Strength Card Traits
As you may know from the previous articles, there are 22 cards in the Major arcana. The Major arcana illustrates the full path of The Fool. So as The Fool begins to feel very confident and powerful, he meets with the maiden and he is very surprised. First of all the maiden is the symbol of the card called Strength. This card is the eighth card of major arcana. So The Fool is surprised because this maiden was struggling with the lion, and the maiden won this struggle. This maiden was able to calm this wild lion and she gently and smoothly shut the lion’s mouth. This is really surprising, how this kind maiden could win the fight with the wild and strong lion. So the Strength card is a very interesting one. Continue Reading
Major Arcana Zodiac and Astrology
The Major Arcana’s 22 cards are a very good tool to use in the symbolic journey through human life. This is done in a way that depicts the story of someone who starts out to complete the great work of self-realisation. The three parts of the journey are Maturation, Individual self-realisation, and Initiation. In Astrology, these three phases can be connected to Saturn, who divides our life into these three parts on his journey around a 29-year orbit.
While the orbits of the other slower moving planets also provide us with important findings about our single life phases, the tarot cards visualise the issues and topics of the phases in a more direct way for us. Continue Reading
Astrology and The Tarot
Each zodiac sign has two tarot cards with which is it associated, one from the major arcana and one from the minor. If you know your Sun or Star sign, select the cards associated with it. Sit and reflect upon these images. Are you drawn to any of the colours, themes, or common qualities? Perhaps you have a strong reaction to the images. Continue Reading