Element meaning for air.
Casting Directions for ‘Elements Meaning: Air’
The element of Air is very important to human survival, without it we’d all perish, its aspects are Thinness, Motion and Darkness and its quality is Active. Air is the manifestation of movement, freshness, communicating and of the intellect. Sound is another manifestation of this element. As an element, it’s invisible, but its reality can be sensed in the air that we breathe in daily.
To connect with the power of this component, find a place with clean air and breathe deeply, touch a feather or inhale the fragrance of a heavily scented flower. Let yourself experience the energy of the element, and reveal that we also possess Air energy within ourselves.
In magical terms, Air is the power of the mind, the force of intellect, inspiration, creativity. It is ideas, knowledge, dreams and wishes. Air is the element of new life and new possibilities and is crucial to spells and rituals of travel, education, finding lost things, some kinds of divination, and liberty. Air aids us in visualization, a very important technique in magic.
Air is a masculine element and governs the magick of the four winds. It is the vital soul passing through all things, giving life to all things, moving and filling all things. Thus Hebrew physicians ascribe it not as a component but as a medium or glue that binds all things together.
The Element Air and its Natural Qualities
The Element of Air is a mild, lively component and is contrary to Earth. It is associated with the qualities of darkness, thinness and motion.
DIRECTION: East – the place of sunrise.
TYPE OF ENERGY: Projective.
Standard NATURE: Flying, moving, fresh, smart, suspending. Sound is a manifestation of the element.
COLOUR: Yellow – the yellow of the sun, the skies at dawn
PLACES: Mountaintops, wind-swept plains, cloudy skies, high towers, airports, schools, libraries, offices, travel agencies, psychiatrists offices.
RITUALS: Travel, instruction, study, freedom, knowledge, recovering lost items.
RITUAL FORMS: Tossing objects into the air, suspending tools in high places, fanning light objects, visualization, positive thinking.
HERBS: Fragrant, as many blossoms; plump, as in culinary herbs like dill; airy, finely-veined, or wind-swept; generally leaves.
STONES: Light stones, such as pumice; transparent stones, such as mica.
MUSICAL INSTRUMENT: all wind instruments, Flute.
CREATURES: Spider birds.
SEASON: Spring – the time of freshness.
MAGICKAL TOOL: Wand.
SENSE: Hearing, smell.
Flowers that are fragrant, NATURAL SYMBOLS: A feather, incense smoke.
TYPES OF MAGICK RULES: Divination visualization, wind magic.
GODDESSES: Aradia, Arianrhod, Cardea, Nuit, Urania.
GODS: Enlil, Kheohera, Mercurym, Shu, Thoth.