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Explaining Greeshma Ritu as per Ayurveda

Like we explained, the cold and wet Winters are followed by the refreshing Vasanta Ritu. But after this come the hot and sultry days of Greeshma Ritu or the Summer season. Greeshma Ritu occurs during the Aadaan Kaal, where the Sun sucks out the energy from one’s body. As we already know, our body is made up of three principal energies or Doshas – Vata, Pitta, and Kapha. Pitta reflects the characteristics of the Fire Element and hence Summer or Greeshma is also known as the Pitta sea...

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Explaining Vasanta Ritu as per Ayurveda

In our previous post, we discussed Hemanta and Shishir Ritus as per Ayurveda. Now, let’s talk about Vasanta Ritu. Vasanta Ritu is the season that brings a feeling of joy and liveliness to our minds. The smell of flowers blooming, and cool breeze… yes we are talking about the Spring season. Ideal season for detoxification and cleansing of the skin and the body, Vasantha Ritu falls in the month of March (Chaitram) and goes on till May (Vaisha...

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Explaining Hemanta and Shishir Ritus as per Ayurveda

As explained in Seasonal Routines or Ritucharya, as per Ayurveda, the year is divided into two “Kaals”- Aadaan Kaal, which is also known as Uttarayana (Northern Solstice), and Visarga Kaal, also known as Dakshinayana (Southern Solstice). According to Ayurveda, it’s the Sun that determines the seasons and hence the division into two Kaals. Aadaan signifies the Sun’s power of taking away energy vis-à-vis Visarga, which means giving in abundance. Hence, it is during ...

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