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The Book of Thoth aka. The Grand Etteilla

Tarot became quite popular – exoteric – in the last few hundreds of years, and we owe that to the French cartomancer and fortune teller Jean-Baptiste Alliette. Jean-Baptiste was born to working-class parents in Paris in 1738 and worked as … Continue reading

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Strength (Lust)

Fortune-telling interpretation: Upright: Strength, heroism, kindness, greatness, courage. Power, empire, ascendant. Work of spirit, patience, resignation. Thot or the book of Thot. Reversed: Sovereign, realm, state, republic, government, administration, kingdom, despotism, sovereignty, supreme power, arbitrary power, people, nation, weakness, defect, … Continue reading

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The Emperor

Fortune-telling interpretation: Upright: principle, reason, cause, subject, stability. Insurance, persuasion, conviction, security, guarantee, trust, certainty. Help, rescue, assistance, protection. Relief, consolation. Reversed: Protection, influence, benevolence, charity, charity, humanity, kindness, commiseration, loyalty, compassion, credit. Authorisation. Divination: Mythologically, Venus is considered the … Continue reading

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Justice

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 … Continue reading

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The Chariot

Fortune-telling interpretation: Upright: war, dissent, dispute, noise, disorders, riots, agitations, battle, fight, combat. Pride, vanity, false glory, pomp, ostentation, audacity, boldness. Violence, chaos, anger, insult, presumption, revenge. Reversed: Noise, din, dispute, dispute, quarrel, harassment, discord. Divination: Castor and Pollux (or … Continue reading

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Death

Fortune-telling interpretation: Upright: death, mortality, annihilation or ruin, destruction. End, deterioration, debasement or adulteration, rot, corruption, putrefaction. Reversed: inertia, sleep, lethargy, petrification. Annihilation or ruin, somnambulism. Divination: The Air, Water and Fire attributed to the Tarot card according to the … Continue reading

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The High Priestess

Fortune-telling interpretation: The card represents the female querent or the woman who is of most concern to the male querent. night, darkness, obscurity, light deprivation, nocturnal, mystery, secret, mask, hidden, unknown, clandestine, occult. Veil, emblem, figure, image, parabola, allegory, mystical … Continue reading

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The World (The Universe)

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.

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Temperance (Art)

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 … Continue reading

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The Magician

(Air) The Magician Fortune-telling interpretation: sometimes the card is considered to represent the male querent. Upright: illness, infirmity. Disorder, pain, anxiety, evil, displeasure. Damage, punishment, injury, disaster. Reversed: spiritual illness, headache, unhappy position. Disgrace, displeasure, restlessness, affliction. Doctor, magician. Divination: … Continue reading

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