The seminal text of Ayurvedic Medicine. This is by far the finest translation of the Sanskrit text by Achyra Charaka. It covers the complete medical wisdom of the Vedic era, covering topics such as illness and remedies, diet, regimens, lifestyle & how to live a good and righteous life The present translation is by the renowned Vidya, Bhagwan Dash. In the course of over thirty years dedicated to research and practice of Ayurveda, Dr. Dash has had an outstandingly brilliant academic career.