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Working with the elements
Four is the number of the physical universe. Both the square and the cross are symbols of material life in the three-dimensional world. The horizontal line of the cross symbolizes time, and the vertical one depicts space. The corners of the square and the...
Magick >> The Elements
Everyday Earth
When you think of "Earth" what comes to mind? Perhaps you feel the stable element of solidity and grounding. Or maybe you see Earth as the third planet from the Sun. Or for you, is Earth the rich brown soil in your own backyard? Earth is all these...
The Elements >> Earth
What are the elements, and how many of them are there?
In the context of magick and ritual, you will find that the four elements of Air, Fire, Water, and Earth are often used. These are powerful representations of natural magick. On the pentacle, our sacred symbol, each point of the star represents one element....
Magick >> The Elements
Balancing Deficient Elements
Analgous to mineral deficency a person lacking the presence of natal Planets in a particular element will also need to establish practical methods in order to balance the element in question. An example of a deficiency would be: Earth 1 Air 4 Fire 3 Water 4...
Mystic Sciences >> Astrology
Magick >> The Elements
The Elements of Color Magick
"Color is the place where our mind and the universe meet each other." Paul Cezanne In magick colors represent a certain energy, goal, person (someone you're working for) or a non-physical being (deity, spiritual force). The magickal color meanings...
Symbology >> Colorology
The Perpetual Raising: Part 2
(Part 2 of 5) Every cubic inch of the body constantly radiates our internal state of being to the environment. In return, each one also unceasingly receives psychic inputs, (feelings, thoughts, Intentions, the general state of consciousness of others, etc.)...
Mind >> World Mind

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Bharatanatyam with benefits
Nalini Prakash, a US based dance/movement therapist for instance, uses dance and movement in her work with individuals who have mental illness. "I have used elements of Bharatanatyam, like the navarasas to work with some of my patients who struggle ...
Why a cultural festival in a Chennai fishing village could be the start of a
The radical pairings included Bharatanatyam with paraiaatam, a dance and percussion genre associated with funerals, and Carnatic music with gaana, a genre specific to Tamil Nadu that is akin to rap. Everything we assume about these art forms was ...
Watch twins perform superb fusion of Robotic and Bharatnatyam dance
Indian-American. We aim to inspire. Poonam and Priyanka, who are of Indian origin, blend robotic dance elements with Bharatanatyam, but even when their fingers recreate traditional mudras, their bodies are in sync with the heady beat of the fusion music.

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