Kerala Museum To Showcase The Rich Traditions Of Ayurveda

Date 2013/12/22 17:38:16 | Topic: Hindu Press International

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THRISSUR, KERALA, December 21, 2013 (The Hindu): A museum that will display the evolution of Ayurveda will be opened soon at Thaikkattussery, near here. On December 27, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, former President, will inaugurate the museum. It will showcase the rich traditions of Ayurveda, its evolution through millennia and the contribution of Ayurveda acharyas.

"A library of ancient scriptures, reference books, a 3D gallery traversing through the history of Ayurveda are preserved in their natural settings," said Astavaidyan E.T. Narayanan Mooss, who supervised the setting up of the museum.

The exhibits in the museum have been divided into various sections, which include display of authoritative texts on Ayurveda, description of various ancient practices of black magic, study of Vedas, Yaagas and Yajnas, Gurukula system, Rasasalas or pharmacies of ancient times, pulse diagnosing and various researches in Ayurveda, said Mr. Narayanan Mooss.



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