Indian scholars of science of life: Maharshi Sushruta

  • Sanjive Shukla Department of Zoology, B.S.N.V. P.G. College, Lucknow-226 001, U.P., India
  • Richa Shukla Department of Zoology, Navyug Kanya P.G. College, Lucknow-226 004, U.P., India
  • Kaushal Kumar Bajpai Department of Mathematics, B.S.N.V. P.G. College, Lucknow-226 001, U.P., India
Keywords: Sushruta, Ayurveda, Life Science, Surgery


Sushruta, world known oldest Indian surgeon famous for his “Sushruta Samhita”, a base of Ayurvedic system of medicine since antiquity. Sushruta’s contribution in the field of Surgery, Medicine, Anatomy, Zoology, Veterinary Science, Toxicology etc. are original and remarkable. Present article discuss the contributions of Sushruta and their relevance in modern scientific era; and is an attempt to bring these in consideration of present day young scientists and students.