Talk:Sivadasa Sen

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There is little information on Sivadasa Sen. From what is available, it is known that he was born (somewhere between 1454 - 1474 AD[1]) in the Vaidya guild to Ananta Sen in Malancika, a village in Bengal. Another indication of his birthplace is from his name viz., Sen and that he was a Vaisnava.

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 today. The manuscript belongs to the Bombay Royal Asiatic Society Library.


  1. It is known Guda Bental was ruled by Barbaka Saha at the time of his birth and his rule was from 1454 to 1474 A. D.
  • The Caraka Samhita published by Shree Gulabkunverba Ayurvedic Society, Jamnagar, India