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

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

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