What is Garbha sanskar?
The Sanskrit word Garbha means foetus in the womb and Sanskar means educating the mind. So, Garbha sanskar essentially means educating the mind of the foetus. Traditionally, in our culture, it is believed that value-based parenting begins when the child is conceived rather than after the child is born. That is why well-meaning elders in the family talk about the importance of positive thoughts and emotions during pregnancy.
In fact, our ancient scriptures talk about a warrior named Abhimanyu learning the art of penetrating a battle formation, while still in the womb, by listening to his father Arjuna speak about it to his mother.
Is there scientific evidence to prove Garbha sanskar is beneficial?
Lately Garbha sanskar has grown more popular due to scientific evidence that proves its importance and relevance in the development of a child. Research has proven that more than 60 percent of the baby’s brain development occurs in theintrauterine period. Additionally, studies have shown that an unborn baby has the ability to listen and respond to outside stimulus. As such, doctors and experts believe that hormonal secretions triggered by your thoughts can Continue reading “Garbha sanskar”