The High Priestess – Tarot Card Meaning

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The High Priestess Keywords: initiation, divination, lunar, manifestation, actualization, feminine, divine, witchcraft, mystic,  Represents the Moon Associated with: Persephone, Demeter, Isis, Artemis, The Virgin Mary Rider-Waite-Smith The RWS High Priestess wears the crown the Isis, a symbol of the moon, which suggests the triplicity of the moon phases; this symbolism has long been associated with … 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

Justice – Tarot Card Meaning

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Justice Libra, exalted in Saturn Ruled by Venus Cardinal Air Keywords: fairness, balance, justice, righteousness, equity, legality, equilibrium, karma, grace, seeing both sides, harmony Rider-Waite-Smith In the RWS, we see Lady Justice sitting upon a throne wearing green and red robes. In her Right hand is a sword and in her left is a set … Read more

The Wheel of Fortune – Tarot Card Meaning

Wheel of Fortune RWS

The Wheel of Fortune Ruled by Jupiter Element: Fire Keywords: fate, destiny, change, cycles of life & death, turning point, serendipity, possibility Related concept: Dharmic Wheel of Buddhism  Rider-Waite-Smith In the Waite-Smith Wheel of Fortune we see a karmic wheel rotating, upon which we see the creatures of the Sphinx, Typhon (as a snake), and … Read more

The Magician – Tarot Card Meaning

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The Magician Other associations: Hermes, The Messenger of the Gods, the Word, Logos Represented by Mercury Keywords: manifestation, will, determination, transmission through action, creation, ideation, conduit Kether, The Crown, ruled by Pluto, the card which is spirit territorializing matter. Rider-Waite-Smith The Magician is the one who makes things happen through sheer force of Will in … Read more