Elements

The Importance of Water

Water is a very important element in both occult and religious practices, as well as the overall survival of our planet. Without water, nothing can live.  What is water? First the sciency stuff! Water (H2O) is formed by a bond between two hydrogen atoms and one oxygen atom. This formula also applies for ice and steam,… Continue reading The Importance of Water

Cleansing, Prayer, Shinto

Purity and Impurity in Shinto

The Concept of Purity in Shinto Purity is an important concept in Shinto. It is believed that humans are not inherently bad and are born pure. We pick up impurities throughout life in various ways. This pollution is caused by physical pollution, disease, negative energies, people, events and things associated with death.It can also be… Continue reading Purity and Impurity in Shinto