Category Archives: RWS Card Meanings

RWS Tarot Card Meanings: The Lovers

In the heart of the Garden of Eden stands the mighty Tree of Life and the great Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil. Since the beginning, man and woman has lived in harmony in their shade. But now, the serpent lies in wait, silently biding his time. For the serpent knows that a time of separation is near. The man’s gaze has wandered to the sensuality of the woman, for her own gaze is locked on the Divine. Lust has a way of complicating things, but is it truly lust that grips the man? Could it be that he sees the Divine shining through the woman he has known for so long? Continue reading

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RWS Tarot Card Meanings: The Hierophant

Between two worn pillars sits the commanding presence of the Divine in our world. To him belongs the ancient rites and ceremonies of the High Priest, for only he truly understands their meaning. With each holy sacrament comes the blessing of the Divine, and a greater connection to the sacred spark of the Divine within. For there, silently nestled between the established pillars of tradition rests the secret knowledge of Divine experience and an inspiration revealed only through the passage of time. Continue reading

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RWS Tarot Card Meanings: The Emperor

On the throne sits the High King, absolute and unwavering. To him belongs all the power of his great realm. For with the passage of time has come great success and wealth. And yet, behind his study gaze is a hidden wisdom. The Great King assess all around him, for he is the true center of his kingdom. As a stronghold, he guards all within the borders of his kingdom, maintaining the order he has wrought from chaos. Continue reading

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RWS Tarot Card Meanings: The Empress

At the end of the winding waterfall she sits, awaiting your notice. To you she offers all the passion of life. Behind her gaze is an eagerness, an anticipation of what is to come. Around her all life seems to hold some fascination for you. The fields of wheat sway in the breeze, a harbinger of what awaits from the nourishment and sustenance of life. For this woman is the embodiment of all forms of beauty. Continue reading

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RWS Tarot Card Meanings: The High Priestess

Nestled between two great pillars she sits, awaiting the arrival of those who seek for her. On her head is a crown of times past and in her hands she holds the scroll of spiritual law. Hers is the great mystery of self, and she beckons those daring enough to look deeper. Behind the veil she guards is the sacred pool, ever flowing, ever constant. For hers is the beauty of the stars and all they govern. Continue reading

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RWS Tarot Card Meanings: The Magician

In his hand the man holds the power of the universe. To him, all doors are open and filled with possibility. He has become one with the flow of creation. Clothed in red and white robes, his very appearance conveys mysteries otherwise unknown. But all may not be as it first appears. For who can fathom the great mysteries by sight and sight alone? Continue reading

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RWS Tarot Card Meanings: The Fool

A young man is just beginning his journey, the sun warm at his back. In his head is the blissful melody of song only he can hear. Each step forward into the unknown is as fluid as it is confident. He barely hears the dog barking at his heels. To him the dog’s warning makes no difference, as The Fool is determined to explore the unknown. Continue reading

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