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The Ayurvedic Man: encounters with Indian Medicine

The Ayurvedic Man: encounters with Indian Medicine

The exhibition tells the story of Paira Mall, a young Indian doctor who was tasked in 1911 with bringing back materials about the ancient practice of Ayurvedic medicine. Dating back 3,500 – 4,000 years, it is part of the Vedas, the divine texts of Hinduism and literally translates as ‘the science of life’. The exhibition runs until 8 April 2018.

https://wellcomecollection.org/exhibitions/WduTricAAN7Mt8yY

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