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A Famous Quote from the Classical Ayurvedic Text, the Ashtanga Hrdayam

 “Persons desirous of (long) life, which is the means (instrument) for achieving dharma (righteousness), artha (wealth) and sukha (happiness) should repose utmost faith in the teachings of Ayurveda”; thus said Atreya and the other great sages.” ~ Ashtanga Hrdayam

This famous quote is from the Ashtanga Hrdayam, one of the most important classical Ayurvedic texts. It was written by the sage Vagbhata about 6-700 CE (Common Era).