Water element

element of water

Element of Water

The element of water is all about emotion, getting oneself clean on every level. People that have the element of water have a deep sense of emotion. Often being empathic, they can feel other people’s emotions and will take them on.

Water is in constant motion, it might appear very calm on the surface but underneath it can have strong undercurrents. And so, it is with people connected to this element. When you think of large bodies of water, they usually run deep and so with these people they like to look at the deep issues. This is what makes them good at seeing where the real issues are and what needs to be done.

Also, when the water becomes to shallow and stops flowing it will become stagnate. Depression starts to set in and things tend to fall apart for these people. When this happens, it is important to refocus and bring yourself back in, letting go of things that are not supporting you.

The Sacral chakra

The water element is connected with the sacral chakra, the “I feel”, and is associated with taste. This chakra governs creativity and reproduction, bringing life into all situations. When this chakra is blocked then all things associated with the reproductive organs may have signs of problems, kidney and bladder problems are also common. As you can see all things connected with the flow of water, purification and creative expression.

Water in Astrology, Tarot and Numerology

In astrology if you’re under the signs of Cancer, Scorpio or Pisces you are govern by the water element.  With these people there is a lot more to them then they appear on the surface. They tend to over step bounties and like water will seep into places that are hard to get to.  This can help them to see things in others that no one else will notice. But also they can be a little invasive.

In the tarot the suit of cups in expressed through the water element. Each card helps us see the full-filling of feelings and relationships, they also look at our intuitive side and self-expression.

In numerology the number vibrationally connected to water is the master number 22. This number is connected with infinity, the ability to manifest what ever we want. Just like water there is no boundaries to where we can go. 22 is also in alignment with intuitive ability’s, having a knowing of what is in the highest interest of each person.


Cleaning away negativity

Not only does water have the ability to clean physically it also has the ability to clean energetically. When you are feeling energetically run down and disconnected take a shower. Imagine as the water is flowing over your body, the water is picking up all the negative and heavy energy on you and carrying it away. Not only can you clear your own energy but also you can clear the energy of crystals. You can do this by running them under fresh clean water for five minutes. However, cation must be taken that the crystal is not water soluble.



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Grounding with water


Grounding with water is important if this is your element. Taking long intimate baths or showers is very beneficial, especially if you are feeling energetically or emotionally depleted. You might also enjoy taking walks in the rain or sitting watching the rain fall with all your senses being stimulated. Doing things like boating or canoeing on a lake or down the river is also beneficial.

You might also find that you connect with living by a lake or by the ocean, maybe having a stream flow by your home. Having a water feature in your garden or home will also help to refocus your energy and ground you.


Questions to ask in your Akashic Records, or to your intuition.

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  • What impact does water have in my life? Energetically, physically and emotionally?
  • Is it beneficial for me to work with the water element? And if so what ways is the best way do so?
  • What is the best way for me ground with the water element?
  • How can water help me to see my own goodness?


Kevin Jackson

I have been studying Akashic Records through the Linda Howe Center For Akashic Studies. I am a Certified Akashic Records Practitioner, Healer, Visionary and Advanced Certified Teacher. I have done hundreds of readings spanning the globe. It has been a privilege and I am excited to continue helping people around the world find a perspective from their soul level truth.

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