Theraiyar kappiyam (தேரையர் காப்பியம்) siddha medicine Ebook download

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Theraiyar kappiyam (தேரையர் காப்பியம்) written by siddhar Theraiyar describes various methods of medicine preparations and types of medications in Siddha System of Medicine.

In this book Theraiyar explained various methods of metallic preparations of Siddha medicines like parpam (பற்பம்), centūram (செந்தூரம்), cuṇṇam (சுண்ணம்), and plant preparations like cūraṇam (சூரணம்), tailam (தைலம்), iḷakam (இளகம்) etc. and clinical methods like Naadi (நாடி) disease prevention methods etc.

This is one of the most famous books in Siddha Medicine.
Siddhadreams is proud to make this precious wealth online.

Pogar-7000 (போகர்-7000) (Bogar-7000) Siddha Medicine Ebook Download

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Pogar (Bogar)-7000 (போகர்-7000) also called as Pogar saptha kaandam (போகர் சப்தகாண்டம்) is the masterpiece by Siddhar Pogar. This book deals with almost all subjects of Siddha Medicine especially of Metals and minerals (alchemy). This book can be called as bible of  Alchemy in Siddha System.

Pogar-7000 contains 7000 verses (songs) is a great treasure for Siddha Medicine. But experts in Siddha Medicine especially having sound knowledge in Tamil Language can only be able to properly understand these verses.

This book has been digitized by typeset from the great effort taken by an Engineer having interest in Siddha Medicine, he has hosted a website to make this ebook available for general public and scholars.

Major changes in MBBS curriculum proposed

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The Board of Governors of the Medical Council of India (MCI) has proposed major changes in the undergraduate curriculum and training programme that would create an “Indian Medical Graduate,” who will have necessary competence to assume his or her role as a healthcare provider.

"A graduate would have to pass an exit exam or 
licentiate examination in order to practise medicine"

The “Indian Medical Graduate” will have to pass an exit exam or a licentiate examination after an internship to get licence to practise anywhere in the country. The national-level exit exam is expected to set a standard for doctors. The MCI also proposes to introduce the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test from 2012.

3rd World siddha day celebrations ahead

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World siddha day is being celebrated in 14 April every year. This is the Tamil new year's day as well as Dr. BR Ambedhkar's birthday. 

This year world siddha day celebrated as world siddha doctors meet. 

The Third World Siddha Day is going to be celebrated at Trivandrum by the Siddha Doctors Association on April 14th 2011 after its inauguration on 14.04.2009 at the Campus of National Institute for Siddha, Tambaram, Chennai, India 

Parliamentary committee slams NRHM scheme implementation

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The implementation of the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) came under sharp attack from a parliamentary committee Thursday, with the health ministry being asked to carry out a 'complete re-appraisal and restructuring' of the project.

In its report on the NRHM presented to parliament, the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) headed by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Murli Manohar Joshi also lamented that the government's expenditure on public health was merely 1.1 percent of the GDP.

An 'appalled' PAC also noted that the per capita expenditure in India on public health was still worse at $7, even less than that of neighbouring Sri Lanka at $30.

The Siddha Pharmacopoeia of India - Part 1 Vol-1 Ebook Free Download

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The Siddha Pharmacopoeia of India -Part 1 Vol-1 

Published by Department of AYUSH, Govt. of India contains Monographs of 73 plants is foremost book in its category.

Bibliographic details of the book as follows
Title: The siddha pharmacopoeia of India. Part - 1, vol. 1, first edition
Corporate author: India, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Department of Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy
Issue Date: 2008
Publisher: New Delhi: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
Language: en
Type: Other
Copyright: Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India
Appears in Collections: India - Publications on Herbal Medicines

Leech therapy in Siddha Medicine

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Roughly 600 leech species have been identified to date, but only about 15 are used in medicine. Leeches classified as “medicinal leeches”, Hirudo medicinalis, in the narrower sense have been used to treat patients for centuries.

Siddha Medicine explains different types of leeches and methods to cure various diseases through leech theraphy. 

leech therapy or hirudotherapy is called as aṭṭai viṭal (அட்டை விடல்) in Siddha Medicine

Hirudo medicinalis or speckled leech is present in the ponds where good smelling plants, such as lilly, Nymphaea alba are grown. It is also found hidden in the sand. Small sized leeches alone are useful for medicinal  purposes.

India to showcase mission to protect traditional knowledge

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New Delhi, Mar 22 India will showcase its unique mission to curb bio-piracy and share its experience of protecting traditional knowledge in front of representatives from 38 countries at an international conference here.
The conference ''Utilisation of the Traditional Knowledge Digital Library (TKDL) as a Model for the Protection of Traditional Knowledge'' has been inaugurated by Science and Technology Minister P K Bansal  today.

"India is the only country in the world to have set up an institutional mechanism -TKDL, to protect its traditional knowledge and to prevent grant of wrong patents," 
-Vinod Kumar Gupta, Head of TKDL told PTI.

He said India will share its experience in protecting traditional knowledge from being used for acquiring patents at the three day conference, which will also be attended by Francis Gurry, Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO).

Theraiyar Karisal-300 (தேரையர் கரிசல்-300) siddha medicine Ebook Download

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Theraiyar karisal-300 written by Siddhar Theraiyar in 1000 - 1500 AD.

In this book Theraiyar explained various methods of metallic preparations of Siddha medicines like parpam (பற்பம்), centūram (செந்தூரம்), cuṇṇam (சுண்ணம்), and plant preparations like cūraṇam (சூரணம்), tailam (தைலம்), iḷakam (இளகம்) etc.

This is one of the most famous books in Siddha Medicine.
Siddhadreams is proud to make this precious wealth online.

The Alchemical Body - Siddha Traditions in Medieval India-book on Siddha Medicine

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The Alchemical Body excavates and centers within its Indian context the lost tradition of the medieval Siddhas.

Working from a body of previously unexplored alchemical sources, David Gordon White demonstrates for the first time that the medieval disciplines of Hindu alchemy and Hatha Yoga were practiced by one and the same people, and that they can only be understood when viewed together.

White opens the way to a new and more comprehensive understanding of medieval Indian mysticism, within the broader context of South Asian Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Islam.

About the Author:

David Gordon White is associate professor of

Siddha herbarium online!

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A team of three, Dr Amritjude, Dr Danesh M .R, Dr Prasanth M who are internees of Santhigiri Siddha Medical college, have started a blog named Siddhaherbarium. Which  is an initiative to give some thing beneficial to Siddha buds and all individuals who are interested in the area of materia medica. These team says through slides and videos things will get easier and the impact will be more.

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Materia medica of India and their therapeutics Free Download

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