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Dr. Manu Mohan S.

MD (Ay)- Kaumarbrithya GAVC Trivandrum drmanu.mohan5@gmail.com

Kids, Teens and Ayurveda

The Ayurvedic Logic Behind Ear Piercing

From the very second a child is born and up until she is fully matured, there are a series of 16 processes that are advocated in Ayurveda to ensure their healthy development. They are so important that all of them have risen up to the status of a divine ritual. Even today these are conducted as 'ceremonies'. One such practice is ear-piercing or "karnavedha' as it is called in Sanskrit. Apart from the ritualistic side, there is a medical reason behind this. This article explores the Ayurvedic concept of ear piercing in children. (Malayalam)

01 Apr 2020 by Dr. Manu Mohan S.

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