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Originally posted by deadcatsrule
will you share what program you are using?Not really my subject but still interesting .Thanks D.C
The nature spirits of the Earth are called Gnomes.
Originally posted by debris765nju
You got a star...still waiting for your photograph......what direction do we want to go with this? There are still many cards yet to be laid on the table.We are also willing to accept comments from our readers.
In ancient China, as Buddhism was just beginning to take hold, another more shamanistic religion (though not thought of in this way in the west) Taoism held teachings that Sylphs were elemental Devas that could help highly advanced practitioners who had awakened their consciousness or siddhis. References to this can be found within the recently translated Medical Chi Gong texts of Dr. Jerry Alan Johnson. Between the 1st and 2nd century A.D.when Buddhism was still migrating to China, it was in strong competition with the more ancient doctrines of the Yellow Emperor and Lao Tzu. During this time the doctrine of the Sylph (Shen Hsien) was still held in high regard.  Sylphs are mentioned in various literature regarding the early histories of China and it seems highly probable that highly developed mythos did exist within ancient Taoist teachings yet such sources have not yet been translated into English.
But here's more information from that link that I also find interesting:
HOW SYLPHS ARE CHARACTERIZED IN FAE: Full of curiosity! They want to go everywhere, see everything, and have every question answered. They even want to know things that by their very nature cannot be known to the conscious mind. When sylphs are around they bestow a temporary energizing of the mind to those near them. Sylphs are AWAKENERS who startle us into seeing and thinking in new and exciting ways. Sylphs are attracted to unconfined ideas that are wild, free, and fast even if they do not make much sense. Mental stimulation is essential to sylphs. Sylphs have intertialess flight and, more quickly than a hummingbird, can radically change direction without notice.