According to the observation of nature, the ancients of our country divided "Lixia" into three periods. What does the meaning of the three periods mean? Today I'll take you to know more about them. It was named according to the climatic characteristics and some special phenomena at that time.
What are the three waiting periods at the beginning of summer?
"When the mole flies, the earthworm comes out, and the melon comes out. This means that in this solar term, you can first hear mole crickets singing in the field, then you can see earthworms digging, and then the vines of Wang Gua begin to climb and grow rapidly.
Why is the beginning of summer divided into three periods
We all know that the ancient Chinese divided the four seasons of the year into 24 solar terms, usually lasting for half a month. In order to explore and analyze the climate more carefully, the wise ancients put forward the idea of three climates. Therefore, the three seasons in the beginning of summer refer to the three stages that refine the climate and natural phenomena in the period of solar terms in the beginning of summer.
The three syndromes are not only used in traditional Chinese medicine to express the three pulse conditions of floating, middle and sinking, but also used in meteorology to express the solar term. In China, "five days" is called "one period" and "three periods" is a solar term, so a solar term is also called "three periods". Therefore, the 24 solar terms can be divided into 72 periods.
In ancient China, the working people named each solar term 'three periods' respectively according to the climatic characteristics and some special phenomena at that time, which was used to express the characteristics of the weather at that time.
What are the three stages of Lixia
After a long period of labor practice, the working people of our country have divided the beginning of summer into three periods, namely 'the first period, the sound of mole cricket', 'the second period, the emergence of earthworm' and 'the third period, the birth of Wanggua'.
The so-called "first wait, mole cricket" in the mole cricket, mole cricket is also suitable for warm and humid environment, with the song of mole cricket, it means that the taste of summer is strong.
Earthworms live in damp and dark soil. When the sun is strong, they are impatient and come out to join in the fun.
And the so-called 'three Hou, Wang guasheng', Wang Gua is a special medicinal climbing vine plant in North China. It climbs and grows rapidly at the beginning of summer, and will bear red fruits in June and July.
At the beginning of summer, astronomy says that we are going to say goodbye to spring, and summer is about to begin. At this time, the summer harvest crops enter the late growth stage, winter wheat is flowering and filling, rape is nearly mature, the year of summer harvest crops is basically settled, and the management of rice planting and other spring sowing crops has also entered a busy season.