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Embryo Transfer between Two Wombs in Bhagavata Purana
Embryo transfer is done today as In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) or Zygote IntraFallopian Transfer (ZIFT) and in both processes, embryo is developed outside the womb and then placed inside. Even in surrogation process, a woman takes …

Karnavedha Samskara or Ear Piercing Health & Spiritual Benefits
Ear Piercing or Karna Vedha is an ancient ceremony performed on both male and female in many countries. This is seen across cultures in almost all continents where human civilization inhabited. In India, this is called as Karna(ear) Vedha(piercing) ((Sanskrit: …

Darbha Grass or Kusha Grass blocks X-Ray & other Radiations
Darbha Grass or Kusha Grass is scientifically known as Desmostachya bipinnata, commonly known in English by the names Halfa grass, Big cordgrass, and Salt reed-grass, is an Old World perennial grass, long known and used in human history. In …

Bacteria & Viruses described in Santi Parva, Mahabharata
Description of Micro-Organisms like Bacteria, Virus, Fungi etc is given in hindu mythology epic poem, Mahabharata which was written more than 5000 years ago. Scientists have found existence of Bacteria in 17th century AD but they were known as minute …

Pingala, Inventor of Binary Numbers in 2nd Century BCE
Pingala (Devanagari: पिङ्गल) is the author of Chandaḥśāstra (Chandaḥsūtra), the earliest known Sanskrit treatise on prosody. Very less historical knowledge is available about Pingala, though his works are retained till date. He is identified either as the younger brother of …

Reason behind Indian Married Women wearing Toe Rings
Wearing of Toe Rings by married women on second finger of feet is a common practice in India. Though it is observed as a symbol of married women, it has scientific significance. These toe rings are called Bichiya (pronounced: bee-chee-ya…