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Suits in Tarot - What Do the Suits in Tarot Mean?

Just like a regular deck, there are 4 suits in Tarot decks. Commonly, they are called "pentacles", "wands", "cups", and "swords". The diamonds, hearts, clubs, and spades are the same as the suits in Tarot decks, in the order given here. But that is far from the only meanings, as we are about to see. Suits in Tarot also correspond to the four directions, and various emotional and physical states of being, among other things. Pentacles, or diamonds, stand for the earthly element, physical things. Health and home fall under this suit in Tarot. The compass direction of East is shown by this suit. In Tarot, pentacles stand for the season of Fall. It is feminine in nature, and influences the zodiac signs of Capricorn, Virgo, and Taurus.

The History of Tarot - Where Do Tarot Cards Come From?

The history of Tarot cards goes back several hundred years. While the history of Tarot cards becomes difficult to follow earlier than the 1700's, they have been in documented use since the late 14th century. The earliest records regarding the history of Tarot cards shows that they were first introduced to European nobility somewhere in northern Italy. Later, the cards would take a turn towards the mystical, but the original history of tarot cards depicted them as decks used for gaming pleasure. Some have asserted that the history began much earlier, and that the decks traveled into Italy from Egypt. These discussions of the Tarot are the origin of the decks being referred to as the Royal Road.

Understanding the Meaning of Tarot Cards - How to Interpret Tarot Cards

In understanding the meaning of tarot cards, it is important to recognize that the cards, particularly the Major Arcana, have different meanings depending on where the card appears, other cards in the reading, and even whether the card is upright, or upside down. Understanding the meaning of tarot cards is essential to getting an accurate reading. In most cases, a failed reading is due to misinterpreting the spread, and it is the responsibility of anyone attempting such a divination to know the art well. Understanding the meaning of tarot cards may seem daunting, but with a little practice, anyone can read a layout in only a short time. One of the most important facets of understanding the meaning of tarot cards is to be conversant with how each trump relates to its position in the spread.

What Are the Names of Tarot Cards?

A common question is, "What are the names of Tarot cards?" Even though it seems to be a straight-forward thing to ask, the answer can be a little more complex. The questions itself is better slit into two different inquiries: 1) What are the names of Tarot cards in the Minor Arcana?, and 2) What are the names of Tarot cards in the Major Arcana? Together, these two sets contain all 78 cards of the commonly used tarot deck, as we are about to examine. What are the names of Tarot cards in the Minor Arcana? This is the portion of the deck which is most closely related to regular playing cards. There are 4 suits, Cups, Wands, Swords, and Pentacles, and each suit contains 14 cards.

Chinese Astrology - Zodiacs

We have read a lot of Ba Zi (as known as 4 Pillars) or Chinese astrology articles telling you which zodiac is a great match with other zodiacs. Although this is a very generalized way of telling who are your friends and foes, nonetheless, I list it out here for the interests of readers: If your zodiac is Rat, your friendly zodiac is the Dragon, Monkey or Ox and your foe zodiac is the Horse; If your zodiac is Ox, your friendly zodiac is the Snake, Rooster or Rat and your foe zodiac is the Goat; If your zodiac is the Tiger, your friendly zodiac is the Horse, Dog or Pig and your foe zodiac is the Monkey; If your zodiac is the Rabbit, your friendly zodiac is the Pig, Goat or Dog and your foe zodiac is the Rooster;

June 13 - Is it Unlucky ?

Is June 13 more unlucky than other June days? Most of the people believe number 13 is unlucky and especially if it is Friday the 13, like on June 13 this year. In past there were many events with can be consider as unlucky. One of the unluckiest events is in 1871. A hurricane strikes Labrador a region of Atlantic Canada and kills 300 people. In 1886 - A fire destroys much of Vancouver, British Columbia, but later the city was rebuilt by the end of that same year and today Vancouver is one of Canada's largest cities. There are unlucky events in both World War's too. 1917 - Deadliest German air raid on London during WWI carried out by Gotha G bombers and results in 162 deaths, including 46 children, and 432 injuries.

Harrison Ford's Astrology-Numerology Combination - Cancer's Pragmatic Performer

With the first Indiana Jones move in nineteen years opening this month, Harrison Ford has proved he can still deliver an action hero performance. Most of us know of his body of work as an actor, but what about the person behind the mask. What kind of man is Harrison Ford? Read on to learn what his Astrology - Numerology combination tells us about the man behind Indiana Jones. Astronumerology - your Sun Sign - Life Path Combination If you know someone's birth date, one of the best ways to learn the basis of their personality is to determine their Astrology - Numerology combination. Astronumerology uses a person's sun sign and their numerology life path number to determine their personality type.

Ba Zi or 4 Pillars Fundamentals

Ba Zi literally means 8 character. The 8 characters refers to the 4 Heavenly Stems and 4 Earthly Branches of our birth time. The year, day, month and time of our birth can be converted using the Chinese Solar calendar into 4 Heavenly Stems and 4 Earthly Branches each. Fundamentals of Ba Zi consist of: Yin and Yang (sometimes referred to as polarity) 5 elements (Metal, Wood, Water, Fire, Earth) 10 Heavenly Stems 12 Earthly Branches 24 Solar Periods 12 Qi phases 10 Gods Shen Sha (Deities & Gods or others termed Stars) Imagery Ba Zi can be divided into 4 pillars (Year, Month, Day & Hour) and each pillar consist of 1 Heavenly Stem and 1 Earthly Branch. Traditionally the chart is written from right to left, starting with the Year Pillar on the right.

Quick Way to Assess a Zi Wei Dou Shu ZWDS Chart

Do you know that when reading a Zi Wei Dou Shu (ZWDS) chart, it is possible to get a quick reading just by looking at the position of the life palace on the chart? If life palace is at 1. Yin(Tiger), Shen(Monkey), Si(Snake) or Hai(Pig) Chances are the person is very active and is very determined and aggressive in the pursue of his dreams. This is because Yin Shen Si Hai are the four 'growth' or 'horse' area and the individual simply cannot sit still. However, it will be wrong to say that he/she does not think before carrying out any action. In fact, people with such chart prefer jobs that are easier but make more money in the process. 2. Chen(Dragon), Xu(Dog), Chou(Cow) or Wei(Goat) Chen Xu Chou Wei are the four graveyards which mean that they have the capability to 'store' matters.

Sexual Compatibility of Libra

Libra with Aires Libra is ruled by charming Venus and is extremely attractive to Aries. Libras natural beauty and grace are what Aries secretly desires. They will share lots of laughter together and enjoy the hottest parties. Aries provides power and passion to Libra and the attraction could lead to marriage even though Libra could find the aggressiveness a bit extreme. If they give each other freedom the relationship can survive the rough waters. The potential for sex is extremely good. Libra with Taurus Venus, planet of beauty, rules both these signs. Libra's natural beauty and social graces are what Taurus seeks in a partner. They will think identical and both value beauty and status.

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