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September Equinox 22 September 2021 19:21 UTC there are two Equinoxes every year . . . one in September and one in March the September Equinox is the moment the Sun 'appears to cross' the celestial equator from North to South we know . . . the earth’s rotation causes day and night the earth’s revolution creates the seasons and the earth’s tilt of approximately 23.5 degrees creates Opposite Seasons so, during the the following months this tilt will cause the South to face more directly towards the Sun and the North to face further away from the Sun this video simulation was recorded on 22 September 2021 at 19:21 UTC the time at which the Sun was directly above the celestial equator note the terminator is a vertical line straight down Equinox on a Spinning Earth shows seasonal changes for an entire year in twelve seconds the way of heaven is like the flexing of a bow the high it presses down the low it raises from those with a surplus it takes away to those without enough it adds on therefore the way of heaven is to reduce the excessive and increase the insufficient ~ extract from Dao de Jing 77 may you have a wonderful year may the ancestors shower you with wisdom
“During the winter months all things in nature wither, hide, return home, and enter a resting period, just as lakes and rivers freeze and snow falls. This is a time when yin dominates yang. Therefore one should refrain from overusing the yang energy. Retire early and get up with the sunrise, which is later in winter. Desires and mental activity should be kept quiet and subdued. Sexual desires especially should be contained, as if keeping a happy secret. Stay warm, avoid the cold, and keep the pores closed. Avoid sweating. The philosophy of the winter season is one of conservation and storage. Without such practice the result will be injury to the kidney energy. This will cause wei jue, consisting of weakness, atrophy of muscles, and coldness in spring, manifesting as paralysis, wei/flaccid syndrome, arthritis, or degeneration of the bones and tendons. This is because the body has lost its ability to open and move in the spring.” ~ Maoshing Ni. “The Yellow Emperor's Classic of Medicine”. Agreements or disagreements with the above? Open discussion.