5 Elements. Everything in nature is made up of the Five Sacred Elements: Earth, Water, Fire, Air, and Space. These... Read More
5 Elements. Everything in nature is made up of the Five Sacred Elements: Earth, Water, Fire, Air, and Space. These energies “throw together” all of creation and has affected human transformation. This is intended as an explanation of the complexity of nature and all matter by breaking it down into simpler substances. Understanding of five elements of nature can help understand the laws of nature and to use this knowledge to achieve greater health and happiness.
In the basis of Tibetan tradition five elements are the Five Pure Lights. Everything is illusory, since the basis never displays as anything other than the five lights. When a neutral awareness recognized the lights as its own display, then that was Samantabhadra (immediate liberation without the performance of virtue). The Five Pure Lights are essentially the Five Wisdoms and the Five Buddhas, if we recognize their purity…
Air symbolise a vast network of vital breath, from the winds that brought the Universe into being to the first cry of a newborn baby or first breath of life «Om». In Sacred Geometry the symbol for air is the octahedron, cementing element between fire and water. Where Earth is fixed, Air is most definitely a mover. It’s also connected to the mind, wisdom, spirits and the soul. Air is responsible for lightness, mobility, connections between different parts of the object. Air is our relationship with the environment and with the world. It fills everything around us, but we can feel it only when we move. Air circulates, ensuring harmony and health at all levels.