A Druids Perspective, The following is a list of just some of the correspondences and spiritual meanings for the basic four directions – seasons – elements.
Fire Spiritual Meaning
Activity, the sun, change, insight, healing, will, sexuality, authority, purification, strength, courage, manifestation.
Astrology: Aries, Leo, Sagittarius.
Direction: South (N.H.) North (S.H.)
Time: Midday – Noon
Tree: Elder and Birch
Animal: Stag, dragons, lions, horses
Tool: Athame, candles, fires
Air Spiritual Meaning
Water Spiritual Meaning
Rules emotions. Love, compassion, sorrow, wisdom, the unconscious mind, generation, reproduction, Initiation, death/rebirth, rivers, lakes, and oceans. Tides.
Astrology: Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces
Season: Autumn Equinox
Time: Twilight – sunset
Tree: White Poplar – Aspen
Animal: Salmon, dolphins, sea mammals, sea birds, raven, wolf.
Tools: Chalice, cauldron, mirrors.
Earth Spiritual Meaning
Astrology: Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn
Direction: North (N.H.) South (S.H.)
Animal: Bull, panther, owl.
Tools: Pentacle, salt, crystals, stones, mineral.
Tree: Yew and Silver Fir