Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)
2013 Autumnal Equinox March 20
AN EQUINOX is an astronomical event that happens twice, once in spring and once in autumn, each year when the tilt of the EarthCOs axis is inclined neither away from nor towards the Sun. During equinoxes the tilt of the Earth (with respect to the Sun) is 0A[degrees] and because of it duration of the day and the night are almost equal on Equinox day; ie, 12 hours.
On an esoteric level you can see that this celebration marks the middle of harvest, it is a time of equal day and equal night, and for the moment nature is in balance. It is a time to reap what you have sown, of giving thanks for the harvest and the bounty the Earth provides, for finishing up old projects and plans and finding a contemplative space to consider both what you have learnt and what you feel needs more thought.
Meditation moments: Balance
THE equinox is an excellent time to consider the essence of balance in your life and in yourself. …