Agnihotra is a gift to humanity from the ancient Vedic science of bioenergy, medicine, agriculture and climate science.

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In this process of Agnihotra medicinal substances (like cowdung, ghee) are burnt in a copper vessel of precisely prescribed size and shape along with certain mantras (vibrations) at certain times (tuned to  the basic biorhythm of sunrise/sunset). Cowdung is known for disinfectant properties. When we burn the cowdung, this disinfectant effect goes to the atmosphere and the atmosphere is disinfected, purified.


a) Experiments done with Agnihotra showed that indoor microbial pollution is greatly reduced. Regular practise of Agnihotra controls pathogenic bacteria in an area.


b) The concentration of negative ions is an important indicator of atmospheric pollution: The more negative ions in the air, the less pollution. Normally smoke particles are charged positive. This can be easily tested if we blow cigarette smoke towards an instrument measuring the electric charge of  the air. It will show that the concentration of negative ions is getting less. But if you perform Agnihotra and place the same device above the pyramid, the smoke of the Agnihotra fire shows a higher content of negative ions. Agnihotra is thus purifying the air in an area around the pyramid.