The Ashtanga Hridayam, the “Heart or Essence of all the Eight Branches of Ayurveda,” is one of the primary ancient root texts of Ayurveda. Today, the Ashtanga Hridayam continues to serve as a root source for Ayurvedic philosophy and protocol, providing clear guidelines in all aspects of health.
We offer two sets of Ashtanga Hridayam textbooks:
Ashtanga Hridayam by K. R. Srikantha Murthy – 3 Volumes
This set includes the complete text of the Ashtanga Hridayam in both Sanskrit and translated English.
Ashtanga Hridayam by T. Sreekumar – 2 Volumes
This set include the first 30 chapters of the original Ashtanga Hridayam, referred to as Sutrasthana. Each chapter is broken down and explained with a complete translation, including common English herb names, botanical names, families and the parts used. Recommended for level I Ayurvedic Wellness Counselors.