Understanding the Five Natural Elements


Earth

  • Solid state of matter.

  • Stable and permanent.

  • In the body -- bones, teeth, and tissues are manifestations of earth.

Water

  • Liquid state of matter.

  • Changing and fluid.

  • In the body -- blood, lymph, and other manifestations of water.

Air

  • Gaseous state of matter.

  • Mobile, dynamic, existence without form.

  • In the body --helps without transformation and is the flow of prana/breath

Fire

  • Transforms food into energy.

  • Creates nervous reactions, feelings, and thought processes.

  • In the body -- power to transform the state of substance.

Space

  • Characteristics of sound.

  • Distance that separates matter.

  • In the body -- entire spectrum of vibration is the manifestation of space/sound.

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