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Human Anatomy in Yajnavalkya Smriti

Human Anatomy aspects in Yajnavalkya Smriti -
History of Medical Tourism, Health and Wellness Tourism in Smriti Literature – 7
History of Medical Tourism, Health and Wellness Tourism in India, South Asia- 61
(Special mentions of History of Medicines in India)
By: Acharya Bhishma Kukreti (Medical Tourism Historian)
The Yajnavalkya Smriti is created after Manu Smriti. The medical aspects are taken from Sushruta or Charak Samhita and others.
There are various aspects of medical science in Yajnavalkya Smriti. Yajnavalkya Smriti mentions human anatomy and are based on Charak Samhita or Ashtang Samhita –
Charak Samhita counts the number of human bones for 360. Yajnavalkya Smriti mentions 360 bones in human body too. (YS 3/84)
As Charak mentions six skins as in Charak Samhita (Atideva )
Yajnavalkya Smriti mentions following numbers for various human parts –
Veins – 700
Nerves – 900
Arteries -200
Mussels -500
Nadi (YS, mentions going from hart) – 72000
Reference
Atideva , ibid page 120

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History of Medical, health and Wellness Tourism in India will be continued in next chapter
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