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Indian Seasons 2024 - Indian Ritus - 6 Different seasons

According to the Lunisolar Hindu calendar, there are six seasons in India in a year. Its weather is always changing and mainly 6 types of seasons are seen here, namely, Spring, Summer, Rain, Autumn, Hemant, and Winter. All seasons have their own distinct experience and importance.

In many countries, it is either very cold throughout the year or very hot, but in India, the weather changes every two to three months, which is different fun. This helps the farmers as well and the atmosphere remains calm and pleasant. 

It is due to these different types of seasons that many kinds of precious live animals are found in India which are not found anywhere else in the world.

Mythological Names of Indian seasons

  1. Spring season = Chait, Vaisakh
  2. Summer season = eldest, Ashadh
  3. Rainy season = Shravan, Bhadon
  4. Autumn = Quar, Karthik
  5. Hemant Ritu = Aghan, Pus
  6. Winter = Magh, Phalgun

Information about the seasons of India

1. Spring Season (Vasant Ritu):

When the leaves of trees fall, when new leaves emerge, when butterflies and nature begin to decorate them, it is the time of spring season in India. In India, this season starts from March and lasts till April. According to the Hindu calendar, Chaitra and Baisakh are two months in this season.

It is considered to be one of the most beautiful seasons in the country. During this time, maximum temperatures remain around 32 ° C. In these seasons, gradually, the days become longer and the nights become shorter. Basant affects not only flora but also fauna. The entire fauna family appears with a new skeleton. Humans as well as animals are very happy this season.

Important Hindu festival of Vasant Ritu

• Holi
• Gudi Padwa
• Hanuman Jayanti
• Ram Navami
• Akshaya Tritiya (Akshaya tritiya)
• Lord Parshuram Jayanti

2. Summer Season (Summer / Greesm Ritu)

Summer season in India is between the month of Jyeshtha and Ashadh and according to the English calendar, it occurs in May (May) and June.  Summer is the hottest season, which comes after spring and before the rainy season. The days are the longest and the nights are short. In India, the average temperature in summer is 38 ° C.

During this season, the days are long, while the nights are short. In summer, the temperature of nature increases, the Earth starts warming up like a pan. The body of all animals starts scorching with heat stroke. Animals, birds and humans are all disturbed due to the heat. In summer, we enjoy juicy fruits like Watermelon (Watermelon), Mango (Mango), Cucumber (Cucumber), litchi (Lychee).

Some important festivals of Grishma Ritu:

• Buddha’s Birthday
• Ganges Dussehra (Dussehra)
• Nirjala Ekadashi

3. Varsha Ritu (Rainy season)

From the month of July (sometimes the last June), rains occur all over India, indicating the onset of the monsoon season or the rainy season. This season lasts till the month of September. According to Hindu calendar, Shravan and Bhadrapada are two months of rainy season. The average temperature is around 34 ° C.

The river, drains and ponds are filled with water. Trees start covering themselves with new green leaves. The farmers take the plow and leave it in the fields. It is true that when the rainfall is good, the crop production is also good, due to growing green grass, animals also get good food.

Important festival of rainy season:

• Sant Kabir Jayanti (Kabir Jayanti)
• Ratha Yatra Festival (Ratha Yatra)
• Guru Purnima
• Yoga Day, 21st june

4. Autumn Season (Autumn / Sharad Ritu):

This season starts from October (October) and lasts till November (November). The two Hindu months of Ashwin and Karthik fall in this season. The average temperature in the autumn is 33 ° C. With the arrival of autumn, nature becomes very pure and beautiful. The cloudiness of the clouds goes away from the sky, the clear moon looks like a glimpse into the clear sky.

Some festivals of Sharad Ritu:

• Shri Krishna Janmashtami fast (Krishna janmashtami)
• Sharad Navratri Start (Navratri)
• Durga Utsav (Vijayadashami)
• Raksha Bandhan

5. Pre Winter Season (Hemant Ritu):

The time before winter season is called pre winter (December to January) or we can also call it Hemat ritu. The average temperature remains at 27 ° C.

According to the Hindu calendar, Agarayana and Pausha, these two months fall in this season. Ripe yellow-leaves fall from the trees so that new leaves can take their place. This season, which gives a new message of innovation, is very important from a natural point of view.

Important Hindu festivals of Hemant Ritu:

• Gopastami
• Guru Nanak Jayanti
• Govardhan Puja (Govardhan Puja)
• Naraka Chaturdashi
• Ahoi Ashtami
• Tulsi Vivah
• Mahalakshmi Pujan (Diwali)
• Bhai Dooj

6. Winter Season (Shishir Ritu):

The winter season (winter) is the coldest season of the year in India, usually seen between the months of January and February. The winter season is after the pre-winter and before the spring season. The average temperature remains at 23 ° C.

According to the Hindu calendar, Magh and Phalgun are the two Hindu months in this season. In this season, kharif crops are cultivated in the fields. Various fruits, flowers and vegetables (carrots, radishes, tomatoes, peanuts, peas, cabbage) are available in abundance in India during this season.

Important Hindu festivals of Shishir Ritu:

• Lohri festival
• Kutch Rann Festival (Kutchh Rann Mahotsav)
• Bihu Magh
• Vasant Panchami
• Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti
• Putrada Ekadashi Vrat (Putrada Ekadashi)



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