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.
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
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.