“Conceptual Study On The Congenital And Genetic Anomalies W.S.R. To Shad Garbhakara Bhavas”

  • Vanita C. Fulzele Dr.
  • Ravi K. Golghate Dr.
  • Pranali A. Nagdeve Dr.
Keywords: Atmaja, Matrija, Pitrija, Rasaja, Sattmyaja, Sattvaja, Shad Ggarbhakar Bhavas, procreative factors.


Despite the advancements in diagnostic techniques and therapeutic interventions, medical science has failed to keep the incidence of congenital malformations under control. Ayurveda, the ancient Indian medical system has given due emphasis on this and postulated various measures to minimize the risks. Ayurvedic Acharya’s has great knowledge about genetics. The conglomeration of the six procreative factors (Shad Garbhkara Bhavas) such as Matrija, Pitrija, Aatmaja, Rasaja, Satmyaja, and Sattvaja is must for healthy progeny. The physical, mental, social, and spiritual well-being of the person, proper nutrition of the mother during pregnancy, and practice of a wholesome regimen, play a prime role in achieving a healthy offspring, thus structuring a healthy family, society, and nation. Present article focuses on various congenital and genetic anomalies in Ayurveda on the basis of modern scientific knowledge.

Author Biographies

Vanita C. Fulzele, Dr.

Professor, (Dept. of Sharir Kriya), Government Ayurved College, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India

Ravi K. Golghate, Dr.

Asst. Professor, (Dept. of Rog Nidan and Vikriti Vigyan),  Bhaisaheb Sawant Ayurved Mahavidyalaya, Sawantwadi, Maharashtra, India.

Pranali A. Nagdeve, Dr.

M.D. (Dept. of Rog Nidan and Vikriti Vigyan), from LKR Ayurvedic  Mahavidyalaya, Gadhinglaj, Maharashtra, India.

How to Cite
Fulzele, V., Golghate, R., & Nagdeve, P. (2017, September 5). “Conceptual Study On The Congenital And Genetic Anomalies W.S.R. To Shad Garbhakara Bhavas”. Ayurlog: National Journal of Research in Ayurved Science, 5(5). Retrieved from http://ayurlog.com/index.php/ayurlog/article/view/8
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