Life of Sivadasa Sen
Regarding his history, the available information is that he was born in the Vaidya guild, his father's name was Ananta Sen, his birth place was Malancika, a village in Bengal. The then ruler of Guda Bengal was Barbaka Saha who ruled over Bengal from 1454 to 1474 A. D. He belonged to Bengal is also evident from his name ending viz., Sen. He was a Vaisnavite in spite of his name Sivadasa Sen.
Commentary By Sivadasa Sen
SivadasaSen's commentary on Caraka Samhita is known as Tattwa-candrika. His commentary written in 1448 A D. is available in parts. Only a portion of it, from Sutra 1-27, is available. The manuscript belongs to the Bombay Royal Asiatic Society Library.
- The Caraka Samhita published by Shree Gulabkunverba Ayurvedic Society, Jamnagar, India