|Literary Meaning||Exposure to sunrays to facilitate sweating.|
|Implied Meaning||Sunbath to facilitate perspiration.|
|Elaboration||Aatapa is a radiation of heat by sun. Aatapa is one of the measures to induce perspiration. As no direct fire / flames are involved in this kind of fomentation, hence it is classify under Anagni Sveda . It is useful in Medaavrita and Kaphaavrita Vaata. Early morning is the best time for Sunbath.|
It should be taken care that people of Pitta Prakriti and those suffering from Pitta or Rakta or both diseases, should not expose themselves to Aatapa .
|Antonym||S`heeta Sevana / Chhaayaa Sevana|
Last updated on March 10th, 2021 at 06:00 am