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The Five of Swords | Tarot Travels | The Meaning of the Tarot

Let’s continue on our virtual tarot travel together. Last time we discussed the five of pentacles. From one five, let us go to another. The five of swords. This card is also not associated with great rejoicings like The Sun or even minor arcana cards like the four of wands. In the Rider Waite imagery, the five of swords depicts… Read More
Spiritual Articles The Symbols of the Tarot 

The Five of Pentacles | Tarot Travels | The Meaning of the Tarot

I wrote this piece at a time when many parts of the world are still in lockdown due to the COVID19 pandemic. Since travelling physically is not possible or at least not ideal, even for those living in areas that are not under strict lockdown, let us travel virtually together and revisit some tarot cards. So I would like to… Read More
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The Meaning of The High Priestess Tarot Card

The Symbols of the High Priestess Sat upon her throne, the all knowing High Priestess has much knowledge to give us. Hidden behind a thin veil, she sits between the two pillars of Solomon’s Temple. These are known to be Boraz (left) and Jachin (right) and we can see their initials branded clearly. Boraz is known to be the Pillar… Read More
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The Meaning of the Moon Tarot Card

A lobster crawls out of the water and humanity is born. The beginning of our journey from a primordial species, consciousness is now achieved. From here the path begins, winding its way towards the horizon, where our enlightenment resides. The lobsters journey is long and many changes or decisions must be taken. Our path first encounters a wolf and dog… Read More
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The Meaning of the Tower Tarot Card

Understandably, most people having a tarot reading instinctively fear the Devil or Death cards. Their names alone immediately conjure images of darkness, destruction and impending doom. When the truth is, the card you should actually fear is the Tower Tarot card. This card relates to chaos, destructive forces, lies, and deceit. I’ll take the Devil card – I hear you cry!… Read More
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The Meaning of the Magician Tarot Card

Being the Magician, naturally our thoughts turn to trickery; the sneaky illusionist trying to pull the wool over our eyes. For the most part this is not the case, however the trickster does rear his head when reversed – more on that later! Essentially the Magician Tarot card is deals with manifestations, achieving goals and unlocking our potential. Creating something… Read More
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The Meaning of the Lovers Tarot Card

The Lovers Tarot card despite the name, does not exclusively deal with love or romance. However, it relates more to all the relationships within our lives; platonic or otherwise. The card speaks more to the feminine aspects of our creation, focusing more on emotions rather than actions. The scene depicts the Biblical story of Adam and Eve which symbolizes our… Read More
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The Meaning of the Devil Tarot Card

The Devil Tarot card depicts a Satyr, the mythological creature – half man, half goat. In many ancient traditions the goat would represent the unclean and lustful. However is this context the goat also symbolizes the scapegoat, a person or situation in which we blame our troubles on. This blame is usually manifested as a way to avoid our own responsibilities… Read More