The Pictorial Key to the Tarot

Strength (Lust)

Written by  on February 29, 2016

Strength (Lust) – Active/Intuitive
Jungian Archetype: The Lover
5th House, House of Pleasure (Children)
Astrology: Leo
Ruling Planet: Sun
Time: 23 July – 22 August
Numerology: 1

Leo is the fifth sign of the zodiac. These folks are impossible to miss, since they love being center stage. Making an impression is Job One for Leos, and when you consider their personal magnetism, you see the job is quite easy. Read more…

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The Emperor

Written by  on February 29, 2016

The Emperor – Reactive/Intuitive
Jungian Archetype: The Jester (Fool)
1st House, House of Self (Life)
Astrology: Aries
Ruling Planet: Mars
Time: 21 March – 20 April
Numerology: 2

Aries is the first sign of the zodiac, and that’s pretty much how those born under this sign see themselves: first. Aries are the leaders of the pack, first in line to get things going. Whether or not everything gets done is another question altogether, for an Aries prefers to initiate rather than to complete. Read more…

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Justice

Written by  on February 29, 2016

Justice – Reconciling/Intuitive
Jungian Archetype: The Warrior (Hero)
9th House, House of Philosophy (Journeys)
Astrology: Sagittarius
Ruling Planet: Jupiter
Time: 22 November – 21 December
Numerology: 3

Sagittarius, the ninth sign of the zodiac, is the home of the wanderers of the zodiac. It’s not a mindless ramble for these folks, either. Sagittarians are truth-seekers, and the best way for them to do this is to hit the road, talk to others and get some answers. Read more…

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The Chariot

Written by  on February 28, 2016

The Chariot – Reactive/Emotional
Jungian Archetype: The Orphan (Everyman)
4th House, House of Home and Family (Parent)
Astrology: Cancer
Ruling Planet: Moon
Time: 22 June – 22 July
Numerology: 4

Cancer, the fourth sign of the zodiac, is all about home. Those born under this sign are ‘roots’ kinds of people, and take great pleasure in the comforts of home and family. Cancers are maternal, domestic and love to nurture others. Read more…

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(Little) Death

Written by  on February 28, 2016

(Little) Death – Active/Emotional
Jungian Archetype: The Destroyer (Outlaw)
8th House, House of Reincarnation (Death)
Astrology: Scorpio
Ruling Planet: Pluto
Time: 23 October – 21 November
Numerology: 5

According to the Oxford English Dictionary “La petite mort” (French for “the little death”) is an expression which means “the brief loss or weakening of consciousness” and in modern usage refers specifically to “the sensation of orgasm as likened to death”. Read more…

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The High Priestess

Written by  on February 28, 2016

The High Priestess – Reconciling/Practical
Jungian Archetype: The Sage
6th House, House of Health (Health)
Astrology: Virgo
Ruling Planet: Ceres
Time: 23 August – 22 September
Numerology: 12

Virgo is a very independent zodiac sign. They are fully able to put their intelligence to use and get things done for themselves. It is possible however that their narrow mindedness causes their creativity to suffer and they may lead regular routine lives. Read more…

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The World (The Universe)

Written by  on February 28, 2016

The World (The Universe) – Active/Mental
Jungian Archetype: The Seeker (Explorer)
11th House, House of Friendships (Friendship)
Astrology: Aquarius
Ruling Planet: Uranus
Time: 21 January – 19 February
Numerology: 7

Aquarius is the eleventh sign of the zodiac, and Aquarians are the perfect representatives for the Age of Aquarius. Those born under this sign have the social conscience needed to carry us into the new millennium. Read more…

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Temperance (Art)

Written by  on February 28, 2016

Temperance (Art) – Reactive/Mental
Jungian Archetype: The Innocent
7th House, House of Partnerships (Spouse)
Astrology: Libra
Ruling Planet: Venus
Time: 23 September – 22 October
Numerology: 8

Libra is the seventh sign of the zodiac, and it’s at this point in the zodiac that we start to see a shift. While the first six signs of the zodiac focus on the individual, the last six focus on the individual’s contact with others and with the world. Read more…

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The Magician

Written by  on February 28, 2016

The Magician – Reconciling/Mental
Jungian Archetype: The Magician
3rd House, House of Communications (Brothers)
Astrology: Gemini
Ruling Planet: Mercury
Time: 22 May – 21 June
Numerology: 9

Gemini is the third sign of the zodiac, and those born under this sign will be quick to tell you all about it. That’s because they love to talk! It’s not just idle chatter with these folks, either. Read more…

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The Empress

Written by  on February 26, 2016

The Empress – Active/Practical
Jungian Archetype: The Creator
2nd House, House of Value (Wealth)
Astrology: Taurus
Ruling Planet: Earth
Time: 21 April – 21 May
Numerology: 10

Powerful and reliable, Taurus is the first when it comes to harvesting the fruits of his labor. They love everything that is good and beautiful, and they are often surrounded by material pleasures. People born under the Taurus sign are very sensual and tactile. Read more…

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