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CONTENTS:- 1. Definition of Vyavahara Ayurveda (Jurisprudence) etc. 2. Discussion of age, determination of age and identification. 3. Death and its medico-legal importance. 4. Injury, types of injury and examination from medico-legal view, electrocution etc. 5. Knowledge of the medico-legal aspects of adultery, unnatural acts, abortions, foetcide, impotence, infertility, virginity etc. 6. Medico legal discussion of insanity. 7. The responsibilities, conduct, rules, professional rites and confidentiality (secrecy) of Physician. 8. Attainment of Dharma, Artha, Kama and Moksha is prime objective of Ayurveda. 9. Adharma is sole cause of diseases therefore to follow Dharma is necessary. 10. Kayika (physical), Vacika (oral) and Manasika (mental) types of papa (Sins). Charka's ethics. Indian Penal Code (I.P.C.) sections.