The present work "Padartha Vijnana", by a well known scholar and author of repute Prof. Dr. Y.C. Mishra, is a complete and comprehensive treatise, which deals with the basic principles of Ayurveda.
This is the first book in English which deals with the subject in all completeness and clarity, covering the various unique aspects of basic principles of Ayurved like:
- Manas (mind)
- Atman (soul)
- Indriyas (sense organs)
- Ayu (life).
The book, no doubt, will prove as most useful asset to the under and postgraduate students of Ayurveda. It will also prove helpful to all those, who are interested to peep in the basic fundamentals of the science as well as the art of living known as Ayurveda.
The author, being a senior professor in the subject of basic principles of Ayurveda, with a good background of Sanskrta language and philosophy, the book bears a rare blend of conceptual authenticity, linguistic clarity and philosophical based scientific temper. It is an unique attempt to fill the gap in the field of Ayurvedic literature.
About the Author:
A eminent scholar of Ayurveda, Philosophy, Sanskrta and Indian culture. Prof. Yogesh Chandra Mishra, born in 1945 in a renowned, dedicated for cultural and moral values family of vaidyaraj Pt. Shrikrishna Kumar Mishra and Smt. Lavangashree Devi, in a small village sherganja (Pilibhit- U.P.). He is dedicated academist as well as a well known social organizer of the positive forces of society for the world wide promotion and re-establishment of the vast glory of Ayurveda.
Prof. Mishra completed his Ayurvedacharya (BAMS) in 1965 from the oldest and prestigious institution of north India (L.H, State Ayurvedic College, Pilibhit, U.P.) in a top rank. Further the thirst of knowledge enforced him to continue his studies as he obtained degrees, like Shastri, M.A. (Sanskrit) and Sahityacharya in due course. He worked hard on the broken and incomplete Kashyapa Samhita and was awarded Ph.D. in 1978. Prof. Mishra, starting his teaching career in 1967, is presently working as principal and suptt. Of Ayurvedic College, Bareilly since 1995.
His works as book's publications, presentations in seminar as well as radio and T.V. programmes are being appreciated by both the students and learned scholars of Ayurvedia.