AN AYURVEDIC VIEW OF GARBHAADHAN RELATED SANSKARAS FOR BETTER PROGENY
Vd. Indrajeet Shankarrao Gadge* and Vd. Vijaykumar U. Gawai
Every parent expects that their kid should be healthy, beautiful and intelligent but they are not awake of taking special care before the conception. Ayurvedic literature was written under monarchism, wherein birth and proper brought up of a son (kumara), rutukala (optimum period for fertilization),garbhotpattikar bhavas (factors essential for conception), the days of coitus for having male or female child and specific acts for achieving conception. Aacharya Sushruta has also described the age for conception and qualities of marriageable girl and boy which is essential for better progeny under the garbhadhana vidhi. The paper aimed to discuss advantages of garbhaadhan related sanskaras to have a baby with good body built, Intellect and talent.
Keywords: Garbhaadhana Vidhi, Sanskaras, Healthy Baby, Better Progeny, Conception.
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