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4 The Emperor


The Emperor tarot card The Emperor Symbolism.
The Emperor in tarot symbolizes controlled order and power, he is the authoritative father figure, husband. He tells us to go by the traditional rules of society and accept humility. The 2 rams heads denote Aries and symbolize our personal desires and the ability to pursue them, the Emperor holds an ankh which symbolizes his power over life and death.
He can give give you the power to lead and succeed but remember, not all powers are good powers and not all laws are good laws.
 

Defining Keywords
Law. Power. Counsel. Control. Wisdom. Confidence. Logic. Order. Aggression.
 

The Emperors Meaning.
You may need guidance from a strong person, one who can spur you into taking the positive action needed to achieve your goals and desires.

The Emperor Reversed.
Immaturity, weakness, a bully who is unable to control their emotions. Loss of perspective.

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Major Arcana

The Fool with the Magician, the High Priestess and the Empress.

Strength with the Hermit, the Wheel of Fortune and Justice.

The Hanged Man, Death, Temperance, the Devil and the Tower.

The Star with the Moon, the Sun, Judgement and the World.


Court Cards
Pages Knights
Queens Kings

Pip Cards
Aces Twos
Threes Fours
Fives Sixes
Sevens Eights
Nines Tens

 

5 The Hierophant


The Hierophant tarot card The Hierophants Symbolism.
The Hierophant in tarot is a wise but traditional counsellor who symbolizes the path to spiritual enlightenment, he sits between the pillars of good and evil. On his left hand 2 fingers point up and 2 down, they represent the link between the heavens and earth. The lavish yellow head dress symbolizes intelligence and wisdom, the tiers represent the material, formative and creative worlds. Bald heads symbolize letting go of the material world to search for spiritual enlightenment. The Keys symbolize the locked mysteries between man and woman. The three crosses on staff and tunic symbolize the mind, body and soul.
The Hierophant can show you the traditional ways to spirituality, but are they the right ways for the modern world.
 

Defining keywords
Tradition. Wisdom. Established. Truth. Forgiving. Faith. Authority. Religion. Conservative.


The Hierophants Meaning.
Someone who steers others away from material concerns. A spiritual leader or advisor.

The Hierophant Reversed.
Distortion of the truth causes upset. The Hierophant reversed tells you be sceptical of information given by others.

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6 The Lovers


The Lovers tarot card The Lovers Symbolism.
The tarot Lovers card tells us decisions must be made. Behind the man stands the tree of life which symbolizes our desires, behind the woman stands the tree of knowledge which symbolizes truth. The winged angel brings these forces together through physical love while the snake symbolizes hidden wisdom. Will you use your knowledge and wisdom to make a wise decision or will you let your desires dictate your choice.
 

Defining Keywords
Duality. Attraction. Temptation. Decision. Choice. Risk.
 

The Lovers Meaning.
Allow your heart, not your head, to guide you. A change of attitude will bring happier times.

The Lovers Reversed.
Recognize the true nature of your situation or relationship, do not take the easy option.

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7 The Chariot


The Chariot tarot card The Chariots Symbolism.
In tarot the Chariot symbolizes forceful forward actions, going for it with determination  and victory in the face of opposing forces. Those forces are symbolized as good and evil by the sphinxes which are looking away from each other.  The square on his chest symbolizes his vibrant nature which is enabling him to controls the direction the chariot takes him with the power of his mind, not physically.
He travels away from the establishment but will his ambitions take him in the right direction.
 

Defining Keywords
Determination. Conquest. Ambition. Movement. Travel. Progress. Communication. Direction.
 

The Chariots Meaning.
Renewed optimism and motivation will bring you success. A victory achieved through personal effort. Travel.

The Chariot Reversed.
There's a need to resolve a situation involving conflicting forces. Delays and frustration, travel plans that go wrong.

Note
The Chariot ends the first 'Worldly sequence' phase of the Fools journey, he charges off to find his inner self.

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The rest of the cards
Major Arcana
The Fool with the Magician, the High Priestess and the Empress.
Strength with the Hermit, the Wheel of Fortune and Justice.
The Hanged Man, Death, Temperance, the Devil and the Tower.
The Star with the Moon, the Sun, Judgement and the World.


Court Cards
Pages Knights Queens Kings

Pip Cards
Aces Twos Threes Fours Fives Sixes Sevens Eights Nines Tens




 

 
 

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