Traditional Siddha medicine, which is prevalent mostly in Tamil Nadu (southeastern India), is popular among Tamil-speaking people even outside of this region. Its literature is entirely in Tamil, one of the oldest Indian languages. Unfortunately, however, no systematic attempt has been made, so far, either by Tamil savants or by Siddha medical practitioners, to render with critical evaluation even the major texts into English, the two main reasons being the enigmatic nature of the texts and the … article available here

Dr Ramesh Manocha