600 year evolution of Tarot Card art

The Radical, 600-Year Evolution of Tarot Card Art

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What would Antoine Court de Gébelin think of the Happy Squirrel?

De Gébelin was a Protestant minister born in the 18th century. He authored the multi-volume tome Le Monde primitif, which insisted that the tarot deck contained secrets of the ancient Egyptians, whose priests had distilled their occult wisdom into the cards’ illustrations, imbuing them with great mystical power. Before that point, tarot was primarily a card game—meant for fun, not prophecy.

It was a bold and somewhat absurd assertion, given that de Gébelin could not read Egyptian hieroglyphics (no one could at the time, since they weren’t deciphered until the 19th century). Despite a total lack of historical evidence to back his claim, the theory stuck: Tarot decks, once a novelty, became popular tools for divination after the publication of de Gébelin’s book.

Which brings us back to the Happy Squirrel, a relatively recent addition to the tarot’s Major Arcana, and one whose provenance is less hazy: it originated on season six of The Simpsons. Lisa visits a fortune teller who is unconcerned when Lisa picks Death, but gasps in horror when the next card she draws is the Happy Squirrel. (When Lisa asks if the fuzzy rodent is a bad sign, the fortune teller demurs, saying that “the cards are vague and mysterious.”) Although it began as a cartoon joke, the Happy Squirrel card has made its way into over a dozen commercially available tarot decks.

So what would de Gébelin’s reaction be? The answer depends on whether tarot is a collection of timeless, mystical wisdom—or a flexible framework that has endured by changing with the times. Although tarot imagery employs supposedly universal archetypes, new decks are constantly being invented, and old decks altered. The art of tarot cards can never fully transcend its milieu. Which begs a second question: How do the cards’ art and design relate to the social changes, technological advances, and aesthetic sensibilities of their particular eras?

A Wealthy Family’s Trick-Taking Game

  • Bembo Bonifacio, Female Knight (Swords), 1428-1447. Visconti Tarot from the Cary Collection of Playing Cards. Courtesy of the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Yale University.
  • Bembo Bonifacio, Empress of Swords, 1428-1447. Visconti Tarot from the Cary Collection of Playing Cards. Courtesy of the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Yale University.
  • Bembo Bonifacio, The King of Swords, 1428-1447. Visconti Tarot from the Cary Collection of Playing Cards. Courtesy of the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Yale University.

Despite their aura of mystery, medieval tarot cards were not used for divination, and were probably not created by ancient Egyptian magicians. The earliest surviving tarot decks—now preserved in various museum collections—are Italian, and were commissioned by wealthy patrons, the same way one might have hired an artist to paint a portrait or illuminated prayerbook.

The Visconti-Sforza Tarot is a collection of decks, none complete, commissioned by the Visconti and Sforza families from the workshop of Milanese court painter Bonifacio Bembo. Cards such as Death, who rides a horse and swings a giant scythe like a player in the world’s most high-stakes polo match, will seem familiar to contemporary enthusiasts. So will the Pope, who sits on a golden throne; and the Lovers, who hold hands beneath a string of heraldic flags. Rather than looking to these cards for mystic guidance, the Visconti and Sforza families would have used them to play a trick-taking card game similar to modern-day Bridge. (Although it’s unlikely—given the good condition of the decks—that they were ever handled with much frequency).

The cards each have intricately tooled gold backgrounds that glow like the luxury items that they were. Bembo is believed to have included portraits of the families in many of the cards, as well as adding the Visconti family motto here and there for good measure. Akin to the work of Fra Angelico and other early-Renaissance artists, the cards are opulent but pictorially flat, although the bodies appear in naturalistic perspective and their clothing billows around them, suggesting volume and form.

The 18th-Century Conver Classic

  • Nicolas Conver, Tarot card from Tarot de Marseille, ca. 1760. Via Wikimedia Commons.
  • Nicolas Conver, Queen of Clubs. Tarot card from Tarot de Marseille, ca. 1760. Via Wikimedia Commons.
  • Nicolas Conver, Tarot card from Tarot de Marseille, ca. 1760. Via Wikimedia Commons.

Produced in 1760, French engraver Nicolas Conver’s deck of delicate woodcuts, the Tarot de Marseille, is the template on which many contemporary decks are based. Like the Visconti-Sforza Tarot, the deck’s design likely originated in 15th-century Italy before traveling north to France. It’s a favorite of many tarot enthusiasts, most notably the cult film director Alejandro Jodorowsky, who designed his own deck based on the style. While the Conver deck wasn’t the first to be called the Tarot de Marseille, it’s highly prized by collectors for its delicate color palette of sky blues and minty greens. The graphic black outlines and blunt shading of the prints give the cards a simple and rough-hewn appearance, which adds to the ambience of ancient wisdom. The popularity of the tarot grew due to advances in printing technology and via the writings of 19th-century French occultists such as Éliphas Lévi and Etteilla, which popularized the use of tarot as a method of fortune-telling and assigned additional divinatory meaning to the cards.

The New Mystics

  • Pamela Colman Smith, The Empress, c. 1937. Courtesy of the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Yale University.
  • Pamela Colman Smith, The Star, c. 1937. Courtesy of the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Yale University.
  • Pamela Colman Smith, Queen of Cups, c. 1937. Courtesy of the Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library at Yale University.

The Rider-Waite Smith deck, which debuted in 1909, remains the most recognizable and popular today. Designed by artist Pamela Colman Smith under the direction of the mystic A.E. Waite, it was the first to be mass-produced in English, and was intended for divination rather than gameplay. Smith and Waite were both active members of the Order of the Golden Dawn, a secretive organization devoted to the exploration of the paranormal and occult (allegedly Bram Stoker, Aleister Crowley, and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle were also members).

In addition to Smith’s occult bonafides, she was also an accomplished artist, championed by Alfred Stieglitz, who collected her work and showed it at his gallery. Smith created fully-realized illustrations of all 78 cards that made the deck a treasure-trove for cartomancers, who now had a much richer store of images to work with. (Previously, only the 22 Major Arcana cards such as the Fool, the Magician, and the Lovers had been elaborately illustrated—traditionally, the Minor Arcana cards, which are roughly analogous to the suits in a deck of modern playing cards, were not.) The Major Arcana were based on the Tarot de Marseille drawings, but rendered in an illustrative Art Nouveau style rich with patterns. Even the Fool looks debonaire; he carelessly approaches the cliff, a feather in his cap and a blooming rose in his elegant fingers, wearing a floral tunic that looks straight out of William Morris’s workshop.

An Occultist’s Pure Geometry

  • Frida Harris, tarot card from The Thoth deck. Photo by @cugeltje, via Instagram.
  • Frida Harris, tarot card from The Thoth deck. Photo by @cugeltje, via Instagram.
  • Frida Harris, tarot card from The Thoth deck. Photo by @cugeltje, via Instagram.

The Thoth deck, named for the Ibis-faced Egyptian god more commonly known as Horus, was painted by the artist Frieda Harris based on direction from the infamous occultist-about-town Aleister Crowley. Completed in the early 1940s, but not widely available until 1969, it features Art Decoborders resembling the pattern of a butterfly wing.

The deck is an aesthetic departure from the Rider-Waite’s homey Arts and Crafts aesthetic. Shaped by Harris’s interest in pure geometry, the cards are reminiscent of the work of Swedish painter Hilma af Klint (a visionary artist who shared Harris’s interest in spiritualism and the writings of Austrian philosopher Rudolf Steiner, both popular subjects of study among the middle and upper classes in the early 20th century). Harris’s shaded orbs and compass-inscribed curves that fill the background of each card bear more than a passing resemblance to Klint’s highly-saturated geometries. Klint, considered by some to be Europe’s first abstract painter, believed that her luminous compositions were the created under the influence of spirits. (The same could easily be said of Harris because she was taking direction from Crowley, who was believed to be a medium, able to channel ancient and magical forces.)

It’s no coincidence that Klint’s paintings and Harris’s Thoth illustrations were shown in the same pavilion at the 2013 Venice Biennale, which was intended to amplify voices that had previously been excluded and “cover 100 years of dreams and visions,” according to curator Massimiliano Gioni.

Sex & Self-Help, ’70s Style

  • Bill Greer and Lloyd Morgan, card from Morgan-Greer Tarot, 1979.
  • Bill Greer and Lloyd Morgan, card from Morgan-Greer Tarot, 1979.
  • Bill Greer and Lloyd Morgan, card from Morgan-Greer Tarot, 1979.

Created by the artist Bill Greer under the direction of Lloyd Morgan, the Morgan-Greer deck is, like the 1970s themselves, both opulent and optimistic. The Magician sports a mustache that would make Tom Selleck blush, and the naked and embracing Lovers would fit right in with the hirsute and curvaceous illustrations in the original 1972 edition of The Joy of Sex.

The ‘70s enthusiasm for all things New Age created a renewed interest in tarot as a tool for self-discovery, and the Morgan Greer deck was there to greet it. The cards’ colors are lush and the lines are fluid. Greer chose to crop his figures tightly and removed the borders, allowing the illustrations to extend to the edges. The effect is fresh and personal. Formally, the Morgan-Greer illustrations have more in common with Jefferson Starship’s Spitfire (1976) album cover than with contemporary painting of the same period—the pendulum had swung away from figuration and would take a few years longer to swing back—but it’s possible to find a resonance between this deck’s art and a work like Judy Chicago’s Dinner Party (1979), with its powerful goddess and blooming flowers. Greer’s strong women and frank sexuality make the deck very much of its time.

Minimalism & Identity in the Present Day

  • King Khan, card from the Black Power Tarot.
  • King Khan, card from the Black Power Tarot.
  • King Khan, card from the Black Power Tarot.

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Mercury, Grand Earth Trine Tarot and Astrology,Tara Greene

Its’a MERCURIAL day on Mercury’s day, Wednesday. In French, Mercredi. 
Mercury is the fleet-footed messenger of the Gods also the closest and fastest moving planet to the Sun.
Mercury trines URANUS
the higher octave of Mercury in the wee hours of July 27. Expect some wild dreams and many light bulbs to go off in your dreams! These two planets are the rulers of CHAOS, change, freedom, revolution, brilliant ideas and new technologies.
You may be restless, wired and too energized to sleep. Uranus is electrical energy. Keep your mind open, Mercury is in LEO and is connected to your HEART CHAKRA. Listen to your heart and allow new strategies in which can help you to approach anything where you feel stuck.
Mercury inconjuncts CHIRON the SHAMANIC HEALER in PISCES
There is a disconnect between the Mercury in LEO ego and the deeper intuitive knowing that your psyche contains. Take some time to sit with and feel into your own intuition, your cellular consciousness, your sleeping dreams and waking dreams for the answers to all of this chaos that is going on in the world around us. I certainly feel overwhelmed by it all.  STRONG BOUNDARIES are needed. That is one of the ego’s most positive roles, to define the  “I.”  At this time of the great polarization of ” I am not you.”  Chiron in PISCES begs to differ and says “
” I am he as you are he as you are me and we are all together. 
See how they run like pigs from a gun, see how they fly.
I’m crying.
Sitting on a cornflake,waiting for the van to come.
Corporation Tee-shirt, stupid bloody Tuesday.” -John Lennon I am The Walrus 1967
The Mood is certainly obstinate and stubborn  as the TAURUS MOON inconjuncts SATURN in SAGITTARIUS and later Moon squares Venus in LEO .
This translates as: Difficult issues with authority figures, politics, pissed off with women leaders. And can make things difficult in personal up close relationships. Be aware of where you are being too pushy, demanding and stubborn. Reigning in that behaviour will get you what you really want. Try it. 
INSPIRATIONAL TAROT CARD OF THE DAY 
3 of Pentacles, Tarot card reader Tara Greene
3 of Pentacles by Cathy McClelland. 3 of disks/earth
This card illustrated the Grand Earth Trine energy. I love the three turtles for the 3 of Pentacles. It is very magical earth trine symbol.  
TAURUS MOON trines Pluto in CAPRICORN and JUPITER in VIRGO @ 21+degrees
This is an excellent day to get down to really practical details. Money and investments, creating with your hands, getting down and dirty literally, being in Nature, fact checking expenses, setting long-term education and travel goals. A good  day to ask for a raise, get a promotion and start a new diet or health regime.  All earth signs benefit.
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Jupiter on Venus Eclipse degree Reactivate Lovers, Alchemy 5 day Goddess Ritual from Tara Greene

I have been waiting for this – ALL WRITING Meditation original and copyright of TARA GREENE

JUPITER is back @ the 15th degree of GEMINI- the mid degree, always the most powerful 

where the RARE LOVELY-only happens every 121 years -VENUS ECLIPSE of the SUN occurred last  June 5/6,  2012

This means an entire NEW CYCLE gets activated NOW in LUCK expansion and LOVE

GEMINI in the TAROT is the Astrology sign attributed to THE LOVERS 

the Lovers Trump Tarot Card Reader

THOTH TAROT TRUMP 6 THE LOVERS II

I just Hallucinated an image of Jupiter- Zeus on Venus cavorting with a melange of Venusians or Melusines- Bee Goddesses. 

So think back to where you were on that day last  year. Were you watching Venus appear as a small dot, retaining her independence as she crossed the Sun’s shining face?

What wishes did you make about LOVE?

For more info read all about it on my website http://www.taratarot.com/id156.html

Gemini is all about Duality, self and other, higher and lower consciousness, soul and body, yin and yang,

Gemini is the mind, consciousness itself. Jupiter like a Good Fairy Godfather EXPANDS whatever he touches.

Jupiter has kept the heavy energies rather lighter this past year. Thank JOVE.

GEMINI is all about CHOICES-  are you happy in your relationship? or lack thereof?

VENUS is the GODDESS of LOVE BEAUTY HARMONY CREATIVITY 

she has left her imprint on this degree where she TOOK BACK the DIVINE FEMININE power of the Solar God

RITUAL FOR VENUS and JUPITER – Friday is VENUS’s day 

Start April 19 as Sun enters Venus’ sign Taurus

Do the ritual daily for 5 days as JUPITER Re-activates this GEMINI degree 

You will need  5 candles, incense, flowers, something royal purple a cloth, to represent Jupiter 

Crystals are good for focusing energy GAZE at these 

Yellow Saphire Jupiter Astrology                    Emerald Venus Astrology

             Yellow Saphire is for JUPITER                                                                                                                                                              Emerald is for VENUS

Smudge yourself, use incense, wear something special, call in the directions and 4 elements – East to South West North 

Place 5 candles in a 5 pointed star PENTAGRAM formation always start in South West,light each one as you go, then from SOUTH WEST go to North, then down to South East  across to the West, then  horizontally across to the EAST,  then back down to your starting position.

 This is the magical diagram that VENUS Herself makes over 8 years in her cycle of stations.

In the center have flowers. Call upon Venus, Goddess Of Love to come into your circle and into your heart.

FEEL HER descend into you, know yourself as Beauty. BE with this.

Ask Her to grant you 5 wishes,BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR,  think about it carefully from your heart

Then CAll JUPITER ands see and feel his regal royal purple energy like a flash of lightning

Feel His energy, sense his presence, his regalness, his power, humor, compassion.

FEEL SEE AND SENSE JUPITER AND VENUS MERGE TOGETHER into ONE. 

FEEL the sheer EROTIC energy of the God and Goddess as they merge as the LOVERS in front of the Golden Disk of the SUN.

Feel this within you

Ask Jupiter to grant you 5 wishes, BE careful….

YOU must do something in return for both God and Goddess.

Make a vow to do 5 things to bring beauty into the world for someone else, a sister, a stranger, the earth, your community

Make a vow to JUPITER to do 5 things of abundance and luck for a brother, someone else, a stranger, the earth, your community

YOU MUST KEEP THE VOW- in order for your 5 wishes to come back to you.

Sit in meditation, then write down the 5 things, 10 in total that you are committing to do. 

Yes I know Gemini cant commit very easily.

BE with the energy of the DIVINE And SACRED MARRIAGE WITHIN YOURSELF. 

write, sing, dance whatever comes through you, it is joyous, a celebration

A WEDDING. You are whole and complete.

Send this energy out into the world, wish it for each person.

Before you close your pentagram thank Jupiter and Venus for Blessing you. Send them back to their realms.

As each individual re-discovers their own inner harmony, the world is BLESSED.

Heal the split. Honor the GODDESS, 2012-2013 is the RE-BIRTH Of the DIIVNE FEMININE

Do this ritual every day for the 5 days. Keep a journal of your dreams.

You are calling in ARCHETYPAL powers, they will begin to work with you as you asked.

Remember to do your vow each day as well. And continue after

I will pull a card every day for the 5 days. 

I will be presenting workshops online soon about how to RE-EMBODY the DIVINE FEMININE

The GODDESS of a thousand names,,, 

Please send me an email if interested. 

I am leading a workshop on Astrology and Goddesses at the GRAIL LADY FAIRE during the week June 24-28 in Bancroft Ontario 

For more info see my website and You get a 25% DISCOUNT if ordering tickets till May 15

http://www.taratarot.com/id176.html

– ALL WRITING Meditation original and copyright of TARA GREENE

LEO NEW MOON ,heart healing prayers, Tara Greene at your psychic service

OMG  yes OMG

The MARS SATURN smash up in late Libra felt like OMG!!!

I know that in my life everything that goes on in the outer world planetary wise affects me in 3D big time,

YOU CAN”T MISS IT!  Are you like that too?

Saturn is the father, endings,cold  hard reality check.

I just took action { Mars} on finalized the wording on my father’s {Saturn} headstone { Saturn ruled} which will be unveiled soon..

You can’t get much more literal than that!

Saturn in Libra- SAturn is the LAW The karmic balance, Mars- aggression.

Karma Aggression- as in

Those horrible shootings of the protesters in South Africa in cold blood,

Putin giving PUSSY RIOT – 2 years in a detention camp! for singing dancing and praying for Putin to be ousted.

Have you ever been involved with someone who is trying to scam you so obviously? Threatening you? It feels like that to me.

SATURN the Cosmic Cop

And if you havent watched your taxes and such then the cosmic cop is probably giving you Mars heat.

and VENUS/ PLUTO opposition, the SOUL MATE tug of war. 

My husband and I were arguing as we are feeling incredibly pressured with all this. Although we aren’t exactly affected by the conjunction, it is a bit past my VENUS /NEPTUNE and past squaring his VENUS.

 BUT TOMORROW IS ANOTHER DAY

Aug 16-17 The 25th anniversary of the Harmonic Convergence.

NEW MOON in LEO is  HEART HEALING TIME!

I was late posting this because it was my 16th Wedding Anniversary.

So LEO NEW MOON energy holds till the next FULL MOON

Did you complete the 10 day cleanse?

On the New Moon and the effects last for three days after if you are doing ritual intention magic. NEW MOON energy holds until the first sliver of the moon appears.

 YOU  GOTTA  HAVE HEART

which was a song from the musical Damn Yankees and song link below

LEO RULES THE HEART 

New Moon at 25 degrees Leo is close to the position of fixed star

REGULUS = ARCHANGEL RAPHAEL

{newly moved from LEO into VIRGO BTW- another article coming on that one}

Archangel RAPHAEL’s ray is emerald green, the HEART CHAKRA COLOR

MEDITATION for healing the heart with Archangel Raphael

World's largest emerald

Imagine the archangel Raphael 

All you gotta do is call and by sacred law the angels must answer all calls for help.. and you are protected. TRUST

Breathe and Ground first

Take some deep slow breaths in through your nose, hold for a second, and out your mouth. Do this for a few minutes until you start to let go.

We want to empty the body of resistance, pain, negative energy,so begin to imagine that your body is emptying out. Like water being emptied from a bottle.. you need to be receptive, you need to have your heart open.

See Archangel Raphael above your head, feel his DIVINE energy enter your heart.

Sense  the deep rich green heart color of  DIVINE LOVE filling you up filling your heart radiating from your heart, healing your heart.

Allow the emerald green divine love ray fill you and heal you completely.

If you or someone you know is ill, send this healing heart ray to them and see them healed whole shining with vitality and health. As a divine observer your consciousness is like an emerald-green laser ray. This is proven to work. Stay in the receiving  healing ray for as long as you wish and send it simultaneously to the entire earth!

NEPTUNE is close to CHIRON the wounded healer and they are tied into the Leo New Moon energy in opposition.

Courage is what LEo is about, ask for the courage to live from your Heart.

Courage to be YOU, That’s LEO Energy

Courage to protect the inner child

Willpower, leadership, strength all LEO energies.

In the Tarot the sign of LEO is called STRENGTH

11 Strength LEO THOTH TAROT Tara Greene

YOU can see the image of the LEO lion in the Thoth Tarot Trump #11

This is the main deck that I have been using for 20 years now.

I know it says LUST at the bottom of the card. The Thoth Tarot changed the usual imagery and number order.

The woman is riding the lion, usually she is shown dominating the lion by holding it’s jaws open. STRENGTH turned in to Lust is about LEO Passion,

Lust for Life- see song link below

So what is your passion? Where is your passion for life?

What does your heart say? What turns you on?

Whenever this card appears in a reading I do  for a client or myself

the bottom line is If it feels good do it, if not Don’t!

Are you feeling directionless, lost, that your heart is closed down, that  have lost your passion for life? 

You need a Tarot Psychic  reading http://www.taratarot.com/id78.html

 You gotta have heart  by Peggy Lee

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7imukzrx0sE

Lust for lIfe – Iggy POP http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jQvUBf5l7Vw

VENUS LOVE-in today,Moon Pluto conjunction in Capricorn,light,shadow love astrology, Tara Greene

This is it. Happening tonight in North America Venus transit tonight! Get ready to have a SUN/VENUS love bath 

Mother Mary, Venus,Spiritual astrology Tara Greene

VEnus is also Virgin Guadeloupe, Virgin Mary, Kwan Yin, the LADY CLOTHED WITH THE SUN in Revelations 

MOON is in Capricorn conjunct PLUTO at the occultation for the Sun by Venus.

Thos will highlight the shadows of love, the deep dark secret earthy business like corporate love shadow. Corporations don’t have love for anyone but their shareholders if you could call it that.

the symbols are so apparent, I LOVE IT  the duality of VENUS and SUN in GEMINI, with moon in Capricorn conjunct  PLUTO,

light and shadow play.  

WHAT TO DO

at the simplest and most pure level, simply open your hearts and wombs to the Light,

Capricorn is the sign associated with # XV Trump number 15, The Devil in  the Tarot

Capricorn moon astrology Tara Greene

and the opposite of the Lovers, #VI, # 6 attributed to the sign of GEMINI the sign Venus is in now in Tropical Zodiac

Twins Duality2 in one Astrology tara greene

one is the flip side of the other always 2  in one

Carl Jung said there are only 2 emotions, LOVE and FEAR,

 Fear is the DEVIL,separation, bondage, belief in the practical earthy only, Capricorn.the total FALL into MATTER,

away from spirt, separation from the SOUL, which is LOVE

VENUS is LOVE, the Lovers, union, oneness, beyond duality, the marriage,ONENESS

which side are you on?

Venus is known as LUCIFER the light bringer, the same name the Devil is known by

Which side you are on from here on in will be very clear.

CHOOSE LOVE ALWAYS

I am getting ready to go to ASHBRIDGE’S BAY in TORONTO  to watch the Venus transit shortly ,to lead a ceremony. I will be there with my husband and daughter and a gathering of friends who are musicians and sound healers and we will meditate and  tune into the VENUS SUN shormagsbord  love in.

Wow energy is so intense, Uranus square Pluto, Venus and Sun lunar eclipse yesterday….. its huge

I am sorry I cannot answer all your queries!!! but will get back to you.

MANY BLESSINGS to you all. VENUS LOVES You< YOU ARE VENUS>

one of my favourite songs and especially for this Venus sun trasit

PUT YOUR LOVE IN ME by HOT CHOCOLATE http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cAvwr1GXp_g

Get a reading on how Venus transit affects you, VENUS  s also money beauty peace lovers http://www.taratarot.com/id78.html

May 25 WORLD TAROT DAY celebrate with TARA GREENE, Canada’s # 1 Tarot reader Psychic

yes it’s World Tarot Day May 25

Tara Greene World Tarot Day

I have been celebrating WTD since 2004. Created by Tarot Reader Den Elder, WTD has expanded enormously as interest in the Tarot, it’s rich history, and because of the always uncanny and synchronistic RIGHT ON  intriguing self- reflective insights  the Tarot always offers.

The Tarot is a sacred path to enlightenment and Tarot fascination grows minute by minute. There are over a thousand Tarot decks published now, in the 60’s there were only 20. There are always 78 cards in a real Tarot deck. There are many other ORACLE type decks which are very nice, angels etc. but aren’t true tarot decks. 

Starting the archetypal journey with ZERO -THE FOOL , there is

#1 The Magician, #2 The hIGh Priestess, #3 The Empress, #4 The Emperor, #5 The POPE, #6 The LOVERS.

#7 The CHARIOT , #8 Justice, #9 The HERMIT, #10 The Wheel of Fortune, #11 Strength #12 The Hanged MAn

#13 Death, #14 Temperance or Art #15 The Devil, #16 The Tower { 911}  #17 The STAR,  #18 The MOON, #19 The SUN,

#20 Judgement or The Aeon and finally #21 The World

 an entire Archetypal journey

the MOSt popular RIDER WAITE TAROT DECK

There is a  tres modern artsy punky funky Steampunk Tarot

There’s one of my favourite’s is the INNER CHILD TAROT which I use for children’s parties, It is one of my daughter Leah’s favourites since she was a young girl. The Inner Child is a brilliant rendition which takes Fairy Tales and fits them perfectly into a standard 22 major arcana set.

For example Little red Riding Hood is The Fool.

There are Feminist decks, decks based on Rumi’s poetry and a famous Tarot deck from a James Bond movie

Live and Let Die tarot of james Bond

there is a LORd of the RINGS Tarot

Gandalf is the Magician of course

Gandalf of course is the MAGICIAN, the Wheel of Fortune is the ring of Power itself

There are baseball Tarot decks, housewife Tarot decks,

there is a ZOMBIE TAROT

 there is a HELLO KITTY TAROT DECK

and there is of course an idea I had but someone got to it before me

a Rock and Roll Tarot Guess who is THE EMPEROR Trump # 3

Elvis is the EMPEROR of course He's the King

For the literary and higher cultured  there’s a Jane Austen Tarot deck

Jane austen tarot

You get the picture. I am in process of developing my own Tarot deck….

MAy 25 MOON enters LEO at 3:11 pm PDT/ 6:11 pm EDT and in honor of WTD

I am giving away special  discounted readings and I will donate 10% of all proceeds to a charity

The offer to order a special reading is ONLY available for ONE DAY ONLY! MAY 25  ORDER NOW : http://www.taratarot.com/

Here is a pic from Nikki De St. Phalle’s TAROT GARDEN in Tuscany. I will be making a pilgrimage there this summer.

Nicki De St Phalle Tarot Tara Greene

if you’ve been to Tuscany to see the Tarot Garden please send me your pics and comments

My dream and intention is to start taking tours and doing TAROT INITIATIONS there

Blessings for World TArot Day

Revolutionary change. Advice on coping, love, the economy by psychic astrologer Tara Greene

I must say the energies are so tense right now. As a professional psychic I pick up on a lot of the world’s energies. Any sensitive psychic person would naturally do the same. R U Feeling confused? Should you stay or should you go? Bored with the same old same old?

This entire year that feeling most likely has something to do with the planet Uranus‘s energies. Uranus is the 1st “transpersonal” planet. The first to be discovered by modern technology. Uranus takes approximately 84 years to make one complete cycle. Uranus was in early Aries in 1927 just before the Great Depression. Women’s Liberation had just begun as woman won the vote in 1920 in America. Things were quite liberated, those was very high, loose times,breaking from older Victorian constrictions, there was big spending, new inventions, talking pictures, wild dancing, musicals.

We are returning to a higher octave of that last cycle now.  Uranus rules technology, inventions, revolution,freedom, individuality, collective consciousness, Higher consciousness, the Internet. Uranus’ energy is electric. It’s like a lightning bolt,akin to kundalini energy. We are all supposed to get a Bigger Higher picture that we are all unified and all one.

Uranus says stop being so anal.

A bad pun but it is true. Uranus energy liberates us from old restrictions.

We can certainly attest to the Uranian revolutionary energies in the news  all over the Arab world. Saudi women dare to drive!

Everyone has Uranus somewhere in their natal Western tropical chart and never mind the puns.. and in contact with other natal planets too. Uranus is the planet considered to rule the sign of Aquarius in modern astrology rulerships. 

 Uranus is associated with the symbol of THE STAR in the TAROT. # 17. The symbol shows the Goddess sometimes a God figure pouring down the waters of consciousness from the Heavens down onto the earth. Meditate on the image.

The Star Aquarius Thoth Tarot

The Star # 17 Tara Greene Tarot reader uses this image as her signature

Uranus is now Retrograde at 2 degrees 55 of Aries and directly opposite Venus in Libra on Sept. 17. Uranus is a bolt out of the blue. Expect the unexpected in your relations and social situations.

Dont just think outside the box,

get rid of the box.

Venus of course rules women. But all things of beauty, the arts, socializing, romance, money, luxury. Need some change ups there? This opposition will make your love life hop!  Venus, now temporarily in Libra is bringing some temp. balance, some peacemaking but also indecision.

Cardinal Cross 2010-2012

Uranus in early cardinal signs squared by Pluto who just went direct today Sept 17 pressures the early degrees of all cardinal signs. Aries, Cancer, Libra and Capricorn. Pluto,although remoted as I call it, is still very powerful, the soul itself, The Shadow. We are deep into the Cardinal Cross aspect. Something’s gotta give. Resistance is futile.

Watch out for sudden outbursts that you don’t recognize as you. Do people seem to be acting rather out of character? Watch your money for Unexpected expenses. The economy will continue to be unstable. There’s cracks in the entire worldly financial and global corporate structures. Plutonian fascist government control is being seen in the light of day and the collective which Uranus also represents, Won’t take it anymore.

 Instability and changes in your income and assets will be the norm for everyone. So learn to ride the cosmic wave, Nothing ever has been very stable or certain, that was merely an illusion. We are waking up to reality which is multi-dimensional. Are you a particle or  a part of the wave?

 If you need sound guidance to gain some clarity and a breath of fresh air through Astrological advice for relationships or business, I am here to dance you through your Birth chart and guide you in a language you can easily understand.  Email me taragreene@sacredartscentre.com

WONDERLAND opens everywhere March 9 2011. Astrology updates by Tara Greene

WONDERLAND BEGINS, 4 real as WE COLLECTIVELY go down the RABBIT HOLE in the year of the rabbit ding! ding!

Major new Cycles begin March 9  End of the last cycle of the Mayan calendar begins

 UNITY CONSCUIOUSNESS,  + March11 Uranus enters Aries copyright by Tara Greene 

March is one heck of a busy month, we are set to boldly go where no one has travelled before, or not since 16 billions years or so with major long-term placements happening. Hold onto your hats and get ready to jump. And remember to bring some carrots will ya Doc? 

March 9 is the beginning of Universal underworld the “end” of the Mayan calendar

 The Mayan Calendar, like the God/dess is a circle whose center is everywhere and the circumference is nowhere.” To paraphrase a famous Greek. We are beginning the final wave of human consciousness today! The Mayan calendar, which is popularized as 2012, is not a calendar as we understand it. It is a sacred reckoning, a philosophical spiritual time line of evolution of consciousness in the Universe. The Mayan calendar.

 According to Carl Johan Calleman, a biologist who become a Mayan scholar, the ancient texts describing the birth of the universe, and includes 9 waves or underworlds that bring forth 9 levels of consciousness.These levels reflect an acceleration of time.

9 stages of Mayan consciousness

Mayan Pyramid Mayan calendar

The 1st level begins with the “big bang” or Big bubble” 16.4 billion B.C.

The 2nd wave begins 819,998,000 B.C. with the first stirrings of life

The 3rd wave began 41,000,000 years ago. Dinosaurs,

The 4th wave began 2,050,000 years ago. First human like beings.

The 5th wave began 102,000 years ago. Early civilizations, Lemuria, Atlantis.

The 6th wave began 5,125 year ago, the age of Egypt’s reign, beginning of Judaism? Greek Golden age, Guttenberg, Renaissance,

The7th wave began in 1755, French & American revolution, Age of reason, science, Industrial revolution, atomic age,space age, feminism, INternet

The 8th wave began Jan 5 1999 beginning the present millennium, 9-11, 1st black U.S. president,

9th and final waves begin March 9 2011.

In each cycle time or consciousness runs 20 times faster than the previous one.

And the end of this huge 16 billion year evolutionary cycle ends Oct. 28 2011. 

Think about it as the dance of the 7 veils, with each veil dropped we achieve greater awareness, consciousness, enlightenment. 

In numerology Number 9 is the number of completion. In the Tarot it is symbolized by THE HERMIT. Buddhist believe there are 9 levels of consciousness, Dante wrote of 9 circles of hells,Classically 9 choirs of angels, etc. 

So today we enter the beginning of the final rush to UNITY consciousness, this is end the alpha & the Omega. We can see and feel time moving faster and faster information moves instantaneously. We are all interconnected and I had felt in the early 90;s that we had to invent the Internet so wed have a physical read 3D model of out actual telepathic concrescence to validate that for ourselves. Terrence McKenna wrote about what he labelled TIME WAY ZERO mixing the Mayan calendar with the Ancient Chinese oracle of the I Ching and correlating the hexagrams with the calendar creating a computer programme which “ended in Dec 21 2012 with total NOVELTY.

Terrence McKenna's I Ching Mayan prophecy system

Time wave zero- I ching and Mayan calendar coinciding

 

We are moving into light-speed transformation Now. The old system of consciousness till exists, but it will be transformed as each one of us allows the

Conscious ness to change us. We are all losing our religions as REM prophesied, It’s the end of the world as we know it, and I feel fine.

 

Time Wave zero Baby Boomers - 2012

Time Wave Zero- wave/particle consciousness shifts

We will know longer know ourselves as egos isolated alone, alienated from each other, we will recognize out Oneness. Ekhart Tolle, Byron Katie, Oprah, etc.

we are becoming THE FOOL. The ought/ zero.

The Fool in the tarot is Zero. the beginning the Alpha, the  Soul, ZERO is abstract, the circle is eternal,

like God, the Mayan calendar. We are retruning to our original state of innocence, trust, Be like children said Jesus. we are returning to that innocent, state we are retrunign to our source. Oneness.

the circle, the stone circles of the druids, eternity, the great maw,the Galactic Center.

 

the fool innocence, trust, soul, eternity

The fool is Enlightened allready,

Things will never be the same. Be extremely mindful of every thought you think every feeling, every word and deed . It is time to be loosed from the veils of illusion and freed. 

People who have been working consciously on themselves, the Baby boomers who are now in late 60’s early 70’s like Bob Dylan, the Beatles,Ram Das, early technicians of the sacred, Stuart Brand, Stanislav Grof, and the Indigo children who were born since the 50;s have achieved veryhigh levels of non-ego awareness and are committed to the spiritually conscious way of life, for being spiritual metaphysical messengers. Working with their communities, developing new paradigms there are  so many I can’t list them all here.

Since the first official consciousness raising worldwide event the Harmonic convergence of Aug 16-17 1987 think about how far and how fast We’ve gotten to now.

 So be prepared for Quantum Leaps INTO worlds you may have only glimpsed and not even imagined yet.Expect miracle everyday and no-limitations. You will experience things you may have only sensed in dreams and even the totally unimagined, we are going Collectively down the rabbit hole in the year of the rabbit!!!!!  Alice in Wonderland re-imagined by Tim Burton in 2010 is a huge portend and an archetypal prophesier of the collective consciousness shifts upon us.  Facing the Jabberwocky dragon, no matter how small weak, ill fitted or prepared is what we al have to do. We are all Alice in the looking glass, needing to fight out fears, to become self- autonomous. I believe there is a movie called down the rabbit hole using Quantum Physics as the metaphor for this mirror world.

 Astrologically the planets are corresponding to the Mayan system somewhat.. 

Uranus the planet of Revolutionary Higher consciousness enters ARIES March 11

Beginning a brand new 84-year cycle Uranus has been at the 29 th degree of Pisces, the last critical degree in a whole karmic round Uranus’s revolutionary impulses and its square to the Galactic Center for most of 2011 is shown as the sudden revolutionary urge for freedom in Egypt, Tunisia Libya, Yemen etc. Uranus was in early aries during the Great Depression in 1929. 

Neptune the planet of Spirituality bliss, oneness, enters its’ home sign of Pisces 4/04/011 

When a planet is passing through its home sign it is at its most powerful, it’s just like you, at home!Uranus when it entered its ruling sign of Aquarius in 1995 is when the Internet really took off.Uranus has been transiting Pisces and Neptune has been transiting Aquarius for the last few years binging what’s called mutual reception.Enabling Uranian technology to make us all totally interconnected and conscious of each other’s words instantaneously allowing for revolutions to start from tweets etc.  Neptune will enture Pisces in 2011 and back into Aquarius Aug 6th it won’t finally enter Pisces until 2012

Neptune takes 164 years to orbit the sun. Neptune has been at the pint it was discovered at 25 degrees of Aquarius for most for 2010. Neptune was the first planet discovered by mathematical deduction. So for us earthlings we are having our 2nd birthday consciously of Neptune. Traditionally Jupiter was the ruler of Pisces. Jupiter is in Aries for most of 2011 indicating a new cycle in action from that spiritual dreamy space.

Dream work is going to become extremely popular; telepathy is going to start just happening everywhere. You will not be able to eat that hamburger anymore without sensing the poor animals life which has been so cruelly treated, used, killed, objectified, used so selfishly for greed.  Our ancestors would always thank any life it took because then the animal had sacrificed itself in order to come into a participation mystique a sacred communion with a human life.

So be prepared, as you may feel overwhelmed when all the false bridges between minds come toppling like a great string of dominoes.

There will be a lot of craziness too. As those egos will be naked, unsupported, outcast, ghosts, like cast off fashions, as fast as John Galliano was fired after being caught saying love Hitler, that’s the way it is going to be everywhere! So better get on your knees bous and start redeeming yourselves.

There will be no place to hide, no foxhole, no island. Only a pure and tender heart, and a clear conscience. 

Chiron, the wounded healer is in Pisces Feb 9 where it will stay for the next 8 years.

The only healing is through spiritual healing, compassion, forgiveness, and act as Jesus acted, as the Buddha taught, cast no stones, love thy neighbour. There won’t be an Armageddon, though lots of tyrants like old Gaddafi there will end up committing suicide as his tyrannical insane regime dies.

Smaller cycles: 

LOVE:  Venus in AQUARIUS March March 1st – March 26

Venus Goddess of love, values, money, arts, beauty In Airy revolutionary Aquarius open sour hearts to humanitarian ideals, freedom, innovation, So out with that old stale stodgy relationship or reinvent it. 

ACTION: Mars is in Pisces from Feb 22- APRIL FOOL’S day

Mars in Pisces simmers the testosterone down, heights emotions, defences can go up to protect very tender underbellies, Mars is what we fight for, what we die for, where we are the most deluded, where we are most under the illusion of the macho- see Gaddafi Or Charlie Sheen’s meltdown from drugs, delusions, truth. Pisces is the last sign, on Bliss, oneness, karma; Mars in Pisces is defending the last stand And we can see the event in Libya being mirrored here now. 

The True North Node in Sagittarius March 3- 2012

A new  higher truth 1.5 year cycle of consciousness begins when the North Node of the Moon {The Dragon’s head or Rahu in Vedic Astrology} shows what the collective consciousness is open to. In Sagittarius it is all about expansion of truth, of higher learning of guidance from the Master Teachers in esoteric teachings Jupiter ruler of Sagittarius and of Pisces traditionally, is the home of the Master Teachers. We will collectively be seeking out highest truth, being honest, transparent.  In search of spiritual law sacred law not man made law. From what I understand, the Mayan’s mythology believes that souls emanate from and return to Source.

Through the Galactic Centre, a huge black hole 23 million Light years away but clearly visible as a dark rift, a “cosmic vagina” at the Centre of our Milky Way Galaxy.

This space was and is seen as the birthplace. Doorway to birth and death for all of us. It is our home and destination. In other words it is attuning to the highest Source, it is Feminine in Nature. We are now 1.5 years from the famous Mayan Dec 21 2012 date. It is like the Hebrew Ain Soph Aur the unknowable God/dess head the  “darkness that is all Light.”

At Spring Equinox the North node aligns with the Galactic Center 27 degrees of Sagittarius tropical astrology. 

Almost anything can happen, anywhere anytime. Be at peace within yourself.

Meditate ont he true nature of the selfless Self. See you self everywhere.  You are the Beloved, we are evolving to this place whenwe can turn around and see OURSELF everywehere.

Well its been along  journey,16 Billion years,but really only a blink of an eye.

Are you a particle or are you a wave?

Now what?    

I leave you with the lyrics to Talking Heads David Byrne’s song

Time isn’t holding us,  time isn’t after us, Time isn’t holding us, time doesn’t hold you back

Time isn’t holding us, time isn’t after us, Time isn’t holding us,

Letting the days go by,

Same as it ever was, same as it ever was,

Same as it ever was, same as it ever was.

11:11 REMEMBRANCE DAY RETRO by Tara Greene Psychic

11:11 DNA ENCODED REMEMBRANCE DAY by Tara Greene Psychic Tarot INtuitive Coach Meditations

All material copyright 2010 – infinity Tara Greene

NOVEMBER 11th is marked as Remembrance Day for fallen soldiers in two world wars. Memorial wreaths are laid at monuments and a minute of silence is observed at 11:11 IN THE FALLEN DEAD’S HONOR.  Since I was a child Remembrance Day, marked by the wearing of a red poppy on a lapel signified the remembering and honouring of the shed blood of those who gave their lives in Battles and the poppiesof flander’s Fields from the first world war. It always felt  like a very solemn serious and significant day to me.

Since the 70’s November 11TH took on a far different and even greater depth of MEMORIAL significance.

Through the technology of  digital clocks, over the last 30 years or so  millions of people around the world have taken note of seing repeatedly the sight of the numbers 11:11. This synchronicity Phenomenon on clocks, VCR’s, etc.  spread like a kind of wildfire. It become a worldwide phenomenon of note through word of mouth before the Internet was in use.

Remembrance day, 11:11 morphed from not just a day of the mourning of  “passed” spirits but also  a New Morning of Spiritual Remembrance, a time for remembering our True Selves

On Jan 11, 1992 a woman calling herself Solara created one of the first and largest International Worldwide meditations. Over 144,000 people participated worldwide in groups marking the opening of a Portal or Gateway of consiousness at 11:11 am and pm set to UT.  I took part in

this. Were you part of this?

Solara says 11:11 is a pre-encoded trigger placed into our memory banks prior to our descent into matter. As we advanced technologically we created the mediums to help us to remember. Solara claims that 11:11 triggers a memory of higher consciousness.

Solara claimed since 1987 that a merger is taking place of a Greater Reality, some say it is other dimensions, the 6th or the 22nd, being inserted into our everyday lives, between our vast Cosmic Selves and our physical bodies. Some people call it Ascension.

Solara states that seeing 11:11 quickens the consiousness making us more vibrationally alive.  it helps us to RE-MEMBER our true purpose here on earth. see her 11:11 website for more

The number 11 is called a Master Number; any doubled number is referred to as a Master Number. Master numbers are very powerful because they multiply the energies twofold.

The Number 11 is a visual represenation of a gateway, a portal. It is the number of Duality 1 + 1. It is yin/yang.  It symbolizes all beginnings, the birth canal, and the twin pillars of Solomon at his sacred temple.  we’ll pick up the twin towers symbolism later. Catch my drift?

In the Tarot the number 11 symbol is seen on the Tarot Trump # 2 which is at the root of 11 as the twin pillars – called Joachim and Boaz.  the twin pillars of 11 are the Twin Pillars on the Tree of Life, the outside pillars of Mercy or Severity.

 The KABALAH AND NUMBER 11

In the Kabbalistic Tarot,the 11th Key is called JUSTICE, or Sacred Law, which is Karma and the planet Saturn, symbolized by the Twin scales of Justice, originally the Scales of Ma’at from Ancient Egyptian times and which we still use as the modern symbol of the Law.

In the Kabbalah Justice # 11 is on the 22nd path of the Tree.

#22 is a Higher Vibration of 11.

 

 

 

 

 

Tarot card trump Justice # 11 / 8

11:11 Taror Trump card Justice

11 is Justice also number 8 all Karmic

 

On the Tree of Life in the Kabbakah, the 11th Path, the one emanating from the Crown Chakra at the very top of the Tree of Life is the path of the Fool. Which is Zero- naught and the number 22 combined. The end and the beginning ,all contained in One. So there you have it! We are the end and the beginning.

Seeing 11:11 is an activation, a GENTLE ANGELIC prod, a quickening of your consciousness, it is an alarm bell waking you up to re- member, to put your Self back together, to wake up out of forgetfulness and sleep to your true Higher Self.

11:11 is made up of Four 1’s. In the Tarot the # 1 card is the Magician. The Magician emanates from the crown chakra at the Top of the Sephirot on the Tree of Life as a paired opposite to the Fool.

The Magician is symbolized by the planet Mercury which is Consciousness, awareness, the Mind, communication Itself.

The conscious awareness of seeing 11:11 helps us to realize that an  invisible force, angels, archetypal symbols are silent helpers in our midst lighting out way.

 Solara claims that a great doorway opened on January  11, 1992 and it only allows ONE being through it. We have to become the ONE. Remember in the first MAtrix film where  the oracle asks Neo are you the one?

It is the same question that the hookah smoking caterpillar asks alice in the wonderland. It’s all the same question. There is really only one question. ONE ANSWER. We must all become ONE to go through the doorway which has been open for the last 18 years, only opens once and is destined to close on Nov. 11 2011, which will read as 11:11: 2011 All variations on 11. it is the max 11.

This date also co-incides very closely with Dr. Caleman’s “end date” of the Mayan calendar in Oct 28, 2011 NOT the John Major Jenkins “end date” or the Terrence McKenna or Jose Arguelles “end date” popularized as being on Dec 21, 2012..

 So everytime you see 11:11 OR 12:12, 1:11, 2:22, 3:33, 4:44, 5:55 am or pm REMEMBER it is a Wake up call!

Stop and Pay Attention!  Breath, slow down, ask your Higher Self, Your Guardian Angels for what it is you’re supposed to remember. Be present in the NOW.

 The Astrology the Heavens Above of this 11:11

Astrologically with Justice the Tarot Trump # 11 {sometimes  interchanged with number 8, which also signifies INFINITY, KARMA}. All the symbols infer the same meanings.

The Justice card is the symbol of the Sign of LIBRA. Saturn, which symbolizes Karma is in Libra right now, where it is considered to be exalted. Acting at Saturnine best behaviour as it were. Saturn was involved in the destruction of the World Trade Center Twin Towers on 9/11. Saturn, Lord of Karma was in the Sign of Gemini at the time, the twin sign.

Venus has just re-entered Libra the Sign she rules on the 7th of Nov. {7/11}  Venus is in Retrograde motion now till Nov. 18th. Venus is another symbol of the High Pirestess, as the Goddess in libra she is exceptionally all about Love, Beauty Harmony, the Arts.

VENUS has just risen from her Journey through the Underworld and is visible again as the Morning star since Nov. 4th. Venus is also known as Inanna the Ancient Sumerian Great Goddess.

 We are now phasing in Synch with her Re- risen Phoenix like. Venus is visible in the East at dawn shining so beautifully, and Jupiter King of the Gods is visible in the West in the evening. Jupiter is considered to be Dignified in the sign he co-rules, Pisces. Jupiter is also Retrograde till the 18th. Both planets turn DIRECT WITHIN 5 hours of each other on that date.

So I’m intuiting a sense that since this is the second to Last 11:11 gateway opening before the door shuts And the fact that the Mayan calendar is now in It’s the 7th and Last day – see previous article on Scorpio  New Moon  in November.  This 11:11 remembrance really COUNTS! Our consciousness on this 11:11 really needs to expand to the Heights.

The planets Venus and Jupiter are two very big lights in our local skies.They mark one of two pillars, part of the 11:11 symbolism. Venus in Libra is Love Beauty, Harmony Relationship Jupiter in Pisces is Spiritual expansion, Truth, Inspiration, knowledge, Compassion, ONENESS.

The two planets are synchronistically reflecting our state of evolutionary consciousness Being Retrograde on this particular 11:11 celebration they give us the opportunity to Really RE- member what our essential ONENES is.

Venus lights our daylight cocnsciousness in Libran harmony and balance. so, in the morning when you meditate at 11:11 breathe in Venusian Feminine Goddess Unconditional Love Energy.

In the evening at 11:11 pm call in Jupiter’ in Pisces expansive, truth seeking, inspiring Energy of humour, good-fellowship, forgiveness, compassion, Bliss, endings, karma, Oneness.

MEDITATION for 11:11

Before 11:11 am prepare yourself to ReMember. Get comfortable wherever you are. It is good to purify your aura using smudge, a Native American cleansing natural herbal combo of dried cedar, sage, sweetgrass which is lit and the smoke brushed over your chakras. It is very powerful and effective. Any Natural incense will do the same thing. use your intent. Have your feet flat on the ground and your hands in your lap. Make mudras by putting your first finger and thumb together, this creates a closed energy circuit channel. 

Close your eyes. Put your attention on your third eye, just above the center point of your eyebrows and also towards the inside of the head at the pineal gland, the visoneering gland and to your crown chakra simultaneously. Being two places at once.

11:11 am  Meditation

In  the daylight consciousness time we are tuning into the Feminine. Simply ask to remember who you really are. Consciously bring in the energy of Venus, the Feminine energy. Simply ask to feel Her Unconditional Love for you and for all beings.  Breathe through your Nose and hold for 2 seconds and release through your mouth. Do this 11 times. Breathe and stay with that for 11 minutes if you can. 22 minutes or multiples double numbers ofr as much time as you have.

11:11 pm  NIGHT TIME MEDITATION

At night at 11:11 when the 2nd round of meditation is about to occur prepare yourself again in the same way.  This time at night, the feminine time of the day we are bringing in masculine active oriented energies of Jupiter.  Again ask to remember your God self. Ask to find and rememember your Truth, Your Higher Self, True Oneness. And don’t forget to remember to ask how to laugh again at yourself and all the foibles of this world. Humour is the height of Healing.

By doing a two-fold balancing act of the Masculine and the Feminine at this time I feel this is essential to create Oneness and embody the 11:11 in all its; polarity.

Let me know how this visualization and meditation worked for you.  I am also available to coach individuals on their sacred spiritual journeys back Home.

NAMASTE

TAra

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RETRO-TRINE KARMIC BLESSINGS from Tara Greene Tarot Reader Psychic Adviser

 

Beneficial  RETRO-TRINE KARMIC ENERGY  April  2 to May 2 08

SATURN + PLUTO  KARMIC BLESSINGS-

 

Saturn closely Trines Pluto now blending an easy energy between the Cosmic Cop and Lord of the Underworld. Trines are benevolent aspects highly harmonious. Because of their respective Retrograde motions Pluto and Saturn will be within 2 degrees of the trine from April 2nd till May 2nd.

Planets are more powerfull when moving in Retrograde motion.

 

This Retrograde Trine offers blessings to go over and over our past actions {karma} revisit and examine what we have done, built, created, how we identify ourselves collectively and individually and turn our past actions into dharma-good works.  Saturn is the ruler of Capricorn, he is called the final dispositor of Pluto while he is in Capricorn,so this TRINE has extra OOMPH to it as these energies are more harmonious and receptive.

 

In the Tarot CAPRICORN in the Trumps is Card # 15 THE DEVIL.

                                         THE DEVIL Thoth TAROT DECK

The devil as we popularly think of him was created by the Catholic Church who “demonized” pagans, midwife/herbalists and projected their own very vile wicked, torturous shadows onto the innocent who refused to follow Christianity.

 

The Devil spelled backwards is lived, evil spelled backwards is live.

The Devil card as a teacher, warns against being trapped in matter, by it.

The wisdom of the devil is not to sell your Soul to your ego and think that there is only a material world . Be in the world but not trapped by its needs, contradictions, etc. Matter is the mirror of the spirit world, don’t forget where you originiate from. Ultimately the Devil offers freedom of choice, there is actual evil in the world, and it is what we do about that that counts. Don’t be tempted or taken over by evil entities. Through its association to Capricorn use your ambitions to rise higher, on the peaks of matter, for it is by our deeds, actions and non-actions which we manifest in this world that affects our Souls in the eternal.

 

 

As Saturn represents mater and materiality, hard knocks, matter, discipline, time, limitations, obstacles, old age Saturn is all the karma of Form in this 3rd dimensional world. Saturn in Virgo can be overly conscienscous, too critical, rigid, dogmatic, miserly.

Saturn in Virgo conserves the earth, disciplines health, organizes everything, details, analyses, helps us to focus on what to serve.

Pluto in Capricorn rules Big Business which it will slowly for better or worse restructure, demolish and rebuild. Saturn is Lord of Karma and hard work, rules Capricorn.  Pluto in the symbolic High Noon house asks us from our souls to find out where we want to shine brightest. Pluto as Lord of Death asks us to look at what our legacy is, as a culture, as humans at this particular place in time, as individuals, part of a collective.

 

So in this Retro grade grace period trine lets us also examine our beliefs about matter, the body, form, how attached we are to it, and to see experience and know that ultimately the material world of form our individual egos, and all the material goods that “matter” so much to us, are themselves only an illusion, in time, and that in itself is an illusion MAYA.

Pluto Lord of Souls can take us beyond it all, and help us to manifest more soulful ways of living at all levels.

Is your work right livlehood? That is, does it benefit people, is it harmless? Does it have no malignant or ruthless aspects to it? Is your work ultimately connected to nefarious people, companies, sharks?

I suppose all government, banks, police forces, big corporations, hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, paint manufacturers, supermarkets, clothing companies, energy corporations, record companies, toy manufacturers,real estate agents- in short, virtually almost every business comes under the wrong livlihood umbrella when examined back to its roots.  Let’s just try to be more aware and clean this up.


Let’s bend and stretch our imaginations the best and fastest vehicle to travel in beyond the illusion, go through the wall so to speak and in more ways than one and connect with what is “real.” Ultimately only our “souls” are real, our hearts.

 

We can all being forgive ourselves and others their past transgressions, never mind what you didn’t do, regret or feel guilty about.

 

Regenerate and restructure your life now, rebuild bridges, careers, especially career as Saturn is in the natural 6th house of work and Pluto in Capricorn is the natural 10th house of career and wordly standing. This applies to everyone.

 

TAURUS, VIRGO, CAPRICORN BENEFICIAL TRINE TIME

 

This RETRO-TRINE gives us easy access to review our life direction, wills, take accounting, reorganize at all levels for everyone.

ALL EARTH SIGNS are in a very strong powerfull period now and for years to come. You’re the guys who do all the hard work and build it all so go to it. But reflect now on what and how and why you’re building and manifesting so much.

Natal Sun is at 2 degrees of Taurus, that is if your born April 22 or April 23rd I know a couple of people born these days, make sure you use this energy now. if you’re born Aug 24 or 25 early Virgos, or if you’re born at Xmas time, December 24 or 25th you get the benefits exactly on your Suns..

 

SAGITTARIUS, ARIES, GEMINI, CANCER, LIBRA, PISCES

 

Conversely people born in early Aries and Libra are getting kicked in the butt right now from Pluto Squaring their Suns.

Cancer Suns gets the two way effect of the opposition from Pluto. Early Pisceans get the oppositional kick in the butt from Saturn. The Trine will soften the kick.

For Pisceans Saturn opposite your Sun is helping you to bring your dreams into the manifest world.

For Cancerians build that dream house, that long term relationship, great time to get pregnant have a child, settle down, get that security.

 

Early Gemini’s and Sagittarians get the Square from Saturn in Virgo. Gemini you need the slap in the face of reality to ground you, this’ll soften the blow. You’ll be glad after. It’ll be easier for you to slow down and think about things like your future, what you’re building in your life, your long term goals, develop a little patience and persistence. You need that, even though Gemini’s are the Archetype of Peter Pan, figure out how to have fun while working hard and building.  Finish what you start, make sure you do your taxes and maybe think about life insurance and long term security investments. See yourself at the top and make a plan or hire a coach to help you, ditch the disorganization, get rid of most of the distractions, vow to stop procrastinating, think about what lasts, settle down.

 

For the fire Sagittarius it’s good to slow down and get grounded about where you’re flying off to in your life. You need to actually manifest in 3D your wildest dreams. Follow up on tat book you were going to finish, get rid of the clutter, get into the gym, remember you do have a body, take care of it, check up on your investments, but some land for the future, get some credentials if you need them, start teaching what you know, take yourself seriously. You’ve always been ahead of the crowd, validate that.

 

For ARIES patience will help you finish the races you start. Put all your great ideas into one big project, plan, build it, it will happen, stick with it.

You won’t like it, it will feel inhibiting but give it a try. It’s all in your mind anyway. This is what you need, build more projects, businesses, tactics, skills. Clean up your yard. Settle down a bit.

 

For the air signs Librans who gets the Pluto Square, it’s time to take stock of yourself. Don’t ask anyone else what they think or how they’d do it, don’t worry about the latest trend and fashion, and don’t worry about being a social outcast or being –heavens forbid-single! Make friends with yourself,

Review everything that’s likable, nay lovable about you and feel good about that. Decide what you can build, your ideal career, the office furnishings, the dinner parties, the networking all of it.

 

Last but not least LEO SCORPIO AQUARIUS

What about those early Leos Aquarians and Scorpios, those fixed signs? You’re either being quincunxed by Pluto if you’re an early Leo and by Saturn in Virgo if an early Aquarian. A Quincunx is a 150 degree angle that is irritating and holding you back from taking your full power until you get the kinks out and the Trine will help you iron it all out. The elements do not talk to each other, fire and earth and air and earth don’t mix it up ya see.

Early Scorpios are getting the nice ‘n easy Sextile, no it’s not sexy enough for you Scorpio’s but it’s kind of a huggy cozy squeeze from both Saturn and Virgo, so don’t go obsessing about the deeper meaning of it all just use it. Nice ‘n easy aren’t two words which are usually on the tip of your tongue so this is a lesson in a new format for a change.