Author: B MukherjiPublisher: Sri Satguru PublicationsYear: 1998Language: EnglishPages: 1479ISBN/UPC (if available): 8170305829
The main concept of Rasa sastra is to transform base/lower metals into noble/higher metals and to strengthen and maintain the body tissue in a healthy state and to cure the diseases. Therefore to achieve Lohavedha (transformation of metals) and Dehavedha (transformation of metals) and Dehavedha (transformation of body tissues) this system of Rasa Sastra was evolved and developed. The Rasa sastra has laid stress on the Rasayana concept of Ayurveda to promote positive health through prevention of ageing and diseases. The present book is the revised English translation of the Rasa Jala Nidhi. As the name denotes this book is the ocean of Rasa Sastra giving procedures for purifications of mercury, medicinal uses etc.
INTRODUCTIONCHAPTERS1. Requisites for Metallurgical Operations2. Initiation of Disciple3. Parada (Mercury)4. Natural Blemishes of Mercury5. Dying of Mercury6. Apparata (Yantras)7. Definitions8. Making of Gold9. Uprasas10. Metals11. Ratnas (Gems)12. Ksharas (Alkalis)13. Lavanas (Salts)14. Visha (Poisons)15. Upavisha (Semi-Poisons)16. Tailapatana (Extraction of Oil) from Seeds of any Kind17. Sandhanas (Liquors)18. Paribhasha (Definitions)19. General Directions for Taking Drugs20. Fever21. Jvaratisara (Fever with Diarrhoea)22. Irregularity of the Digesting Heat: Its Causes, symptoms and Indications23. Piles24. Diseases Affecting the Belly25. Raktapitta (Haemeptosis)26. Phthisis or Consumption27. Cough28. Asthma and Hiccough29. Hoarseness30. Diseases Affecting the Heart31. Amlapitta or Acidity and Biliousness32. Shula (All Sorts of Pain in the Belly including Colic)33. Gulma (A Kind of Tumour in the Belly)34. Krimiroga (Worms and Bacilii)35. Pandu (Anaemia), Kamala (Jaundice)36. Arochaka (Aversion to Food)37. Vomiting38. Thirst39. Medas (Obesity)40. Thinness41. Daha (Sensation of Heat)42. Madya-Pana-Vikara (Diseases of Drinking Wine)43. Murchha (Loss of Consciousness)44. Sannyasa (Malignant Swoon)45. Apasmara (Epilepsy)46. Unmada (Insanity)47. Ama-vata (Gout and Rheumatism)INDEX