Australia Autumn Equinox Events

Wurdi Youang in Australia – Autumn Equinox Observance

Observe all four seasons of solar alignments at the Wurdi Youang stone arrangement in Australia

What: Autumn Equinox Observance

Where: Mount Rothwell, near Little River, Victoria

When: Autumn Equinox Time: Sunset

About: Observe the Autumn Equinox sunset at the Wurdi Youang stone arrangement, an intriguing undated egg-like shaped ancient site in the Southern Hemisphere aligned to the solar events of all four seasons. It is made up of roughly 100 basalt stones, some ranging from 20 cm in diameter up to 1 meter.

Located in Victoria, Australia, the Wurdi Youang site is owned and maintained by the Wathaurung Aboriginal Corporation. In order to visit the site one would need to get in contact with Wathaurung Elder and Chair Bryon Powell who can give permission to individual or group visits.

Permission: Granted by Wathaurung Aboriginal Corporation

Contact: Bryon Powell 61 (03) 4308 0420

Wurdi_Younag_Alignments_Ray Norris

The diagram above shows how the arrangement of stones align to the Equinox and Solstice sunsets as surveyed by Ray and Priscilla Norris (c) 2008.

A Note About Visiting Ancient Sites:
Please be mindful and respectful of the ancient sites.  Treat them with care as to not disturb them, damage them or remove anything from them. Help protect these incredible sites so that they can continue to stand the test of time.

Please note: this event is not run by The Spiritual Sun. Please contact the owners directly or visit their website if you would like more details about the observance that takes place at this site.

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Olga

4 Comments

  • Thank you Olga. I will now be visiting Wurdi Youang site on March the 20th Inshallah. Amazingly less than an hour outside of Melbourne.

    • That’s great David 🙂 Who would have thought an ancient site like this one would be just a stone throw away. Apparently there are several others in Australia that many don’t know about, in fact there is another interesting place maybe 16 hours drive from Wurdi Youang that I hope to publish soon.

      Feel free to keep us posted how your experience went.

  • What a great find Olga! Thanks so much for all the info you’ve been finding and adding, this is really amazing to see little by little all the different places in the world which have monuments aligning to these spiritual cosmic times of the year – it just brings a feel of awe and wonder, and brings even more home the point of importance of these celebrations.

    • I would have to agree with Geraldine. Great research. It makes me see and feel the connection that spans the earth and civilizations and eras, uniting people in the sacred spirituality of the sun. The Wurdi Youang site sounds interesting and exciting.

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