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 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

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

Goddess Worship in the Hermetic Qabalah

  🌙 I realized today how to rethink the Tree of Life to better reflect Goddess worship 🌙 In the traditional interpretation, Chokmah is in Sephira 2 because in Judeo-christian religions the masculine image of God, the Father, is assumed to be the highest “point of contact” compared to the feminine image of God in … Read more

The High Priestess – Tarot Card Meaning

the high priestess RWS

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 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 … Read more

Gender and the Tarot

Magician and High Priestess

  Often you hear tarot readers talk a lot about masculine and femine energy while doing tarot readings. What does this mean? If the Queen of Cups represents feminine energy does that mean it is indicative of women or only applies to women? Not at all! There are masculine women and feminine men and everything … Read more

Tarot Guide: Classical Elements and Tarot

The Five Elements

The Minor Arcana is split into four Suites: Wands: ruled by Element of Fire, energetic, passionate, desirous, active, masculine component of Yang of the Yin-Yang dynamic, sparking thought, manifesting, illuminating, emmanating Cups: ruled by Element of Water, emotionally energetic, intuitive, dreamy, passive and mobile but also dense and forceful when gathered in waves, feminine, receptive … Read more