Queen of Tarot

The ancient wisdom of the cards

Tarot Reading Future.andjela lucic Female

Reading Performed 11/18/2022 at 10:58 AM

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The querent is the card that this user felt represented them or their situation best.

The High Priestess

Card Meaning When Upright

Secrets, mystery, the future as yet unrevealed; the woman who interests the Querent, if male; the Querent herself, if female; silence, tenacity, wisdom, science.

Card Description

She has the lunar crescent at her feet, a horned circlet on her head with a globe at its center, and a large solar cross on her chest. The scroll in her hands is inscribed with the word Torah, signifying the Greater Law, the Secret Law, and the second sense of the Word. It is partly covered by her mantle, to show that some things are implied and some spoken. She is seated between the black and white pillars—labeled B. and J.—of the mystic Temple. The veil of the Temple is behind her, embroidered with palms and pomegranates. Her clothing is flowing and gauzy, and her mantle suggests light—a shimmering radiance. She is the Secret Church, the House of God and man. She is the spiritual Bride and Mother, the daughter of the stars and the Higher Garden of Eden. She is the Queen of the borrowed light, which is the light of all. She is the Moon nourished by the milk of the Celestial Mother. In a way, she is also the Celestial Mother herself—the bright reflection of the moon. She is the Spiritual Bride of the Just Man. When the Just Man reads the Law (Torah), she gives the Divine meaning. There are some respects in which this card is the highest and holiest of the Major Arcana.

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The Meanings of these Tarot Cards

This Covers You

This card gives the influence which is affecting the person or matter of inquiry generally, the atmosphere of it in which the other currents work.

The Sun from the Vivid Waite Smith Tarot Deck

Card Meaning When Upright

Material success, fortunate marriage, contentment.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

The Sun. The luminary is distinguished in older cards by chief rays that are waved and salient alternately and by secondary salient rays. It appears to shed its influence on earth not only by light and heat, but--like the moon--by drops of dew. Court de Gebelin termed these tears of gold and of pearl, just as he identified the lunar dew with the tears of Isis. Beneath the dog-star there is a wall suggesting an enclosure-as it might be, a walled garden-wherein are two children, either naked or lightly clothed, facing a water, and gambolling, or running hand in hand. Eliphas Levi says that these are sometimes replaced by a spinner unwinding destinies, and otherwise by a much better symbol-a naked child mounted on a white horse and displaying a scarlet standard.

Card Description

A naked child mounted on a white horse displays a red banner. The sun shining above represents consciousness in the Spirit—with direct, as opposed to reflected, light. The archetype of humanity has become a little child beneath its rays—a child in the sense of simplicity, with innocence in the sense of wisdom. In that simplicity, he bears the seal of Nature and Art; in that innocence, he signifies the restored world. When the self-knowing spirit has dawned in the consciousness above the natural mind, that mind is renewed and directs the animal nature in a state of perfect conformity.

This Crosses You

It shows the nature of the obstacles in the matter. If it is a favourable card, the opposing forces will not be serious, or it may indicate that something good in itself will not be productive of good in the particular connexion.

The Moon from the Vivid Waite Smith Tarot Deck

Card Meaning When Upright

Hidden enemies, danger, slander, darkness, terror, deception, occult forces, error.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

The Moon. Some eighteenth-century cards shew the luminary on its waning side; in the debased edition of Etteilla, it is the moon at night in her plenitude, set in a heaven of stars; of recent years the moon is shewn on the side of her increase. In nearly all presentations she is shining brightly and shedding the moisture of fertilizing dew in great drops. Beneath there are two towers, between which a path winds to the verge of the horizon. Two dogs, or alternatively a wolf and dog, are baying at the moon, and in the foreground there is water, through which a crayfish moves towards the land.

Card Description

In this card the moon is waxing on what is called the side of mercy, to the right of the observer. It has sixteen chief and sixteen secondary rays. Drops of dew descend from above. Beneath are two towers, between which a path winds up to the horizon. A wolf and dog are baying at the moon, and in the foreground there is water, through which a crayfish moves toward the land. The card represents life of the imagination, apart from life of the spirit. The path between the towers is our path into the unknown. The dog and wolf are the fears of the natural mind in the presence of that mystery, when there is only reflected light to guide it.

This Crowns You

It represents (a) the Querent's aim or ideal in the matter; (b) the best that can be achieved under the circumstances, but that which has not yet been made actual.

Ace of Cups from the Vivid Waite Smith Tarot Deck

Card Meaning When Upright

Immaculate love, joy, contentment, home, nourishment, abundance, fertility.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

Inflexible will, unalterable law.

Card Description

A hand extending from a cloud bears a cup pouring out four streams. Calm water lies beneath, and on it are waterlilies. A dove bearing in its beak a communion wafer marked with a cross descends to place the wafer in the cup. Dew falls around the cup on all sides.

This is Beneath You

It shows the foundation or basis of the matter, that which has already passed into actuality and which the Significator has made his own.

Strength from the Vivid Waite Smith Tarot Deck

Card Meaning When Reversed

Tyranny, abuse of power, weakness, discord, sometimes even disgrace.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings (When Upright)

Fortitude. This is one of the cardinal virtues, of which I shall speak later. The female figure is usually represented as closing the mouth of a lion. In the earlier form which is printed by Court de Gebelin, she is obviously opening it. The first alternative is better symbolically, but either is an instance of strength in its conventional understanding, and conveys the idea of mastery. It has been said that the figure represents organic force, moral force and the principle of all force.

Card Description

A woman, over whose head is the same symbol of life seen in the Magician card, closes the jaws of a lion. Her benevolent strength has already subdued the lion, which is being led by a leash of flowers. Fortitude, in one of its most exalted aspects, is connected with the Divine Mystery of Union. It connects also with untouched innocence, and with the strength that resides in contemplation. These higher meanings are hinted at in a concealed manner by the leash of flowers, which signifies the sweet yoke and the light burden of Divine Law, when it has been taken into the heart of hearts. The card has nothing to do with ordinary self-confidence—it concerns the confidence of those whose strength is God and have found their refuge in Him. In one sense, the lion signifies the animal passions, and the lady called Strength signifies the higher nature of Man in his liberation. The higher nature of Man has walked upon the asp and the basilisk and has trodden down the lion and the dragon (see Psalm 91:13).

This is Behind You

It gives the influence that is just passed, or is now passing away.

Ten of Pentacles from the Vivid Waite Smith Tarot Deck

Card Meaning When Reversed

Chance, fatality, loss, robbery, dangerous games; sometimes gifts, dowry, pension.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

An occasion which may be fortunate or otherwise.

Card Description

A man and woman beneath an archway that leads to a house and domain. They are accompanied by a child, who looks curiously at two dogs greeting an old man in the foreground. The child's hand rests on one of the dogs.

This is Before You

It shows the influence that is coming into action and will operate in the near future.

Seven of Cups from the Vivid Waite Smith Tarot Deck

Card Meaning When Reversed

Desire, will, determination, project.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

Success, if accompanied by the Three of Cups.

Card Description

Cups holding strange visions are presented to a figure in the foreground, as if offering a choice.

Your Self

Signifies the person or thing about which the question has been asked, and shows its position or attitude in the circumstances.

Ace of Pentacles from the Vivid Waite Smith Tarot Deck

Card Meaning When Reversed

The evil side of wealth, bad intelligence; also great riches.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

A share in the finding of treasure.

Card Description

A hand extending from a cloud holds up a pentacle.

Your House

Your environment and the tendencies at work therein which have an effect on the matter €”for instance, your position in life, the influence of immediate friends, and so forth.

King of Wands from the Vivid Waite Smith Tarot Deck

Card Meaning When Reversed

Good, but severe; solemn, yet tolerant.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

Advice that should be followed.

Card Description

The physical and emotional nature of this card is dark, avid, agile, and noble. The King holds a flowering wand, and wears a cap beneath his crown. He is symbolized by the lion engraved on the back of his throne.

Your Hopes and Fears

Eight of Cups from the Vivid Waite Smith Tarot Deck

Card Meaning When Upright

The decline of a matter; something thought to be important is really of slight consequence—either for good or evil.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

Marriage with a fair woman.

Card Description

A dejected-looking man abandons the cups of his celebrations. They symbolize an enterprise, undertaking, or previous concern.

The Final Result

The culmination which is brought about by the influences shewn by the other cards that have been turned up in the divination.

Seven of Pentacles from the Vivid Waite Smith Tarot Deck

Card Meaning When Upright

Money, business, barter.

A. E. Waite's Secondary Meanings

Improved position for a lady's future husband.

Card Description

A young man leans on his staff, and looks intently at seven pentacles attached to a plant on his right. It looks as if these were his treasures, and as if his heart were there.

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