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Basic Four Elements

Our world is comprised four basic elements. These are air, earth, fire, and water. Understanding what each element represents helps us evaulate where our indiviual strengths and weaknesses are. Healers have found that focusing on the elements can often be helpful when seeking what course of treatments would best address our problems.
  1. Air (4)
  2. Earth (4)
  3. Fire (3)
  4. Water (6)

Do You Have All Five Elements?
Air, earth, fire, water, and ether.

Four Elements
Understanding what each element represents helps us evaluate where our individual strengths and weaknesses are.

Four Elements
Understanding what each element represents helps us evaluate where our individual strengths and weaknesses are.

What Element Are You?
This fun ten question quiz will help you define what characteristics and preferences you have that align with the four basic elements. Understanding what each element represents helps us evaluate where our individual strengths and weaknesses are.

Tarot Suits and the Four Elements
Learn which elements correspond with the four tarot suits.

Air Earth Fire Water
Beautiful scenic photo depicts each of the four elements.

Vajra Mudra
The Vajra mudra transforms ignorance into wisdom. Symbolizes the five elements: earth, water, fire, air, and metal.

The Four Classical Elements: Earth, Air, Fire and Water
About.com Pagan/Wiccan Religion Guide, Patti Wigington, says "Air symbolizes education, Water represents charity and Fire inspires activism. Finally, Earth is the roundness of community as a whole."

Sun Signs and Energy Fields
Chat Transcript - Astrologer Michael Welch shares his insights on the influence of the elements (air, water, fire, earth) associated with our sun signs.

Medicine Wheel - Sacred Hoop
The Medicine Wheel (also referred to as the Sacred Hoop) represents the sacred circle of life, its basic four directions and the elements.

Elemental Symbols
Alchemists associated four triangular symbols to represent air, earth, fire, and water.

Four Temperaments: Fire, Earth, Air, and Water
Nearly all the classical systems of medicine and healing used a system of four or five elements.

The Greek, Indian, and Chinese Elements
Lost of information (charts and history) on how different cultures view the elements.

Energy, Elements, and Elementals
Contained within each element is an energy that acts upon each person or situation with whom it comes into contact. That is, each element has a specific and distinct energy inherent within it.

Understanding The Four Elements
Here is reference page explaining the elements based on the division of elements found in one's astrology chart.

Elemental Analysis
Fire, earth, air and water became the basic building blocks of science, philosophy and astrology.

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