Memoirs of Vaidyas. The Lives and Practices of Traditional Medical Doctors in Kerala, India (6)
This article presents an English translation of an interview with a doctor of traditional Indian medicine (Āyurveda), Aṣṭavaidya, P*** Ś*** Mooss (1960 ~ ), in Kerala, India. The contents of the interview are 1. History of the Family and Aṣṭavaidyas, 2. Traditional Education of Āyurveda, 3. A Patient in the Final Stage, 4. The Carakasaṃhitā and the Aṣṭāṅgah.rdayasaṃhitā, 5. The Aṣṭāṅgah.rdayasaṃhitā and the Aṣṭāṅgasaṃgraha, 6. Modern Āyurveda, 7. Vāgbhaṭa in Kerala, 8. Treatments of Āyurveda, 9. Traditional elephant-medicine (Hastyāyurveda).
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