The Five Basic Elements
are Fire, Earth, Water, Metal, and Wood. According to the
ancient Chinese belief, those are the basic elements of the universe and
everything in our word is a compound of the five elements. These
elements are understood as different types of energy in a state
of constant interaction and flux with one another.
The Five Elements do not only mean Fire,
Earth, Water, Metal, and Wood. They also mean Movement, Change, and
Development. They are changing, moving, waning, and expanding all the
The most important of all is the
balance of all five elements.
The movements of five elements are stable
and predictable when they are in
balance, and vice versa.