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It is only in the alchemical text "The Golden Chain of Homer", that we find a few explanations on this subject. In this text, the energy of life is called "Niter" and the energy of matter is called "Salt". Then, the first energy, the energy of life in turn is divided and gives the first 2 elements: Fire � and Air �. In the same way, the first energy of matter is divided and gives the two other elements : Water � and Earth �. THE TRANSFORMATION OF ENERGY INTO MATTER - LIFE AND CONSCIOUSNESS A. The four elements: the four elements Fire �, Air �, Earth � and Water � correspond to energies and have nothing to do with the material bodies which go by the same name.

When rainwater or the snow of high mountains haven't been contaminated, they are rich in life energy. The life principle is only released when the snow melts because the solid state fixes the energies and prevents their escape. In the homeopathic domain, the explanation of how the dilutions function doesn't take into consideration the sensitivity of the liquid state to vital and astral energies. Of the three realms, the animal realm - and man in particular - is the most sensitive to astrological influences.

He establishes the link between the world of spirit and the world of matter. The symbol of the caduceus, the two intertwined serpents, represent the points where the energies of life and matter meet. The body is the third principle. It is comprised of the elements Water and Earth. The receiving of the influences of the soul which are transmitted through the spirit, occurs through the element Water. The alchemists call this WaterEarth principle, the Salt � . The same is true in man, but the principles exist at the highest level.

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