2. 1) Non-human nature spirits associated with different the state, quality, and character of the five elements or Tattwas.
Air (gaseous; mediating, embracing & pervasive; intellect): Sylphs
Earth (solid; stable & enduring; sensation): Gnomes
Fire (energy; active, energizing & transforming; will): Salamanders
Spirit, Ether (underlying; universal & originating; awareness):--
Water (fluid; receptive & responsive; feeling): Undines
2) A thought form charged with energy and intention by a magician to carry out a particular operation, such as a household guardian.(Sometimes called an "artificial elemental.")