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The Four Elements

Note: keep in mind that these correspondences are merely suggestions. If something else feels right to you or if something else makes more sense, go with your idea since, after all, this is an interpretive religion.

 

Air

Fire

Water

Earth

Direction

East

South

West

North

Color

Yellow

Red

Blue

Green

Time of day

Dawn

Midday

Twilight

Midnight

Season

Spring

Summer

Autumn

Winter

Elemental spirit

Slyphs or Sprites

Firedrakes or Salamanders

Undines or Merfolk

Gnomes

Tool

Athame or sword
(sometimes interswitched-->)

Wand or staff
(sometimes
<-- interswitched)

Chalice or Cauldron

Stone or Pentagram

Gender

masculine

masculine

feminine

feminine

Symbolism

mind, intellect, inspiration, imagination, ideas, knowledge, dreams and wishes.

change and passion creativity, motivation, will power, drive and sensuality authority and leadership

emotion and subconscious love, purification, intuition, mysteries of the self, compassion and family pyschic ability

Stability wisdom, strength, growth and prosperity, heart of life

Governs

magick of the four winds

candle magick

mirror spells

stone and knot magick