The Moon – Tarot Card Meaning

The Moon RWS

The Moon Ruled by Pisces Keywords: insight, intuition, femininity, spirituality, power, womanhood, psychic powers, creativity, occult, astral consciousness, darkness, mysterious, strange Rider-Waite-Smith In the RWS Moon we see the mysterious Moon looking down on a strange scene. Two dogs, one light, one dark, stand at the edge of a pool of water with a lobster … Read more

The Emperor – Tarot Card Meaning

The Emperor RWS

The Emperor 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 world … Read more

The Empress – Tarot Card Meaning

The Empress Rider-Waite-Smith

The Empress Ruled by Venus Keywords: 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

Reflections on the Full Moon in Pisces – 2020

thoth the moon

As we reflect on the Full Moon in Pisces tonight, let’s remember why Crowley called the Moon in the Tarot the “Gateway of Resurrection.” What is the meaning of the Tarot card The Moon? The sacred Beetle holds the Sun in his mandible during the dark silence of the night and winter.In this card, Pisces … Read more

The Sun – Tarot Card Meaning

The Sun Rider-Waite-Smith

Sun Le Soleil Keywords: achievement, success, positive energy, happiness, innocence, childlike wonder Rider-Waite-Smith A.E. Waite’s version shows a single child riding on a horse out of the garden but apparently the original version was two children playing in a garden. Why did he make these changes? It’s unclear. Regardless, the Sun is generally a card … Read more

The Tower Tarot card meaning

The tower rider-waite-smith

The Tower Mars La Maison Diev Keywords: change, disruption, failure, something new in your life, suddenly seeing the truth, radical transformation Rider-Waite-Smith In the Rider-Waite-Smith we see lightning striking a tower, causing the crown on top of the tower to fall off. We also see two people leaping from the tower and falling to their … Read more

The Hierophant – Tarot card meaning

The Hierophant rider-waite-smith

The Hierophant Taurus, which is ruled by Venus Le Pape Keywords: tradition, organized religion, spirituality, initiator, mystery tradition, the Great Work Rider-Waite-Smith 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 … Read more

Can Tarot Intuition Be Learned?

Just started The Psychic Witch from @matauryn and I really like the emphasis on practice as opposed to innate talent. It’s not just true for psychic ability but for most skills in life. I feel like this applies perfectly to the Tarot. Being an “intuitive” reader is not necessarily just an innate gift. While some … Read more

The Star – Tarot Card Meaning

The Star rider-waite-smith

The Star Aquarius The Star of the Magi Keywords: hope, love, vision, spirituality, health, insight, transcending thought, Celestial Rider-Wait-Smith In the RWS version, we see a naked woman pouring water from two jugs. One jug is being poured into a pool of water, and the other is being poured into the ground. The water on … Read more

Tarot Card of the Day – The Tower

🔮When I was shuffling this popped out. I felt like this card was telling me to stop doing something. I am seemingly cut off from the Crown of Kether at the top of the Tower, lacking a clear vision of my plan in accordance with Divine Will. My Tree of Life, my Soul, is apparently … Read more