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Uttarayana (summer solstice)- An Ayurveda View

Uttarayana, ayurveda, aadana kala, summer solstice

Uttarayana, ayurveda, aadana kala, summer solsticeUttarayana :  The phase when  north pole starts tilting towards sun on its rotational axis is known as Uttarayana.  Uttarayana includes three ritus and 6 months. They are as follows

Shishira  ritu – magha, phalguna – approx January 20 to March 20 - bitter taste predominent

Vasantha -  Chaitra Vaishakha - March 20 to May 20 – kashaya (astringent) taste

Shishira ritucharya - A healthy lifestyle for cold and dry weather

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healthy lifestyle winter,  winter care ayurveda tips, winter ayurveda tips, winter ayurvedaAccording to principles of ayurveda the season Shishira marks the beginning of uttarayana (summer solstice) . Shishira ritu has mixed combination of hot and cold. The intense rays of sun absorb the moistness of surroundings, leaving the environment devoid of moisture.

Hemantha ritucharya Keep diseases at bay during winter

ritucharya in ayurveda, hemanta ritucharya, boost immunity in winter

ritucharya in ayurveda, hemanta ritucharya, boost immunity in winterDiseases like cold, cough, psoriasis, dry skin, arthritis, winter depression, viral fever, etc surface during winter.

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