Funny, I cook a lot of traditional Japanese sweets (tea
ceremony etc) and this information is important for cooks,
you find it in cookbooks.
1.Start of Spring (approx. Feb 5th)
3.Awakening of Insects
5.Clear and Bright
Spring Earth season is during the 18 days before the Start of Summer
7.Start of Summer (approx. May 5th)
9.Grain in Ear
Summer Earth season is during the 18 days before Start of Autumn
13.Start of Autumn (approx. Aug 7th)
14.Limit of Heat
Autumn Earth season is during the 18 days before Start of Winter
19.Start of Winter (approx. Nov 7th)
Winter Earth season is during the 18 days before Start of Spring
The chi of each season spirals into earth and reemerges transformed into
the following season.
When I am breathing the creation cycle I dip into earth between each shen.
I’ve always loved the names of the solar terms.
They really create a lot of imagery.
I didn’t know about the 18 days thing before . . .
thanks for sharing . . .
They are the four animals and their months: Ox, Dragon, Sheep, Dog.
What do you mean by “they”?
The 18-days between the seasons
>>>They are the four animals and their months: Ox, Dragon, Sheep, Dog.
This has the basic knowledge. The usage of 18-days in transitions is slightly different. Dont have time know for details. Maybe later.
scroll down to months, notice animals between seasons are all earth animals: ox, dragon, sheep, dog
They basically span the two solar terms prior to the
start of a new season, from what I can see from the
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