TAROT
the
MINOR ARCANA
 

There are  56 cards in the Minor Arcana and are divided into 4 suits

they are Pentacles, Swords, Wands, and Cups, 

each suit has  14 cards, beginning with the Ace,  then followed by  numbered cards,  2 through to 10, followed by the Page, Knight, Queen and king.

Each suit represents a specific element and condition.

 

Swords

are Air signs and  represent force and courage against adversity , domination over others and are relate to the Astrological signs,  Aries - Leo - Sagittarius

 

Wands

are Fire signs and represent Enterprise, work, effort and humble activity. They relate to the signs  of Gemini- Libra - Aquarius

 

Cups

are Water signs and represent  Love, Joy happiness and gaiety. they deal with religion, passions and compassion.  They relate to the signs,  Pisces - Cancer - Scorpio

 

Pentacles

are Earth signs and represent Money, Financial matters, gains - losses  and material  possessions.  They relate to the signs Taurus - Capricorn - Virgo

 

Each  card  represents  an  attitude  or  symbolizes  a condition or interaction
ACE  :

Is a new beginning, new enterprise, or achievement and is ruled by the Sun

 

TWO  :

Is a partnership  between male and female emotions and is ruled by the Moon,

 

THREE:

Denotes goals, endeavours and future plans this card is ruled by Mercury.

 

FOUR :

Is the  card of philosophy,  THE building OF foundations, consolidation of achievement, and is ruled by Jupiter.

 

FIVE :

Is of purpose, action and energies and that which motivates us, and is ruled by Mars.

 

SIX  :

Governs love, romance, emotion and  change, this card is ruled by Venus.

 

SEVEN:

Is of lessons to be learned and promotion of spiritual and material evolution, and is ruled by Saturn.

 

EIGHT: 

Represents opposites, male-female, RIGHT  AND wrong, LIFE AND DEATH,  good AND evil and is ruled by the Polar force.

 

NINE :

Is of give and take, consciousness and  development of knowledge, and is ruled by Saturn influence by Jupiter.

 

TEN  :

Represents the Sun and the Moon and is of the unity of opposites, completion bringing peace and harmony.

 

Each suit is ruled by 4 Court cards

KING, QUEEN, KNIGHT and PAGE (Knave).

Court cards are different from numbered cards as they portray an attitude, or represent an individual.
 

PAGE :

Is an Earth sign and represents a child or young person, innocence  a news bearer,

 

KNIGHT:

Is a Fire sign and represents a Young man AROUND the age of 30, a head-strong person who is possibly aggressive and without  thought.

 

QUEEN :

Is a Water sign and represents a mature or married woman

 

KING  :

Is an Air sign and represents a mature wise man.

 

 
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The suit of Cups
The suit of Wands
The suit of Swords
The suit of Pentacles

 
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