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                                            THE ELEMENTS

                        TheElements havebeen apart ofman'sancient andarcane lore
          since  its  inception in  pre-historic  times.   Different  traditions
          associate  them  with   various  things.     The  following  list   of
          correspondences comes from Starhawk's  "The Spiral Dance."

               AIR:  Direction:  East.
            knowledge, abstract learning,theory, windswept                      
          hills, plains, windy beaches, high mountain peaks,                    
          high towers, wind and breath.
                     Time:   Dawn.
                     Season: Spring.
                     Colors: White, bright yellow, crimson, blue-white.
                     Signs of the Zodiac:  Gemini, Libra, Aquarius.
                     Tools:  Athame, sword, censer.
                     Spirits:  Sylphs, ruled by King Paralda.
                     Angel:  Michael.
                     Name of the East Wind:  Eurus.
                     Sense:  Smell.
                     Jewel:  Topaz.
                     Incense:  Galbanum.
                                Plants:Frankencense,myrrh,pansy,                                                               primrose,vervain,
          violet, yarrow.
                     Tree:   Aspen.
                     Animals:  Birds.
                     Goddesses:  Aradia, Arianrhod, Cardea, Nuit, Urania.
                     Gods:  Enlil, Khephera, Mercury, Shu, Thoth.

              FIRE:  Direction:  South.
                                Rules:Energy, spirit,heat,flame,blood, sap,life,
          will, healing and destroying, purification,                 bonfires,
          hearth fires, candle flames, sun,                 deserts,  volcanoes,
          eruptions, explosions.
                     Time:  Noon.
                     Season:  Summer.
                                Colors:Red,gold,crimson,orange,                                                              white(thesun'snoon
                     Signs of the Zodiac:  Aries, Leo, Saggitarius.
                     Tools:  Censer, wand.
                     Spirits:  Salamanders, ruled by King Djin.
                     Angel:  Ariel.
                     Name of the South Wind:  Notus.
                     Sense:  Sight.
                     Jewel:  Fire Opal.
                     Incense:  Olibanum.
                                Plants:Garlic,hibiscus, mustard,nettle,onion,red
          peppers, red poppies.
                     Tree:  Almond, in flower.
                                Animals:                                       Fire-breathingdragons,                                                            lions,                                                                 horses(when            
                              hooves strike sparks).
                     Goddesses:  Brigit, Hestia, Pele, Vesta.
                     Gods:  Agni, Hephaestus, Horus, Vulcan.


             WATER:  Direction:  West.
                                Rules:                                     Emotions,feelings,                                                      love,courage,                                                                  daring,sorrow,
                              the ocean,  the tides, lakes, pools,  streams, and
          rivers, springs and wells, intuition, the 
          unconscious mind, the womb, generation, fertility.
                     Time:  Twilight.
                     Season:  Autumn.
                     Colors:  Blue, blue-green, green, gray, indigo, black.
                     Signs of the Zodiac:  Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces.
                     Tools:  Cup.
                     Spirits:  Undines, ruled by King Niksa.
                     Angel:  Raphael.
                     Name of the West Wind:  Zephyrus.
                     Sense:  Taste.
                     Jewel:  Aquamarine.
                     Incense:  Myrrh.
                                Plants: Ferns,lotus,mosses,rushes, seaweed,water
          lillies, and all water plants.
                     Tree:  Willow.
                                Animals:                                       Dragons(asserpents),dolphinsandporpoises,
          fish, seals and sea mammals, water-dwelling                 snakes,
          all water creatures and sea birds.
                     Goddesses:  Aphrodite, Isis, Mariamne, Mari, Tiamat.
                     Gods:  Dylan, Ea, Llyr, Manannan, Osiris, Neptune, 

             EARTH:  Direction:  North.
                                Rules:Thebody,growth,nature, sustenance,material
          gain, money, creativity, birth, death, silence, 
          chasms, caves, caverns, groves, fields, rocks, 
          standing stones, mountains, crystal,
                             jewels, metal.
                     Time:  Midnight.
                     Season:  Winter.
                     Colors:  Black, brown, green, white.
                     Signs of the Zodiac:  Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn.
                     Tools:  Pentacle.
                     Spirits:  Gnomes, ruled by King Ghob.
                     Angel:  Gabriel.
                     Name of the North Wind:  Boreas, Ophion.
                     Sense:  Touch.
                     Jewel:  Rock crystal, salt.
                     Incense:  Storax.
          rye, wheat.
                     Tree:  Oak.
                                Animals:Coworbull, bison,snakes(earth-dwelling),
                     Goddesses:  Ceres, Demeter, Geae, Mah, Nephthys, 
          Persephone, Prithivi, Rhea, Rhiannon.
                                Gods:                                    Adonis,Athos,Arawn,                                                      Cernunnos,Dionysus,Marduk,
          Pan, Tammuz.


            /ETHER:  Direction:  Center and circumference, throughout and about.
                                Rules:                                                                         Transcendence,tranformation,                                                               change,everywhere
          and nowhere, within and without, the void,                  immanence.
                     Time:  Beyond time, all time is one.
                     Season:  The turning wheel.
                     Colors:  Clear, white, black.
                     Tools:  Cauldron.
                     Sense:  Hearing.
                     Plant:  Mistletoe.
                     Tree:  The flowering almond.
                     Animal: Sphinx.
                     Goddesses:  Isis, the Secret Name of the Goddess, Shekinah.
                     Gods:  Akasha, IAO, JHVH.


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