Fall is the time of transitions. It is a time that when feeling balanced it enables us to recognize the possibilities and guide us into the quiet essence of being and savoring simplicity. If we are out of balance it can lead us feeling raw and exposed.
This is one of the many reasons why we must change our routine with the Mother Earth. We must recognize that when she transitions, so must we or we are left feeling out of balance and incomplete. Recognizing the changing and shifting of the seasons is important in Ayurvedic philosophy. Ayurveda recognizes the importance of keeping in tune with the rhythms of the earth and adjusting our own rhythms to match hers.
Vata season runs from late fall into early winter. Kapha season starts from the coldest part of winter into spring and pitta season includes the hottest and longest days of the year - from late spring into early fall.
Understanding the qualities of each season can help you...