Sun is easily accessible to all. Through the sun rays many ailments could be cured. This is an amazing system of cure in Ayurveda. It is famous not only in India but all over the world. In ancient Rome this system was very popular and it was called Heliotherapy and Chromo therapy. The capital of Italy, Rome is a very ancient city. The foundation of the city was laid by the god Romulus who lives in the mountain of Peleta. It is on his name that the city gets its title Rome. According to famous physician of Rome, Dr. Tilani in ancient Rome there was no physician for almost 600 years. The reason was that there was no need of a physician. The ancient people of Rome used sun rays, exercises and fresh air and water to keep themselves hale and hearty. In those days Rome was a very powerful kingdom
Sun rays have many colors which make the air pure and destroy the microbes present in the atmosphere and the water. This goes on naturally and all by itself. The ancient Rishis used to worship the sun and realized that sun rays could help one regain lost health. Through the sun rays even chronic and old ailments could be cured permanently.
In the most ancient of texts, Vedas, there are verses dedicated to the sun. Worship of the sun was very popular in those days. The Gayatri Mantra that appears in the Vedas is a prayer to the sun god. In this mantra a worshipper prays to sun to bestow intelligence. The mantra is also called Savita mantra that means mantra of sun.
Benefits from the sun ray therapy
The sun rays are free from side effects. By the use of sun rays in fact the body could be made active and healthy and one could enjoy the life to full.
The heat from the sun increases perspiration and removes all ailments. It also enhances body power and enthusiasm. It removes all imbalances of the three humours namely vaat, pitt and kaf. It also cures leprosy, fever, pain and weakness. Through sun ray therapy a person could attain victory over all diseases and become long lived. One can increase energy in the body and live to an age of hundred.
From the sun rays one gets vital life energy called prana and also heat; both of which make the body healthy and long lived. The sun rays are also instrumental in producing the ozone gas which protects the earth from harmful ultraviolet rays. Ozone increases the body power and makes the blood pure. It also makes the heart strong and bones powerful.
Sun bath is advised for skin infections, chronic skin diseases like eczema and psoriasis, bronchitis, asthma, indigestion, musculoskeletal pain, arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Sun bath should be taken bare skin early in the morning for half an hour.