Special Sub-Topic: Tarot Cards - Name That Reading!
|Which card represents indecision and retreat in the reverse orientation?|
Seven of Wands - Lord of Valor. The Seven of Wands is one of fourteen cards in the Suit of Wands. When upright, the card represents successful advancement.
|Which of the following cards has a negative meaning in both orientations?|
The Tower. The Tower is one of the twenty-two cards that make up the Major Arcana. When upright, it symbolizes disruption and conflict, and when reversed it symbolizes negativity and restriction.
|Which of the following cards is a symbol of imagination in the upright orientation?|
The Page of Cups. The Page of Cups is one of fourteen cards that make up the Suit of Cups. In its reverse orientation it symbolizes deception.
|What does the Strength card symbolize in the reverse orientation?|
Power wrongly used. The Strength card is one of twenty two cards of the Major Arcana. In the upright orientation it symbolizes self-control.
|Which of the following, when in the reverse orientation, means the closest thing to the Two of Cups in the reverse orientation?|
The Sun. The Two of Cups is the second card in the Suit of Cups and represents the Lord of Love. In the upright orientation it symbolizes affection and love while in the reverse orientation it symbolizes separation, divorce, and unfaithfulness in marriage. The Sun is the nineteenth card in the Major Arcana. In the upright orientation it symbolizes contentment and happiness on attaining success, while in the reverse orientation it represents troubled partnerships and marriage.
|The knight of which suit represents a stoic and indifferent person in the upright orientation?|
Pentacles & Knight of Pentacles. The Knight of Pentacles is also known as the Lord of the Wild and Fertile Land. In the reverse orientation it represents a greedy and grasping person.
|In the upright orientation, what does The Fool represent?|
Beginnings. The Fool is the very first card of the deck, number zero in the Major Arcana. In the reverse orientation it represents ill-advised risks.
|Which card represents the Child of the Forces of Time?|
The Devil. The Devil is the fifteenth card in the Major Arcana. In the upright orientation it represents a desire for material wealth, while in the reverse orientation it represents true evil. It also represents the Lord of the Gates of Matter.
|The Six of Swords, Lord of Earned Success, is symbolic of which of the following when in the upright orientation?|
Gradual change. The Lord of Earned Success is the sixth card in the Suit of Swords. When reversed, it symbolizes unexpected change.
|The occult began using Tarot cards in order to warn, frighten, and control their enemies. Etteilla was the first to issue a revised Tarot deck to the occult, believing that the deck was derived from a certain spell book. What is the book Etteilla believed was the source of Tarot cards?|
the Book of Thoth & Book of Thoth & Thoth. Etteilla (also known as Jean-Baptiste Alliette) believed that Tarot cards came from the Book of Thoth. The Book of Thoth was a book of powerful magic spells supposedly written by Thoth, the god of writing and knowledge, that appeared in Ancient Egypt in the Ptolemaic period. Two major spells were found in the book: one that gave the reader the ability to understand the speech of animals, and one that would allow the reader to understand the gods themselves.
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