Friday, November 30, 2012
FIRE ELEMENT CORRESPONDENCES
For: Purification, Sex Magic, Healing (to Destroy Disease), Candle Magi, Hearth Magic
"O for a muse of fire, that would ascend
The brightest heaven of invention"
Planet: Sun, Mars, Jupiter
Quality: destructive, choleric, masculine, phallic
Jewel: fire opal, pyrite/firestone, amethyst, fire garnet
Tool: censer, wand
Zodiac: Aries (Cardinal Fire), Leo (Fixed Fire), Sagittarius (Mutable Fire)
Symbol: swastika (fire wheel), candle, crucible, matches
Plant: alder, almond tree in bloom, dittany (burning bush), fire thorn, flame tree, garlic, hibiscus,
mustard, nettles, onion, hot peppers, red poppy, rose
Animal: salamander, lion, snake, fire-breathing dragon, horse (when their hooves make a spark),
Rules: energy, activity, motivation, sight, quickening, blood, sap, spirit, purification, heat, flames,
bonfires, lust, ife, enthusiasm, passion, the hearth, inspiration, transformation, vitality, sexuality,
leadership, combustion, healing, volcanos, destruction, authority, metalwork, incandescence,
deserts, eruptions, explosions, anger, the masculine, the power of will, inspiration
Invocations: djinn, hearth and smith god/desses, the Manes, Salamander
Astarte, Ashtoreth, Bastet, Berecyntia, Brighid (Lady of the Hearth), Hestia, Ishtar, Kali, Minerva
Belisima, Oynyena Maria (Fiery Mary), Pele, Pyrrha (the Red One), Sekhmet, sylphs, Vesta (the
Invoke fire goddesses by throwing salt into flames.
Agni (the Purifier, the All-Possessor, the Resplendent, the Divine Fire), Ariel, Baal, Bel, Belenus,
Chango, Govannon, Hephaestus, Horus (the Mighty One of Transformations) , Michael, Mulciber,
Ogun, Prometheus (who stole fire), Raphael, seraphs, Shiva, Surya, Uriel (Flame of God), Velchanus,
To Hindus, fire is the light of life, the brilliance of intelligence, the ardor of strength, the glow of
health, the energy of passion, anger and lust, the spark of divine desire.
Fire of Azriel, used to see into the past and learn about past lives, is kindled of cedar, juniper, and
The ancient fire festivals were Sun charms. A burning fire wheel represents the course of the Sun
through the sky. Midsummer fire was considered the fire of heaven. In Ireland, coals from the
bonfires of the fire festivals were carried into the grain fields as a charm against blight.
Bale fire, or baelfire, is a fire kindles for rituals such as a Sabbat festival. Some credit baelfire with
the power to consume negativity or erase misdeeds.