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Topic: The Hanged Man

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  Meaning of the Hanged Man Tarot Card
A man hanging by one foot from a Tau cross - sometimes from a bar or tree.
Hanging from the world tree, wounded by a spear, given no bread or mead, he hung for nine days.
The Hanged Man, in similar fashion, is a card about suspension, not life or death.
www.aeclectic.net /tarot/basics/hangedman.shtml   (624 words)

 Intuitive Tarot - The Hanged Man
The Hanged Man hangs from legs that are crossed which depict a hanging on to one position but still looking from another.
In the tarot the Hanged Man is always the card prior to official change and it usually represents the hope and fear of a different more challenging path.
The Hanged Man symbolizes the revelation that life is different depending on whichever way you choose to look at it.
www.intuitivetarot.com /hangedman.html   (229 words)

 Concerning a Hanged Man before a Hinged Door
Therefore a man who is hung right side up is rising, whereas if a man wishes to descend (or for his spirit to descend) he might wish to point himself in the right direction, i.e., downward or upside-down.
Thus we have growing evidence, albeit from disparate sources that the Hanged Man may be read "coming and going" as the old Lion King about to be disposed, and the neonate Son-King held aloft at the moment of his birth.
Perhaps our upside-down Hanged Man is being dipped into the mighty waters, recreating the posture of the emerging infant in an act of sympathetic magic through imitation.
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 The Hanged Man - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The twist on this card is that the hanged man's upside downness may eventually destroy him in later cards (such as death or the tower).
Receiving the hanged man should be a warning to look out for excessive independence at the expense of a person's own well being.
The Hanged Man is often associated with Odin, the primary god of the Norse Pantheon.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/The_Hanged_Man   (947 words)

 XII The Hanged Man
In the case of the Hanged Man he has forsaken his body, sexuality, and matters of the material world as a last step in completing a spiritual cycle, as in the case of a bodhisattva who forsakes his own entry into Nirvana to help other people.
As an interesting twist on these stories, some of the old Hanged Man cards were titled Il Traditore, the Traitor, and referred to the tradition of punishing traitors by hanging them upside down and publishing their hung image as a so called shame poster.
Another aspect of the Hanged Man is that he is in a state of transition himself, still dancing around the wheel of incarnations, awaiting birth into a new form.
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 The Hanged Man - Tarot Cards
The Hanged Man, superficially seen, primarily means that we are stuck and in a dilemma.
However, with more thorough consideration we can see that in the external immobility there is a forced repose, as well as the necessity and opportunity to achieve a transformed view of the world and change one's life.
) even be a positively seen 'hanging on', which on the one hand means apparently insurmountable difficulties, yet on the other hand presents that unique situation that requires the greatest effort, and therefore calls the entire person into action.
www.ortalastrology.com /tarot/TheHangedMan-TarotCards.htm   (147 words)

 eReader.com: Excerpt from The Hanged Man's Song
The fl man began to turn in his wheelchair, his dark eyes coming around through the narrow, fashionable glasses, the gun turning, the gun looking like a toy.
The quiet sounds came back: the soprano, the cars, an airplane, a bird, and the fl man: almost subliminally, the air squeezed out of his dying lungs and across his vocal cords, producing not a moan, but a drawn-out vowel oooohhhh.
The fl man didn't move and Carp pushed the skinny body with a foot, and the body, already insubstantial, shoulders and legs skeletal, small skull like a croquet ball, flopped with the slackness of death.
www.ereader.com /product/book/excerpt/16358?book=The_Hanged_Mans_Song   (1404 words)

 The Hanged Man tarot card interpretation
The Hanged Man’s legs are crossed in the same way as those of the Emperor forming a number 4, the number which rules one’s sense of “I AM” and ego.
In some ancient tarot decks the Hanged Man was depicted letting go of money bags to symbolise both the renunciation of any reward, either financial or spiritual, from action, and that one’s knowledge of life thus far may yet be inadequate.
Here the Hanged Man comes up saying that the time is never “right” and that if they truly desire to have children that they need to get started rather than wait until it is too late.
www.toniallen.co.uk /thehangedman.html   (883 words)

 Hanged Man - Tarotpedia
The Rosenwald Sheet shows a man hanging from a horizontal stick that is placed between two vertical poles.
Although The Hanged Man would once most likely have been interpreted as a punishment, somewhere along the way it came to symbolise a change of perspective, new points of view and spiritual revelations – the card shows physical immobility and restrictions, but freedom and power of the mind.
Other than that, the Hanged Man may signify a sense of being caught in between two opposites and a time of suspension, when you don’t really feel you have your two feet on the ground.
www.tarotpedia.com /wiki/index.php?title=Hanged_Man&printable=yes   (583 words)

 Tarot - Hanged Man
The Hanged Man is one of those Major Arcana cards which tend to have a rather poor reputation - undeservedly, in my opinion.
In fact, the Hanged Man can often indicate a period of apparent inertia, where new concepts and tenets are being absorbed.
In a sense, we can see the Hanged Man as an outgrowth of the Emperor - though now it is not the material world which is the object of his aspiration - it is the spiritual realm in which he is interested.
www.angelpaths.com /majors/hanged2.html   (429 words)

 Tarot of the Spirit - The Hanged Man   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
The Hanged Man’s eyes are closed, and there is beatific smile on his face.
The Hanged Man is willingly suspended upside down on the cross, as indicated by the loose rope that around his ankle and the beatific smile upon his face.
The swirling bands of blue and green reflect the Hanged Man’s submersion in the watery cosmic womb from which all forms are born.
www.docstrange.com /Tarot/TOS_HangedMan.asp   (531 words)

 12 - Hanged Man
A serpent with a red and fl head descends the tree toward the man. On the ground nearby is a fennel stalk, in the hollow center of which a fire glows.
Pendens ("hanging") is a participle of pendeo, which means, of course, to hang, but also means: to be strung up for punishment, to hang on a tree, to be posted (e.g.
However, the Hanged Traitor is unique in that it represents a voluntary reversal of fortune, a voluntary sacrifice for the sake of greater good, for which Prometheus is the prototype (SB&G 58).
www.cs.utk.edu /~mclennan/BA/PT/M12.html   (4127 words)

 Voice of the Hanged Man
The Hanged Man dangles all alone between earth [earth and water] and sky [air and fire].
Le Pendu, The Hanged Man, symbolizes the universal sun myth, which has been called the basis of religion wherever a dying god is worshipped....the coming of spring...
As to the significance of the Hanged Man's being bound by the foot, it is the foot that touches earth, and hence the whole relation of spirit to matter may be seen in the form of the hanged man's bondage.
www.moonchild.ch /Tarot/major/Hanged/12Voice.html   (613 words)

 Review - Legacy of a Hanged Man by Peter J Hedge
While hanging is no longer a form of legal punishment in the United Kingdom, many countries around the world still use the death penalty for certain crimes.
Legacy of a Hanged Man, is a provocative account of a young man facing the death penalty.
When author Victor Sutherland is offered the writings of a young man hanged for murder, he cannot resist the temptation to read and so we read with him.
www.booklore.co.uk /PastReviews/HedgePeterJ/LegacyOfAHangedMan/LegacyOfAHangedManReview.htm   (731 words)

 The Hanged Man
The Hanged Man is in a state of solitude and submission to divine will, he hangs suspended between the forces of heaven and earth and his sacrifice brings him mystical knowledge and redemption.
This reveals a cryptic identification between the Hanged Man and the central figure in the 1934 drawing, who in turn is identifiable with Picasso.
The origin of the Hanged Man is said to be connected with the sacrifice of Odin, the chief of the Norse gods, who according to mythology, hung upside down in a tree for nine days to gain entry to the underworld and learn the meaning of the runes.
web.org.uk /picasso/hanged_man.html   (546 words)

 Hanged Man   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
The Hanged Man represents the way you are perceived when you dance to the rhythm of a different drummer.
The Hanged Man brings the message: know yourself and your way, discover your purpose and turn your life around for it, regardless of the opinions of others.
Neptune is the planet associated with The Hanged Man, appropriate since before the Lord of Oceans was known as a planet, the Element of Water was The Hanged Man's associate.
www.writerinthewindow.com /hanged_man.htm   (418 words)

 Tarot.com :: Tarot, Astrology, Numerology & I-Ching   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
The man is hanging from elaborate columns and his foot is tied by a ribbon.
The foot is tied by rope in four cases and by a ribbon in the fifth.
The man is hanging by the left foot in two images and by the right in three.
www.tarot.com /about-tarot/library/boneill/hangedman   (2046 words)

 THE HANGED MAN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
The Hanged Man is one of the most mysterious cards in the tarot deck.
The Hanged Man presents to us certain truths, but they are hidden in their opposites.
In readings, the Hanged Man reminds us that the best approach to a problem is not always the most obvious.
www.learntarot.com /maj12.htm   (253 words)

 Qabala: Revived Tarot: The Hanged Man
The question of why the Hanged Man for Mem takes us directly into the integrated formative iconography of the Tarot, which often cannot be seen until the Tarot are restored to their corrective Hebrew letters positions.
In this case, the Hanged Man must be seen in the context of the Tower and the High Priestess, neither of which are in their correct places in traditional Tarot.
Existential Mem, perfectly symbolized by the Hanged Man, where the fall of the Tower has been suspended, the figures combined in the perfect symbol of passive resistance.
www.psyche.com /psyche/tarot/trumps/hangedman.html   (494 words)

 Hanged Man : Aeclectic Tarot
The difference is however, that the Hanged Man searches wholly within himself (Hence the red rose in the otherwise uncoloured man) whilst the Hermit’s search continues to the outside world, hence the shining lantern being held out by the Hermit in traditional Tarot decks.
Sacrifice in the Hanged Man card is not redemptive: It is not the offering of something to a supreme deity in order to gain favour with the deity or receive something in return.
As such, the Hanged Man card can also be seen as a re-evaluation of life: The sudden need to stop what you are doing and sit still for a while and work out what on Earth is going on here.
www.aeclectic.net /tarot/project/2/12_hangedman_kiama.shtml   (1281 words)

 Hanged Man
The HANGED MAN infers total commitment to a person or activity which requires that you give up an old way of doing things for a new way.
By the HANGED MAN, you learn to live up to the principles so carefully realized during the time of the HERMIT.
In love matters, the HANGED MAN connotes total dedication to another person where you give up selfish tendencies, compromising your ego for the sake of the union.
www.angelfire.com /in4/forever_with_friends/hanged_man.htm   (206 words)

 Tarot Card Meanings: "Hanged Man"
The Hanged Man is not a victim - he has gone to his fate happily and smiles out at us.
The Hanged Man has that precious gift - a cause in which he believes totally and for which he is willing to risk all, give all.
Oppressors know the power of a martyr such as The Hanged Man. Often the State seeks to cripple dissidents financially rather than impose custodial sentences.
www.wyrdology.com /scrying/tarot/hanged-man.html   (246 words)

 The Hanged Man   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-11)
The Hanged Man is traditionally hung near a body of water.
In this card, the man is hung on a post, where the tide ebbs and flows twice in twenty-four hours, and is now waiting for the tide to come in.
He and his reflection will become one, as the tide rises, and he is totally immersed in the spiritual realm of water.
www.lycianwicca.org /lycianwicca/Deities/hanged.htm   (118 words)

 The Tarot School: Hanged Man-Empress Birth Cards
The Hanged Man and The Empress have in common a concern with birth and life — physical birth and mortal life, and spiritual rebirth and immortal life.
The Hanged Man is born from the womb of The Empress.
The Hanged Man is focused on purifying, cleansing and deepening himself.
www.tarotschool.com /HangedMan_Empress.html   (338 words)

 Tarot - The Hanged Man
The Hanged Man is numbered twelve and is depicted as a figure, usually male, hanging upside down from a tree or branch.
Since sacrifice can mean giving up one thing of value for another thing of equal or greater value, this card can easily be seen as representing the natural and normal function of disposing of something that no longer suits its purpose as well as its replacement will.
The Hanged Man is totally vulnerable, his attitude is "whatever will be, will be".
www.angelpaths.com /majors/hanged.html   (307 words)

 Bartlett, R.: The Hanged Man: A Story of Miracle, Memory, and Colonialism in the Middle Ages.
Bartlett, R.: The Hanged Man: A Story of Miracle, Memory, and Colonialism in the Middle Ages.
While unraveling the haunting tale of the hanged man, Robert Bartlett leads us deeply into the world of lords, rebels, churchmen, papal inquisitors, and other individuals living at the time of conflict and conquest in Wales.
We hear from the lady of the castle where the hanged man was imprisoned, the laborer who watched the execution, the French bishop charged with investigating the case, and scores of other members of the medieval citizenry.
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 The Hanged Man
The picture on The Hanged Man is of a man hanging by his right foot from a cross which is fashioned from living wood.
The first The Hanged Man stands for is self-sacrifice for the higher good.
When I meditate upon The Hanged Man, it reminds me that things are not always as they seem.
www.tarotmeister.com /The_Hanged_Man.html   (568 words)

 The Hanged Man
When I think of the qualities of the Hanged Man, it takes me back to my balloon ride.
The Hanged Man symbolizes the sacrifice of something in order to acquire something else more important.
The Hanged Man also teaches us that we can move forward more freely by simply standing still.
www.geocities.com /correllianpath/The_Hanged_Man.html   (321 words)

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