The leaves are turning beautiful shades of Red, Orange and Yellow. On the color wheel these are considered warming. Mother nature is using our visual senses to warm us up for the cold winter weather to come. Out here in Colorado the leaves are mostly a beautiful yellow/gold color. The color gold in Ayurveda is considered one of the most nourishing, rejuvenating, and Ojas building. Ojas is our life force and is the container for our energy. Watch Ojas Video.
Gold is one of the most common colors to see in the fall, mother nature always provides and she is giving us lots of nourishment and abundance before Vata really sets in. Here are some ways to build ojas with the color gold:
-Watch the sun set or spend time watching the golden leaves on a tree dance
-Eating Squash or adding Ghee to your food