On the day of Makar Sankranti the chariot of the sun god enters the Maharrishi (one of zodiacs). The process of entering a new sing of zodiacs occurs every month, but since the Sun enters the makarrashi in this month thus a distinguishing meritorious period is generated. During this span the sattvauna (quality of goodness) is specially enhanced and the elements increasing the resistance towards diseases are acquired. This whole month is considered a festival month. (The vow of bathing in the Ganges December 31st to January 30th .For detailed information read “Rishi Prasad’, January 2009 issue that the waters of all the water reservoirs on earth are considered a spire and beneficial as Gangajal. Now days many medical scientists after studying the glory of the compassion and benedictions of Sun god are bringing forth stunning results by employing it in the medical field.
Dr. Hej Heuki says the rays of the are more beneficial then medicines. The medicines destroy the useful bacteria along with the harmful ones.
Dr. Hej Handrik found out through experiments that the rays of the Sun quickly penetrate into the body and increase the resistance towards diseases and make good the deficiency if any of any make good the deficiency if any particular colour.
The colour doctor put it this way, The deficiency put it way, The deficiency of yellow
colour causes that Ayurveda doctors say that the vata piita and kappa the three contain such -such colour and that all the seven colour are granted by the sun.
A scientist called Gardener Roni incurred wonderful benefits form southerly, he writs The body becomes so stung by sun therapy that it ejects the harmful bacteria and becomes capable of protecting itself on own. Gardener Roni cured many patients by using the Sun therapy.
I give you a nice technique of maintaining an excellent health. Do tribabdha (the three band has Jalandharabndha Uddiyuabandha and Mulbanddha) pranayama in the sunlight five pranayama facing towards the sun and other five Turing your back towards sun. This will bath the whole body in the sunrays or also you can protom surya namaskara (sun salutation) in the presence of sun. The sun rays should certainly be made to fall on the navel. For 5 to 8 minutes one should sit such as to make the rays fall on navel and for 8-10 minutes sit tuning the back towards sun. Everyone should practice sun bath for a robust health and long life.
The son of Lord sir Krishna, Saamb was suffering form various disorders of skin and digestion. Finding that he was not reviewing. Sri Krishna said to him I obtained a good health and various other benefits by worshipping the sun God. I meditated on sun god and performed sunbath after doing pranayama etc. in its ray’s sammb you should also worship the sum.
Lord sir Krishna advice his ill son saamb to do sun bath to offer libation to Him (the sun) and perform surya namaskara and ultimately to meditate on him in the space between both the eyes brow (bhrikuti). Saamb was restored to health by following this.
The scientists are saying now but five thousand years back, the father of all scientists, lord sir Krishna and even before Him our Rishis had already told about the health restoring qualities of the sun. but we don’t worship the sun just for this that we may be rendered health that the rays would provide vitamin D on entering through the skin and cure skin diseases. The sun bath will undoubtedly bring about material benefits but outlook is not restrained on to immortal body by gaining material benefits. The Rishi of India have their eyes set on realizing the self the lord and these additional benefits shall came along without restraint.
Just as on performing surya namaskara, naturally the pranayama are them selves performed. Pranayama open of the lungs and asana actives the stiffened organs. Surya namaskara is essentially perfumed after sun rise so that the bodies gets the benefit of sun rays and also worship of sun rays and also worship of sun during. Sunrise beings purity in the intellect. Only a sattvik (purified) intellect can experience the supreme
Being. Thus worship is especially important on the day of Uttarayana. Apart form this it is also rice to Lord Shiva or to offer libation of water (with till a rive mixed in it).
Til (sesame seed)