Astrology & Tarot : The Keys to Unlock the Future
Astrology and Tarot reading are popular since ancient times and is used world wide. Today everyone is curious to know their sun-signs, future and their life. Astrology is the study of the horoscope, birth-chart, which is drawn up accordingly to your time, date and place of birth. We all are familiar with reading the interpretations of the horoscope or stars are taken into account each of the twelve “sun-signs” in the zodiac. Each planet in our solar system also passes in through the 12 zodiac astrology signs. Astrology is defined as the art of diving into the fate or destiny of persons from the positions of the Sun, Moon and other planets. In the same way, the Tarot cards are placed in the hands of an experienced and gifted psychic, the results may be accurate.
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The signs of the zodiac and astrology are generally accepted in our society and culture, so it is logical for Tarot to be treated in the same way. It is certainly accurate and the good psychic reader always says - “your future lies in the cards.” Those who have tried will tell you that it certainly does. The Tarot is a deck of 78 pictures cards that has been used for centuries to reveal hidden truths. In the past few years, interests in Tarot have grown tremendously as more and more people seek extra insight and answers to their problems.
Tarot and Astrology both work with symbols and these symbols bring up a new questions. The main thing is the interpretation done in a proper way. The abstract signs in the chart are translated into images and figures. The use of figurative language is common to Astrology and Tarot. The creation of the Tarot cards does not define us abstract symbols as they need to be translated into pictures before they mean anything it gives us complete images of our inner-life. The Tarot is a great complement to Astrology. The Tarot is also about the symbols. And just like Astrology, they need to be interpreted. Both the systems complement each other in practical way of predictions.
The Major Arcana of the Tarot is meant to be understood as an exact depiction of the ages of our lives from birth to death. There are 12 signs of the zodiac and ten planets which is also equal to the 22 cards of the Major Arcana.The twenty two phase of our life are described by the Tarot as a hidden codex for astrological cycles. It is quite easy to identify each of the twenty-two steps in our spiritual development as it has been hidden in the Tarot. When we go through the connection between Tarot and Astrology, we must remember that other planetary cycles affect us all through our life, such as the Jupiter returns every 12 years and then Saturn returns every twenty-eight years.
Astrology uses the four elements and qualities of water, fire, and earth to reflect various ways of expressing energy. Water reflects feelings and emotions. Fire symbolizes imagination and creativity. Air is connected with the intellect and the capacity to think. Earth associated with the body and its material needs. The four suits in the Minor Arcana express the many aspects of life’s experiences using a similar way. Cups are connected to water and emotions, relationships, feelings. Wands relates to fire and the imagination. Swords are associated with air and intellectual thinking, communication.Pentacles are connected with Earth and the material world. The Pages which are not related to any astrological sign indicates the potential contained in each of the four elements.
Certainly, Tarot and Astrology are connected deep down somewhere and use same underlying principles to predict the things. However, astrology is more structured and science-like in nature, and Tarot depends more on psychic intuition while forecasting about events. Tarot and Astrology are complementary to each other and should be used together for greater accuracy in predictions.