8+230p., Tables, App., Index, 23 cm. (Kashi Ayurveda Series No. 3) (Third Edition pub. in 2003)
CONTENTS:- 1. Introduction. 2. Nidana Pancaka (the Five Means of Diagnosis). 3. Nidana (Aetiology). 4. Dosas-Samya and Vaisamya (Normalcy and Abnormalcy of Dosas). 5. Agni-Samya and Vaisamya (firelike-activity-normalcy and Abnormalcy). 6. Dhatu-Samya and Vaisamya (Tissues-normal and Abnormal). 7. Ojas - Samya and Vaisamya (Normalcy and Abnormalcy of Ojas). 8. Kriyakala (Evolution of Diseases). 9. Samprapti (Pathogenesis). 10. Roga (Disease). 11. Arista Laksana (Fatal Signs). 12. Upasaya/Anupasaya (Diagnostic Tests).
The book is designed to serve as a text book especially for students of the graduate course. It can also fulfil the needs of the teachers and post-graduate students as a ready reference book.