Wuzhen, I do not want to leave
introduce of Wuzhen
The south of the Yangtze River is like a dream, gently with everyone in the heart of the lingering. The dream is like a kind of feelings, it is a call that bring me to the old times.
The most impressive in South of the Yangtze River is the Millennium ancient town- Wuzhen.
In Wuzhen, you can see the unique Bridges that built up in Ming and Qing dynasty, under the bridges, you can see the boats and greenflowing waves. On the revier bank, you can see the drooping willow tree, the water tower under the white walls and black tiles. Everything here is super in my heart. An old house with dense rich historical atmosphere, these seems familiar in my night dreams. Involved in these ancient things, people will feel peace when they stand in the space-time of history and reality staggered in.
Wuzhen, near in Hangzhou West Lake, it still has a unique charm of Jiangnan, quiet and regraceful after changing. Although there are many tourists in Wuzhen now, but there is always quiet, cause this kind of quiet temperament, many people dream of having a travel here in one day.
Wuzhen is a place where there is a story. The pieces of the stone pillar, which has been trampled smooth depression. It witnessed the rise and fall of Wuzhen after thousands of years of passers’ coming and going.
There are some of production processes, such as old wine, delicious, traditional Duck in Brown Sauce and biscuits. The old door and the beam silently tells the vicissitudes of Wuzhen.
Carved pillars and brick, can let a person give birth as the acme of perfection with unlimited imagination.My favorite is wood carving crafts in here, they will bring to life after they are carved by hands.
Rune Stones are a set of 24 ancient alphabetic symbols, which are believed to have originated from the Northern parts of Europe sometime during the Palaeolithic times.
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Fehu:( Pronuniciation: “fay-who”)
Fehu (F: Domestic cattle, wealth.) Possessions won or earned, earned income, luck. Abundance, financial strength in the present or near future. Sign of hope and plenty, success and happiness. Social success. Energy, foresight, fertility, creation/destruction (becoming). Fehu Reversed or Merkstave: Loss of personal property, esteem, or something that you put in effort to keep. It indicates some sort of failure. Greed, burnout, atrophy, discord. Cowardice, stupidity, dullness, poverty, slavery, bondage.
Uruz: (U:: Auroch, a wild ox.) Physical strength and speed, untamed potential. A time of great energy and health. Freedom, energy, action, courage, strength, tenacity, understanding, wisdom. Sudden or unexpected changes (usually for the better). Sexual desire, masculine potency. The shaping of power and pattern, formulation of the self. Uruz Reversed or Merkstave: Weakness, obsession, misdirected force, domination by others. Sickness, inconsistency, ignorance. Lust, brutality, rashness, callousness, violence.
Thurisaz: (TH: Thorn or a Giant.) Reactive force, directed force of destruction and defense, conflict. Instinctual will, vital eroticism, regenerative catalyst. A tendency toward change. Catharsis, purging, cleansing fire. Male sexuality, fertilization. (Thorr, the Thunder god, was of Giant stock.)Thurisaz Reversed or Merkstave: Danger, defenselessness, compulsion, betrayal, dullness. Evil, malice, hatred, torment, spite, lies. A bad man or woman. Rape?
Ansuz: (A: The As, ancestral god, i.e. Odin.) A revealing message or insight, communication. Signals, inspiration, enthusiasm, speech, true vision, power of words and naming. Blessings, the taking of advice. Good health, harmony, truth, wisdom. Ansuz Reversed or Merkstave: Misunderstanding, delusion, manipulation by others, boredom. Vanity and grandiloquence. (Odin is a mighty, but duplicitous god. He always has his own agenda.)
Raidho: (R: Wagon or chariot.) Travel, both in physical terms and those of lifestyle direction. A journey, vacation, relocation, evolution, change of place or setting. Seeing a larger perspective. Seeing the right move for you to make and deciding upon it. Personal rhythm, world rhythm, dance of life. Raidho Reversed or Merkstave: Crisis, rigidity, stasis, injustice, irrationality. Disruption, dislocation, demotion, delusion, possibly a death.
Kenaz: (K: Beacon or torch.) Vision, revelation, knowledge, creativity, inspiration, technical ability. Vital fire of life, harnessed power, fire of transformation and regeneration. Power to create your own reality, the power of light. Open to new strength, energy, and power now. Passion, sexual love. Kenaz Reversed or Merkstave: Disease, breakup, instability, lack of creativity. Nakedness, exposure, loss of illusion and false hope.
Gebo:( Pronuniciation:”gay-boe”or “yee-boe”)
Gebo: (G: Gift.) Gifts, both in the sense of sacrifice and of generosity, indicating balance. All matters in relation to exchanges, including contracts, personal relationships and partnerships. Gebo Merkstave (Gebo cannot be reversed, but may lie in opposition): Greed, loneliness, dependence, over-sacrifice. Obligation, toll, privation, bribery.
Wunjo: (W or V: Joy.) Joy, comfort, pleasure. Fellowship, harmony, prosperity. Ecstasy, glory, spiritual reward, but also the possibility of going “over the top”. If restrained, the meaning is general success and recognition of worth. Wunjo Reversed or Merkstave: Stultification, sorrow, strife, alienation. Delirium, intoxication, possession by higher forces, impractical enthusiasm. Raging frenzy, berzerker.
Hagalaz: (H: Hail.) Wrath of nature, destructive, uncontrolled forces, especially the weather, or within the unconscious. erkstave (Hagalaz cannot be reversed, but may lie in opposition): Natural disaster, catastrophe. Stagnation, loss of power. Pain, loss, suffering, hardship, sickness, crisis.
Nauthiz: (N: Need.) Delays, restriction. Resistance leading to strength, innovation, need-fire (self-reliance). Distress, confusion, conflict, and the power of will to overcome them. Endurance, survival, determination. A time to exercise patience. Recognition of one’s fate. Major self-initiated change. Face your fears. Nauthiz Reversed or Merkstave: Constraint of freedom, distress, toil, drudgery, laxity. Necessity, extremity, want, deprivation, starvation, need, poverty, emotional hunger.
Isa: (I: Ice.) A challenge or frustration. Psychological blocks to thought or activity, including grievances. Standstill, or a time to turn inward and wait for what is to come, or to seek clarity. This rune reinforces runes around it. Isa Merkstave (Isa cannot be reversed, but may lie in opposition): Ego-mania, dullness, blindness, dissipation. Treachery, illusion, deceit, betrayal, guile, stealth, ambush, plots.
Jera: (J or Y: A year, a good harvest.) The results of earlier efforts are realized. A time of peace and happiness, fruitful season. It can break through stagnancy. Hopes and expectations of peace and prosperity. The promise of success earned. Life cycle, cyclical pattern of the universe. Everything changes, in its own time. Jera Merkstave (Jera cannot be reversed, but may lie in opposition): Sudden setback, reversals. A major change, repetition, bad timing, poverty, conflict.
Eihwaz: (EI: Yew) (also: eihwaz) – “Yew-was” – Literally: “Yew” – Esoteric: Yggdrasil or Kundalini
Perthro:( Pronuniciation:”perth-row”)The meaning of this one is unknown to the scholars, as it seems to have no other origin outside the runes.
Algiz:( Pronuniciation:”all-yeese”or Elhaz “ale-hawz”) – “Al-jiz” – Literally: “Elk” – Esoteric: Protection, Higher Self
Sowilo:( Pronuniciation:”soe-wee-low”)– “So-iölo” – Literally: “Sun” (Sol) – Esoteric: wholeness, success.Rune of guidance, goal setting and success.
Berkano:( Pronuniciation:”bear-kawn-oh”)– “Burr-can-oh” – Literally: “Birch Goddess” – Esoteric: Birth, Sanctuary.Rune of continued growth and continual rebirth or renewal in all things. The rune of becoming.
Ehwaz:( Pronuniciation:”ay-wawz”or Ehwo”ay-woh”)Rune of harmonious teamwork and trust. Rune of pairs of entities working together for a common goal.
Mannaz:( Pronuniciation:”mawn-nawz”)Rune of the Divine structure of intelligence in the human soul or psyche. Rune of the horizons of human existence and collective potential.
Laguz:( Pronuniciation:”law-gooze”)Laguz are known in legend as the “Children of Strength,” as they possess a greater deal of physical might compared to the Beorc.
Ingwaz:( Pronuniciation:”eeeng-wawz”)Ingwaz is named for the Norse hero-god Ing, who came from across the sea to unite his people of Viking Jutland, and returned whence he came leaving peace and harmony.(more details)
Daga:( Pronuniciation:”thaw-gauze”)– “Day-gahz” – Literally: “Day” or Dawn – Esoteric: Awakening. Rune of the hyper-consciousness. The process of concept becoming realized. (more details)
Othzala:( Pronuniciation:”oath-awe-law”)– “Oh-thall-ah” – Literally: “Homeland” or “Ancestral Lot” – Esoteric: Inheritance, estate, noble. Rune of anscetral spiritual power, divine inheritance and earthly estate.
Ps: I don’t know much about the rune stone symobls.I searched the information and sorted out them for learning.
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It is best that the lamp remain on as much as possible to be effective as a negative ion producing air filter. In a damp environment, while the lamp is off, it is best that the lamp rest on a cloth to protect the surface it sits on. This is not necessary while the bulb is on as the warmth from the bulb will easily evaporate any excess moisture.
Himalayan Rock Crystal Salt lamps are naturally formed, the rock crystal pieces are mined and hand selected from the Himalayan Mountains. Once you light up the salt lamp it will emit soft glowing amber colored light.
Being in the presence of the unique natural glow can relieve stress to create a comfortable space. Himalayan Rock Crystal Salt Lamps have also been recognized as a great contribution as a color therapy tool.
The natural light of a Himalayan Rock Crystal Salt Lamp is soft and pleasing to the eye and no artificial light can begin to compare. With each lamp’s unique bands of orange, yellow, white, and other naturally occurring colors, they have proven to have calming physiological effects when used in the presence of psychological treatments.
In addition, the soft sheen of Himalayan Rock Crystal Salt Lamps can help people relax, obtain emotional stability, purification, clarity, as well as being a sobering force for spiritual healing and self-cultivation.
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As one type of natural quartz, Aventurine comes in a rainbow of colors. Different colors occur due to the presence of other minerals like hematite and mica. The hardness of this stone is 6.5-7.
The name aventurine derives from the Italian “a ventura” meaning “by chance”. Notable occurrences of Aventurine are in Brazil, Chile, Tibet, Nepal, Spain, India, Russia, and Austria.
Green Aventurine is known as the “Stone of Opportunity,” It is believed to be more powerful than the other aventurine colors. it’s the stone which was thought to bring abundance, luck and chance. It is said to increase perception and creative insight, especially in manifesting prosperity and wealth, or for increasing favor in competitions or games of chance. Aventurine is mainly quartz, a quartzite, usually containing mica.
Aventurine is most commonly green. though it also occurs in other colors including red and blue. It is mostly translucent and often banded, but an overabundance of an included mineral may render it opaque. The color of Green Aventurine comes from Fushite particles within the Quartz, while shades of red, brown and orange are attributed to Hematite or Goethite inclusions. It is a heart chakra stone in chakra world.
Healing properties of Aventurine
It is used to aid nearsightedness. Aventurine has a stabilizing effect on the emotions. It is excellent for teenagers.
Green aventurine properties work well with the heart chakra. Wearing Aventurine absorbs electromagnetic smog and guards against environmental pollution. Taped to a cell phone, it protects against its emanations.
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Green aventurine is firmly connected with the devic kingdom. This is a good crystal to include in grids to counteract geopathic stresses on gardens and homes.
Place an aventurine angel, pyramid, egg, sphere, money tree, wand or other aventurine crafts nearby at work or home to get spiritual strength.
Put an aventurine tumbled stone or worry stone in a pocket. It also helps a lot.
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How To Use Chakra Stones
The use of chakra stones for chakra balancing can help you acquire energy balance that is essential to your overall emotional and physical well-being.
Chakra stones’ healing properties and meanings are unique to each stone. It’s important to remember that all stones and crystals possess their own vibrational frequency. To dispel chakra blockages and promote balance, you must use stones with a vibrational frequency that matches the chakra you are wanting to heal.
The most common technique for using chakra stones is known as the “Laying on of Stones,” It involves placing cleansed and charged healing stones on the body’s specific energy centers for a period of time.
Where to Place Chakra Stones on the Body
Position stones beginning with the root chakra and move upward to help direct energy flow. If energy needs to be ushered upward toward the crown, all stones (especially those that come to a single point) are placed so they’re pointing “up.”
Place stones on each of the energy centers, such as:
Top of head — crown chakra
Forehead — Third Eye chakra
Throat — throat chakra
Heart — heart chakra
Navel — solar plexus chakra
Pelvic area — sacral chakra
Groin or feet area — root chakra
Additional Options for Stone Placement
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You may also promote chakra balance by placing cleansed and charged healing stones near you — such as on your pillow as you rest.
Similarly, placing healing and chakra stones around your home can serve a dual purpose. Not only can these decorations be aesthetically pleasing, they can help dispel residual negativity and promote positive energy in the environment.
Another popular way to use chakra stones is to wear them as jewelry.
You’ve probably seen amethyst or quartz talismans and pendants. Wearing heart chakra stones as jewelry, such as a necklace so they lay close to your heart, can help facilitate heart chakra balance.
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Cleansing Healing Stones
Healing stones must be cleansed prior to use. Cleansing dispels all the bad energy that is absorbed by the stone so it is refreshed. If you’re unsure how to cleanse stones, there are numerous recommendations and guides online.
Ways of clearing crystals and gemstones
1. Consecration Ritual
If you’ve got the time, there’s nothing wrong with doing a full-fledged consecration ritual for your new crystals. This particular ritual is a simple one that can be used to consecrate any magical tools, clothing or jewelry, or even the altar itself. By offering your crystals to the powers of the four elements, they are consecrated and blessed from all directions.
Place your crystals in a bowl outside under the light of a full moon – in some traditions, they’re left out for three nights, to include the night before and the night following the moon’s fullest phase.
In other belief systems, the crystals are left in the moonlight during the waning moon phase, in order to get rid of negative energy.
In general, while moonlight is great for cleansing, sunlight really isn’t. This is because sunlight can cause crystals to fade over time.
Smudging is a popular method of cleansing crystals that is used in a variety of magical traditions. Just like when you create sacred space, the purpose of smudging is to eliminate negative energies.
With smudging, you can use sage, sweetgrass, or other herbs. You can also use incense, if you like. When you light sage or sweetgrass, allow it to flame for a moment and then blow out the flame. This will leave you with a burning herb bundle, which will create smoke. Pass your crystals through the smoke for cleansing.
When using sea salt, please keep in mind that some crystals don’t react well to salt exposure. Do your homework before you bury a crystal in sea salt, especially if it’s a porous stone.
Note:It should be done frequently (monthly) to release any negative energy back into the earth. Also, if they use salt, it should be sea salt, not regular table salt.
What Not To Do
Never use warm or hot water,some crystals and stones can fracture or crack when immersed in it.
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A journey called life
Most people I know who waited to travel the world never did. Be careful of the yeah-but. The yeah-but will kill your dreams.
When you get older, life seems to just sort of happen to you. Your youth is a time of total empowerment. You get to do what you want. As you mature and gain new responsibilities. So if you have a reasonable amount of control over your circumstances,you should do what really matters.
There are three reasons to travel:
1. Traveling teaches you to live an adventure
2. Traveling helps you meet more people
3. Traveling allows you to get some culture
For me, the last reason is why i want to have a travel.
You won’t always be young, and life won’t always be just about you. See this while you’re still young. Do not squanderthis time, because you will never have it again.
Hands down. No excuse. Just go.