Dragons come from the base Elements of our world
( Fire, Water, Air, Earth and Spirit)
They are usually pictured as a serpent or reptile. Supposidly they hatch from eggs and possess feathered or scaly bodies. They are sometimes portrayed as having large yellow or red eyes, a feature that is the origin of the word for dragon in many cultures. They are sometimes portrayed with a row of dorsal spines, keeled scales, or leathery bat-like wings. Winged dragons are usually portrayed only in European dragons while Oriental versions of the dragon resemble large snakes. Or as mixtures of all of the above.
Dragons can have a variable number of legs: none, two, four, or more when it comes to early European literature. Also, some dragons in Greek literature were known to have millions of legs at a time. Modern depictions of dragons tend to be larger than their original representations, which were often smaller than humans, but grew in the myths and tales of man over the years. Some are portrayed with multiple heads.
The significance of the dragon was its control over the destiny of mankind.
Dragons, Snakes, and Pearls are symbols for human DNA,
Fire representing soul sparks of light emanating from the flame of creation.
These same ingredients are found in all beings and substances in life.
When we breathe we become the element of Air.
We pump blood, which is the element Water.
Our bones are the element Earth.
Our body heat or temperature is the element Fire.
Our soul is hte element ether or spirit.
Some examples of the symbology menaings of a dragon are:
Gnostics: "The way through all things."
Alchemy: "A winged dragon - the volatile elements; without wings - the fixed elements."
Chinese: "The spirit of the way"' bringing eternal change.
Guardian of the 'Flaming Pearl" symbol of spiritual perfection and powerful amulet of luck.
Symbolic for the kundulani energy life force eruption within the human body.
The Chinese believed in four magical, spiritual and benevolent animal. The Dragon was the most revered of all. In it's claws it holds an enormous magical pearl, which has the power to multiply whatever it touches. The ancients believed the "pearl" symbolized the most precious treasure.... Wisdom.
Among their earliest forms, dragons were associated with the Great Mother, the water god and the warrior sun god. In these capacities they had the power to be both beneficent and destructive and were all-powerful creatures in the universe.
Elements are a simple way to connect with all life and help us to understand the energy behind Dragons.
Each element reacts in its own unique way. As we begin to understand these abilities and connections we can better understand ourselves and how to interact with the world around us. The dragon's form arose from his particular power of control over the waters of the earth and gave rise to many of the attributes singled out by different peoples as the whole myth developed. They were believed to live at the bottom of the sea, where they guarded vast treasure hoards, very frequently of pearls.Rain clouds and thunder and lightning were believed to be the dragon's breath, hence the fire-breathing monster.
Here is a list of the four Elemental Dragons, their characteristics, personalities,their focus of help or service, and ways to connect with each energy.
If you believe this to be a Totem animal for you it is symbolic of guidance and the meaning is Protection, Elemental Magic Powers of Change and Transformation
ELEMENT of FIRE
Characteristics .....Passionate, emotional, protective and fiery temper. Often large body shape with horns, wings, and fiery breath.
Service ....Help us connect to our passions in life, creates loud voice to express our opinions and needs,shows us the boundaries we need with others, and teaches us true power.
Connection.... Flames and candles
Gemstones..... red (rubies, carnelian, jasper)
spices and herbs.......basil,ginger,cinnamon
Totem: Fire Dragon
Transmutation, Mastery, Energy
This powerful totem brings vitality, enthusiasm and courage.He will help you overcome obstacles and give you qualities of leadership and mastery.He can fuel your inner fires.He can be a powerful protector.
ELEMENT of AIR
Characteristics......Flexible in both temperment and decisions, long wyrm-like body shape or huge winged body covered in feather, skin or scale. Takes form of approaching storm or clouds.
Service.....Teaches us to breathe, to use our lungs to create, release tension, and bring energy to our lives.
Creators of weather and storms, can show us how to " predict" the weather.
Connection.......Smoke and incense....feathers,
Gemstones...... of clear or sky colors...topaz, hiddenite, aventurine, quartz spices and herbs....types that burn well...sage, lavender,cedar
Totem.....Inspiration, Insight, Vitality
This totem must be treated with great respect. Great flashes of illumination in intellect and psyche are possible with this totem. The air dragon brings insight and clarity to all problems.Trust your inner voice.
ELEMENT of WATER
Characteristics........ Soothing and calm, but can be powerful when angered. Long serpent body forms often covered with fins, scales, and whiskers. They are often found near the shores of Avalon.
Service .......Teaches us the importance of water, how to heal both body and land,diving deeply into our dreams and emotions. Can show us past and present lives and how to tap into that knowledge.
Water ....in all forms.... water fountains, bowls of water
Gemstones...... stones of calming effects ...amethyst, apatite, flourite
Herbs and herbs .....jasmine, water lilly,kelp
Totem:.....Passion, Depth, Connection
A water dragon totem brings memories and wishes,perhaps long hidden, to the surface.By facing painful past experiences,we can achieve a sense of peace and balance in our lives.This totem gives us the courage and compassion
ELEMENTS of EARTH
Characteristics......Deep knowledge and stillness in their thought and answers. Body type reflects the location where they live...forest- large, green,scaley and winged .....desert - wyrm like, rough scales and spiky,
mountain - large, powerful wings,
Service..... Earth wisdom and hidden treasures, can show us how to read ley lines and find sacred energy centers. Protectors of natural areas, can be helpful to connect with when protecting your home.
Connection.....All items of Earth ......stones, plants, animals, etc. when finding a sacred Dragon place,ask to take a small stone or vial of dirt for your connection
Gemstones .....basalt, emerald, pearl, quartz
Spices and herbs...... moss, sandalwood, dragons blood resin
Totem...Power, Potential, Riches
This totem shows us our potential, our riches: what we are capable of. With his help, we can discover the beauty and power that lies in all of us.He lives deep within the Earth and can help you ground scattered energies. When you call him, think of a slow moving, heavy Dragon pulling himself toward you. Feel his eight around you. He will nurture you as Mother Earth does.
ELEMENT of SPIRIT
Characteristics.....Temperaments vary on the energy they represent.
Chaos Dragons can be black or even skeletal, their moods can be humorous or cryptic.
Celestial Dragons can be huge, golden and intensely powerful.
Spirit Dragons may not take a solid form, but instead prefer energy and color.
Service Spirit Dragons teach us to connect with knowledge and power greater than our own understanding. To help us to transform thought and desire to physical forms and abundance. Their energy can be primal and direct when asked for assistance.
Connection....... Symbols and designs that represent spirit .....4- way directions,cross, ankh, pentagram
Gemstones .....connected to certain planets or universe...... moonstone, sunstone, celestite, moldavite
Herbs and spices.....that bring clarity or open consciousness ...lavender, copal, amber.
Each Spirit Dragon will reveal what way they connect with you.
This is always portrayed as having its tail it its mouth. Ouroboros is associated with Alchemy, Gnosticism and Hermeticism. It represents the cyclical nature of things, eternal return, and other things perceived as cycles that begin anew as soon as they end.
In some representations the serpent is shown as half light and half dark, echoing symbols such as the Yin Yang, which illustrates the dual nature of all things, but more importantly, that these opposites are not in conflict.
It is the symbol of the universe. It also is sometimes referred to being the symbol of "eternity" or "never ending". Ouroboros represents the conflict of life as well in that life comes out of life and death.The Ouroboros connects the Above and Below.
The zodiac as a tail-eating snake symbolizes the eternity of Time and the boundary of the universe.The Ouroboros is believed to have been inspired by the Milky Way, as some ancient texts refer to a serpent of light residing in the heavens.
Is a small dragons, being only 1'-5' long, any color, with large eyes, and large butterfly-type wings. These dragons are vegetarian .
The Rarest of all the dragon, as only a few have ever been reported. They carry faeries from city to city. Only a few have ever been seen
These dragons have multiple necks and heads. They may or may not have wings and legs.
The Serpent Dragon is connecting all places of power and in this way making a grid on and through your planet earth. The grid is used to connect, integrate and also release.It connect all beliefs, it integrates the new energies and releases the old energies.The grid helps in integrating the new consciousness that has been placed around planet earth.
The Serpent Dragon is also opening all 13 gates of Heaven. The 13 gates in spirit are already open, the physical gates will be opened at this time.Many people have already been through some of these gates in previous lifetimes, most of you up until the 9th gate.The gates on earth have been closed for a long time because of the misuse.There were also souls that actually skipped gates to get ahead and this will not be allowed anymore.
The Serpent Dragon is the guardian of these Gates of Heaven on Earth. You will have to face the Serpent Dragon before you can be allowed through any of these gates in the physical.
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Thanks for this Laura.
I was on a quest with dragons a few years ago.
Something I shall never ever forget.
I was on a quest with dragons a few years ago.
Something I shall never ever forget.
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Thanks Laura Ann, I love the Faery dragons (-:
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