The Magician - Tarot Symbolism


Symbolism of Major Arcana in Tarot Reading

The Magician

Roses - Desires
8 in Horizontal Position - Infinity
Magician hands - One of the main Hermetic Laws "As Above so it is Down"
Magician Body - Form Hebrew Letter Aleph
Wand - Ability to Direct Natural Forces
Black Hair Tied With White Stripe - Knowlege Over the Ignorance
Belt - a Snake Urboros as a Symbol of Eternity
Table - Magician Altar
Objects on the table - Wand/Fire, Cup/Water, Sword/Air, Pentacle/Earth
White Robe - Innocence and Purity
Red Robe - Knowledge and Experience
White Lilies and red Roses - Duality Between Passive and Active Principal

Fool Magician High Priestess Empress Emperor Hierophant Lovers Chariot Strength
Hermit Wheel of Fortune Justice Hanged Man Death Temperance Devil Tower Star
Moon Sun Judgement World