Tarot Card of the Day
The High Priestess
Wednesday, Jan 23rd, 2013
Traditionally called the High Priestess, this major arcana, or trump, card represents human wisdom. She can be viewed as a kind of female Pope, the ancient Egyptian Priestess of Isis, the even older snake and bird Goddesses, the Greek Goddess Persephone, or the Eve of Genesis before the Fall.
For the accused heretics who were burnt at the stake for revering her in the 14th and 15th century, she symbolized the prophecy of the return of the Holy Spirit, which was perceived as the female aspect of the Holy Trinity.
In the sequence of cards in the major arcana, the High Priestess appears as soon as the Fool decides he wants to develop his innate powers, making a move toward becoming a Magus. The High Priestess is his first teacher, representing the Inner Life and the method for contacting it, as well as the contemplative study of Nature and the Holy Mysteries.
Top Stories April 16, 2014 12:27 pm PDT
Align Yourself for April's Cardinal Grand Square
Astrologers all around the world have been watching recent developments with great interest as we approach the fifth of seven history-changing squares between revolutionary Uranus and evolutionary Pluto,...
The Varied Personalities of Numbers
Numbers, like people, are not always as predictable as you might wish them to be. Each of the single-digit numbers has a wide range of qualities, many of them apparently paradoxical, as is the case with...
Feng Shui: The Colors of Health
Feng Shui practitioners associate each part of the body with a particular color. So if you're suffering from a nagging ache or pain, you can check this list to find which colors can bring relief. You...
Today's Video Horoscope By Rick and Jeff
Planet Pulse for Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Don’t miss a cosmic beat! Watch Master Astrologers Rick and Jeff unfold the key planetary events every day.
Watch previous episodes:
Your daily guide to the changing sky!
Full Moon (waning/180-135 degrees)
Moon Phases by Jan Spiller
Moon in Scorpio
Apr 15, 2014 to Apr 17, 2014
Sun in Aries
Mar 20, 2014 to Apr 19, 2014
Mercury in Aries
Apr 7, 2014 to Apr 23, 2014
Venus in Pisces
Apr 5, 2014 to May 2, 2014
Mars in Libra
Dec 7, 2013 to Jul 25, 2014
Jupiter in Cancer
Jun 25, 2013 to Jul 16, 2014
Saturn in Scorpio
Oct 5, 2012 to Dec 23, 2014
Uranus in Aries
Mar 11, 2011 to May 15, 2018
Neptune in Pisces
Feb 3, 2012 to Mar 30, 2025
Pluto in Capricorn
Nov 26, 2008 to Mar 23, 2023
What's on your mind?
Enter a few words to begin today's FREE Tarot reading: