Hindu Text Bhagvad Gita and its Relation to Traditional and Modern Medicine

Publication Year:
2011
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Repository URL:
https://scholarworks.gvsu.edu/ssd/2011/Posters/71
Author(s):
Janaki Shah
article description
The objective of this study was to find a relation specifically between health science and religion. Finding a bridge between these two important topics may allow medical professionals to practice with a better understanding of how to approach and treat patients with a strong religious background. In the USA alone about 83% of individuals are affiliated with some form of religion. In this case The Bhagvad Gita a popular Hindu text was the topic of interest. The goal in this study was to observe the beliefs and values discussed in the The Bhagvad Gita and find a relationship with naturopathic and allopathic medicine.