Ritucharya w.s.r. to Varsha Ritu and its effect on Health

  • Dr. Priya Jarimalli Post Graduate Scholar, Dept. of Kriya Shareera, SDM College of Ayurveda and Hospital, Hassan, Karnataka, INDIA.
  • Dr. Pratibha Kulkarni Professor & HOD, Dept. of Kriya Shareera, SDM College of Ayurveda and Hospital, Hassan, Karnataka, INDIA.
Keywords: Ayurveda, Ritucharya, Varsha Ritu, Seasonal regimen

Abstract

Ayurveda the science of health suggests various theories and principles towards the achievement of healthy physical and mental status, in this regards Ayurveda advocates concepts of Dinacharya (daily regimen) and Ritucharya. It has highlighted various rules and regimens regarding Ahara (diet), Vihara (regimens), Achara (conduct), Vichara (thoughts) which are mandatory for attaining the desired healthy life, one among such regimens is “Ritucharya”, which plays an important role in acclimatizing the seasonal enforcement easily without altering body homeostasis. In this work an attempt is made to understand the concept of Varsha Ritu, prevention of seasonal disease that may occur in Varsha Ritu, and to understand and follow the regimen of Varsha Ritu which helps to prevent the disease and maintain the health of individual.

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