The Emperor - Card Meaning

The Emperor symbolises the father and fatherhood. His energy reflects the traditional role of a father who creates a strong sense of discipline and order in the home to nurture the family. This masculine energy also translates into society where institutionalised power structures administer discipline and order for the greater good of society, offering citizens the security of rules, law and order so that they can thrive and contemplate their higher purpose in life.

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Death - Card Meaning

Many people feel scared or uneasy about seeing the Death card, thinking it means the worst possible outcome of dying or somehow coming to complete ruin. This is reflective of death being almost taboo in Western society, where it is rarely spoken about and conveniently kept out of sight. For most of us, death is only confronted in isolation when someone close passes away or when we have to finally face our own mortality.

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The Fool - Card Meaning

The Fool is the first card of the Major Arcana in the Tarot deck. He begins the journey of Tarot, taking the first steps on an inspirational path of learning, wisdom and enlightenment. The Fool has no plan, his journey is sparked by a desire for change, to break free from constraints and to realise his potential. No doubt the card carries a high degree of risk, The Fool has no plan and he doesn’t know what lies ahead. From a rational point of view this journey seems foolish. However, The Fool has embarked on a road less travelled and there’s not turning back. This is a path of spiritual and personal development that can only lead to fulfilment in the truest sense.

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Tarot Cards of Angels

Archangel Michael is warrior and defender of all whom are in need of protection. He represents righteousness, mercy and justice, and is also said to offer healing and support at times of important change. In the context of Judgement, Michael is seen when there is a call to rise to a more meaningful existence. Judgement symbolises integrity and truthful recognition of circumstance and past experiences, and the bearing these have on our future. The card arises when there is a push or call from within that forces us to make a great change, raising important questions which must be reconciled with truth, integrity and honour.

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Tarot Cards of Education, Study & Learning

The Page of Pentacles represents a person who is fascinated by how things work, symbolised by the intent focus on the raised pentacle.   In a reading the card often points to academic learning, usually a formal course of study relating to career objectives or current employment. This could be a certified short course, diploma, degree or post graduate course of study.  All Pages reflect new beginnings and opportunities but Pentacles also reflect money, so in this context the the card symbolises a study opportunity that will result in raised financial earnings on completion.  From a practical point of view the Page of Pentacles sheds light on fine detail, indicating a grounded and studious period focussed on facts and figures and resulting in successful academic achievement.

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Tarot Cards of Marriage and Commitment

The 2 of Cups can represent different types of relationships, such as a platonic or healing relationship, where there is great mutual respect.  Often it is symbolic of a deep, long lasting spiritual bond with another person, firmly anchored in love and romance.  The couple in the card have reached a state of balance and this reciprocal flow produces mutual growth, appreciation and loving unification.  They are unified by the caduceus and the lion, indicating healing and passion.

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Tarot Cards of Sex & Sexuality

The Devil is a sexually hedonistic card fuelled by lust and desire. When you think about spicing up your sex with something naughty and new, then you are moving into experience of the cards deeper sexual nature. Sexually speaking, anything goes with The Devil, the card unfolds your deepest fantasies and evolves your sexual vocabulary all for the sake of pleasure. 


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Tarot Cards of Motherhood, Pregnancy and Children

The Empress symbolises the mother in Tarot.  She is fertile, sensual and passionate, symbolised on a heart shaped shield bearing the sign of Venus. The card represents abundance, productivity and growth during the time of harvest.  In the context of children, it's no surprise that the Empress represents maternal instincts and pregnancy.  Nurturing is key to this card, love flows unconditionally from the Empress as she channels her energy into the growth of the child, supported by love, gentleness and domesticity.  In a reading the the Empress indicates mother, motherhood, maternal instincts, fertility and pregnancy.  

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