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The traditional tarot deck consists of two sets of cards, one having 22 pictures (the major arcana), such as the Fool, the Devil, Temperance, the Hermit, the Sun, the Lovers, the Hanged Man, and Death.
The meanings of the figures and numbers on tarot cards vary greatly among tarot readers and advocates, many of whom find connections between tarot and cabala, astrology, I Ching, ancient Egypt, and various other occult and mystical notions.
Tarot cards are usually read by a fortune-teller, though in these days of New Age Enterprise, anyone can buy a deck with instructions on how to discover your real self and actualize your true potential.
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 Tarot Cards
Tarot cards, sometimes called "the book of divination of the gypsies," are known traditionally as a deck of 78 cards with various pictures on them.
The tarot card deck is made up of essentially two parts: 56 pictorial cards that are surprisingly similar to a regular deck of playing cards and 22 additional cards called the major arcane.
The use of tarot cards does not seem to be a religion in the sense that it does not involve the worship of deities.
www.allabouttheoccult.org /tarot-cards.htm   (962 words)

 Tarot Card Meanings: "Temperance"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Every Tarot deck has its own images and symbolism which must then be filtered through the psyche of the reader and the context of the question.
Temperance is a card of moderation, of balance.
Temperance is the card of the moderator, the facilitator, the conciliator.
www.wyrdology.com /scrying/tarot/temperance.html   (222 words)

 Temperance: Tarot Card Meaning
Temperance represents changing one thing into another, or a catalyst for change.
This is a card for manifesting an idea or desire into the material world.
Drawing this card indicates that you will have the ability to bring about desirable outcomes, or turn a negative situation into an extremely positive one.
www.thelostfound.com /tarot/cards/meanings/temperan.html   (120 words)

 Temperance (Tarot card) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Temperance (Italian: La Temperanza) is a Major Arcana Tarot card, numbered VI or VII in the oldest Italian decks, but XIV in the Tarot de Marseille and in most contemporary decks.
In those schools, the cups in Temperance’s hands are the functional equivalent of scales, and Temperance, like Maat, an Egyptian goddess of wisdom, judges the soul’s worth before passing it on to the beasts of the underworld.
Temperance is associated through its cross sum (the sum of the digits) with The Hierophant.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Temperance_(Tarot_card)   (812 words)

 Intuitive Tarot - Temperance
Temperance challenges us to test all that is around us so we can come to a balanced state of awareness.
Temperance is a constant understanding of life and how all actions are balanced out in the larger picture.
Temperance flows like a stream and steadily finds its way through whatever difficulties life may put in its way.
www.intuitivetarot.com /temperance.html   (182 words)

 Temperance - a Difficult Card? - Aeclectic Tarot Forum
For example, in a reading I tried to do recently, Temperance appeared in the place of 'internal forces' in a simple experimental spread - the querent's question was about self development both in a material and spiritual sense, and I confess I was somewhat at a loss to interpret the card.
If Death is a transformation and the end of a cycle, then Temperance is the wisdom gained after having gone through a full cycle of the seasons, through night and through day; balance and harmony achieved by living through and thus understanding the full range of experience.
Temperance appeared in the place of 'internal forces' in a simple experimental spread - the querent's question was about self development both in a material and spiritual sense, and I confess I was somewhat at a loss to interpret the card.
www.tarotforum.net /showthread.php?t=8769   (1385 words)

 Tarot Card and Tarot Reading Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The picture on this card shows a hand holding a cup and this is reaching out from a cloud and presenting the cup to a person who is surrounded by leaves and there is a hill in the background and many trees.
This card shows a woman standing in the centre of the card and all she is wearing is a piece of cloth draped around her body leaving her breasts bare.
This card depicts the Moon in the centre of the card and on either side is a dog barking in the night.
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 Tarot online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The 14 cards in each suit consist of an Ace, nine cards numbered 2 through 10, and four court cards (not dissimilar from the structure of 52-card bridge/poker playing card decks, except that bridge/poker playing card decks have three court cards rather than four).
The four court cards (or face cards) of the tarot deck traditionally consist of the King, the Queen, the Knight and the Page (or Knave).
In the Western world today, the Tarot is usually seen either as a means of divination, the practice of ascertaining information from supernatural or other sources, or, in a more modern view, as a psychological tool for accessing the unconscious.
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 Tarot and Rune Jewelry at Celtic Desires
Large Temperance Pendant with Amber Stone - Symbolism of the Temperance Tarot Card: An angel of light, with the sign of the sun on his forehead, stands with one foot on earth and one in water, pouring water between two cups.
Small Temperance Pendant - Symbolism of the Temperance Tarot Card: An angel of light, with the sign of the sun on his forehead, stands with one foot on earth and one in water, pouring water between two cups.
Temperance Figurine Pendant with Choice of Stone - Symbolism of the Temperance Tarot Card: An angel of light, with the sign of the sun on his forehead, stands with one foot on earth and one in water, pouring water between two cups.
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 DragonWeave Major Arcana Tarot Card Jewelry - Sterling Silver with Semi-Precious Stones
Tarot Card Meaning: This wheel determines the rise and fall of every man's fate, this is the wheel of destiny and of change.
A card of transformation and transition, perhaps the death of an old attitude that was harmful.
Tarot Card Meaning: Temperance means moderation and balance, the harmonious integration of different people or ideas, or of opposing aspects of one's personality.
www.dragonweave.com /tarot-third-four.html   (286 words)

 The Golden Dawn Magical Tarot Deck   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Unique to this deck are the two Temperance cards, as specified by the Order of the Golden Dawn, but nowhere in the book can I find why or what they mean or what to do with them.
The style of the cards is similar to a number of other recent tarots, forgive me that I can't quite remember their names at the moment.
Tarot card images are Copyright © by the copyright holder (generally the publisher).
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 The History of the Temperance Card   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Temperance is universally depicted as pouring water from one jug to another.
Another piece of evidence is that Temperance, alone among the virtues of the Tarot de Marseille, is depicted consistently with angel wings.
Perhaps the Tarot de Marseille designer was able to rationalize the promotion of Temperance by giving her wings and having her follow Death, in juxtaposition with the Devil.
www.tarothermit.com /temperance.htm   (872 words)

 22 Card Tarot Spread
The cubic cross reveals divisions of the Tarot that are not often considered -- into pairs, indicated by opposite sides of the cubes; and into fives, indicated by each cube.
It suggests the pivotal importance of the cards numbered five, ten, fifteen, and twenty; each of which sums up the meaning of the four cards that precede it.
The capping card on top of the cube is the Hierophant, who is hermaphroditic and embraces both Spirit and the world.
www.supertarot.co.uk /spread/22car.htm   (516 words)

 Meaning of the Temperance Tarot Card
Sagittarius is an expansive sign and Temperance is, on a surface level, about "tempering." Butler points out that the original pouring from cup to cup might have been about cutting wine with water.
Temperance may be, at first glance, a warning to the Querent to "temper" their behavior, to cut their wine with water.
This is one of the hardest cards to interpret.
www.aeclectic.net /tarot/learn/meanings/temperance.shtml   (648 words)

 Temperance Tarot Layout by Thalia Took--Tarot Air tarot spread tarot layout element Card Wicca Witch Pagan Art Cards ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Cards 2 and 3: Card 2 represents the fire, and card 3 the water, the two elements that go into your work, a central tension and theme to explore.
Card 4: This card is the solid base, your knowledge and learning, training and past experience, the technical skills that will go into this.
Card 5: This card represents the deep draughts of water through your roots, the connection to soul, and numinous experiences.
www.thaliatook.com /temperancespread.html   (249 words)

 Temperance - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Temperance Bar, Bars of the temperance movement opposed to alcohol
Temperance movement, movement to reduce the amount of alcohol consumed
Temperance (Tarot card), a Major Arcana Tarot card
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Temperance   (91 words)

 Tarot Card Meanings: XIIII - Temperance
The combining of varied substances serves as imagery for the merging of diverse forces to create a new whole, for cooperation, coordination, a harmonious balance, looking for a middle ground, achieving healing, and recovery.
Temperance signifies that moderation is necessary to modify passions and maintain harmony in relationships, and to build on tolerance and cooperation in groups.
In a negative situation, Temperance characteristics are indecision, inconstancy, excess, obsession, and lack of control.
www.astrocenter.com /us/popup/tarot14.aspx   (131 words)

 Tarot Card Meanings Temperance
I call her the *fake it till you make it* card, for in truth if we are working at keeping the emotions in balance then they are not in balance at all.
Thus Temperance is a symbol of the individual endeavouring to balance the emotional attachments and reactions to feelings of duality and separation which arise from the causal level within us.
When Temperance is seen reversed then it means that the cracks are starting to show and that the individual is no longer able to maintain such a good pretence.
www.toniallen.co.uk /temperance.html   (904 words)

 Major Arcana Tarot Card Meanings
Unlike the Minor Arcana, they do not correspond to playing cards and their meanings are not to be taken lightly.
These 22 cards are believed to be far older than the rest of the deck and are filled with symbolism.
The timeless archetypes depicted on Tarot cards deal with nothing less than the origin of life, the nature of God and humanity, cycles of existence, and one's place and meaning in the universe.
www.thelostfound.com /tarot/cards/meanings/major.html   (157 words)

 Review: Tarot Card Board
The space marked zero is generally used for the significator and the space numbered 11 is used to hold the remainder of the deck.
The meanings for the Major Arcana cards are listed on the right side of the card spaces and the meanings for the Minor Arcana and Court cards, by suit, are listed on the left side of the card spaces.
The case is large enough to hold the board, the booklet and a deck of cards.
www.tarotpassages.com /board.htm   (600 words)

 Tarot Card readings in Chicago. Judgement card
It is the card which registers the accomplishment of the great work of transformation in answer to the summons of the Supernal--which summons is heard and answered from within.
Let the card continue to depict, for those who can see no further, the Last judgment and the resurrection in the natural body; but let those who have inward eyes look and discover therewith.
They will understand that it has been called truly in the past a card of eternal life, and for this reason it may be compared with that which passes under the name of Temperance.
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 TattooSymbol.com | Tarot Symbols: Temperance   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
A winged angel, with the sign of the sun upon his forehead and the square and triangle of the number seven on his breast is a figure that is neither male nor female.
Under the rule of temperance, we know in our rational mind something of where we came and where we are going.
Temperance is a card that represents economy, moderation, frugality, management, and accommodation.
www.tattoosymbol.com /tarot/14.html   (183 words)

 Lucky Number Thirteen: The Death Card-Tarot Articles-Grandpa's General Store
In the Robin Wood Tarot deck, the Death card portrays the transformative message that is at the heart of the Thirteenth card.
This card is the Cosmic Father, a promise of warmth and affection.
It must be mentioned that the cards hold meanings not only in and of themselves, but in relation to the position they fall in the spread, and the other cards surrounding them.
www.grandpasgeneral.com /ltarot13.html   (3071 words)

When you mix the cards and focus on receiving guidance, you magnetize the specific energy of those cards that are attracted to your question.
Keep in mind that the purpose of a Tarot Card Reading is to bring clarity and direction into your daily life.
Temperance requires balance and harmony as we are challenged to negotiate and solve conflicts in a peaceful manner.
www.homestead.com /arcana1/TAROT.html   (1523 words)

 ATHENA'S History of The Tarot Cards and their meanings
Even though it is likely that the Tarot Cards originated in the European Renasissance and not in Ancient Egypt or Atlantis, it does not mean they have no special significance.
Over time the two Tarot decks have been put together, the images refined, and interesting systems developed by which to interpret the symbols within these Tarot card decks for use in divination.
The major arcana cards in the Tarot depict 22 spiritual lessons in allegorical fashion.
www.ladyathena.com /online_psychic_realm/tarot_cards/tarot_cards.htm   (437 words)

 DragonWeave Tarot Card Jewelry: Sterling Silver Pendands and Earrings
Tarot cards are available as large, semi-precious stone pendants, smaller silver pendants, and as smaller silver earrings.
The Tarot is a psychological and philosophical system consisting of 78 cards divided into the Major Arcana and the Minor Arcana.
A modern reading of the Tarot cards consists of shuffling the deck, drawing cards, arranging them in a pattern or "spread", and interpreting the symbols in relation to a question or current life influences.
www.dragonweave.com /wellstone-tarot-cards.html   (333 words)

 Temperance - Tarot Cards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The meaning of the Temperance card is easier to understand if we call it "Moderation." It personifies the healthy opposite of the next card in the Tarot game - the Devil (XV), which stands for immoderation.
Harmony, balance, composure, and peace of mind are the elements that characterize Temperance.
This card, then, portrays the joyous experience of being healthy and inwardly balanced, liking and treating ourselves well.
www.ortalastrology.com /tarot/Temperance-TarotCards.htm   (97 words)

While some of the Majors are incorporated into the deck, such as the Emperor, Temperance, and The Pope), the 50 card Mantegna deck has a completely different order and intent--for example, Temperance is grouped with the cardinal virtues, not a bridge between Death and the Devil.
The human condition (cards 1-10) (E) The nine Muses and Apollo (cards 11-20) (D) Arts and Sciences (cards 21-30) (C) Geniuses and Virtues (cards 31-40) (B) The Planets and Celestial Spheres (cards 41-50) (A) The silver foil design on each card matches the card backs, but the colors are different for each strata.
The first 10 cards' background is pink-peach and silver; the Nine Muses and Apollo, peacock blue and silver; the Liberal Arts cards, sea green on silver; the Cardinal Virtues, ice blue on silver; and the Heavenly Spheres, pale yellow on silver.
tarotpassages.com /mantegnasilver.htm   (854 words)

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