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0 The Fool


The Fool tarot card The Fools Symbolism.
The Tarot Fool symbolizes peoples ambitious potential as they start a major cycle in their life.  The white sun represents the spiritual self.  He's like a child blindly entering an exciting new world, his loose garment symbolizes the freedom he feels. The Fools innocent passions are symbolized by the the white rose, the barking white dog symbolizes his animal instincts which are too passive to stop him, dogs can also symbolize loyal companions and guardians.
The bag he carries over his shoulder symbolizes a carrier for his past experiences, it hangs nonchalantly at the end of a wand which he picked up thinking it's a handy stick but this is where his power lies. The Eagles head shown on his bag symbolizes spiritual power and freedom.
The Fool warns us to be properly prepared for our journey, but will we heed the warnings or carry on blithely over the precipice!


Defining Keywords
Innocence. Beginnings. Purity. Freedom. Potential. Excitement. Risk.


The Fools Meaning.
New beginnings, opportunities or a relationship, beckon but the path ahead may not be as easy as it looks. Fresh company or new events are coming up.

The Fool Reversed.
Don't make quick rash decisions or let outside influences pressurize you until you know all the facts. Appearances may not be reality.

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Major Arcana

The Emperor with the Hierophant, the Lovers and the Chariot.

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

 

1 The Magician


The Magician tarot card The Magicians Symbolism.
The Magician in tarot symbolizes power, a communicator with the gods. The Cup, Wand, Pentacle and Sword on the table (alter) symbolize the 4 elements and the snake around his waist, which is eating its own tail, symbolizes continuous renewal . The symbol of infinity (the lemniscate) hovers above his head. The roses and lilies symbolize our aspirations. His wand catches the power of the heavens which he directs to earth through his left hand (as above, so be it below)
The Magician can show you the right path to take and give you the things you will need to succeed along that path. But watch out, he could be a trickster


Defining Keywords

Ability. Opportunities. Energy. Power. Versatility. Knowledge. Falsehood. Ambitions.


The Magicians Meaning.
The ingredients for the successful fulfillment of your dreams are yours, the knowledge you require is within your grasp, support is at hand.

The Magician Reversed.
You could be getting tricked or conned, put your trust in your own instincts.

Note
The Fools journey through the numbered Major Arcana cards can be split into three seven card phases, the Magician starts the first phase called 'The worldly sequence' and it relates to everyday life. The second phase is called 'Turning inwards' and relates to our inner struggles. The third phase is called 'The great journey' and relates to our spiritual quests.

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2 The High Priestess


The High Priestess tarot card High Priestess Symbolism.
In Tarot the High Priestess symbolizes hidden knowledge, she holds the key to one's inner self. She sits between 2 pillars colored black and white, they symbolize eternal opposites and form the gates to wisdom. The horned crown symbolizes the goddess Isis, goddess of the moon and the supernatural. The crystal ball in the center of the crown is a symbol of the mystical wisdom that can only come from within. On her lap she holds a scroll named Tora which represents the book of law.
The High Priestess can give you inner knowledge. But will you know the right way to ask her for some!

Defining Keywords
Insight. Illumination. Self. Inspiration. Secrets. Mysticism. Feminine intuition.

High Priestess cards Meaning.
The High Priestess tells seekers to look first to their heart for divine inspiration, if inner conflicts are found then the answers can be found in the wisdom of wise older people.

The High Priestess Reversed.
When reversed the High Priestess can represent ignorance and superficial knowledge, the seeker should watch out for bad advice.

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3 The Empress


The Empress tarot cardThe Empress Symbolism.
In Tarot the Empress symbolizes motherhood, love and caring. The cornfield she sits in symbolizes fruitfulness, fertility and abundance. The waterfall behind her represents the unity of change and stability, the nine pearls in her necklace represent the nine planets and her wand symbolizes her power over the daylight world. Her shield carries the symbol of woman.
The Empress can bring you sensual pleasures but at times she can also be stubborn, will you be nice enough to be offered her gifts?


Defining Keywords
Fruitfulness. Motherhood. Comfort. Fertility. Love. Caring. Success. Creativity. Feelings.
 

The Empress cards Meaning.
The Empress card combines  the positive qualities of all four Queens bringing you material and domestic wellbeing A firm foundation for the future, this card could also indicate a birth.

The Empress Reversed.
Emotional frustrations and/or blackmail, domestic upheaval, over-protection, a challenge to your personal stability and independence. It could also indicate a pregnancy problem.

 

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The rest of the cards
Major Arcana
The Emperor with the Hierophant, the Lovers and the Chariot.
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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