Who is the the father of Acharya Vagbhata?
Acharya Vagbhata was Simhagupta’s son and Vagbhata’s grandson.
He was from the Sindhu River region.His father and grandfather are Ayurvedic experts.He was a student of Avalokita, Mahayana Buddhism’s top monk.
Who Wrote the Ashtanga Sangraha?
He wrote Ashtanga Sangraha and Ashtanga Hridaya as well.”By churning the huge ocean of medical research, a great reservoir of nectar by the name Ashtanga Sangraha was obtained,” the author states.
Who Wrote the Ashtanga Hridaya?
For the benefit of others who are less intelligent, Ashtanga Hridaya has developed from that reserve of nectar.”The author’s name was particularly mentioned as Vagbhata in Ashtanga Sangraha. Later commentators, such as Jejjata and Indu, substituted the name “Bruhata” for Vagbhata. This is the Prakrit equivalent of Vagbhata.
As a result, both terms were used to refer to the same person.
Tisata is the creator of “Chikitsakalika’, as noted in the colophon at the end of the book, that he was Acharya Vagbhata son.
Chandrata’, Tisata”s son, made a commentary on Chikitsakalika but did not mention Acharya Vagbhata name.
On the basis of internal and external evidence, modern academics have as-signed Tisata’ and “Chandrata dates from the 10th and 11th centuries AD, respectively.As a result, it is hard to assume that Tisata and Chandrata were Vagbhata’s son and grandson.In his work Tantrayukti Vichara.
Nilamegha reported that Jejjata and Indu were Acharya Vagbhata followers.
There are several references to Hinduism and Buddhism in Ashtanga Sangraha, implying that Vagbhata was born into a Hindu Brahmin family and eventually converted to Buddhism.
Vagbhata date can be estimated between the 4th and 5th centuries AD based on existing internal and external data.
It indicates that he lived at the time of Charaka and Susruta. Suddhasara author Ravi Gupta was ascribed to an era after Vagbhata. His birth year is given as 650 AD.