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  Earth (classical element) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Earth is one of the four classical elements in ancient Greek philosophy and science.
The manifestations of the Earth element are all plants and trees, mountains, forests, caves, and gardens.
Astral creatures of Earth (elementals) are the Satyr/Faun, Gnome/Goblin, and Sylvestre/Dryad.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Earth_(classical_element)   (266 words)

  
 Thelemapedia: The Encyclopedia of Thelema & Magick | Elements   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
These five elements are sometimes associated with the five platonic solids: the sphere, the tetrahedron, the cube, the octahedron, and the icosahedron.
Most modern astrologers use the four classical elements extensively, and indeed it is still viewed as a critical part of interpreting the astrological chart.
Yin and Yang and the five elements are recurring themes in the I Ching, which is strongly related to Chinese cosmology and Chinese astrology.
www.thelemapedia.org /index.php/Elements   (1001 words)

  
 The Earth Element
The earth element is unique in that, during this time period, it is not used too frequently to correct other elemental qi.
Because earth is strengthened by fire, there are times that the fire element is used to enhance the potential for strong income.
The earth element is the heart of the trigrams.
www.168fengshui.com /Articles/earth.htm   (587 words)

  
 Earth (classical Element)
Earth is one of the four classical element s in ancient Greek philosophy and science.
In rituals, Earth is represented in the forms of burying objects in the earth, herbalism, and making images out of wood or stone.
Astral creatures of Earth (elementals) are the Satyr/Faun, Gnome/Goblin, Sylvestre/Dryad, and the Elf.
www.seattleluxury.com /encyclopedia/entry/Earth_(classical_element)   (280 words)

  
 Classical Five Element Acupuncture Theory - Worsley Style of Acupuncture
Classical five element acupuncture, as taught by the late Professor J. Worsley, is thought to have had its base in ancient acupuncture theory from the period of around 200 BC.
The diagnostic foundation of classical five element acupuncture is the theory of the causative factor or CF.
The CF is the element which is the foundation for the imbalances a person may experience and becomes the focal point of the treatment.
www.yinyanghouse.com /chinesetheory/theory/classical_fiveelement.html   (4804 words)

  
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Earth- the element corresponding to north, the body, material world, and the foundation of things, and the color, fl, brown, olive green, or yellow.
Element- in classical magick, Earth, Air, Fire, Water, each of which represents a class of energies within the universe, and all of which together(and Spirit) make up the rreality we know.
Elemental- An entity or spirit expressing the energy of one of the four Elements.
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 Fire (classical element)
Fire is one of the four classical elements in ancient Greek philosophy and science.
The manifestations of the Element of Fire are the sun, lightning, fires, volcanoes and lava, all forms of light, and ovens.
Cats of all types, especially the lion and tiger, are also thought to personify the element of Fire, as are all predatory creatures, such as the fox.
www.ibpassociation.org /encyclopedia/Chemistry/Fire.php   (315 words)

  
 Water (classical element) - Article from FactBug.org - the fast Wikipedia mirror site
Water is one of the four classical elements in ancient Greek philosophy and science.
In Chinese Taoist thought, water is representative of intelligence and wisdom; however, an overabundance of the element is said to cause difficulty in choosing something and sticking to it.
The element of water overcomes fire, and in turn is overcome by earth.
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 TCM Acupuncture Theory - Five Element Theory Relationships and Clinical Usage
In modern clinical practice the five element theory is used in varying degrees depending on the practitioner and style of acupuncture that they practice.
Examples of this cycle are the Wood element providing the generative force for Fire, Fire providing the generative force for Earth, etc. This relationship provides the foundation for understanding five element theory and, consequently, where imbalances may arise within the cycle.
Using this information for the Yin Earth Meridian (Spleen) the mother point is the Fire point on the Spleen meridian SP 2 and the child point is the Metal point on the Spleen meridian SP 5.
www.yinyanghouse.com /chinesetheory/theory/theory-fiveelement.html   (1223 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Earth: Books: David Brin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
By 2038, Earth's population has grown to over 10 billion, natural resources are even more depleted than they are today, and many people think that the population is on the verge of a massive crash.
What's positively freakish about Earth is how many predictions are dead-on, having - in fifteen of the fifty years between the writing and the projected future - either come to pass or come far enough along a developmental road that their occurence in the next thirty-five years is very likely.
Earth is a dense book, a tightly woven complexity of about eight different story lines that all turn out to be intextricably related.
www.amazon.com /Earth-David-Brin/dp/055329024X   (2100 words)

  
 What is a pentacle or pentagram?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
One classic diagram (right) has two squares on top of each other, with the corners of one being the classical elements, and the corners of the other being the properties.
The soil and rocks symbolize earth, while the molten core of the planet is the source of her fire.
The pentagram is a symbol of the elements.
www.akashanpathways.com /pentagram_pentacle.htm   (1560 words)

  
 minerals
Thus we know that when we find diamond it came from someplace in the Earth where the temperature is greater than 1500oC and the pressure is higher than 50,000 atmospheres (equivalent to a depth of about 170 km).
Note that Carbon (one of the most abundant elements in life) is not among the top 12.
Because of the limited number of elements present in the Earth's crust there are only about 3000 minerals known.
www.earthsci.org /education/teacher/basicgeol/miner/miner.html   (1427 words)

  
 glossary
These four states correspond to what the ancients knew as earth, water, air and fire and those categories are still a convenient way to think about their properties.
The life body of the Earth makes it possible for living beings to exist; within the atmosphere is the necessary concentration of warmth, forces and elements.
Maria Thun interprets these effects according the elements of the zodiac signs: Fire signs help plants that fruit, air signs those that flower, water signs are good for leafy plants and earth signs for root crops.
www.oregonbd.org /Class/glossary.htm   (4312 words)

  
 Classical element - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Aristotle added aether as the quintessence, reasoning that whereas Fire, Earth, Air, and Water were earthly and corruptible, since no changes had been perceived in the heavenly regions, the stars cannot be made out of any of the four elements but must be made of a different, unchangeable, heavenly substance.
Yin, Yang, and the five elements are recurring themes in the I Ching, the oldest of Chinese classical texts which describes an ancient system of cosmology and philosophy.
The classical elements are often used together thematically in modern fantasy, literature, movies, television shows, and comic books.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Classical_element   (867 words)

  
 SparkNotes: Earth: History of Astronomical Thought about Earth
In the third century BC, Eratosthenes found the radius of the Earth quite accurately by simultaneously measuring the different lengths of two shadows located in two separate places located along a straight north-south line, and using geometry to figure out the rest.
Yet despite their general scientific acumen, the Greeks, along with Aristotle (384-322 BC), perhaps the most respected of classical physicists and astronomers, believed that the Earth was at the center of the universe.
Such experimentation clearly showed that the natural motion of things on Earth was clearly vertical with respect to the ground: a rock fell to the ground, fire leapt into the air, bubbles moved upward through water.
www.sparknotes.com /astronomy/earth/section1.html   (663 words)

  
 Pagan Regeneration: Chapter VIII: The New Birth Experience in Hermeticism
Many of the component elements can be isolated and labeled and dated in a general way, and a majority of these are definitely known to have been pre-Christian.
While there is more or less agreement as to what constituent elements were involved, the scholars violently disagree concerning the proportion of the various elements and their assignment to primary or secondary place in the combination.
While none of the gods left their heavenly spheres to come down to earth, man, without leaving earth, could ascend to heaven and make himself divine--such was the power of his ecstasy.
www.earth-history.com /Europe/Pagan/will-08.htm   (6884 words)

  
 Alternative Network Directory - Treating An Earth “Causative Factor” Patient Using Classical Five-Element Acupuncture
In Classical Five Element Acupuncture there is thought to be one main or root cause for most of a patients presenting symptoms.
It is thought that through birth or early childhood that a constitutional weakness develops to the point where, through the law of Mother -Child it impedes the flow of energy around the Sheng or creative cycle.
This weakness is one of the Five Elements, an element that is causing the presenting symptoms and stopping the growth of the person as a whole.
www.and-world.com /content/view/347/2   (799 words)

  
 Earth (classical element): Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The first baseball caps were made of straw.
Earth is considered to be both cold and dry, and according to Plato is associated with the cube.
Post a link to definition / meaning of " Earth (classical element) " on your site.
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 A Call for the Ecozoic
The future of Earth's community rests in significant ways upon the decision to be made by the humans who have inserted themselves so deeply even into the genetic codes of Earth's process.
In its recognition that Earth is a functional unity-that air, water, other elements, the various forms of life, and energy ceaselessly flow and are interchanged throughout Earth-it is global in its orientation.
In its recognition that Earth is a differentiated entity and must be sustained in the integrity of its many bioregional modes, it is local in its orientation.
www.earthlight.org /challenge28.html   (1565 words)

  
 The Philosophy of Classical Five Element Acupuncture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
A Classical acupuncturist views every individual and all aspects of body, mind, and spirit as an expression of the same energies which appear in nature - -Water, Wood, Fire, Earth and Metal.
These energies flow through us like rivers and can be influenced by stimulating specific points on the body with small disposable pre-sterilized needles or mild heat.
A Classically trained acupuncturist seeks to determine the underlying causes of illness rather than merely suppressing the outward symptoms.
home.earthlink.net /~albanyacupuncture/page3.htm   (409 words)

  
 Cambridge University Press - Earth Sciences
Cambridge University Press Publishes across the full range of the earth and environmental sciences and at all levels, from popular science and undergraduate textbooks through to graduate texts and monographs.
Our list is particularly strong in solid earth geophysics, atmospheric science, hydrology and environmental science.
This important modern synthesis follows the development of biostratigraphy from classical origins into petroleum exploration and deep-ocean drilling.
www.cambridge.org /us/earthsciences   (1052 words)

  
 INKPOT#55 CLASSICAL MUSIC REVIEWS: MAHLER Symphony No.7. Kindertotenlieder. Terfel/Philharmonia/Sinopoli (DG Double)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
When Horenstein was offered a contract to record Mahler with EMI towards the end of his life, he said that he would record something entertaining for the audience - such as Mahler's Seventh.
Mahler's lieder were written with the orchestra rather than piano accompaniment in mind, but still remain the intimate affairs that speak straight from the heart, and should be sung as such.
To sing straight from the soul to the listener and to move him, and at the same time not having to bother about technique - that is the great challenge for the Mahler singer.
inkpot.com /classical/mah7kin.html   (1215 words)

  
 ETH crystallographers explain seismic anisotropy of Earth's Dlayer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Plastic flow in the Earth's mantle is the microscopic process behind plate tecton-ics and the associated continental drift, volcanism and earthquakes.
Seismic anisotropy is the main signature of plastic flow inside the Earth.
According to seismic observations, the lowermost 150 km of the Earth's mantle, known as the D" layer, possess many unusual properties.
www.physorg.com /news66568348.html   (765 words)

  
 MIT OpenCourseWare | Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences
The intellectual interests of EAPS encompass the earth, its fluid envelopes, and its diverse neighbors throughout the solar system.
We seek to understand the fundamental processes defining the origin, evolution, and current states of these systems and to use this understanding to predict the future.
Trace Element Analysis of Geological, Biological and Environmental Materials by Neutron Activation Analysis: An Exposure, January (IAP) 2005
ocw.mit.edu /OcwWeb/Earth--Atmospheric--and-Planetary-Sciences   (505 words)

  
 The Balancing Act
Many people today feel that their lives and work are somehow out of balance, lacking in direction and meaning.
The 5 elements are listed below, starting with the most obvious element and ending with the most subtle element.
When The 5 Elements of Success are aligned and in balance, life becomes greater than the sum of its parts - everything runs smoothly, with less effort.
www.thecoreporation.com /TBATop.html   (522 words)

  
 Acupuncture Today | classical five-element acupuncture - Neil R. Gumenick
He holds three degrees and an advanced teaching credential from the College of Traditional Acupuncture (U.K.), and is one of only five practitioners in the world to have been designated a Master Apprentice to the late Professor J.R. Worsley.
He is a founding member of the Worsley Institute of Classical Five-Element Acupuncture Inc., a contributor to the California Journal of Oriental Medicine and is currently writing, in collaboration with Dr. Judy Worsley, the text Classical Five-Element Acupuncture: The Authorized Teachings of Professor J.R. Worsley.
Classical Five-Element Acupuncture: Dispelling the Myths - August 2001
www.acupuncturetoday.com /columnists/gumenick   (386 words)

  
 Five Element Acupuncture Trainings
relationships between Elements and how they in turn influence the body, mind,
Throughout the course, students will develop the ability to discern the
Elements within each patient by learning subtle and highly-refined diagnostic skills
www.5etrainings.com /classical.html   (181 words)

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