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The Four Elements

A Druids Perspective,  The following is a list of just some of the correspondences and spiritual meanings for the basic four directions –  seasons – elements. Natures four elements: The following is a list is the spiritual meanings of the basic four directions – seasons – elements. by druid priestess Jyoti Eagles

The Four Elements

Element Fire

STAG fire element
FIRE ELEMENT MEANING

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.)
Season: Summer
Time: Midday – Noon
Sense: Sight
Tree: Elder and Birch
Animal: Stag, dragons, lions, horses
Tool: Athame, candles, fires


Element Air

EAGLE AIR MEANING
AIR ELEMENT MEANING

Air Spiritual Meaning

All things to do with the mind, intuition, intellect, learning, knowledge, breath, wind, Inspiration, travel, new beginnings.

Astrology: Gemini, Libra, Aquarius (Mercury)
Direction: East.
Season: Spring
Time: Dawn –  sunrise – youth
Sense: Smell
Tree: Alder
Animal: Birds
Tool: Wand, incense, creative visualization.


Element Water

DOLPHINS WATER MEANING
WATER ELEMENT 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
Direction: West.
Season: Autumn Equinox
Time: Twilight –  sunset
Sense: Taste
Tree: White Poplar – Aspen
Animal: Salmon, dolphins, sea mammals, sea birds, raven, wolf.
Tools: Chalice, cauldron, mirrors.

 


Element Earth

BEAR EARTH MEANING
EARTH ELEMENT MEANING

Earth Spiritual Meaning

Rules things like the body, nature, structure, caves, graves, standing stones, structure, success, abundance, practicalities. Tree spirits, fairies/ gnomes, self-will, finances, stability.

Astrology: Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn
Direction: North (N.H.) South (S.H.)
Season: Winter
Time: Midnight
Sense: Touch
Animal: Bull, panther, owl.
Tools: Pentacle, salt, crystals, stones, mineral.
Tree: Yew and Silver Fir