the Hermit Tarot Tarot Major Arcana symbolism ~ Going Inward

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the Hermit Tarot Tarot Major Arcana symbolism ~ Going Inward

Tarot Major Arcana

The Major Arcana Tarot cards (also known as the trump cards) form the foundation of the Tarot deck and consists of twenty-one numbered cards and one unnumbered card (the Fool).

They represent a path to spiritual self-awareness and depict the various stages we encounter as we search for greater meaning and understanding. In this way, they hold deeply meaningful lessons.

The Major Arcana Tarot card meanings illustrate the structure of human consciousness and, as such, hold the keys to life lessons passed down through the ages. The imagery of the Major Arcana Tarot cards is filled with wisdom from multiple cultures and esoteric traditions

The Hermit

When there is no ""significant other"" in our lives we can either be lonely, or enjoy the freedom that solitude brings. When we find no support among others for our deeply felt truths, we can either feel isolated and bitter, or celebrate the fact that our vision is strong enough even to survive the powerful human need for the approval of family, friends or colleagues.

If you are facing such a situation now, be aware of how you are choosing to view your ""aloneness"" and take responsibility for the choice you have made.
The humble figure in this card glows with a light that emanates from within. One of Gautam Buddha's most significant contributions to the spiritual life of humankind was to insist to his disciples, ""Be a light unto yourself."" Ultimately, each of us must develop within ourselves the capacity to make our way through the darkness without any companions, maps or guide.


Quotes on The Hermit

When you are alone you are not alone, you are simply lonely--and there is a tremendous difference between loneliness and aloneness. When you are lonely you are thinking of the other, you are missing the other. Loneliness is a negative state. You are feeling that it would have been better if the other was there--your friend, your wife, your mother, your beloved, your husband. It would have been good if the other was there, but the other is not. Loneliness is absence of the other.
Aloneness is the presence of oneself. Aloneness is very positive. It is a presence, overflowing presence. You are so full of presence that you can fill the whole universe with your presence and there is no need for anybody.

Themes

Traits

Reversed

Virgo

Virgo Zodiac Signs
Virgo is an Earth sign, with a need for solid ground and form. Ruled by shape-shifting Mercury,Virgo works hard to stability. This sign analyzes and organizes life; the goal is to build a firmfoundation. A good educational background is important to the Virgo. Mutable' motivationsurfaces in the form of helping, teamwork and cooperation. Humbleness and the ability to work...

Saturn

Saturn Zodiac Planets
Saturn rules our conditioning or the way we were taught and brought up in the world. It is associated with restriction and limitation but with this it brings structure and meaning to the world and our lives. It reminds us of our boundaries, responsibilities and commitments. It is often associated with a father or authority figures. Saturns lessons actually help us to grow. In you chart the positio...

Mercury

Mercury Zodiac Planets
Mercury represents our rational mind and is the planet of everyday expression and communication. It signifies our curiosity and what areas of life we find mentally appealing and stimulating. It analyzes and organises and defines the way we interact with others. Mercury in your chart reveals how you get your point across and in what style....

Moon

Moon Zodiac Planets
The moon represents our emotional nature, our security and deepest needs. It containts our basic habits and unconscious reactions related to our past karma and upbringing. It is associated with the mother and with feminine energy in general, it is both our inner child and mother. It is responsive, receptive, reflective and instinctual. In our personal chart it shows how we respond to our environme...

6th House

6th House Houses
The Sixth House is commonly referred to as the House of Health. Implicit in maintaining good health is the ability to cope in the face of adversity, and this theme rings truest in the Sixth House. As human beings, we naturally have shortcomings. What will we do with them? How will we react in the face of a personal crisis? Crises, illnesses and reversals of fortune are all part of our Earthly t...

Earth

Earth Elements
Those with too great an emphasis on the earth element tend to rely too much on things as they are or as they appear to be. There can be a narrowness of vision, an obsessive concern with whatworks rather than with what ideals one should shoot for, and often a marked lack of imagination. Those with too great an emphasis on the earth element tend to rely too much on things as they are or as they appe...

Sapphire

Sapphire Crystals
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Root Chakra

Root Chakra Chakras
The first energy center is located between the anus and the sex organs. In the Eastern tradition known as Muladhara Chakra, this energy center is the seat of the Kundalini energy. It is capable of tapping into the planetary Kundalini energy that emanates from the center of the Earth.Spiritual growth doesn't mean just having pleasant and blissful moments. As a rule, spiri...

Astrological Events

23 August 2019 Sun in Virgo

Sun in Virgo

August 23 2019 until Sep 23 2019

With a Virgo Sun, you have an eye for detail and good powers of discrimination. Your intellectual ability, loyalty, honesty, flair for analysis, and love of work marks you as an expert in your chosen ...

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21 August 2019 Venus in Virgo

Venus in Virgo

August 21 2019 until Sep 14 2019

Venus in Virgo indicates that, after much critical examination, you will probably choose a partner who is socially acceptable, having the same intellectual or work interests as your own. Your high sta...

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18 August 2019 Mars in Virgo

Mars in Virgo

August 18 2019 until Oct 04 2019

Indicates that you will assert yourself in a self-disciplined, precise, systematic, orderly, calculating, careful, practical, controlled and dignified manner - possessing skills for detailed work, cra...

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15 August 2019 Full Moon in Aquarius

Full Moon in Aquarius

August 15 2019

This full moon on 15 August 2019 falls at 22º Aquarius decan 3 and pits the serious and principled qualities of Aquarius against the Sun in playful, creative Leo. The spirited...

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