Science Behind Ancient Indian Beliefs




Science Behind Ancient Indian Beliefs :


OM : Chanting the mantra OM leads to significant reduction in heart rate which leads to a deep form of relaxation with increased alertness.


TULSI or BASIL LEAVES : Every Hindu household has a Tulsi plant. Tulsi or Basil leaves, when consumed, keeps our immune system strong to and also help prevent the H1N1 disease.


KUMKUM BINDI : Woman keeps kumkum bindi on their forhead that protects from being hypnotised.


SHANKH DHWANI : The Shankh Dhwani creates the sound waves by which many harmful germs and insects are destroyed. The mosquito breeding is also affected by Shankh blowing and decreases the spread of malaria.


MOOLASTHANAM : Hindu temples are built scientifically. The place where an idol is placed in the temple is called Moolasthanam. This Moolasthanam is where earth's magnetic waves are found to be maximum…thus benefitting the worshipper.


SIT-UPS : The age-old punishment of doing sit-ups while holding the ears actually makes the mind sharper and is helpful for those with Autism, Asperger's Syndrome, learning difficulties and behavioral problems.


EATING WITH HANDS : Eating with hands might be looked down upon in the west but it connects the body, mind and soul when it comes to food.


TURMERIC : Sprinkling turmeric mixed water around the house before prayers and after. It's known that turmeric has antioxidant, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory qualities.


BANANA / PALASH LEAVES : Hindu customs requires one to eat on a leaf plate. This is the most eco-friendly way as it does not require any chemical soap to clean it and it can be discarded without harming the environment.


HANUMAN CHALISA : Hanuman Chalisa, according to NASA, has the exact calculation of the distance between Sun am the Earth.


EAR PIERCING : Piercing of baby's ears is actually part of acupuncture treatment. The point where the ear is pierced helps in curing Asthma.


VEDIC MANTRAS : The rhythms of Vedic mantras, an ancient Hindu practice, when pronounced and heard are believed to cure so many disorders of the body like blood press.


CHARAN SPARSH : Touching your elder's feet keeps your backbone in good shape.


NEEM AND BANYAN TREE : People are advised to worship Neem and Banyan tree in the morning. Inhaling the air near these trees is good for health.


GOMAYA : The old practice of pasting cow dung on walls and outside their house mainly in villages prevents various diseases / viruses as this cow dung is anti-biotic and rich in minerals.


TORAN : Decorating the main door with Toran - a string of mangoes leaves, neem leaves, ashoka leaves - actually purifies the atmoshere.


PRANAYAMA : If you are trying to look ways for stress management, there can't be anything other than Yoga aasan Pranayama (inhaling and exhaling air slowly using one of the nostrils).


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