The Beginning of Winter

The Beginning of Winter – Lìdōng 立冬

On November 8th 2021, we enter the period of lìdōng 立冬, also known as 'The Beginning Of Winter'. Lìdōng is the nineteenth solar term, which occurs annually around November 7th. It indicates the true beginning of winter.

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Beginning of Spring

The Beginning of Spring – Lì Chūn 立春

The Beginning of Spring – Lì Chūn 立春 In ancient China, 24 solar terms existed as a means to guide farmers in agricultural affairs and farming activities. They are based on the sun’s position in the zodiac and reflect...

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Year of The Rat

Chinese New Year 2020 – Year of the Metal Rat

NEW BEGINNINGS – CHINESE NEW YEAR 2020!! Chinese New Year 2020 is upon us. However, there are many new beginnings outlined within Chinese philosophy and therefore within classical Chinese medicine; all are contextual and attempt to facilitate a dynamic...

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