Origin of the Life of a Human Being
This study attempts to determine how the ancient Indian medicinal and sexological texts would answer a non medical question but also social and religious relevance namelyl: what happens in a woman`s body at the time of conception? To this end, numerous relevant texts were exhausitively analysed, along with several secondary sources and other traditional medicinal systems.
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Semen of Females and Other
The Astarigahrdaya and the Astarigasangraha
Parallels in Greek and Yundrii Medicine
Discussion of Selected Technical Terms
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