Garbha Upanishad of Krishna-Yajurveda

by K. Narayanasvami Aiyar | 1914 | 3,020 words

Summary: This is the English translation of the Garbha Upanishad (belonging to the Krishna-Yajurveda): a minor Sanskrit treatise selected amongst a collection 108 extant upanishads, dating to at least the 1st millennium BC.

The Garbha-upanishad medical physiological topics and details on the formation and development of the human embryo. It further lists elements and features of the human body. Garbha literally translates to “inner compartment” but can refer to “womb” or “embryo”.

Alternative titles include Garbhopaniṣad (गर्भोपनिषद्), Garbha Upaniṣad (गर्भउपनिषद्).


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