Metaphysics (易学)

Jade (Jadeite & Nephrite)

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Nephrite, the more common type of jade, reflected jade meaning in Greek based on the Greek word nephros which translates to kidney. When the Spanish took over the New World they named the green stones Piedra de hijada which translates to “Stone of the loin” or “Stone of the flank” in keeping with jade meaning.

Jadeite, the more rare and expensive type of jade, has a slightly different meaning than the more common nephrite jade. Jadeite jade meaning has to do with health, longevity and love. Wearing, holding and meditating with jadeite jade improves health problems that stem from illness or accidents. Jade also helps people live longer. Jadeite is reputed to open one’s heart to love when worn in jewelry.

Jade is not always the blue-green or light green mineral rock that many people think of when they say something is the color of jade. While jade meaning is rooted in calm wisdom, healing and protection, each jade color carries a slightly different jade meaning and power.

Black jade meaning represents the gemstone’s particular ability to protect by warding off negative physical or psychological assault, especially the negative energies associated with self-defeat.

Blue jade meaning is about calm, inner peace and reflection. It is very useful for encouraging dreams and visions. The mind is calmed with blue jade.

Brown jade meaning has to do with staying well-grounded. The use of brown jade strengthens a connection with the earth while imparting comfort and a sense of reliability.

Lavender jade meaning has to do with spiritual support. It heals emotional pain while nourishing spiritually. Lavender jade vibrates at the highest ethereal level.

Orange jade meaning is all about the joy that can be achieved through connections with all living beings. Lavender jade energy provides quiet stimulation of the mind.

Purple jade meaning is focused on the aura. Happiness and mirth are brought about with purple jade while it eliminates negativity and supports a higher level of discernment.

Red jade meaning has to do with the life force. Use of red jade reduces fears while it encourages action and strengthens the life-force energy.

White jade meaning has to do with better focus. The use of white jade reduces distractions to allow for a better grasp on helpful, relevant information. It improves the decision-making process.

Yellow jade meaning is all about a cheerful, energetic way of being. Use of yellow jade enhances assimilation and discrimination.

Metaphysics (易学)

不忘初心,方的始終。

“初心”:就是最初的心意,指事情一开始所抱持的信念或在人生的起点所许下的梦想,是一生渴望抵达的目标;方:才,才能;得:得到;始终:终了,完成;这句话的意思就是说:一个人做事情,始终如一的坚持当初的信念,最后就一定能得到成功。

初心给人我们一种积极进取的态度。不要一股脑的高歌猛进,要时不时的停下脚步来,要经常回望一下自己的来路,时刻要记得当初为什么启程;走得在远也不能忘了自己为什么而出发。现在所做的是不是为了自己想要的而努力,还是早已偏移了当初的目标,违背了初心?要经常沉淀纯净自己的内心。人生只有一次,生命无法重来,要记得自己的初心。

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Metaphysics (易学)

Labradorite

Inuit peoples claim Labradorite fell from the frozen fire of the Aurora Borealis, probably because the glimmers surface of labradorite look like the northern lights.

Labradorite is loved for its remarkable play of color, known as labradorescence. The stone, usually gray-green, dark gray, black or grayish-white, is composed in aggregate layers that refract light as iridescent flashes of peacock blue, gold, pale green, or coppery red. The blue varies within the light, displaying hues from deepest blue to various shades of pale, almost blue-green.

It was discovered in Labrador, Canada, by Moravian missionaries in 1770 who named it for the area. It is also, however, referenced in legends by older Inuit tribes, and was known to be in use by the Boethuk peoples of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Labradorite allows one’s innate magical powers to surface. It enhances the mental and intuitive abilities of clairvoyance, telepathy, prophecy and coincidence control, and assists in communication with higher guides and spirits.

Labradorite is a powerful protector of the aura, preventing energy leakage, and others from tapping into and draining your personal energy. It ensures all elemental forces are empowered and proportional within one’s system.

Labradorite helps develop the hands’ sensitivity, making it useful for physiotherapists and all who use the power of touch to heal. Labradorite is also use by Wicca Practitioner both as for spiritual protection as well as spell works.

Labradorite can be related to the High Priestess and Star card in Tarot, which symbolism Intuition and Inspiration.

Labradorite calms an overactive mind and energizes the imagination, bringing in new ideas. Labradorite brings forgotten memories to light and facilitates their understanding. It encourages contemplation and introspection, bringing the clarity of intellectual thought and intuitive wisdom to help dispel illusion, determine the root cause of an issue, and bring one to peace.

Labradorite radiates a predominant blue crystal energy that stimulates the Throat Chakra, it is a pressure valve that allows the energy from the other chakras to be expressed. If it is blocked, or out of balance, it can affect the health of the other chakras. When the throat chakra is in balance, it allows for the expression of what we think and what we feel. We can communicate our ideas, beliefs, and emotions, bringing our personal truth out into the world. Darker shades of blue encourage the power of truth, while lighter shades carry the power of flexibility, relaxation, and balance. Labradorite, with its iridescent flashes of color, can be very beneficial in uniting all of the chakras.

Labradorite utilizes Water energy (because of the hues of blue and the wavey pattern), the energy of stillness, quiet strength, and purification. It embodies potentialities unrealized. It is yielding, formless, yet powerful. Relates to ‘Tang Lang’ or greedy wolf star, the Water element brings power of regeneration and rebirth. It is the energy of the circle of life. Use blue crystals to enhance any space that you use for repose, calm reflection, or prayer. Water energy is traditionally associated ‘Sheng Qi’ or Life Generating with the North area of a home or room. It is associated with the Career and Health, its flowing energy assuring a balance of energy as your life unfolds and flows.

Metaphysics (易学)

Amethyst

The name Amethyst derives from the Greek word ametusthos, meaning “not intoxicated”.

Legends says that Bacchus, a Roman god of agriculture, wine, fertility and son of Jupiter; gotten angry over an insult and determined to avenge himself decreed the first person he should meet would be devoured by his tigers. The unfortunate mortal happened to be a beautiful maiden named Amethyst on her way to worship at the shrine of Diana.

As the ferocious beasts sprang, she sought the protection of the goddess and was saved by being turned into a clear, white crystal. Bacchus, regretting his cruelty, poured the juice of his grapes over the stone as an offering, giving the gem its lovely purple hue.

Amethyst was also reputed to control evil thoughts, increase intelligence and render men shrewd in business matters.

In mythology, Amethyst was worn as a protection from treachery and surprise attacks, kept soldiers from harm and gave them victory over their enemies. It lent assistance to hunters in the capture of wild beasts and fowl, and was considered to be a powerful psychic stone of protection against witchcraft and black magic.

In the spiritual world, Amethyst provided a connection to the Divine. To the Hebrews, it was Ahlamah, the ninth stone in the breastplate of the High Priest, engraved with the tribe of Dan, as well as the twelfth foundation stone for the New Jerusalem.

In the new world, Amethyst is still a remarkable stone of spirituality and contentment, known for its metaphysical abilities to still the mind and inspire an enhanced meditative state. Its inherent high frequency purifies the aura of any negative energy or attachments, and creates a protective shield of light around the body, allowing one to remain clear and centered while opening to spiritual direction.

Amethyst stimulates the Third Eye and Crown Chakra by enhancing cognitive perception as well as accelerating the development of intuitive and psychic ability. It initiates wisdom and greater understanding, and is a stone of comfort for those grieving the loss of a loved one.

Amethyst’s ability to expand the higher mind also enhances one’s creativity and passion. It strengthens the imagination and intuition, and refines the thinking processes. It is sought as talisman of focus and success.

Amethyst is connected to the Temperance card in the tarot, representing balance.

Amethyst is thought to be beneficial in treating insomnia, especially when caused by an overactive mind. It is calming and soothing to the neural impulses in the brain.

Amethyst is especially supportive of the emotional body, bringing those who are overworked, overstressed, or overwhelmed back to center. It eases mental anxieties that lead to physical tension and headaches, and is a great crystal to calm those who tend to be hot-headed and easily angered.

Amethyst carries a high, calming energy, stimulating to the Third Eye and Crown

The Third Eye Chakra is the center of our perception. It directs our sight and everyday awareness of the world. Our consciousness is located here, and we relate to ourselves through this chakra. When the Third Eye Chakra is in balance our thoughts and internal communications within ourselves are healthy and vibrant. We are open to new ideas, dreams, and visions, and can control the flow of energy within all the chakras.

The Crown Chakra is located at the top of the head, and is our gateway to the expanded universe beyond our bodies. It controls how we think, and how we respond to the world around us. It is the fountainhead of our beliefs and the source of our spirituality. It connects us to the higher planes of existence and is the source of universal energy and truth. When the Crown is in balance, our energies are in balance. We know our place in the universe and see things as they are.

This stone (above image) has both purple and white hues, stimulating both charka at the same time.

Some argue that Amethyst utilizes Fire Energy in Feng Shui, as it relates to thoughts, the Third Eye and Crown Chakra. Fire energy is the energy of enthusiasm, warmth, brightness, illumination and activity. It is the energy of heat, action, emotion and passion – of ideas, of concepts, and sex. It is traditionally associated with the south area of a home or room, and with the fame and reputation area of your dwelling. Use its energy to give your life the boost it needs to enhance your standing in the community and family.

One application of Amethyst Crystal Cave in 8 Mansion (八宅), is to place the Cave in Inauspicious Sector facing the Auspicious sector in the house.