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There Are Three Ways to Have Children Through a Test Tube. Two of Them Are Completely Haraam and Only One Method Is Perm

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Test tube babies In Hinduism

Test tube babies In Hinduism
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There are innumerable examples of advanced scientific concepts in Vedas that are strikingly similar to modern scientific theories. Seeing such advanced medical theories in Vedic science, modern scientists find it difficult to envisage the advanced technologies of the pre-historic era without the use of any advanced sophisticated devices. Last week, when I saw an episode of Mahabharata aired at star plus, I noticed the concept of test tube baby in the incident involving warrior ‘Karna’ birth. In this article, we will go through the concept of test tube babies in Mahabharata, but first comprehend the concept of test tube baby, we must understand what test tube baby actually means?.
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*What is a test tube baby? *Technology of test tube baby is used in the case where the husband is impotent or the wife has some issue with the uterus or other egg-related sexual organs due to which there is a risk involved in various stages of pregnancy. Test tube babies are developed by mixing an egg cell of a female with a sperm cell of a male in a test tube. Protective shell of female cell is removed so that the male sperm cell fertilizes the egg.

If the fertilization process is successful, the zygote begins to grow inside the test tube. After a certain period of maturity, egg formed in the test tube is implanted into the embryo of surrogate mother.

This is the most risky part, but if successful, a baby is born after the nine month gestation period. In short, egg fertilized outside the embryo and then implanted inside the embryo of surrogate mother results in a test tube baby. i.e One can become the mother of husband/donor's son without any copulation or physical union.
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*Traditional process of Test tube baby *

*.*Above process is the modern approach to test tube baby, but there is one more way by which test tube babies can be artificially produced. In this traditional approach, sperm of the father is injected into another woman (not wife) egg using artificial insemination process. This woman, called as surrogate mother, would carry the egg for nine month gestation period and would then deliver the baby to foster mother. Here,the surrogate mother is the biological mother of the baby since she carried the baby egg for nine months. Foster mother treats this baby as her own since he/she carries the genes and blood of her husband.
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The birth of Dronacharya, the Guru of the Pandavas and Kauravas in the Mahabharata, is very interesting. It would not be wrong to say that Dronacharya is the first test tube baby in the world. Rishi Bharadwaja is the father of Dronacharya and mother is an Apasara name Krithaji.
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One evening Rishi Bharadwaja was getting ready to do his evening prayers. He went to the Ganga River to take his usual bath, but was amazed to find a beautiful woman bathing at his usual spot in the river.
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On seeing Rishi Bharadwaja, the beautiful Apsara Krithaji got out of the Ganga River wearing a single loin cloth.
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Rishi Bharadwaja was moved by the heavenly beauty of the Apsara. Suddenly the most unthinkable happened - Apsara Krithaji slipped on the banks of the river and the loin cloth slipped from her body.
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Rishi Bharadwaja was overpowered by the moment and he involuntarily emitted his semen. The Rishi collected this sperm in a clay pot and stored it in a dark place in his Ashram. Drona was born in this pot.
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'Dronam' means pot and 'Dronar' is one who was born from the pot.

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Even lord Kumara, the son of lord Shiva took birth in the same manner.
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*Test tube baby in Mahabharata *In Mahabharata, there is a mention of fertilization process just by invoking some mantras. For example, consider the birth of Mahabharata greatest warrior ‘Karna’
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Kunti got the boon of giving birth to a child from a deity of her choice
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When the Sage Durvasa visited kunti-Bhoja palace, daughter ‘Kunti’ served Sage Durvasa very well. Pleased by her hospitality and care, Sage Durvasa envisioned the future of Kunti. He saw that kunti will be devoid of any child in her married life. So, Sage Durvasa gave kunti the mantra of having a child from any deity of her choice.
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Curious Kunti tests the mantra
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The curious unmarried kunti didn’t believe durvasa words and decided to test the Mantra. She chanted mantra to invoke sun God. Attracted to chanting of mantras, Sun god appeared and conveyed his compulsion to grant her a child.
Fearing loss of respect and dignity in society, she expressed her anxiety in losing virginity to which the sun god offered him the solution of begetting a child without any physical intercourse.
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Kunti gave birth to powerful warrior ‘Karna’ without any physical
intercourse. Thus by chanting some mantras, sperm of Sun god fertilized with ovum of Kunti and over the due course of time, Kunti gave birth to a child keeping his virginity intact. Chanting mantra acted like the password to transfer the chromosomes of the sender (sun god) to the ovum of the receiver (Kunti) using her biological address as the means of communication. Indeed a Very
high form of advanced fertilization PROCESS.
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Kunti gave birth to three more sons
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Similarly, Kunti gave birth to three more babies and Madri gave birth to two babies just by chanting mantras to invoke different gods. Kunti invoked Deity Dharmraj, Deity Vayu and Deity indra and give birth to Yudhishtir, Bheema and Arjuna respectively while Madri invoked Deity Ashwini and gave birth to Nakul and Sehdev.
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Draupadi and Dhrishtadyumna were test tube babies.
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Even the birth of Draupadi and Drupad resembles the concept of test tube baby but it is more advanced than modern theory of test tube baby
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King Drupad wanted a son capable of killing his enemy no.1 Dronacharya .
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King Drupad desired a powerful warrior capable of killing the invincible Dronacharya. Sage Drupada wandered across the length and breadth of the country in search of a sage who could help him in this difficult task. He first came across sage Upayaja but sage ‘Upayaja’ declined to help him as this was not morally correct and accepted in the society. King Drupad then went to sage ‘Yaja’ (sage Upayaja brother) who agreed to help him after some negotiations.
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Sage Yaja collected the sperm of king and implanted in the womb of a cow Sage Yaja arranged a special yagna to produce an offspring who is born young and has the divine power to kill the mighty warrior ‘Dronacharya’. Sage first asked king to follow series of instructions and treatments to improve the quality of his semen. Later the sperm of the king was collected and processed by some classified method. Then the queen was requested to participate in the further process of fertilization. However, after following some instructions, she refused to participate further as she was not comfortable with the remaining stages of the followed process.
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Yagna begins.......
Sage Yaja must have mixed X chromosome of King Drupad with Y chromosome of Queen in a special vessel. (Though the text is not clear on whether the queen semen was used in the fertilization process, some historians claim the use of cow semen in the fertilization process). This vessel was then kept on top of Yagna Kund that was projected to controlled fire.
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Chanting mantras and pouring essential herbs completed the fermentation process

Fire produced the necessary heat to intensify the fermentation process inside the vessel. Mantras were chanted and special herbs/ghee and other ingredients were poured into the vessel to further intensify the process of fermentation. This process was done continuously for few days after which the mighty warrior Dhristadyumna and Phantom Sita(Draupadi) was born from the fire of this yagna.” Both of them were invincible and could not die a natural death. In television serial of Mahabharata, Draupadi is wrongly shown as being born from fire. Actually, she was born from a special vessel that was kept on fire.
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Lord Krishna brother ‘Balaram’ was born using test tube technology.

Concept of test tube baby is also found in the birth of lord Balarama- elder brother of lord Krishna and reincarnation of sheshnag. Balarama grew inside the womb of mother Devaki but just days before the delivery, egg was transferred to the womb of devaki pal ‘Rohini’. Here, Rohini was a surrogate mother of Lord Balarama. Despite of taking birth from the womb of Rohini, Balarama was regarded as son of mother Devaki and hence, the elder brother of lord Krishna..
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Ved vyas was born using test tube technology
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Before getting married to King Shantanu, Satyavati, being the daughter of a fisherman, rowed boat to carry passengers and goods across river Yamuna. Satyavati was commonly known as Matsyagandha since the odor smell of fish came out of her body. One day, Sage Parashar came on the banks of river Yamuna and saw Satyavati sailing the boat.
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Sage Parashar proposed Satyavati ...

Sage Parashara was enchanted to the beauty of Satyavati. Sage Parashar was a very intelligent sage who had renounced all worldly comforts and pleasures. He was destined to be the father of a great sage (Ved vyas) whose name would be remembered till the end of the universe. Since Satyavati was the only woman who attracted him, he saw in her the mother of his child. On Sage Parashara request, she agreed to become the mother of his child but with the condition of not losing virginity.

Satyavati gave birth to Ved Vyas

Sage Parashara created a fog (no one should see them...Right?) using his spiritual powers and had physical union with her in such a way that her virginity is kept intact and both of them are able to secrete their ‘fluid of birth’. Semen that came out of their sexual organs were collected in a pot which was taken away by sage Parashar and over the due course of time, Sage Vedvyas was born from this special pot. After their physical union, she was given the boon of pleasant fragrance flowing off her body up to the distance of eight miles (1 yojana). This boon gave her the new name Yojanagandha. Later, King Shantanu was attracted to this pleasant fragrance of Satyavati and married her thereby giving birth to Chitragandha and Vichitraviriya.
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Why the whole process is not written in Mahabharata
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Almost all the scientific discoveries are written in various books by different scientists/authors but there are few theories like Cloning, ‘Invention of nuclear bomb’ etc that cannot be written in books to avoid its wrong use and disastrous events that may arise with the continuation of such destructive experiments.
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Vedvyas was right in not compiling the intricate details of such highly advanced techniques in his book of Mahabharata to avoid its wrong uses by kings and filthy morons who would have produced sons every other day to seek revenge against their enemies.
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Children’s created by such process were not shown to general public nor the process of creating such an offspring were described in details as both the ancient sages and modern scientists realized the great dangers that may be superimposed on the society due to its wrong use. Such techniques were not taught by ancient sages to their disciples nor are taught by modern scientists to medical students so as to avoid the destruction of mankind and imbalance of nature.
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Conclusion:
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Ancient method of test tube baby was more efficient as they knew the way of creating babies outside the mother womb. Ayurveda is an ancient medicinal science that not only has information on many highly advanced genetics theories but also many others that is either discovered or yet to be discovered.
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In Ayushakti Ayurveda, there is a mention of technique used by narams to beget healthy normal babies to those couples who would otherwise be childless. All this shows that the ancient Vedic sages knew about chromosomes, sperm and genes, and how to develop a baby outside human uterus.”