Ancient India—Sacred Cows and Ayurveda
Lecture no. 7 from the course: Food: A Cultural Culinary History
Taught by Professor Ken Albala | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Food & Wine Courses
Ancient India gave birth to culinary traditions that still carry wide influence. Learn about the culture of the Aryans, whose religion prefigured Hinduism; food customs relating to caste; and the traditions of vegetarianism in Hinduism, Jainism, and Buddhism. Also study the dietetic system of Ayurvedic medicine and the components of Indian cuisine.