Symbolism of the Four Astrological Elements

Earth is solid and fertile. Because of being solid, it represents reliability and practicality, as well as their downside: stubbornness and dullness. Because of being fertile, it represents beauty and health, and the ability to produce wealth. It is like a mother bearing children and always supporting them with the wealth of her breast. Water…

The Five Elements and the Five Planets

  Each planet (of the five literal “planets”) controls an element. Mercury = earth Venus = water Mars = fire Jupiter = ether Saturn = air Each element is connected to an energy, and each energy is percieved by a sense: Mercury = earth => energy that transmits scents => olfactory / nose Venus =…

On Water and Fire in the Zodiac

Water is quite introverted, fire quite extroverted. Water is cautious, fire bold. Water thoughtful, fire declarative. Water soothes and heals, fire burns and wounds. Water reflects light, fire emits light. So water signs always get things more involved in thoughtful, cautious/careful, introspection. Fire signs, on the other hand always get things involved in making bold,…

Zodiac Signs: Earth, Water, Fire and Air

The world exists inside of space, which the ancients called “ether.” It is made of four fundamental ingredients: 1) Earth 2) Water 3) Fire 4) Air What the ancients called “earth” is the thing which makes the solidity in all the solid things around you. “Water” is what they called the thing that makes things…