Seasons are opposite on either side of the equator, so the equinox in September is also known as the "autumnal (fall) equinox" in the northern hemisphere. However, in the southern hemisphere, it is the "spring (vernal) equinox.”
The autumnal equinox is the first day of fall. Celebrated by many different cultures and plays a significant role in some beliefs like Wicca. For most people, fall is a time that ushers in harvests, preserving food for the upcoming months, enjoyment of the colors of the changing leaves, and beginning to prepare oneself both physically and psychologically for the upcoming colder months. For Keats, the famous poet, fall was the "season of mists and mellow fruitfulness.” A beautiful season, fall is filled with color, crisp days and provides an excuse to indulge in great foods. In addition, it all begins with the first day of fall––here are some fun ways to celebrate the autumnal equinox.
1. Understand the meanings associated with the autumnal equinox. 2. Many people like to welcom