2019 dates of Pushya Nakshatra for Swarnaprasha

28 August 2019 (Wednesday)

25 september 2019 (Wednesday)

22 October 2019 (Tuesday)

18 November 2019 (Monday)

15 December 2019 (Sunday)

Walk into our clinic those days ​call us: 9591516151 to register a reminder for every Swarnaprasha date.

About Swarnaprasha

Swarnaprashana sanskar is one of the sixteen essential Sanskars described for children. It is a natural, time tested, practiced by our ancestors that build overall health and intelligence naturally.

“Swarnaprashana” is combination of two words. It can disrupt it include eating again too soon after a meal, fear, grief, and staying up too late.

Swarnaprashana hence refers to the act of eating or consuming 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.

Administration of gold in the prescribed dose and quantity in the suggested manner for the unique children. This Ayurveda as “Swarnaprashana”by Acharya Kashyapa thousands of years back.

Ayurveda recommends only purified form of gold for internal administration. The age at which Swarnaprashana should be administered and its duration can be determined depending upon the desired effect in children as a positive health care program.

Benefits of Swarnaprasha

Acharya Kashyapa had explained evidently this Ayurvedic technique to improve immunity in children. The administration of Swarna (gold) in children for the benefits of improving intellect, digestion and metabolism, physical strength, and life span.

The specific benefits ascribed to Swarnaprashana are as follows:

Medha Agni Bala Vardhanam (improvement of intellect, digestion, metabolism, immunity, and physical strength)

Ayushyam (promoting lifespan)

Mangalam (auspicious)

Punyam (righteous)

Vrushyam (aphrodisiac)

Varnyam (enhancement of color and complexion)

Grahapaham (protection from evil spirits and microorganisms)

The specific benefits of according to the duration of administration have been mentioned such as:

If administered for 1 month, the baby will become Parama Medhavi (highly intelligent) and Swarna Prashana is said to be not only beneficial for normally-developing children, but to possess enhanced benefits for children with special needs such as autism, learning disabilities, Vyadhibhir Na Cha Drusyate (will not be affected by any disease)

If administered for 6 months, the baby will become Srutadhara If it is taken for 6 months, the child becomes able to learn quickly and remembe (will be able to remember the things, which are just heard).

The benefits of Swarnaprashana in children are multidimensional. In a nut shell, Swarnaprashana can be named as a positive health care program for children.

We take all ​Safety measures

Acharya was perceptive of all the serious adverse effects if gold is administered in the impure form which is evident from the explanation of Shodhana (purification) of in specific. It is cited that if is administered without appropriate processing, it will destroy the happiness, potency, and strength of the individual and it will lead to the manifestation of a group of diseases. Also, it has many benefits are like improvement and concentration.


Varanasi: Chaukhambha Chaukhambha Sanskrit Sansthan; 2004. Chakrapanidatta, Commentator. Charaka Samhita, Sharira Sthana, Jatisutriya Adhyaya, 8/19; p. 343.

Jyothy, K. B., Sheshagiri, S., Patel, K. S., & Rajagopala, S. (2014). A critical appraisal on Swarnaprashana in children. Ayu 35(4), 361–365. http://doi.org/10.4103/0974-8520.158978

Vridha Jivaka, Kashyapa Samhita, Sutra Sthana, Leha Adhyaya. In: 10th ed. Shri Satyapal Bhishagacharya., editor. Chaukhambha Sanskrit Sansthan: Varanasi; 2005. pp. 4–5.