If we want look deeper at the energy aspect of autumn we just have to observe how the nature is doing at that season. The three month of autumn also called time of collection and adjustment. The Qi of heaven is pressure and the Qi of earth is gorgeous. Autumn is the time of crop.
The Chinese character of autumn shows: growing grain and fire
The meaning is under the summer heat the grains are mature and after crop the Chinese were burning the left stubble field.
Following advices are written in Su Wen a part of Huang Di Neijing the „Yellow emperor´s classics of medicine“:
- Go early sleep and stand up early, you should follow the cock action
- Gather the mind and calm down the Qi to balance the bear of autumn
- leave your will in peace and in calmness
This is the right action you should take in accord to autumn for storing and collecting your Qi.
More collection of autumn wisdom is coming soon…