Air 風

Air is the element of thought and communication. It is the most malleable of elements. It is in us, around us, and through us. In Classical and Traditional philosophy, Air was considered the highest of the elements. It is through Air that we are able to understand the Divine. Air is the fuel for Fire … Continue reading Air 風

Soft and Hard, The Wet/Dry Polarity and Its Relationship to Astrological Aspects

The concept of sect, or the division between day and night, is a primary consideration in Traditional/Classical Astrology, and it corresponds to the hot/cold polarity in temperament. This consideration carries over to Essentialist Astrology. The day/night division has been tied to gender since at least the Hellenistic Era, with day being associated with masculine and … Continue reading Soft and Hard, The Wet/Dry Polarity and Its Relationship to Astrological Aspects

Fire 火

Fire in its purest form is the energy given to us by the Supernal Sun. On the other hand, earthly fire is the fuel for manifestation. Thus, fire is our connection with the Divine, but it also fuels us and sustains us in our separation from the Divine. For humans as Axial Beings, fire represents … Continue reading Fire 火

Water 水

Water is the All Possibility and thus can be anything. In its normal state, water is fluid, but when heated, can become gaseous and blends with air, and when cooled, can become solid like earth. When in motion, water can become energy and fuel, like fire. Water is by nature soft and yielding and will … Continue reading Water 水