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Justice Card TraitsJustice Card Traits

The Major Arcana illustrates the whole path of The Fool from naivety to enlightenment. The eleventh card of Major Arcana is called Justice, and it is ruled by the star sign Libra. The word “Libra” also refers to the Greek word for yoke, of the type used to harness oxen and horses. The astrological glyph for Libra resembles both a balance and a yoke. Criminals are yoked by the balanced application of the law, and spouses are bound or yoked together by matrimony. Scales, yokes and swords often appear in ancient art and symbols, the sword being another symbol of justice and a suit of the Minor Arcana in the tarot. Continue Reading

Wheel of Fortune Traits

Wheel of Fortune Traits

The Major arcana illustrates the whole path of The Fool to enlightenment. The tenth card of Major arcane is called the Wheel of Fortune. Here we will look at the Wheel of Fortune Traits. After meeting with the Hermit and under- standing the whole secret of life, The Fool then encounters the Wheel of Fortune. Continue Reading

The Hermit TraitsThe Hermit Traits

The Major arcana is the story of the path of The Fool. There are 22 cards in the Major arcana, and one of them is the card which illustrates The Fool itself. As The Fool meets with the young woman who illustrates inner strength, now The Fool seeks for answers and he finds out that all answers and all truth are within him. Everything he needs to know and everything which he wants to seek comes from within. He discovers that each person is unique and this uniqueness comes from the inside. This card is called The Hermit and is the ninth card of the Major arcana. Continue Reading

Strength Card Traits

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 very interesting one. Continue Reading

The Chariot Traits

The Chariot Traits

As you may already know from having read the previous articles, the Major Arcana is the path of The Fool. The seventh card of the Major Arcana is called The Chariot. This card is very powerful. In fact The Chariot is associated with unlimited power and energy. The Chariot simply means that The Fool has the all the power that he needs within him and he can use it anytime and anywhere. The Fool has the willpower and The Chariot says that with this will power, The Fool can achieve everything that he wants. However, The Fool must do his best in order to achieve that. Continue Reading

The Lovers Traits

The Lovers Traits

After the card of The Hierophant comes the card of The Lovers. This card symbolises the love and relationship between a man and woman. As is shown on the card, there is an angel on a cloud above the two who is blessing them, and this symbolically means that the relationship between the man and woman is blessed by those from the kingdom of Heaven. In this article we look thoroughly at The Lovers Traits.  Continue Reading

The Hierophant Traits

The Hierophant Traits

As we have been discussing in previous articles, there are 22 cards in Major arcana, each depicting the various stages of the journey of The Fool from arrival into a new life to final glory. So after meeting with The Empress and The Emperor, The Fool encounters The Hierophant. Now we will look at The Hierophant Traits.

Right before meeting with the Hierophant, The Fool is full of doubt. What if he is on the wrong road and his struggle is for naught? What if the goals and plans that he works hard for are taken away? What if everything is lie? As you see The Fool is full of doubt and fears. He does not believe in himself and so now is the right time to meet with The Hierophant. Continue Reading