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International Journal of Sanskrit Research

2017, Vol. 3, Issue 5, Part A
An Op-Ed on “Changing translations of Ayurveda: Understanding cancer through the words Arbuda and Granthi

Om Jha

While it is good that we try to understand ancient medical practices such as Ayurveda, modern day translators often go too far when trying to place them in a modern context. There exist many examples of these translations turning often vague terms into very specific terms. The most common causes are that they either distort the meaning while trying to make the concepts understandable with all the advances we have today or perhaps even stretch the truth to emphasize the concept’s importance in the foundation of modern science.
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How to cite this article:
Om Jha. An Op-Ed on “Changing translations of Ayurveda: Understanding cancer through the words Arbuda and Granthi”. Int J Sanskrit Res 2017;3(5):45-46.
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