Ancient Tamil Medicine Manuscripts Institute of Asian Studies Chennai


Ancient Tamil texts dealing with Medicine,herbs, preparation of special medicines, chanting to be done while preparing medicines, rare diseases and their treatment are housed at The Institute of Asian Studies,Chennai.Thesr documents are preserved in the Memory of the World Register in 1997.

Devimahatmiya illustration in British Museum. Image

650 Vedic Manuscripts 60000 Books Sanskrit Pali with British Museum.


But majority of the  works are abroad, mainly in museums. I had written  in earlier lost as to what are  available with USA  Library of Congress and Canada

Thirty Million Manuscripts 700 Poetic Meters Amazing Sanskrit


With Thirty Million Manuscripts existing even today,Sanskrit is the oldest Language of the world and the Rig Veda which is in Sanskrit is the oldest literature of the world.Sanskrit is the oldest Language of the world and the Rig Veda which is in Sanskrit is the oldest literature of the world. There is a view that the Hitti Language is older than Sanskrit. Not so. I shall be posting on this an article.