This year’s Autum Equinox falls on 22 September at 14:30 BST.
The equinox is when the centre of the Sun crosses the Earth’s equator. The length of that day for most places is slightly longer than 12 hours, length of night slightly shorter than 12 hours, but overall, it’s that time of balance of daytime to nighttime. Telegraph explains the science well.
In start of celebration of the Autumn equinox, we had meat-free day and a simple vegetarian dinner consisting of:
Tofu/2 ways (age-dashi & Atsu-Age with green onions and red peppers)
Grilled cauliflower in olive oil with lemon zest/infused garlic
Buckwheat noodles made from Burdock roots (soba noodles with detoxifying root veggie:) dipped in light dashi broth with Nori, sea veggie:)
& we are stuffed and still feeling light – stuffed & light, how is that possible, right? !
This week we did not get the veggie box but our thoughts are with those farm workers who actually harvest those veggies to bring to our table – smoke or not. Here’s a way to help the United Farm Workers in California: Here’s the link
If you are essential workers or anyone adversely affected by the recent wildfires, I would be honored to serve via mindful flowy yoga that relieves you of your worries and stress even just for that 15, 30, 60 minutes on or off the mat. Donation basis or dedicate the practice to someone …