|Literary Meaning||Ushn`a means hot , Aas`hraya means seat , resting – place|
|Implied Meaning||To stay in a warm place, to eat or drink hot foodstuffs, to use warm clothes etc. to get protection from cold weather.|
|Elaboration||Ritucharyaa tells us how to make changes in our day to day life according to the season. This helps to maintain health in every season.|
In winter, protection from cold weather is necessary. So one should consume hot food. One should stay in Garbhagriha ( a small home or room at the core of a big house ). Using warm clothes while going outside or while sleeping is also helpful. One should use lukewarm water for drinking. Cold water bath should be avoided. Sitting or walking in sunlight is advised. Fire burnt in the house helps to keep the atmosphere warm.
Last updated on March 18th, 2021 at 11:20 am