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ELEMENT WATER

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The “Element” collection by Ziio is a celebration of natural elements: water, earth, fire, and air. 

 This tiny collection draws inspiration from the symbols and myths associated with Taoist culture.

 Let’s explore together somesome really fascinating aspects of life through water. 😊

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FLOW AS WATER

HOW TO FLOW AS WATER? 

The Symbol of Fluidity and Flexibility

Element Water is a fundamental in Taoism. Water represents fluidity, flexibility and adaptability.  In fact, water is associated with gentleness and perseveranceDespite its gentle nature, water has the power to shape landscapes by eroding rocks and sculpting valleys, symbolizing the strength hidden in flexibility and gentleness. 

Humility: Water naturally seeks the lowest point, symbolizing humility. It does not strive for prominence, which aligns with the Taoist value of modesty and avoiding arrogance. 😊

Adaptability: Water takes the shape of any container it is in, illustrating the importance of flexibility and the ability to adapt to circumstances without resistance .This quality is essential in Taoist practices, where flowing with life’s changes rather than opposing them is emphasized. 💦

Resilience and Persistence: Water is persistent and can wear away even the hardest rock over time. This symbolizes the Taoist belief in gentle  🌸 yet persistent effort. Despite its softness, water’s consistent flow  overcomes obstacles, reflecting how persistent effort in harmony with nature yields results 

Unconditional Kindness: Like a river nurturing  ❤️ all living things along its path without seeking anything in return, water exemplifies selfless giving. This virtue encourages people to act kindly and generously without expecting rewards or recognition

Integrity: Calm and clear water reflects its surroundings perfectly, ✨ symbolizing the virtue of honesty and integrity. It encourages individuals to be true to themselves and transparent in their actions and words

These attributes make it a powerful symbol of the Tao itself, which emphasizes harmony, flow, and effortless action: Wu Wei.

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WU WEI 

The Effortless Action 💪🏼

The principle of Wu Wei aligns with the effortless flow of water, allowing decisions to be made naturally and intuitively.

“How can we achieve effortless decision-making, similar to the principle of Wu Wei?”

UNDERSTANDING  WU WEI 😊

Alignment with Nature: 🌿

Wu Wei encourages individuals to observe and understand the natural rhythms and patterns around them. By aligning with these natural flows, decisions become intuitive and less forced.

Trusting Intuition: 💡

Wu Wei emphasizes trusting one’s inner wisdom and intuition. Instead of overthinking or forcing decisions, one relies on their innate understanding and gut feelings.

Letting Go of Control: 😎

Wu Wei involves relinquishing the need to control every aspect of a situation. By letting go, one allows events to unfold naturally and responds in a way that feels effortless.

Mindfulness and Presence: 🧘🏽‍♀️

Practicing mindfulness and being fully present in the moment allows individuals to respond to situations with clarity and ease, embodying the essence of Wu Wei.

MATERIALS 

Composition: Amethyst, Gold plated brass, Iolite, Lapis lazuli, Murano glass beads.

Blue

Symbolism: 🦋
    • Calmness and Serenity: Blue symbolizes the calm and serene nature of water, reflecting the peaceful flow of rivers and the vast expanse of the sea.
    • Healing and Purity: Blue is often associated with healing and purification, echoing the cleansing properties of water.
    • Spiritual Growth: Blue also represents spiritual depth and growth, akin to the expansive and boundless nature of water.

 

Cultural Significance: ☯️
  • Blue is used in Taoist art and iconography to depict scenes of water, such as rivers, lakes, and oceans, symbolizing tranquility and the flow of life.It is associated with the emotions and the mind, aligning with the introspective and meditative aspects of Taoism.
 
 
EXPLORE  ⛏  MORE ABOUT ELEMENT WATER !
I enjoyed a lot searching and surfing on the net to find  inspiration about Tao. 

 

-This article ” Be like water ” is super cool, with also a nice Video  –  Einzelgänger

 

-The Three Jewels Of The Tao: Embracing The Way Of Water  – Mindfulstoic

 

-Last but not least! The Seven Virtues of Water by

 
 

Thank you for reading! ❤️