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Paranormal Creatures : Gnomes

Earth Gnomes

The nature spirits of the Earth are called Gnomes.

Earth Spirits

Fire: Salamanders

The salamanders are the spirit of fire. Without these beings, fire
cannot exist. You cannot light a match without a salamander's being
present. There are many families of salamanders, differing in size,
appearance, and dignity. Some people have seen them as small balls of
light, but most commonly they are perceived as being lizard-like in
shape and about a foot or more in length.

The salamanders are considered the strongest and most powerful of all
the elementals. Their ruler is a magnificent flaming being called
Djin. Those who have seen him say that he is terrible, yet
awe-inspiring in appearance.

Salamanders have the ability to extend their size or diminish it, as
needed. If you ever need to light a campfire in the wilderness, call
to the salamanders and they will help you.

It has also been said that salamanders (and the other elemental
beings) can be mischievous at times. For example, a fiery temper and
inharmonious conditions in a person's home can cause these beings to
make trouble. They are like children in that they don't fully
understand the results of their actions. They are greatly affected, as
are all nature spirits, by human humankind's thinking.

Air: Sylphs

The sylphs are the air spirits. Their element has the highest
vibratory rate of the four (beside earth, fire, water). They live
hundreds of years, often reaching one thousand and never seeming to
get old. They are said to live on the tops of mountains. The leader of
the sylphs is a being called Paralda who is said to dwell on the
highest mountain of Earth.

Sylphs often assume human form but only for short periods of time. The
vary in size from being as large as a human to being much smaller.
They are volatile and changeable. The winds are their particular
vehicle. The work through the gases and ethers of the Earth and are
kindly toward humans.

They are usually seen with wings, looking like cherubs or fairies.
Because of their connection to air, which is associated with the
mental aspect, one of their functions is to help humans receive
inspiration. The sylphs are drawn to those who use their minds,
particularly those on creative arts.

Water: Undines

The undines are the elemental beings that compose water. They are able
to control, to a great degree, the course and function of the water

Etheric in nature, they exist within the water itself and this is why
they can't be seen with the normal physical vision. These beings are
beautiful to look at and are very graceful.

They are often seen riding the waves of the ocean. They can also be
found in rocky pools and in marshlands. They are clothed in a shimmery
substance looking like water but shinning with all the colors of the
sea, with green predominating. The concept of the mermaid is connected
with these elemental beings.

The undines also work with the plants that grow under the water and
with the motion of water. Some undines inhabit waterfalls, others live
in rivers and lakes. Every fountain has its nymph. Every ocean has its

The undines closely resemble humans in appearance and size, except for
those inhabiting smaller streams and ponds. The undines often live in
coral caves under the ocean or on the shores of lakes or banks of
rivers. Smaller undines live under lily pads.

The undines work with the vital essences and liquids of plants,
animals, and human beings. They are present in everything containing
water. There are many families of undines, as the chart indicates.

The ruler of the undines is a called Necksa. The undines love, serve,
and honor her unceasingly. They are emotional beings, very friendly
and open to being of service to human beings.

The smaller undines are often seen as winged beings that people have
mistakenly called fairies. Those winged beings are seen near flowers
that grow in watery areas. They have gossamer wings and gossamer