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Have you often wondered about the nature of the 12 zodiacal symbols as they appear today?
Imagine them as pictographs, perhaps premonitions, of events, archetypal phenomena, or ubiquitous experiences possibly representing the deepest primordial impressions of the universe upon the human psyche.
The four elements correspond as follows:
Earth - physical world, resources, material things
Air - mind, ideas, communication
Fire - will, spirit, energy
Water - feelings, emotions, compassion
The quadruplicities (so named because the zodiac is divided into four quadrants, 3 x 4 = 12):
Cardinal - start, initiate, lead
Fixed - maintain, stabilize, continue
Mutable - adapt, stop, end
...perhaps a story, or a prophecy, in symbol...
creation, genesis, manifestation, bursting forth, outward, upward, the first idea
Traditional Tarot - Emperor IV
differentiation, emanation, from the one come two, otherness
Traditional Tarot - Heirophant V
magnetism, electricity, attraction, two bodies interact
Traditional Tarot - Lovers VI
the dance, the ritual, copulation, unity of opposites, conjunction
Traditional Tarot - Chariot VII
the seed, the individual, the masculine
Traditional Tarot - Strength VIII (XI)
the womb, the virgin, the mother, the feminine
Traditional Tarot - Hermit IX
equilibrium, equality, horizon, the sun, a great dawn or dusk
Traditional Tarot - Justice XI (VIII)
sexuality, individuality and uniqueness, desire, creativity
Traditional Tarot - Death XIII
spirituality, will seeking a larger will, will seeking itself
Traditional Tarot - Temperance/Art XIV
shelter, retreat, struggle between ego and self
Traditional Tarot - Devil XV
a great flood, deluge, flux, transition
Traditional Tarot - Star XVI
apocalypse, collision of two celestial bodies, rebirth
Traditional Tarot - Moon XVII
ॐ Namasté - Blessings!
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