In the world of medicines with harmful side effects, genetically modified food, chemically treated drinks, busy lifestyle, electronic distractions and unpredictable environment, it is a challenge for parents to help kids become strong and sharp. Swarna Prashana is a natural remedy which is time tested, is being practiced for 1000’s of years by our ancestors and that builds overall health and intelligence naturally without causing any harmful side effects.
Today it is popularly known as an ayurvedic immunization program or “ayurvedic way of vaccination” promoted by many ayurvedic professionals. It is sometimes known by other names like, Swarna amruta prashana, Swarna prashana, Swarna prashan, Swarn prashan, Swarna bindu prashana or Suvarna prashan.
The word “ Swarnaprashana ” is a combination of two words – “Swarna” and “Prashana”. The term Swarna is a common word and refers to the noble metal Gold. Prashana refers to the act of eating / consuming / ingesting. Swarnaprashana hence refers to the act of consuming or ingesting gold in the prescribed dose and quantity in the suggested manner. This activity is also sometimes referred to as Swarna Bindu Prashana or Suvarna prashan . Swarnaprashana sanskar is one of the sixteen essential Sanskarsdescribed for children.
Swarna prashana which has been explained in the classical texts of Ayurveda is an activity carried out for enhancing the growth and development in young children. Gold or Swarna is considered as a one of those metals which have good benefits on the body when consumed internally. The knowledge & uses of Swarna Prashana is extensively explained in the texts of Ayurveda. Know more.