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The word Samhita means a compendium. It literally means putting the text together. Ancient writing styles emphasized remembering whole text in the form of verses on various topics. After completion, whole text was compiled together to form Samhita.

The available texts in the form of Samhita are:

Charak Samhita

Sushruta Samhita

Ashtanga Samgraha and Ashtanga Hridaya

External links

  • Samhita in Dharmawiki [1]
  • Samhita in wikipedia [2]