The Hermits Symbolism.
The tarot Hermit symbolizes concentration and self
discovery. The lantern symbolizes inner light and the Hermits
willingness to guide others. The staff symbolizes help along a hard
journey, he is leaving the outer world (he stands on a snow covered
mountain top) to awaken his inner self and find spiritual truth. The
six pointed star inside the lantern symbolizes a universal exchange of
All of us could easily unlock our most inner
consciousness's but are we too self-centered or just too lazy to do so.
Self discovery. Meditation.
Contemplation. Enlightenment. Self.
The Hermits Meaning.
A time to
reflect, learn and explore. But don't become too detached from the outer
The Hermit Reversed.
Inability to communicate.
Impatience leads you nowhere.
The Wheel of Fortune
of Fortunes Symbolism.
The Wheel of Fortune Tarot card symbolizes good
luck and opportunity, it also pertains to the mysteries of fate.
Around the rim of
the wheel is the word 'TARO' ( an old version of the word tarot) interspersed with
Hebrew letters (They are said to spell out the name of God that is
never spoken). The 4 symbols on the wheels spokes represent mercury,
sulphur, water and salt, together they symbolize change. The snake
symbolizes self knowledge, the jackal headed man represents a guide to the dead
and the sphinx represents the God of resurrection. The Wheel has three
circles. The inner circle represents creative force, the central
circle represents formative power and the outer circle represents the
material world. The eight spokes represent radiant energy.
The Wheel of Fortune tells us of changes but do
we have the foresight to make the wheel turn in our favor.
Developments. Change. Chance. Luck. Gamble.
Unrest. Destiny. Fate.
The Wheel of Fortunes Meaning.
A favorable change in circumstances. Don't be afraid of the
unexpected, it will open new perspectives for you.
The Wheel of Fortune Reversed.
If you just sit back and wait for something like a new relationship to happen it never will, you have to
act to get the workings of destiny turning in your favor.
The Justice cards Symbolism.
In Tarot the Justice card symbolizes using an
honest balance when making decisions and legalities, putting a wrong
right. The purple veil
between the pillars symbolizes hidden inner wisdom The sword is the sword of
truth which is held upright to symbolize a readiness for action. The scales symbolize
a balance between past actions and future consequences. The yellow
crown symbolizes intellect and mental power.
Justice tells us to make honest decisions but
can we be honest enough with ourselves to make the right ones.
Just outcome. Fairness. Impartiality.
Accountability. Law. Prudence.
The Justice cards Meaning.
When Justice comes up it's time to evaluate a situation.
A decision will go your way. Righting a wrong, Getting what you
Injustice, false accusations and prejudice. Legal matters may go
Some decks, especially older ones, reverse the
numbers of Justice and Strength.
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