Definition 1: Meaning the wanderer. In the Charakah Samhita, referred to by Ayurveda’s culture as their bible, the Charaka spent many years with wild animals in the dense jungles in order to achieve all the knowledge referred to in this book. When all of mankind was still unaware of the great potentiality found in the natural herbal remedies and herbal medicines, Charaka wrote the great text relating to Ayurveda treatments and natural extracts involved.

Definition 2: An Ayurvedic physician of great antiquity