of the 5 Elements
the world of metaphysics, the universe is believed to be made up of five
matters, namely, Metal, Wood, Water, Fire and Earth. These five matters
are also referred to as the Five Elements.
surrounding us, whether tangible or intangible, can be classified using
any of the five elements; From shapes, sounds, colours to a person's attitude,
character, body organs, sickness, living environment, family background,
relationship with family members, romance, career, wealth, reputation
etc. The list is endless. Everything, yes everything, is solely the product
of the magnetic forces created when these five elements interacts.
five elements are very closely related to each other and their relationship
can be explained using the Cycle of Birth and Cycle of Destruction.
Cycle of Birth
produces Water (when melted).
Water can help tree (Wood) grow.
Wood can help Fire to burn.
Fire can help to produce dust (Earth).
Earth can help mineral (Metal) to form.
Cycle of Destruction
can cut Wood.
Water can extinguish Fire.
Wood can break the ground.
Fire can melt Metal.
Earth can absorb Water.