.9 The Hermit

The Hermit Emerald Tolemac

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The Hermit Emerald Tolemac.  This card is from the Emerald Tolemac Tarot deck. The images from our deck are all copyright, created by Madeline Rose and the artists that work for her.

The Hermit Emerald Tolemac 

The Hermit shines his light to illuminate the path of the questioner. The star inside the lantern is a Solomon’s seal, which symbolises wisdom. Legend has it that this seal was engraved in a ring worn by King Solomon, and it gave him the power to command demons. The fact that the lantern contains this seal means two things. The Hermit can offer mastery over the darker forces of human nature. He can also offer us perception of the astral entities that exist in dimensions around us, which fight continuously to hinder, harm and create havoc around us. Continue Reading

 Illuminated Hermit

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