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The four elements of astrological tradition refer to the vital forces (or energies) that make up the entire creation that is commonly perceived by human beings. The four elements in a birth chart reveal the ability to participate in certain realms of being and to tune in to specific fields of life experience. These elements have nothing to do with the elements of chemistry and in fact transcend them completely.

The four elements—Fire, Earth, Air, and Water—each represent a basic kind of energy and consciousness that operates within everyone. Each person is consciously more attuned to some types of energy than others.

The element of any sign that is emphasized in a chart (by significant planetary placement in that sign) shows a specific type of consciousness and method of perception to which the individual is strongly attuned.

Earth

An attunement to this element indicates that the individual is in touch with the physical senses and the practical reality of the physical world. The earth signs tend to rely more upon their sense and reason than upon inspirations, ideas or intuitions of the other signs. They are attuned to the world where the practical understanding can give them more patience and discipline than other signs. They are not particularly assertive and tend to be cautious, premeditative and rather conventional but also highly dependable. More than anything else, the earth signs need to open themselves to the reality of the unseen world and to commit themselves to specific ideals as guide lines for their activities.Those having too little emphasis on the earth element are not naturally attuned to the physical world, the physical body, or to the limitations and requirements of survival in the material plane. They can therefore bespaced out, since they are not grounded in the here and now realization of their dependence on material things such as food, money, shelter, and other practical considerations. Such a person is often able to ignore the requirements of surviving in the material world and tends to fightgrowing up and accommodating himself to harsh necessities until he is forced to do so by the impinging demands of the reality he?d prefer to ignore.Those with too great an emphasis on the earth element tend to rely too much on things as they are or as they appear to be. There can be a narrowness of vision, an obsessive concern with whatworks rather than with what ideals one should shoot for, and often a marked lack of imagination. Those with too great an emphasis on the earth element tend to rely too much on things as they are or as they appear to be. There can be a narrowness of vision, an obsessive concern with whatworks rather than with what ideals one should shoot for, and often a marked lack of imagination. It is easy for these people to lose perspective on their actions (unless they have an emphasis on air to balance this) and on the ultimate implications of their methods of operation. Naturally, those with a great deal of attunement to earth will exemplify a remarkable strength and efficiency in most cases

Capricorn

Capricorn Zodiac Signs
Capricorn is the leader of the Earth signs, ruler of Saturn. Here is a stabilizing force, one of thehardest-working signs of the Zodiac. The Mountain Goat has intense powers of selfconcentration,but not in an egotistical sense. Members of this sign find a great deal moreconfidence what they do than in who they are. Earth hangs...

Taurus

Taurus Zodiac Signs
The Earth element of Taurus brings strength and the desire for solid ground, form andstructure. Preservation is important. The Bull's fixed motivation seeks first to stabilize, thenproduce. Ruled by loving Venus, Taurus has great emotional depth. Friends and lovers rely onthe warmth and emotional accessibility of this sign. Taurus represents consistency, loyalty, andpati...

Midheaven

Midheaven Zodiac Planets
The Midheaven represents our most visible achievements in the eyes of society, our public "face" (as opposed to our more personal "face" at the Ascendant), our accomplishments, and our overall sense of responsibility and standing in the world/society....

Saturn

Saturn Zodiac Planets
Saturn rules our conditioning or the way we were taught and brought up in the world. It is associated with restriction and limitation but with this it brings structure and meaning to the world and our lives. It reminds us of our boundaries, responsibilities and commitments. It is often associated with a father or authority figures. Saturns lessons actually help us to grow. In you chart the positio...

Venus

Venus Zodiac Planets
Venus represents our feminine or sensual nature. It rules over two areas of life : love and money. Venus rules our sentiments, what we value and pleasure including grace and charm. Venus rules the arts, love and romance, beauty entertainment and comfort. We look to venus in your chart to identify how we approach our relationships whether through security, conquest or adventure and what things in l...

Mercury

Mercury Zodiac Planets
Mercury represents our rational mind and is the planet of everyday expression and communication. It signifies our curiosity and what areas of life we find mentally appealing and stimulating. It analyzes and organises and defines the way we interact with others. Mercury in your chart reveals how you get your point across and in what style....

10th House

10th House Houses
The Tenth House is commonly referred to as the House of Social Status. It is about the place we have attained in our social (or work/career) grouping and in society as a whole. Think status, the authority it conveys, and consequently, the role we take in our community. It also speaks to any promotions we receive, any fame we may have or will come to have and the types of business and social act...

Water

Water Elements
Those with an over-emphasis on the water element may feel like they are cast adrift on the open sea compass. They are usually rather easily influenced by any wind that blows, making them overly impressionable and often times at the mercy of emotional patterns over which they have no control . Most people with this imbalance are extremely sensitive to any experience, which can lead either to profou...

Emerald

Emerald Crystals
Emerald symbolizes immortality and rebirth. It can provide enormous inspiration on the spiritual path and gives you patience to pass through challenges. Promoting friendship and unconditional love, Emerald can enhance relationships on all levels. It balances the emotions and transmutes negativity into positive actions. ...

Root Chakra

Root Chakra Chakras
The first energy center is located between the anus and the sex organs. In the Eastern tradition known as Muladhara Chakra, this energy center is the seat of the Kundalini energy. It is capable of tapping into the planetary Kundalini energy that emanates from the center of the Earth.Spiritual growth doesn't mean just having pleasant and blissful moments. As a rule, spiri...

These are some Tarot cards that are connected Earth. It is interesting to note similarities between each card such as the objects and ideas pictured and the colors that are used. One aspect that is particular interesting about the Osho Tarot Deck is its use of color and interesting symbolic concepts.. These symbols give us understanding into underlying ideas and thought patterns that can be used for meditation. The Inner Guide Meditation connects astrology to the tarot with amazing practical meditation exercises to expand your awareness.

The Hermit

The Hermit Tarot Major Arcana
The idea of the hermit goes in two directions, one inner and one outer. It means a withdrawal from the outer world for the purpose of activating the conscious mind. It demonstrates the possibility of approaching God through experience. It signifies a transition where our psyche begins to speak to us. The lantern shows the Hermit as a guide and a teacher. The Hermit is not interested in the superfi...

The Devil

The Devil Tarot Major Arcana
This card recalls an old Zen story, about a lion who was brought up by sheep and who thought he was a sheep until an old lion captured him and took him to a pond, where he showed him his own reflection. Many of us are like this lion--the image we have of ourselves comes not from our own direct experience but from the opinions of others. A ""personality"" imposed from the outside replaces the in...

3 of Pentacles

3 of Pentacles Tarot Minor Arcana
The angelic figure with rainbow-colored wings on this card represents the guide that each of us carries within. Like the second figure in the background, we may sometimes be a little reluctant to trust this guide when it comes to us, because we are so accustomed to taking our cues from the outside rather than from the inside.The truth of your own deepest being is trying to show you ...

9 of Pentacles

9 of Pentacles Tarot Minor Arcana
When the fruit is ripe, it drops from the tree by itself. One moment it hangs by a thread from the branches of the tree, bursting with juice. The next moment it falls--not because it has been forced to fall, or has made the effort to jump, but because the tree has recognized its ripeness and simply let it go.When this card appears in a reading it indicates that you are ready to share your...

Prince of Pentacles

Prince of Pentacles Tarot Court Cards
The Knight of Rainbows is a reminder that, just like this tortoise, we carry our home with us wherever we go. There is no need to hurry, no need to seek shelter elsewhere. Even as we move into the depths of the emotional waters, we can remain self-contained and free from attachments. It is a time when you are ready to let go of any expectations you have had about yourself or other people, and t...

Queen of Pentacles

Queen of Pentacles Tarot Court Cards
The Queen of Rainbows is like a fantastic plant that has reached the apex of its flowering and its colors. She is very sexual, very alive, and full of possibilities. She snaps her fingers to the music of love, and her zodiac necklace is placed in a way that Venus lies over her heart. The sleeves of her garment contain an abundance of seeds, and as the wind blows the seeds will be scattered to t...
These are Animals that have characteristics similar to Earth. Animals have a profound effect on our subconscious and many traditions know how we are drawn to certain animal types. The Animal Wise Tarot is a great way to understand what animals can mean to us both consciously and unconsciously. Notice the similarities between these animals like what family they belong, how many legs they have, whether the swim,run or fly. Click on the animal that connects to you the most to find out more about them.

Ox

Ox Animal Totems
The Ox, or Bison, is a symbol of abundance and manifesting goals. People with this totem are unafraid, often unpredictable, and willing to meet a challenge head on. Ox people are social creatures who work well in teams, but also have strong personal determination. Sometimes they can be stubborn and insistent, but it is only because they are so driven.Ox spirit animals can len...

Otter

Otter Animal Totems
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Rabbit

Rabbit Animal Totems
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Squirrel

Squirrel Animal Totems
Squirrel is an almighty power animal to have any time when you feel you have reached a dead end in your life, or in a situation and ready to give up. We are shown that perseverance and the readiness to try different methods are the keys to success.When squirrels prepare for the winter, they gather only what they require. This teaches us the importance of letting go/getting rid of unneces...

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