Vedic Weights

Ayurvedic Metric Units (Classical Units) Modern Metric Equivalent
1 PARAMANU 0.0016 mg
1 DHAVANSHI (VANSI & TRASRENU) 0.05 mg
1 MARICHI 0.32 mg
1 LAL SARSHAP 1.95 mg
1 TUNDAL 15.62 mg
1 DHANYAMASH 31.25 mg
1 YAVA 62.5 mg
1 RATTI 125 mg
1 ANDIKA 250 mg
1 MASHAK (MASA) 1 gram
1 SHAAN 3 grams
1 KOL 6 grams
1 TOLA 12 grams
1 KARSHA  (1 KARSA) 12 grams
1 SHUKTI 24 grams
1 PAL (1 PALAM) 48 grams
1 CHHATANK 60 grams
1 PRASRTIS (1 PRASRTI) 96 grams
1 CHHATAAK (CHHATAK) 186 grams
1 KUDAV (1 KUDAVAS) 192 grams
1 MANIKA (MAANIKA) 384 grams
1 PRASTHA (PRASTH) 768 grams
1 SER (SERA or SEER) 960 grams
1 ADHAKA (AADAK) 3 Kg 73 grams
1 TULA 4 Kg 800 grams
1 DRONA (DRON) 12 Kg 228 grams
1 SURPA (SHOORP) 24 Kg 576 grams
1 DRONI 49 Kg 152 grams
1 BHARA 96 Kg
1 KHARI 196 Kg 608 grams

Accepted measurements are given according to CHARAKA SAMHITA based on TOLA equivalent to 12 grams. There are slight differences in SARNGADHARA SAMHITA and other classical texts.

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