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Fragments of the medical practice in Calcutta at the close of the last century

  • 19 Pages
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  • English
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Statementby Alexander Grant
ContributionsPresidency General Hospital (Calcutta, India)
The Physical Object
Pagination19 pages ;
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Biography Early years. Narendra Nath "Naren" Bhattacharya, later known as M. Roy, was born on 22 March at Arbelia, located in the North 24 Parganas of West Bengal, near Calcutta (Kolkata).

The Bhattacharyas were Sakta Brahmins – a family of hereditary priests. Naren's paternal grandfather was the head priest of the goddess Kheputeswari in the village of Kheput, located in the Alma mater: Jadavpur University, Communist.

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The Bower Manuscript is a collection of seven fragmentary Sanskrit treatises found buried in a Buddhist memorial stupa near Kucha, northwestern China. Written in early Gupta script (late Brahmi) on birch bark, it is variously dated in 5th– to early 6th-century. The Bower manuscript includes oldest dated fragments of an Indian medical text, the Navanitaka.

Kolkata (/ k ɒ l ˈ k ɑː t ə / or / k ɒ l ˈ k ʌ t ə /, Bengali: [ˈkolˌkata] (), also rendered Calcutta / k æ l ˈ k ʌ t ə /, the official name until ) is the capital of the Indian state of West d on the eastern bank of the Hooghly River, the city is approximately 80 kilometres (50 mi) west of the border with is the prime business, commercial, and Country: India.

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