COMPARATIVE STUDY OF SAMBHASHA IN CHARAK SAMHITA WITH SYMPOSIUMS HELD IN MODERN ERA

Rajpreet Singh, Veenu Malhotra, Rimpaljeet Kaur, Shashikant Bharadwaj
2016 International Journal of Research in Ayurveda and Pharmacy  
Knowledge of medical sciences and arts only is not sufficient to qualify a medical practitioner but he is expected to be acquainted with a number of other sciences which are likely to bear some relation to life. A full conception of science will never be attained by the knowledge of only a part of it. If a man be well read in Charak but ignorant of even the name of diseases described in Sushrat and other works or if he be not wanting in practical methods but wholly ignorant of Charak what can
more » ... f Charak what can such a poorly equipped man do to relieve the ailment of patients. Three methods to obtain the knowledge are Adhyayana (Study), Adhyapana (Teaching) and Sambhasha (participating in debates), from which the last method 'Tadvidya Sambhasha' (debate between experts of same field) is being discussed in detail. In the ancient period the method is known as Sambhasha, as the time changed from ancient to modern era it takes the form of Symposium. The methodologies and purposes of both are similar along with the discussion methods while following the rules and regulations with the introduction of new techniques and advancement of technology. Today many milestones achieved in the field of Ayurveda by organizing the committees like Chopra and Pandit committee to debate for the promotion of education and practice of Ayurveda in country.
doi:10.7897/2277-4343.073100 fatcat:bmflzf56sndyhaedxf4lpraevu