Archive for the ‘Fairies’ Category

Leprechauns, goblins et al

There are many other little people, as well as elves and gnomes, that are said to routinely interact with humans in our reality. There are brownies, dwarfs, imps, sprites, merman and maids, sylphs, undines, asrai (aquatic fairy), selkies, pixie etc etc. They all seem to be considered fairies, but although they are all held to have magical powers, the way they interact with humans and the environment seems totally different. (more…)

Fairies

What actually are the beings that we call fairies, and what are they doing here on Earth with us?  Exact definitions seem to be very difficult to agree on. As with the name devas, which covers a myriad of beings living among us, and working to help maintain our biosphere, people use the term fairies to describe many types of elemental being. In this post I will be looking at the more conventional  ”garden” fairies that many people have experience of. I will be looking at the other types of Devas in the next few weeks. (more…)

Variations on the Fairy theme

As we all are at base, fairies in all their different forms, are beings made of pure energy. The difference is that they are said not also have a physical body with blood, veins and bones as we do.

Some people do see them as we have been taught they look, others see them just as pinches of vibrating energy.

The more I research, the more different variations on the fairy theme I find. Fairies seems to be a general term for a huge variety of beings, seen or unseen that co-inhabit our Earth. There are not just the pretty fairies in our folk law with cute little wings, but include Devas, leprechauns, selkies, salamanders, elves, pixies and elementals+ even more variations on the theme. (more…)