professor, Department of Panchakarma, VPSV Ayurveda College, Kottakkal



An old Malayalam treatise, called Vaidyamanorama contains recipes for treating various illnesses. It also goes by the name Chikitsakrama. There are two more works with the title "Vaidyamanorama," one of which is thought to have been authored by Kalidasa (the probable period between AD 1000 - 1500) and the other, "Chikitsakrama," is quite similar to this one. The other two, in explanation of formulations in detail for each disease as well. The author of this treatise and the period in which this was written are unknown. However on the verification of the available manuscripts or records points to the possibility that, it was originally written by one of the members of the Ashtavaidya tradition. This book is published on the basis of 2 incomplete manuscripts procured from families in
Kerala having rich Ayurveda Legacy. Vaidyamanorama was first published by Vayaskara N. S. Mooss in two editions for the magazine Vaidyasaradhi in 1944 and 1947.


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P C, V. ., V R, S. ., & P P, J. . (2022). Book Review on Vaidyamanorama: DOI: 10.47223/IRJAY.2022.5916. International Research Journal of Ayurveda & Yoga, 5(9), 88–91.



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