Elementals are beings that are strongly connected to a certain element. Traditionally there are four types of elementals that were first written about in the alchemical works of Paracelsus in the 16th century. These four types of elementals are known as gnomes, undines, sylphs, and salamanders. Each one of these elementals rules over, or works with it’s element on a very close, and spiritual level. Elementals carry the elemental energy of the element they represent in them allowing them to harmoniously live with their element in a balanced way. Practitioners, and alchemists worked with these entities in order to use their elemental power in their practices. Elementals exist on the etheric, and astral planes, and can be seen by practitioners who have the ability of clairvoyance. They will, and can materialized in elemental, animal, or human form. It is said that they have the ability to change their appearance as well. It is also said that the elementals take their orders from divas that rule over their element. Certain practitioners also can create artificial elementals using the same types of methods as thought-form creation. These entities are usually created in order to work better with a certain element. Elementals are ever-present in our lives. They exists all around us even though we do not noticed them often. They are working behind the curtains with their elements to keep peace, and balance between the building blocks of the world.
Gnomes are elementals of the earth. These entities work with the land, and continuously heal it, and work with it. They live in it, and keep it safe from anything that would like to do it harm. These beings usually manifest as dwarf like people. These entities also clean up after all living entities on the earth. they are said to clean up negative energy, and not harmonious spiritual radiation. You can invoke these entities from the north to help you in your rituals, and practices. These elementals are ruled over by the element king of earth named Ghob.
Undines are elementals of the water. These entities are very closely connected to water to such a degree that they actually are said to be it. These entities have the power to control the seas themselves, and to influence the directions of the water. They are entities of great healing, and calming energies. It is said that they inhabit every body of water, and are the guardians, and caretakers of those places. these are very emotional, and loving beings that care for all the water in the world. These beings usually manifest as waves, or mermaid like entities. You can invoke these entities from the west to help you in your rituals, and practices. These Elementals are ruled over by the element king of water named Nicksa.
Sylphs are elementals of the air. Sometimes there are also referred to as sylphids. Sylphs are said to live upon mountain tops, and these entities are said to move very quickly. These beings usually manifest as clouds, smoke, and butterflies. Since these entities are so connected to air they are usually very intelligent, and also can grant inspiration to people, and entities that asked for it. These entities are also good at healing problems that have to do with the breath, and the intake of air. You can invoke these entities from the east to help you in your rituals, and practices. These elementals are ruled over by the element king of air named Paralda. Paralda is said to live on the tallest mountain on earth.
Salamanders are elementals of the fire. These are the entities that bring with them fire, They are very powerful entities that destroy, purify, and cleanse things that get in their path. They are not bad, but much rather bringers of new beginnings destroying the old so the new can take form. It is said without these beings fire cannot exist, for they are the spirit, and the life blood of it. So anytime there is fire, or a heat reaction, it is said that a salamander is nearby. It is said these entities can be quite mischievous, and have a fondness for getting into trouble. You can invoke these entities from the south to help you in your rituals, and practices. These beings usually manifest to look like little lizard like creatures, small balls of lights, or flames. These elementals are ruled over by the element king of fire named Djin.