Siddha medicine

siddha medicine

siddha medicine

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Catalogue of texts and manuscripts

Baskaran, R. (1980). An Alphabetical Index of Tamil Manuscripts in the Government Oriental Manuscripts Library, Madras. Madras, Director of Stationery and Printing, Government of Tamil Nadu.
Hikosaka, Shu, Samuel, G. John (1997). A Descriptive Catalogue of Palm-leaf Manuscripts in Tamil. Vol V Part I. Chennai, Institute of Asian Studies.
Hikosaka, Shu, Samuel, G. John (1998). A Descriptive Catalogue of Palm-leaf Manuscripts in Tamil. Vol V Part II. Chennai, Institute of Asian Studies.
Liyanaratne Jinadasa (2001). Some Sri Lankan Medical Manuscripts of Importance for the History of South Asian Traditional Medicine. Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, 64-3, 392-400.
Madhavan, V.R. (1984). Siddha Medical Manuscripts in Tamil. Madras, International Institute of Tamil Studies.

Traditions and philosophy in siddha medicine

In Tamil
Anta Kanitacan ( 1992). Akastiyar arul nul. Porraiyati Ancal, Pillai Tatam Kovil.
Caktivel (2007). Tirumular. Chennai, New Horizon Media, ‘Varam 52’.
Jegatha (2005). Cittarkal nikalttiya arputankal. Chennai, Sarupirapa printers.
Jegatha (2005). Cittarkalin mantrika vaciyakkurippukal. Chennai, Sarupirapa printers.
Jegatha (2005). Makkalukkay murrum turantamaka cittarkal. Chennai, Sarupirapa printers.
Jegatha (2005). Civavakkiya cittarin valvum viyappum. Chennai, Sarupirapa printers.
Jegatha (2005). Irava varam perra intiya cittarkal. Chennai, Sarupirapa printers.
Jeyavenkatesh, G. (2006). Patinen cittarkal - Matimaiyum, maruttuvamum, Madurai, Kokila Maruttuvamanai and Mulikai payircimaiyam.
Murugesan, C.S. (2006) Patinen cittarkal varalaru. Chennai, Kurinji. Translation and Notes by Dr. B. Natarajan, Madras, Sri Ramakrishna Math.
Tirumular (2006). Tirumandiram. A Tamil Scriptural Classic. Tamil Text with English.
Vacuvetan, R. (2007). Tirumantiram. Chennai, New Horizon Media, ‘Varam 18’.

In English
Arunachalam, M.(1971). The Poetry and Philosophy of Siddhar Sivavakkiyar. Saiva Siddhanta, 6-1, 8-21 and 6-2, 85-94.
Arunachalam, M.(1973). The Life and Philosophy of Siddhar Pattinattar. Saiva Siddhanta, 8-2, 68-77.
Arunachalam, M.(1977). The Siddha Cult of Tamilnad. Bulletin of the Institute of Traditional Cultures, January-June, 85-117. Ganapathy, T.N.(1993). The philosophy of the Tamil Siddhas. New Delhi, Indian Council of Philosophical Research.
Ganapathy, T.N., Arumugam, K.R. (2006). The Yoga of Siddha Tirumular. Essays on the Tirumandiram, Quebec, Babaji’s Kriya Yoga and Publications, ‘The Yoga Siddha Research Center Publication Series N°6’.
Kailasapathy K. (1987). The Writings of the Tamil Siddhars. In K. Schomer and W.H. Mc Leod (eds.), The Sants – Studies in a Devotional Tradition of India. California, Berkeley, Berkeley Religious Studies Series.
Kutumbiah, P. (1973). The Siddha and Rasa Siddha Schools of Indian Medicine. Indian Journal of History of Medicine, 18, 4-33.
Meenakshi, K. (2001). The Siddhas of Tamil Nadu: A Voice of Dissent. In R. Champakalakshmi and S. Gopal (eds.) Tradition, dissent and ideology; Essays in Honour of Romila Thapar, 111-134. New Delhi, Oxford University Press, ‘Oxford India Paperback’.
Liyanaratne, Jinadasa (1999). Buddhism and Traditional Medicine in Sri Lanka. Kelaniya University Press.
Manickavasagam, R. (1984). Contribution of Agathiyar to Siddha System of Medicine. In S.V. Subramanian, V.R. Madhavan (eds) Heritage of the Tamils Siddha Medicine, 577-599. Madras, International Institute of Tamil Studies.
Moorthy, K.M.S. (1988). Konganar Vakkiyam – A Brief Study. Journal of Research in Ayurveda and Siddha, 12, 1-2, 93-97.
Natarajan, Kanchana (2004). ‘Devine Semen’ and the Alchemical Conversion of Iramatevar. The Medieval History Journal, 7-2, 255-278.
Ramalingam A., Veluchamy, G. (1984). Elements of Medical Science in Sangam Literature. In S.V. Subramanian, V.R. Madhavan (eds) Heritage of the Tamils Siddha Medicine, 44-53. Madras, International Institute of Tamil Studies.
Sivaraja Pillai, K.N. (1985). Agastya in the Tamil Land, New Delhi, Asian Educational Services.
Subramanya Aiyer A.V. (1969). The Poetry and Philosophy of Siddhars - An Essays in Criticism. Chidambaram, Manivasakar Noolakam.
Tirumular (2006). Tirumandiram. A Tamil Scriptural Classic. Tamil Text with English Translation and Notes by Dr. B. Natarajan, Madras, Sri Ramakrishna Math.
Vasanthakumar, T. (2004). Agastiar’s Vaidhya Satakam. English translation with the original text in Malayalam. Adaikkakuzhi, T. Vasanthakumar.
Venkatraman, R. (1990). A History of The Tamil Siddha Cult. Madurai, NS Ennes Publications.
Weiss, Richard S.(2009). Recipes for Immortality. Medicine, Religion, and Community in South India. New York, Oxford University Press.
Weiss, Richard (2003). The Reformulation of a Holy Science. Siddha Medicine and Tradition in South India. PhD of Philosophy, University of Chicago.
White, David Gordon (2004). The Alchemical Body. Siddha Traditions in Medieval India. New Delhi, Munshiram Manoharlal Publishers, 1st Public. 1996, Chicago, University Press of Chicago.
Zvelebil, Kamil V. (1993). The Poets of the Power. Freedom, Magic and Renewal. California, Integral Publishing (Original work published 1973).

Siddha medicine and history

In Tamil
Iramaccantiram, S. P. (2002). Cittarkal varalaru. Chennai, Tamarai Nulakam (1st public. 1999).

In English
Jensen, Niklas Thode (2005). The Medical Skills of the Malabar Doctors in Tranquebar, India, as Recorded by Surgeon T.L.F Folly. Medical History, 49-4, 489-515.
Kandaswamy Pillai (1998). History of Siddha Medicine. Chennai, Department of Indian Medicine and Homoeopathy (1st public. 1979).
Krishnan, K.R. (1984). Siddha Medicine during the Period of Marattias. In S.V. Subramanian, V.R. Madhavan (eds) Heritage of the Tamils Siddha Medicine, 54-116. Madras, International Institute of Tamil Studies.
Niranjana Devi, R. (2006). Medicine in South India. Chennai, Eswar Press.
Ramalingam, A., Veluchamy, G. (1984). Elements of Medical Science in Sangam Literature. In S.V. Subramanian, V.R. Madhavan (eds) Heritage of the Tamils Siddha Medicine, 44-53. Madras, International Institute of Tamil Studies.
Report of the Committee on Indigenous systems of Medicine. (1948). Vol I Report and Recommendations. Ministry of Health, Government of India (known as Chopra report)
Sampath, C.K. (1984). Evolution and Development Siddha Medicine. In S.V. Subramanian, V.R. Madhavan (eds), Heritage of the Tamils Siddha Medicine, 1-20. Madras, International Institute of Tamil Studies.
The Report of the Committee on the Indigenous Systems of Medicine. (1923). Madras.

Siddha medicine pharmacopeia, drugs and nosology

In Tamil
Antiyappan, T., Kumaracuvami, R. (1979). Citta maruttuvam. Madurai, Muttu Patippakam.
Baskaran, K. (2001). Mañcal kamalai noyum maruttuvamum (mulamum uraiyum) (Siddha). Mullankanavilai Ancal, Mera Printers.
Cellatturai, V. (2002). Nalam tarum mulikaikal. Kanniyakumari, Vivekananda Kendram Mardep, (1st public. 1999).
Citamparatanup pillai, S. (2004). Tanuvin cankira cintamani (vaka nul). Chennai, Siddha medical literature research centre.
Cukumaran P. (2006). Citta rakaciyam. Chennai, New Horizon Media, ‘Nalam 8’.
Jegatha (2005). Cittarkal aruliya 200 mulikai rakaciyankal. Chennai, Sarupirapa printers.
Manikkavacakam, C.K. (2003). Eliya muraiyil piniyakarrum teyvika mulikakal, Chennai, T.S. Ramalingam, Narmadha Pathipagam (1st public. 1978).
M.S.S. Acan (1990). Cittar tarum ciriya maruttuvam. Nagerkovil, Darjan Patippakam.
Narayanan, R.S. (2005). Valvu tarum marankal. Kantikiramam, Kantikirama arakkattanai.
Pirammatanti, M. Cu. (2006). Cittarkalin racamani cutcum rakaciyankal, Chennai, Karpakam Puttakalayam (1st public. 2003).
Samuel, G. John, Subbramanian, Pu (1999). Citta maruttuvac cuvatikal. Chennai, Aciyaviyal niruvanam.
Srinivasan, E. (2005). Iyarkai tarum, in maruntukal, Chennai, The little Flower Co. (1st public. 1969).
Tamilvanan, Veno (1997). Cittarkalin mulikai vaittiyam. Chennai, Manimekalaip Piracuram (1st public. 1984).
Theriyar kudineer. (1998). New Delhi, Central Council for Research in Ayurveda and Siddha.
Veluchamy, G., Irajalatcumi, S., Jothipandian, S. Jega, Sundaramurtti, K. Meenakshi (eds.) (2004). Cittar kayakarpam (mulamum uraiyum) (Irantam patippu). Citta maruttuva ilakkiya araycci avanatturai citta maruttuva maiya araycci nilaiyam, Cennai. Pututilli, Ayurveta, Citta Maiya Arayccik kalakam (1st public.1981).
Veluchamy, G., Irajalatcumi, S., Jothipandian, S. Jega, Sundaramurtti, K. Meenakshi (eds.) (2005). Akattiyar vaittiya vallati – 600 (mulamum uraiyum) (Irantam patippu). Citta maruttuva ilakkiya araycci avanatturai citta maruttuva maiya araycci nilaiyam, Cennai. Pututilli, Ayurveta, Citta Maiya Arayccik kalakam, ‘ CCRAS –Pub. 15’.
Veluchamy, G., Irajalatcumi, S., Jothipandian, S. Jega, Sundaramurtti, K. Meenakshi (eds.) (2005). Sangamuni visha vaidyam – 100 (Original with Annotation). Literary Research and Documentation Department CRIS , Chennai. New Delhi, Central Council for Research in Ayurveda and Siddha, ‘ CCRAS – Pub. 17’.
Veluchamy, G., Irajalatcumi, S., Jothipandian, S. Jega, Sundaramurtti, K. Meenakshi (eds.) (2005). Konkanar kataikkantam – ayiram (Irantam patippu). Citta maruttuva ilakkiya araycci avanatturai citta maruttuva maiya araycci nilaiyam, Cennai. Pututilli, Ayurveta, Citta Maiya Arayccik kalakam.
Veluchamy, G., S., Jothipandian, S. Jega, Sundaramurtti, K. Meenakshi (eds.) (2006). Pokar karukkatai nikantu – 500 (vilakka uraiyutan). Citta maruttuva ilakkiya araycci avanatturai citta maruttuva maiya araycci nilaiyam, Cennai. Pututilli, Ayurveta, Citta Maiya Arayccik kalakam.
Veluchamy, G., Jothipandian, S. Jega, Sundaramurtti, K. Meenakshi (eds.) (2006). Iramatevar - ayiram (vilakka uraiyutan). Citta maruttuva ilakkiya araycci avanatturai citta maruttuva maiya araycci nilaiyam, Cennai. Pututilli, Ayurveta, Citta Maiya Arayccik kalakam, ‘ CCRAS – Pub. 19’.
Veluchamy, G., Jothipandian, S. Jega, Sundaramurtti, K. Meenakshi (eds.) (2007). Akattiyar celamiya cakaram -1200 (vilakka uraiyutan). Citta maruttuva ilakkiya araycci avanatturai citta maruttuva maiya araycci nilaiyam, Cennai. Pututilli, Ayurveta, Citta Maiya Arayccik kalakam.

In English
Alam, M.M., Susan, T., Suganthan, J. (1995). Application of Biomedical Parameters in the Standardisation of Siddha Medicine. Journal of Research in Ayurveda and Siddha, 16(3-4), 162-170.
Anandan, T., Sivanandam, G., Veluchamy, G. (1983). A Clinical Trial Siddha Medicine in the Management of Neerkovai (Common Cold) in the Epidemic State. Journal of Research in Ayurveda and Siddha, 4(1-4), 17-24.
Anandan, T., Sivanandam, G., Suresh, A., Veluchamy, G. (1991). Clinical Trials of Certain Siddha Drugs in Padarthamarai (Dermatomycosis). Journal of Research in Ayurveda and Siddha, 12(3-4), 172-180.
A Hand Book of Common Remedies in Siddha System of Medicine (3rd Revised Edition). (2004). New Delhi, Central Council for Research in Ayurveda and Siddha, ‘ CCRAS – Pub. 13’ (1st public. 1975).
Bahulikar, Anagha S., Kashalkar, R.V., Pundlik, M.D. (2002). Visible Spectrophotometry in Standardization of Herbal Drugs – Triphala Churna. Bulletin of Medico-Ethno-Botanic Research, 23(3-4), 118-127.
Chidambaramthanu Pillai, S. (1992). Siddha system of home remedies. Chennai, Siddha medical literature research centre.
Chidambaramthanu Pillai, S. (1995). Index of herbs in languages. Chennai, Siddha medical literature research centre.
Chidambarathanu Pillai, S. (1997). Siddha system of hair diseases and their treatment. Chennai, Siddha medical literature research centre.
Chidambaramthanu Pillai, S. (1998). Siddha system of herbal cure – Part. 1. Chennai, Siddha medical literature research centre.
Formulary of Siddha Medicines (2000). Chennai, The Indian Medical Practitioner’s Co-Operative Pharmacy and Stores Ltd.
Ghosh, D., Shetty, B.M.V., Anandal, A. (1982). Pharmacological Investigation of Rasa Gandhi Mezhugu (RGX): A Siddha Drug. Journal of Research in Ayurveda and Siddha, 3(1-2), 33-52.
Goyal, H.R., Ravi Shankar, V. (1998). Theriyar Kudineergal. New Delhi, Central Council for Research in Ayurveda and Siddha.
Jayakaran, D.S., Meenakshinathan, E., Gopakumar, K. (1988). A Clinical Study on Annabedi Chenduram in Pandu Based on Siddha Concept. Journal of Research in Ayurveda and Siddha, 7(1-2), 23-32.
Jeyaraj, P. (1999). Siddha Toxicology, Transl. of Nanju Murivu Nool written by Vaidya Sironmani Pandit K.S. Murugesa Mudaliar revised by Dr. Pon. Gurusironmani, Chennai, Department of Indian Medicine and Homoeopathy Department.
Krishnamoorthy, J.R., Ranganathan, S. (2001). Clinical Experimental Research Study on Certain Herbal, Mineral and Metal Compounds Used in Siddha Medicine – For Management of Vendapai – Vitiligo. Journal of Research in Ayurveda and Siddha, 22(1-2), 1-11.
Masilamani, G., Ravishankar, V., Kansra, Umesh Chander, Chakrovorty, B. (2000). Clinical Study on Neeriwhivu Noi (Diabetes Mellitus) – A Comparative Study. Journal of Research in Ayurveda and Siddha, 21(3-4), 126-134.
Mathuram, V., Saraswathy, A. (2002). Role of HPTLC Standardisation of Raw Drugs. Bulletin of Medico-Ethno- Botanic Research, 23(1-4), 100-109.
Menon, T.V., Namboodiri, P.K.N., Ravishankar, B., Bhaskaran Nair, R., Vijayan, N.P., Santhakumari, K. (1989). Evaluation of Acupuncture Therapy in Pakshavadha (Hemiplegia). Journal of Research in Ayurveda and Siddha, X-3-4, pp. 119-124.
Moorthy, K.M.S. (1991). Konganar Vakkiyam – A Brief Study. Journal of Research in Ayurveda and Siddha, 12(1-2). 93-97.
Narayanan, P. Jeyaprakash (2002). Siddha Medicine and their Quality Control. Bulletin of Medico-Ethno- Botanic Research, 23(1-4), 1-10.
Narayanaswami, V. (1995). Pharmacopoeia of Hospital of Indian Medicine –siddha-. Madras, Tamil Nadu Siddha Medical Board.
Natarajan, K. (1984). Purification Processes in Siddha System. In S.V. Subramanian, V.R. Madhavan (eds), Heritage of the Tamils Siddha Medicine, Madras, International Institute of Tamil Studies, 117-131.
Parthipan, B., Santhanakumar, G. (2005). Monograph on the Medical Plants Marunduvalmalai Hills. Nagercoil, Society for Environmental Education and Development.
Pandey, V.N., Malhotra, S.C., Sharma,D.P. (eds.) (1996). Pharmacological Investigations of Certain Medicinal plants and Compound Formulations Used in Ayurveda and Siddha. New Delhi, Central Council for Research in Ayurveda and Siddha, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India.
Quality control standards for certain siddha formulations (1991). New Delhi, Central Council for Research in Ayurveda and Siddha.
Rajalakshmi, S., Kalavathi, N., Sivanandam, G., Thyagarajan, R., Sundaram, M., Veluchamy, G; (1984). Critical Evaluation of Siddha Drugs in the Treatment of Manjal Kamalai (Infective Hepatitis) – Part I Kovai (Coccinia indica W. and A.). Journal of Research in Ayurveda and Siddha, 5(1-4), 18-24.
Ramiah, N. (1988). A Approach on Modification and Cost Reduction in Ayurvedic Preparation. Journal of Research in Ayurveda and Siddha, 9(1-2), 72-77.
Saraswathy, A., Susan, T., Alam, M., Veluchamy, G. (1994). Standardisation of Onan Cutar Tailam. Journal of Research in Ayurveda and Siddha, 15(1-2), 80-85.
Saraswathy, A., Rani, M. Girija, Susan, T., Sasikala, E., Alam, M.M., Veluchamy, G. (1997). Chemical Analysis of Gorocana. Journal of Research in Ayurveda and Siddha, 18(1-2), 63-70.
Sarcar, Manoj Kumar (2005). A Framework for Strategic Management of Medicinal Plants. IIMB Management Review, December, 17-30.
Shankar, Ravi (1988). Clinical Studies of Abraga (Mica) Chendooram in the Management of Diabetes Mellitus (Neerawhivu). Journal of Research in Ayurveda and Siddha, 16(1-2), 38-39.
Shankar, Ravi (1995). Wonder Drug Kathuri (Musk) and its Role in Siddha Materia Medica – A Profile. Journal of Research in Ayurveda and Siddha, 16(3-4), 152-161.
Simple Home Remedies in Indian Medicine (1978). Madras, Department of Indian Medicine, Government of Tamil Nadu.
Sivaprakasam, K., Rao, Kalavathy K., Yasodha, R., Veluchamy, G; (1984). Siddha Remedy for Diabetes Mellitus. Journal of Research in Ayurveda and Siddha, 5(1-4), 25-32.
Suresh, A., Rajalakshmi, S., Velusamy, G. (1997). Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis with Siddha Drug combination – Clinical trial. Journal of Research in Ayurveda and Siddha, 18(3-4), 126-131.
Yasidha, R., Rajalakshmi, S., Velusamy, G. (2000). Role of Nellikkai in Kayakalpa (Rasayana) Treatment. Journal of Research in Ayurveda and Siddha, 11(3-4), 98-102.

Siddha Concepts and medical practice

In Tamil
Antoni Raj, Vaittiyar Po (2004). Antattiravu. Pakam 1. Madurai, Regiment Medico-social foundation.
Avekcantar Acan, S.M. (1998). Va(ma)rmakkalai kalañciyam. Karunkal, A.G. Patippakam Aleksh Pavan.
Canmukavelan M. (1993). Noykalukkuc cittaparikaram (Irantam pakam). Chennai, Indiya Maruttuvam marrum Homiyopati Iyakkakam.
Carapentira vaittiya muraikal (karppini balaroka cikitsai). (1952). Tancai, Don Bosco Accakam, ‘Tancai Sarasvati Mahal Veliyitu 3’.
Ceyakumar, K. (1987). Cittar kaiyetu. Karunkal, Dr D. Kumaratas. Citta maruttuva eliya valkku muraikal (1996) Pututilli, Ayurveta cittamaiya arayccikkalakam (1st public. 1979).
Irajendran, T. (2006). Varmamum tatavumurai ariviyalum. Kulasekaram, Jerpin accakam.
Iramaccantiram S.P. (1997). Cittar utal tattuvam. Chennai, Tamarai Nulakam.
Jegatha (2005). Cittarkalin yoka vaciyankal. Chennai, Sarupirapa printers.
Jegatha (2005). Kattilukkum tottilukkum cittarkal kattiya valikal. Chennai, Sarupirapa printers.
Jegatha (2005). Cittarkal conna nati rakaciyankal. Chennai, Sarupirapa printers.
Jegatha (2005). Cittarkal kanta varmakkalai marmankal. Chennai, Sarupirapa printers.
Jeyraj, Tirakan T. (2005). Varmakkalai marmankal. Chennai, Kumaran Patippakam. (1st public. 1998).
Kannan Racaram, T. (2005). Varma alavai nul marrum varma tatavu muraikal. Chennai, Tamil maruttuvakkalakam.
Nici Vilcan, W. (2003). Varmapiranki 100. Cuttiram-50 Tiravukol-16. Mullankanavilai Ancal, Mera Printers.
Nici Vilcan, W. (200’). Varmacutamani pañcikaranapinnal 1500. Mullankanavilai Ancal, Mera Printers.
Raca (2002). Ninkalum varmakkalai karkalam. Chennai, Sri Sangithavani, 1st public. 1997.
Srinivasan, E. (2005). Iyarkai tarum, in maruntukal. Chennai, The little Flower Co. (1st public. 1963).
Tivviyanatar Suvamikal (1956). Vattiya anupoka murai. Madurai, Tenopili accakam.

In English
Anandan, T. (1984). Siddha Medicine on Mental Diseases. In S.V. Subramanian, V.R. Madhavan (eds) Heritage of the Tamils Siddha Medicine, 198-216. Madras, International Institute of Tamil Studies.
Chidambarathanu Pillai, S. (1991). Tattuvarmattirattu Striking nerve centres in varman. Madras, International Institute of Thanuology.
Chidambarathanu Pillai, S. (1991). Siddha system of life. Chennai, Siddha medical literature research centre.
Chidambarathanu Pillai, S. (1991). Siddha system of thathva shastra. Chennai, Siddha medical literature research centre.
Chidambarathanu Pillai, S. (1992). Siddha system of obstetrics. Chennai, Siddha medical literature research centre.
Chidambarathanu Pillai, S. (1992). Siddha system of pediatrics. Chennai, Siddha medical literature research centre.
Chidambarathanu Pillai, S. (1992). Siddha system for diseases. Chennai, Siddha medical literature research centre.
Chidambarathanu Pillai, S. (1992). Siddha system for practitioners. Chennai, Siddha medical literature research centre.
Chidambarathanu Pillai, S. (1993). Siddha system of toxicology. Chennai, Siddha medical literature research centre.
Chidambarathanu Pillai, S. (1993). Siddha system of pulse reading. Chennai, Siddha medical literature research centre.
Chidambarathanu Pillai, S. (1994). Philosophy of thanuology (varma kuravanji). Madras, International Institute of Thanuology.
Chidambarathanu Pillai, S. (1994). The Origin of thanuology. Madras, International Institute of Thanuology.
Chidambarathanu Pillai, S. (1994). Vital life-centres in thanuology (thoduvarma thirattu). Madras, International Institute of Thanuology.
Chidambarathanu Pillai, S. (1994). Concept of thanuology. Madras, International Institute of Thanuology.
Chidambarathanu Pillai, S. (1995). Signet of thanuology. Madras, International Institute of Thanuology.
Chidambarathanu Pillai, S. (1995). Measure of impact in thanuology. Madras, International Institute of Thanuology.
Chidambarathanu Pillai, S. (1995). Retrieval techniques in thanuology. Madras, International Institute of Thanuology.
Chidambarathanu Pillai, S. (1995). Diseases in thanuology – vol. 1. Madras, International Institute of Thanuology.
Chidambarathanu Pillai. S. (1995). Medium life-centres in thanuology (Thoduvarma thirattu). Madras, International Institute of Thanuology.
Chidambarathanu Pillai, S. (1995). Wisdom on dislocations, breakages and damages in thanuology. Madras, International Institute of Thanuology.
Chidambarathanu Pillai, S. (1995). Pulse reading in thanuology (varma naadi). Madras, International Institute of Thanuology.
Chidambarathanu Pillai, S. (1995). Intellection in thanuology. Madras, International Institute of Thanuology.
Chidambarathanu Pillai, S. (1997). Siddha system of hair diseases and their treatment. Chennai, Siddha medical literature research centre.
Chidambarathanu Pillai, S. (1999). Know your internal environment. Chennai, Thanu Foundation.
Chidambarathanu Pillai, S. (1999). Prana healing. Chennai, Thanu Foundation.
Chidambarathanu Pillai, S. (1999). Kayakalpa system of life. Chennai, Thanu Foundation.
Chidambarathanu Pillai, S. (1999). Yoga for health. Chennai, Thanu Foundation.
Chidambarathanu Pillai, S. (2000). Indian sports medical science. Chennai, Thanu Foundation.
Chidambarathanu Pillai, S. (2004). Cankira cintamani (vakata nul). Chennai, Siddha medical literature research centre.
Daniel, E. Valentine (1984). The Pulse as an Icon in Siddha Medicine. Contributions to Asian Studies, 18, 115-126.
Hausman, Gary (1996). Siddhars, Alchemy and the Abyss of Tradition: ‘Traditional’ Tamil Medical Knowledge in ‘Modern’ Practice. PhD of Anthropology, University of Michigan.
Hikosaka, Shu, Shimizu, Norinaga, Samuel, G. John (1994). Varma cuttiram (A Tamil text on martial art from palm-leaf manuscript). Madras, Institute of Asian Studies.
Kannan, R. (2000). Siddha – A Unique System. The Hindu Folio, 8 October.
Kutumbiah, P. (1967). The Pulse in Indian Medicine. Indian Journal of History of Medicine, 12-1, 11-21.
Mishra, S.K. (2001). Ayurveda, Unani and Siddha Systems: An Overview and their Present Status. In B.V. Subbarayappa, Medicine and Life Sciences in India, in D.P. Chattopadhyaya, History of Science, Philosophy and Culture in Indian Civilization, Vol. IV Part 2,    479-516. New Delhi, Munshiran Manoharlal Publishers, ‘Project of History of Indian Science, Philosophy and Culture’.
Narayanswami, V. (1975). Introduction to the Siddha System of Medicine. Madras, Pandit S.S. Anandam Reseach Institute of Siddha Medicine.
Narayanswami, V. (1984). Ayurveda and Siddha Systems of Medicine. A Comparative Study. In S.V. Subramanian, V.R. Madhavan (eds) Heritage of the Tamils Siddha Medicine, 568-57. Madras, International Institute of Tamil Studies.
Niranjana Devi, R. (2006). Medicine in South India. Chennai, Eswar Press.
Ramamurthi Iyer, T.G. (1986). The Handbook of Indian Medicine. The Gems of Siddha System. Delhi, Satguru (1st publication, Erode 1933).
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