A review of concept of Garbhopaghatakara Bhava in Ayurveda

  • Ravindra Singh Baghel Post Graduate Scholar, P.G. Dept. of Rachna Sharir, Pt. Khushilal Sharma Government Auto. Ayurveda College & Institute Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India.
  • Rita Marwaha Professor, & HOD, P.G. Dept. of Rachna Sharir, Pt. Khushilal Sharma Government Auto. Ayurveda College & Institute, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India.
  • Basanti Guru Professor, & HOD, Dept. of Stri Roga evam Prasuti Tantra, Pt. Khushilal Sharma Government Auto. Ayurveda College & Institute, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India.
  • Shiba Datta Panda Assistant Professor, P.G. Dept. of Rachna Sharir, Pt. Khushilal Sharma Government Auto. Ayurveda College & Institute Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India.
  • Arvind Kumar Yadav Post Graduate Scholar, P.G. Dept. of Rachna Sharir, Pt. Khushilal Sharma Government Auto. Ayurveda College & Institute Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India.
Keywords: Garbhopghatakara Bhavas, Garbhasrava, Garbhavyapad, Douhridya

Abstract

Ayurveda is an ancient system of medicine, along with preventive and curative aspects of health of an individual. It plays an enormous emphasis on the importance of caring for the mother before, during, and after pregnancy. For a woman, reproductive period has a great importance in her life. Becoming mother is a beautiful dream of every woman in the world. Pregnancy is the most crucial and challenging phase in a woman’s life. Pregnancy can gets affected by enormous factors such as food habits, lifestyle and psychological factors. The foetus, in the intra-uterine life, is in constant relation with the mother for both development and nourishment. While explaining Garbhini Paricharya, the great authorities of Ayurveda have explained about the things to avoid in pregnancy called Garbhopaghatakara Bhavas. Garbhopaghatakara Bhavas are such factors which when accompany during pregnancy can harm or destroy the fetus or its development. A malformed alive fetus is one of the worst aspects of pregnancy. In today’s fast-moving life, all women’s unknowingly follows certain things which are told as contraindications during pregnancy, due to negligence or ignorance, leading to miscarriage, abortions, and other obstetrical complications. Here, an attempt has been made to analyse Garbhopaghatakara Bhavas on the mother and progeny.

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Ravindra Singh Baghel, Rita Marwaha, Basanti Guru, Shiba Datta Panda, & Arvind Kumar Yadav. (2022). A review of concept of Garbhopaghatakara Bhava in Ayurveda. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences, 7(3), 86 - 91. Retrieved from https://www.jaims.in/jaims/article/view/1785
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