Tarot Reading – What You Should Know About Elemental Dignities

There are three layers of interpretation when you read the tarot cards. First, the individual cards and it’s traditional meanings. Second, the card’s meanings according to the corresponding positions in a layout. Third, how the rest of the cards relate to each other. Elemental Dignities is a method of giving special attention to and eliminating irrelevant cards based on the card’s elements (air, fire,earth,water) It is also called dissonance and resonance. Each suit/element is strengthened, weakened or remained neutral in the presence of other suits and it basically transcends the individual meanings of the cards. So here are the rules: 1. When the suits/elements are the same, they strengthen each other. Swords (air) + Swords (air)= very strong. 2. When …

Love Tarot – The Crossroads of Our Relationships

One of the most common inquiries during a Tarot reading typically concerns matters of romance and partnerships. Naturally, people consult the Tarot for answers about love. One would expect that most people would want knowledge about their future love life: who and when that special somebody would be entering their life. Yet, many come to the Tarot for guidance about a current relationship. Typically, these are the relationships that have reached a stalemate. In these cases, the relationships have lost their sense of direction or purpose. The Tarot has an exceptional ability to uncover the areas in a relationship that are struggling. More importantly, the Tarot can identify the key issues that are going on within each partner. This often …

The Knights of the Tarot Cards – Heroes Galloping to the Rescue

Wherever there’s a Knight, there’s action; movement; activity; drama. It’s better than Xena and Hercules, because it’s happening in your life. It’s your very own, exciting 5-star event. But not all Knights create the same events. If the Knight of Cups rides into your Tarot reading (unless he’s tempered by a card suggesting a let-down, such as the 8 of Cups; or a card suggesting caution, like the 7 of Swords), you can expect to be swept off your feet by a sensitive, romantic guy or gal. Go for it! The Knight of Swords means well, but this guy will bring major chaos into your life. He’ll swoop in, create issues, and ride away – leaving you with a big …

Symbolism in Tarot Reading – Blindfolds

One of the most powerful symbolic images reflected within the Tarot is that of the blindfold. Blindfolds are barriers, both literally and emotionally. Symbolically, they refer to one’s level of denial or inability to perceive things as they really are. They can represent a distortion of reality and typically refer to lack of insight. With their appearance, there is an element of darkness. They convey a lack of light, insight or inner knowledge. In Tarot readings, blindfolds can refer to our anxieties, fears, and the reluctance to acknowledge important truths. It’s important to note, however, that there are also positive aspects to blindfolds. In tarot reading, the image of the blindfold reminds us that there is always a light within …

Tarot Symbols – Clouds

Clouds have many symbolic meanings. In general, clouds symbolize revelation. Since they come in layers, they symbolize the unveiling of an answer or solution to something that has been bothering a person. On the other hand, they can also symbolize things that can cloud one’s judgment or reasoning. Sometimes they also symbolize a confused state of mind. Tarot card meanings that have the clouds as a symbol are lovers, wheel, tower, judgment, world, Ace of Swords, 3 of Swords, 5 of Swords, Page of Swords, King of Swords, Ace of Cups, 4 of Cups, 7 of Cups, Ace of Wands and, Ace of Pentacles. Clouds come in many shapes and forms. Thus, the interpretation of the clouds as a symbol …