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Top Medical Taboos In Hindu Religion

There are some popular medical taboos in Hindu religion. These are few things that Hindus generally avoid. These things are avoided purely on health issues but there are no scientific data to prove them. But people have found them to be effective and therefore it is still followed.

  • There is a prohibition of taking bath after meals or food.
  • Drinking water while standing.
  • Consuming yogurt or curd after sunset.
  • Drinking milk in a copper vessel.
  • Drinking water after having hot milk.
  • Going to sleep after eating sweets without rinsing one’s mouth.
  • Exposing the soles of one’s feet to fire with the body drawn away.
  • Feeding the child in reclining position.
  • Eating food while moving or in the dark.