Talk:Medical Institutions and Education In Ancient India

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Before we begin the survey of the medical achievements and institutions of ancient India, let's first acquaint ourselves with the standards and spread of general education among the people during this period. No country could be medically advanced which is educationally backward and unless we can assure ourselves that the general educational level of the people in ancient times was reasonably high, we cannot feel sure that their medical institutions worked adequately.

 

References

  • The Caraka Samhita published by Shree Gulabkunverba Ayurvedic Society, Jamnagar, India