Translating Buddhist medicine in medieval China

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This interdisciplinary study examines the reception of Ayurvedic knowledge and other Indian medical teachings in medieval China through analysis of Buddhist texts, including translations from Indian languages as well as Chinese compositions between the second and ninth centuries.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherUniversity of Pennsylvania Press
Number of pages247
ISBN (Electronic)9780812209693
ISBN (Print)9780812246117
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Arts and Humanities
  • General Social Sciences


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