Basic Wiccan Tools and Symbols – More Chinese Elements
In the Chinese Tradition which pre-dates the Hindu and Buddhist, a system of five elements and associations is presented in the Shu Ching (the Book of History).
Oddly enough, in the Chinese tradition of Feng Sheui the 4 elements are wood, water, fire and metal.
In the Wicca tradition, there are four basic elements and they each have a cardinal direction and various objects and tools associated with them: EARTH, FIRE, AIR and WATER. Then there is always the great soul group from the 1970s with just three elements: Earth Wind and Fire! But I jest…