Disease and Medicine (Hindu).

Jolly, Julius

In: Encyclopaedia of Religion and Ethics, 4 (1911), pp. 753-755

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The earliest view of disease in India was that all morbid and abnormal states of body and mind for which no special reason was assignable were due to the attacks of demons. Folk-medicine in India is closely connected with sorcery.

Document type: Article
Version: Secondary publication
Date Deposited: 23 Jun 2020
Faculties / Institutes: Miscellaneous > Individual person
DDC-classification: Medical sciences Medicine
Literature and rhetoric
General history of Asia Far East
Controlled Keywords: Atharvaveda, Karmavipāka
Uncontrolled Keywords: India, Medizin, Magie / India, Medicine, Magic
Subject (classification): Indology
Countries/Regions: India
Series: Personen > Schriften von Julius Jolly
Volume: 131