A Critical Appraisal of Garbhavkranti vis-a-vis modern embryology

  • Neha Udainiya Lecturer Sharir Rachana SKSSAMC Sarabha Ludhiana India
  • Anubha Chandla Rajiv Gandhi government ayurvedic hospital Paprola
  • Nitin Sharma National institute of ayurveda jaipur
Keywords: Ayurveda

Abstract

With the latest advancement in the field of medical science, each aspect of human embryology has been studied in detail and still more and more is being explored. This has been made possible with the help of different tools and techniques. But in the present era of scientific world one cannot put aside the thousand years old literature of ayurveda, where Acharyas have beautifully described human embryology in terms of Garbhadhan Vidhi, maasanumasik Garbha vriddhi and other aspects of Garbha shareer with their deep insight of knowledge even in the absence of present diagnostic tools/aids. Detailed description is available in Samhitas regarding Garbhavkranti (fertilization) and monthwise development of Garbha. The present article aims to put forth the relevance of ayurveda concept of human embryology explained by Haritaa and by reviewing the available literature it is concluded that description given at that time holds quite true even today.

Author Biographies

Neha Udainiya, Lecturer Sharir Rachana SKSSAMC Sarabha Ludhiana India
Lecturer SKSSAMC Sarabha Ludhiana
Anubha Chandla, Rajiv Gandhi government ayurvedic hospital Paprola
Lecturer Stree Roga and PrasutiTantra SKSSAMC Sarabha Ludhiana
Nitin Sharma, National institute of ayurveda jaipur
Lecturer Kaumarbhritya SKSSAMC Sarabha Ludhiana

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Published
2017-09-14