Charaka is the author of the most important secret text of Ayurveda, known as "Charaka-
The sage Charaka travelled almost all the time to different places to help people who were suffering and in need of help and that is why he became known as the "travelling healer" (Charaka). After the name of the sage Charaka were named charaka-
This ancient model of spiritual formation of students has been revived today. The sage Charaka offers us an example of a model state of compassionate skill and exemplary self-giving to all beings in distress.