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Pagan beliefs Air

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The pagan elements :


Air is one of the four classical elements, and is often invoked in Wiccan ritual. Air is the element of the East, connected to the soul and the breath of life. Air is associated with the colors yellow and white. Interestingly, in some cultures a triangle sitting on its base like this is considered masculine, and is connected to the element of Fire rather than Air.

In some traditions of Wicca, Air is represented not by the triangle, but by either a circle with a point in the center, or by a feather or leaf-like image. In other traditions, the triangle is used to mark the association of degrees or initiation rank — typically first degree, but not necessarily. In alchemy, this symbol is sometimes show with the horizontal line extending beyond the sides of the triangle.

In rituals, when the element of Air is called for, you can use this triangular symbol, or use a feather, incense, or a fan. Air is associated with communication, wisdom or the power of the mind. Do an outdoors working on a windy day, and allow the powers of air to aid you. Visualize air currents carrying away your troubles, blowing away strife, and carrying positive thoughts to those who are far away. Embrace the wind, and let its energy fill you and help you achieve your goals.

In many magical traditions, air is associated with various spirits and elemental beings. Entities known as sylphs are typically connected with the air and the wind – these winged creatures are often related to powers of wisdom and intuition. In some belief systems, angels and devas are associated with air. It should be noted that the term “deva” in New Age and metaphysical studies is not the same as the Buddhist class of beings known as devas.

Read more about the magic, mythology, and folklore of air and the wind: Air and Wind Folklore.


The first element of the alchemical tradition.
Air is the essence of intuition and learning, the element of the nature of the mind.
Astrological Signs: Gemini, Libra, and Aquarius.
Represented by: Feathers, Birds, incense, fans, flags, flowing garments and sheer material.
Season: Winter
Color: White
Chakra: Crown

Celtic gods and goddess:


“The Silver Wheel”, “High Fruitful Mother”. Celtic (Welsh) Goddess, the sister of Gwydion and wife of Donn. Deity of element of Air, reincarnation, full moons, time, karma, retribution. The palace of this sky Goddess was Caer Arianrhold (Aurora Borealis). Keeper of the Silver Wheel of Stars, a symbol of time and karma. Her ship, Oar Wheel, carried dead warriors to Emania (Moon-land).


Arianrhod (Welsh pronunciation: [arˈjanr̥ɔd]) is a figure in Welsh mythology who plays her most important role in the Fourth Branch of the Mabinogi. She is the daughter of Dôn and the sister of Gwydion and Gilfaethwy; the Welsh Triads give her father as Beli Mawr.[1] In the Mabinogi her uncle Math ap Mathonwy is the King of Gwynedd, and during the course of the story she gives birth to two sons, Dylan Ail Don and Lleu Llaw Gyffes, through magical means.

5 responses

  1. Great photo! Also, I just read a great review of the X100. How do you like it? I’m working with a Sony NEX, and even though I’m new to photography, I’m really enjoying the Sony. The Fuji looks awesome though. Cheers!

    March 15, 2013 at 4:20 pm

    • Thanks Shane..

      I love the X100 very much, Its one of two compact cameras I got last year to replace a contax G2, I had for sometime.

      I have never used a sony but keep seeing great reviews on them. I just like SLRs or Range finder type bodies.

      The G1x is about the most modern I have gone but even then had to put on some kind of view finder…

      The NEX look great!

      March 15, 2013 at 6:04 pm

  2. A beautiful picture

    March 15, 2013 at 9:18 pm

    • Thank you!

      Would love to see or read more of your own works. I need to know more share with me!!

      March 15, 2013 at 11:39 pm

  3. What a great mood that image brings. Could be the start of a new day or the end of a satisfying one. Really like the color contrasts of warm and cool.

    March 16, 2013 at 2:16 pm

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