Child Seized By Pitr Graha And Shakuni Graha – Symptoms, Treatment



By Dr Raghuram Y.S. MD (Ay) & Dr Manasa, B.A.M.S

Graha is a name given to the planets or unseen organisms. It was believed that some unknown and invisible entities would produce a few diseases and they were called Graha’s. When compared with the modern day diseases the Graha’s can be compared to the micro-organisms  like viruses, bacteria etc. Graha’s were said to bother the children more than the adults

Pitru Graha – Signs and symptoms

Sanskrit Verses

Modern Correlation

Pitru Graha has been correlated with dehydration caused due to cholera in children since there is resemblance of symptoms of both these conditions.

Cholera is a bacterial disease, caused by cholera bacterium Vibrio cholera, usually spread through contaminated water. It causes severe diarrhea and dehydration. It can be fatal when not promptly treated.(Read more)


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