The Moon Tarot card meaning

The Moon RWS

Rider-Waite-Smith Tarot deck – The Moon


Ruled by Pisces


Keywords: insight, intuition, femininity, spirituality, power, womanhood, psychic powers, creativity, occult, astral consciousness, darkness, mysterious, strange

Pisces represents the “last stage of winter.” Crowley calls it the “Gateway of Resurrection.”

Crowley calls it the “Poisoned darkness which is the condition of the rebirth of light.”

He says, “This is the threshold of life; this is the threshold of death. All is doubtful, all is mysterious, all is intoxicating.”

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The Emperor Tarot Card Meaning

The Emperor RWS

The Emperor, L’Empereur Ruled by Aries, which is ruled by the planet Mars, exalted in the Sun. Keywords: authority, reason, logic, masculinity, foundation, stability, leadership The emperor represents the authority of the Father figure, the masculine ruler, the rational principle. Where the Empress is connected to the Earth, the Emperor is connected to the civilized … Read more

The Empress Tarot Card Meaning

empress tarot

The Empress, L’Imperatrice Ruled by Venus The Empress represents the great Mother Goddess, the Earth Goddess, Gaia, the Great Divine Feminine who is receptive to the energy of the Sun, who takes it and sublimates it into a form of energy uniquely hers. She represents fecundity and beauty, Maternal instincts. She is the softness of … Read more

The Sun Tarot card meaning

the sun thoth

Sun Le Soleil Keywords: achievement, success, positive energy, happiness, innocence, childlike wonder A.E. Waite’s version shows a single child riding on a horse out of the garden but apparently the original version was two child playing in a garden (78 degrees, p. 7). Why did he make these changes? It’s unclear. The Thoth Tarot For … Read more

The Tower Tarot card meaning

The Tower Thoth

Mars La Maison Diev Keywords: change, disruption, failure, something new in your life, suddenly seeing the truth, radical transformation Refers to the planet Mars. For Crowley, The Tower “refers to the manifestation of cosmic energy in its grossest form.” Showing the destruction of material by Fire, the card represents the coming of the new Aeon, … Read more

The Hierophant Tarot card meaning

Hierophant Thoth

Taurus, which is ruled by Venus Le Pape Keywords: tradition, organized religion, spirituality, initiator, mystery tradition, the Great Work The Hierophant is a great religious teacher. Traditionally, he is said to represent religious tradition and ancient wisdom. He is the opposite of a rebellious spirit. He wants to preserve the order of society. He is … Read more

The Star Tarot card meaning

Aquarius The Star of the Magi Keywords: hope, love, vision, spirituality, health, insight, transcending thought, Celestial The Thoth based deck on the right is the Liber T: Tarot of the Eternal Stars. In both cards we see a naked woman pouring out two jugs of water. Both cards depict the woman pouring out onto both … Read more

Death Tarot Card Meaning

Death thoth

Ruled by Scorpio, ruled by Mars Keywords: ending, transformation, change, rebirth, starting over, cycles of life In the Wait-Smith version, we see death, in black, riding a horse, carrying a flag embroidered with a harvest crown. The Reaper has come to harvest.  The basic meaning is that of rebirth. Just because you die, doesn’t mean … Read more

The High Priestess Tarot Meaning

the high priestess thoth

Keywords: initiation, divination, lunar, manifestation, actualization, feminine, divine, witchcraft, mystic,  Represents the Moon Associated with: Persephone, Demeter, Isis, Artemis, The Virgin Mary The High Priestess Tarot card sits between the two columns of the Temple of Solomon,  Boaz and Jachin, which stood at the entrance to the temple. They correspond to the two Pillars on … Read more

4 of Swords Tarot card meaning

Four of Swords Thoth

Cardinal Air Jupiter in Libra Keywords: rest, meditation, relaxation, introspection, recharging, balance, equillibrium Chesed, ruled by Jupiter, realm of the Wise King, the Lawgiver. Representing the concept of Expansion, Growth, and Luck. Chesed is the first manifestation below the Abyss, receiving directly the energy of Binah, the Great Mother. Swords represent the realm of Yetzirah, … Read more