Friday, March 6, 2015

Weight scale in Ayurveda

Understanding of weight units used in Ayurveda is a must knowledge when reading Ayurvedic Medicine. Here is the simplified table of Ayurvedic Traditional Weight Scale and Modern MKS weight schale...
1 Ratti रत्ती = 121 mg मिग्रा
6 Ratti रत्ती = 729 mg मिग्रा
8 Ratti रत्ती = 1 Masha माशा
1 Masha माशा = 0.125 Tola तोला
3 Masha माशा = 0.25 Tola तोला
6 Masha माशा = 0.5 Tola तोला
12 Masha माशा = 1 Tola तोला
1 Tola तोला = 11.616 g ग्राम
40 Ser सेर = 1 Man मन