Garbha Upanishad. This Upanishad explains in detail about the conception and growth of a child in the mother’s womb. At each stage of development in the. Garbha Upanishad. Translation and notes by Subhash Kak (सुभाष काक) ॥ गभ पिनषत् ॥ ॐ सह नाववतु। सह नौ भुन ु । सहवीय करवावहै । तेज ःव. Thirty Minor Upanishads, tr. by K. Narayanasvami Aiyar, [], full text etext at

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The text is notable for its style, where it states a proposition, asks questions challenging the proposition, thereafter develops and presents answers to those questions. The jivan or the soul identifies through the brain, desires with the mind and speaks with the language vaak.

Gnaana agni is that fire of knowledge which enables one to distinguish between the good and bad. It gets solidified and hardened at the end of one month.

From impregnation during the eclipses of the sun and the moon, children are born with defective limbs. The heart houses an ever-burning internal fire from which yarbha biological fire is generated, which in turn, gives birth to air.

Narayanasvami Aiyar, [], at sacred-texts. To go a step ahead, we can even say that parts of this Upanishad are yet to be physically researched and understood by the modern scientists and will remain unknown to the Science world till such time.

It cognizes as the one letter. Thus there are seven compounds and the body is formed of such compounds. The text, states T.

Human embryo or Garbha in sanskrit.

In the seventh month, life or the jivan enters the body shaped so far. Paul Deussen et al. By the eighth month, it attains full shape and gets fulfilled with all other remaining parts.

Garbha Upanishad of Krishna-Yajurveda

The surviving manuscripts are incomplete, most of the text is lost or yet to be discovered, and the text is discontinuous, inconsistent between the manuscripts available.

In the ninth month, it is full of all attributes. The ear exists in sound, the skin in touch, the eye in forms, the tongue in taste, and the nose in odour. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Garbha Upanishad of Krishna-Yajurveda

Then it thinks thus: Seven colour constituent elements dhatus in the body are, states the text, white, red, opaque, smoke colored, yellow, brown and garbah colored.

Being stationed in the heart, it is led. Once I come out of this birth source, I am going to practice the Gnaana Yoga the pursuit of knowledge strictly to destroy all my sins and to release myself from the bondings of all actions in this materialistic world. Among mankind, five embryos only can be formed at a pregnancy in the womb.

Effective may our study prove! Darsana agni is the internal fire that gives the power of seeing to the eyes with which we are able to see different objects. A daughter is born when the mother’s seed preponderates.

Then he becomes freed and gets no more body. Action corresponds to the mental state of the actor. Those with three are only to be found as garba as one in a thousand. When they are in their proper state, they produce health: Many thousands of wombs have been seen by me, many kinds of food have been tasted by meand many breasts have been suckled by me.

This Moksha Sastra the scripture leading to Salvation was enunciated by the great sage, Pippalaada. That garbha is controlled by the Hridayam the heart. Click here to go back to garbhaa Veda Rahasya Home Page.

There is much suffering whilst living in the womb. The text states garha in the last weeks of its development, the fetus remembers the good and bad karma and being born anew through many births, resolves to remember Maheshwara Shiva and Narayana Vishnuresolves to study and practice Samkhya – Yoga after birth because all these bestow the reward of liberation. After seven nights from garbhw, it takes the shape of a bubble formed out of water.

Hence the semen and blood are produced from food and drink. There are six kinds of rasas essences or tastes —sweet, sour, saltish, bitter, astringent, and pungent. I shall attain wisdom from a guru.


There are some with two. These rasas are six in number; from the upanishac probably chyme arises blood: If the potency of both the father and the mother are equal with no pulling force in either, it becomes a nabumsaka.

The evil of the eye after it is rubbed with or cleaned by water vanishes; and with it, vanishes memory of birth and death, good and bad actions yarbha their affinities. It states that dominance of male semen results in a male child while a female child is born when there is surfeit of female or mother’s semen.

Retrieved from ” https: Consisting of five, connected with each of the five, Supported on six, burdened with six qualities, Having seven constituent elements, three impurities, twice procreated, Partaking of fourfold food is the body.

Why is the body said to be composed of five? Through it, one inspires and expires and moves his limbs. It the body is measured by ninety-six digits. Why is the body said to be of seven compounds? From white which is food rasas juice, sap, essences develops the blood redout of blood develops the flesh opaquefrom flesh develops the fat smoke coloredfrom fat develop the bones yellowinside bones develops the bone marrow brownand from marrow develops the semen pale colored.

Without it, no limb of the body will be. The Upanishad gives details of the elements essential parts and principles and various features of the body and gives detailed explanation on the evolution of the embryo in the mother’s womb. Why is the body said to be having six shelters? It asserts, states Paul Deussenthat in a human adult, “the head has four skull bones, and in them there are on each side sixteen sockets; in the body there are joints, sutures, sinews, veins, muscles, bones and 45 million hairs”.