Tarot Cards and Your Zodiac Sign!
Hellooooo beautiful people! Happy September! Wow it felt like the month of August has flown by! I know a lot of you have started back at school and I wish you nothing but success and happiness! Today I'm going to be talking about the twelve Major Arcana tarot cards and their connection with each zodiac sign. If you are interested in tarot, I highly recommend downloading the TwinFlame app! We do tarot card pulls each Monday so turn on your push notifications and keep an eye out for that!
Aries: The Emperor
Ruling Planet: Mars
Here we see the Emperor sitting high and proud on his throne. His long gray beard is representative of his age and the vast amounts on wisdom he possesses. His throne, embellished with the heads of two rams, represents the sign of Aries and the planet Mars. The Emperor is a powerful, fair-minded, and ambitious leader and this is portrayed through the red robe he wears and the scepter in his right hand. He is goal-driven and executes his plans in a methodical and structured manner. Stable and responsible, he provides love, wisdom, and life advice to help ensure the success of his loved ones.
Taurus: The Hierophant
Ruling Planet: Venus
Here we see the The Hierophant sitting atop his throne between two stone pillars. The Hierophant is a religious figure most commonly referred to as The Pope or "The High Priest". He is dressed in a combination of three different colored robes and is crowned in a triple tier gold tiara. The two pillars surrounding him each symbolize legislation and liberty or compliance and defiance. At his feet, you see two kneeling men and two golden keys. The Hierophant is a wise mentor that is responsible for guiding his followers down a spiritual path that is structured and follows tradition. He acts as a messenger, providing clear communication to and from the spirit world.
Gemini: The Lovers
Ruling Planet: Mercury
Here we see a couple, engulfed by the light of the heavens and embracing one another amongst ravishing foliage and vegetation. The Lovers stand together disrobed, in the presence of two trees. The two trees surrounding the couple are representative of the divine feminine and masculine. Behind the woman, we see a large apple tree that is occupied by a copper snake. The tree is symbolic of knowledge and the snake portrays the temptation that guides us away from our spiritual path. Behind the man, we see a large tree with twelve leaves engulfed in flames. The tree is representative of the innate desires of man and the leaves depict each zodiac sign. The Lovers signifies unification and duplexity.
Cancer: The Chariot
Ruling Planet: The Moon
Here we see a Charioteer charging forward with the help of his two horses. The horses act as a watchful eye for the handler. They are black and white and representative of two extremes in humanity, light and darkness or consciousness and subconscious. The charioteer and his horses work together in unity to form a harmonious team. He stands tall in his stone chariot and grasps a large sword in his right hand. He pursues his goals with clear direction and diligence allowing him to come out victorious. The chariot signifies inspiration and the battles you may face when trying to accomplish a goal. He reminds us that success can only be attained if there is an equal balance between the mind, body, and soul.
Ruling Planet: The Sun
Here we see a beautiful landscape encompassed by mountains and filled with light from the Heavens. We also see a woman that is gently cradling the mouth of a lion. Pleasant and angelic, the woman has the ability to maintain control whilst being courageous and diplomatic. The lion is representative of man's innate desire for power and our feral actions. The woman possesses wisdom and has the ability to subdue the lion with grace and tenderness. She encourages the lion to channel his optimism and ferocity into something that is constructive. The lion provides the woman with unyielding optimism and warmth which allows them to form a unity that is fueled by passion. The Strength card signifies the importance of inner strength and courage to achieve success. It reminds us to look inward to find the courage and determination to overcome obstacles.
Virgo: The Hermit
Ruling Planet: Mercury
Here we see and elderly man perched high on the top of a mountain. He walks a lonely path of self-discovery through spirituality and is guided by the light of his lantern and wooden staff. His lantern provides him the luminosity to see what lies ahead and the staff is symbolic of his control and practicality. The Hermit possesses the wisdom and courage to abandon the material world to seek enlightenment through himself. In a world full of chaos, we are encouraged to take time to retreat in order for us to to gain a clearer understanding of our personal truths and desires. The Hermit reminds us of the importance of listening to ourselves and being receptive to spiritual guidance when embarking on a new journey in life.
Ruling Planet: Venus
Here we see a woman sitting atop her throne surrounded by two stone pillars draped with a red cloth. Upon her head sits a beautiful gold crown. She is also seen grasping a golden scale in her left hand and sword in her right. She is a figure that has gained authority by her ability to lead with truth and impartiality. The scales represent balance and the sword is used to identify and dispose of what is causing an imbalance. The Justice card reminds us to live a life that rejects unfairness and judgement towards others but promotes equal treatment for all. Justice is a reminder that every choice we have made has led us to where we are today.
Ruling Planet: Mars/Pluto
Here we see a skeletal figure shielded in armor riding upon a white horse. Below his feet lie the remains of the pauper and the prince. The skeletal figure depicted in this card is most commonly referred to as "Death". His white horse symbolizes renewal and purity that results from an ending of a life or a cycle. He carries a black flag embellished with a white Tudor Rose. The rose symbolizes transformation, clarity, and eternal life. Death is merciless and an inevitable reality we all will have to face one day. The Death card reminds us that in order for us to transform and grow, we have to be able to dispose of the circumstances or ways of thinking that limit our potential.
Ruling Planet: Jupiter
Here we see an angel with beautiful blonde hair, pouring water from a red vessel to a bowl. She wears a long, gray robe and is crowned with a beautiful band of garland. The flowing of water symbolizes the unification between consciousness and the subconscious. Temperance reminds us to keep an open mind and not be too reactive when faced with negative feelings or chaos. It is important to remain level-headed and patient to allow for life to flow peacefully to bring abundance. The Temperance card tells us that in order for one to be virtuous, you have to maintain an even balance between all vices.
Capricorn: The Devil
Ruling Planet: Saturn
Here we see a satyr perched on a stone platform. His head sprouts two large horns and an upside-down pentagram lies on his chest. He holds his right hand upward and holds a torch in his left. Below him, we see two souls that have been disrobed and shackled to his altar. The Devil represents temptation or addiction to the pleasures that come from the material world. It also represents the limiting behaviors and feelings of entrapment that come from focusing too heavily on obtaining luxury or material possessions. The Devil card reminds us that in order to transform and grow, we have to be able to dispose of the addictions or negative influences that limit our potential.
Aquarius: The Star
Ruling Planet: Uranus/Saturn
Here we see a woman sitting upon a rock. She holds a chalice in each hand and is seen pouring water from the river onto the surrounding land. One of her feet dangles freely into the river and the other is placed on the land. This represents her ability to balance spirituality and practicality. Above her head lies one bright star that is encompassed by seven smaller stars. Each star representing the chakras and one that embodies her entire spirit. Behind her, we see a red bird perched on a tree branch which represents wisdom and freedom of thought. The star card reminds us to be thankful for the many blessings we receive from the universe. She brings us a regeneration of strength and resilience which allows us to move through life with courage.
Pisces: The Moon
Ruling Planet: Neptune
Here we see The Moon radiating and illuminating the night sky. Below that stand two stone pillars each encompassing a vast terrain and a flowing body of water. On the sides of each pillar, we see a dog and a wolf howling towards the sky. At the bottom of the card, we see a lobster flowing through a river. This is symbolic of the path we take to develop our spirituality and the animalistic desires that may limit us. The Moon card allows us to clear away any fallacy or illusions we have imposed on ourselves. It reminds us to utilize our intuition when making decisions to make sure we are not acting out of fear or anxiety.
Thank you all for taking the time to read my blogpost! Comment on your tarot card down below and I hope you all have a nice weekend!