Tag Archives: The Pictorial Key to the Tarot

Strength (Lust)

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

Fortune-telling interpretation: Upright: Justice, equity, probability, honesty, righteousness, reason. Reversed: a jurist, legal adviser, lawyer, legislation, legislator. Law, code, statutes, precepts, natural law, people’s law, public law, civil law, war law. Divination: Jupiter is called The King of Gods, considering … 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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The Empress

Fortune-telling interpretation: Upright: backing, mainstay, support, buttress, column, base, foundation, basis. Principle, reason, cause, subject, fixity. Assurance, persuasion, conviction, safety, security, confidence, certainty. Aid, help, assistance, protection. Relief or comfort, consolation. Reversed: protection, influence, benevolence, beneficence, charity, humanity, goodness, commiseration, … Continue reading

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