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We learn from Caraka Samhita that Maharsi Atreya had six pupils. They are:
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In Caraka Samhita it states that Maharsi Atreya had six pupils. They were:
 
# Agnivesa
 
# Agnivesa
 
# Bhela
 
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All these received instruction from the Guru Atreya and each wrote a treatise on medicine. All these treatises were submitted to a committee of Rsis for examination. The treatise of Agnivesa was found to be the best among all these six disciples and hence it was authorized to be the universal text-book.  
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Maharsi Atreya was their guru and all six students followed instructions of their guru. Each  student wrote a treatise on medicine. All the treatises were submitted to a committee of Rishis for evaluation. Agnivesa's treatise was the best among all the six disciples and hence it was authorized to be the universal text-book.  
  
 
==References==
 
==References==

Revision as of 18:58, 30 March 2018

In Caraka Samhita it states that Maharsi Atreya had six pupils. They were:

  1. Agnivesa
  2. Bhela
  3. Harita
  4. Jatukarna
  5. Parasara
  6. Ksarapani

Maharsi Atreya was their guru and all six students followed instructions of their guru. Each student wrote a treatise on medicine. All the treatises were submitted to a committee of Rishis for evaluation. Agnivesa's treatise was the best among all the six disciples and hence it was authorized to be the universal text-book.

References

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