Category Archives: Mythology


Kephera The Sun at Night Sold by Saatchi Art, London, United Kingdom Oil on canvas, 50 inches by 36 inches, 2007. View the original painting on Saatchi Art Kepheri the ancient Egyptian God is symbolic of “coming into being”. The word “kheper” means “to emerge” or “to come into being”. Other spellings include Kheper, Khepera, Chepri, and Khephir. The painting is featured as the disc art on the Comets Ov Cupid CD Western Lands, as the cover art for the book Howling at the Sky, and as the card backs of Tarot of the Morning Star deck.

Sun at Night Kephera Saled

White Stag

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Six Water Pleasure, Second Decan Scorpio

Six Water Pleasure, Second Decan Scorpio,  Six of Water, rules 10 degrees through 20 degrees Scorpio.   Tarot Six Water and each of the Minor Arcana cards numbered “Six” express attributes of Tiphareth, the sixth sphere corresponding with Sun on the QBL Tree of life, whose title is Beauty. Sephirothic Planetary Correspondence The planetary correspondence of Tiphareth is Sun and each of the minor arcana cards numbered “Six” exhibit this astrological body’s quality colored by their corresponding elemental suit of  fire, water, air or earth. These four suits correspond to the four worlds of the QBL: Fire: Atziluth Water: Briah […]

Six Water, Pleasure, Cups, Tarot of the Morning Star, Roger Williamson

Sun Leo

Sun Leo, Tarot Strength Tarot Strength. Is strength taking the fruit, or refusing the fruit? The split in the pomegranate represents the act of decision and the seeds within the countless once hidden, but now visible, possibilities. Whether accepting the fruit or declining the fruit there will be repercussions. You can only do what you feel is right. There is no right or wrong there is only what works for you. An act of submission is sometimes an act of strength. As an example of a bicameral archetype for this card, Achilles is opportune because of his reactionary fixed  automatic responses […]

Tarot Strength, Sun Leo, tarot major arcana card Strength

Sensation, Tarot Hierophant, Sun Enters Taurus

Sensation, Tarot Hierophant Sensation, Tarot Hierophant represents a quality within ourselves that registers an awareness of phenomenon. It is not the elucidation of the phenomenon but the bringing to our attention that there is something of which we are not cognizant. Admitting we are uninformed about a subject or situation is our door to  exiting ourselves from the thralldom of what is holding us back. It is the first step to our educating ourselves on how we resolve the influence. Overcoming fear of the dark is our next step on the path to cognition of the paradox. See Tarot Hermit and […]

Sun Taurus, Sensation

Freedom, Tarot Emperor, Sun Enters Aries

Freedom, Tarot Emperor, Sun Enters Aries Freedom, represented as major arcana card Tarot Emperor corresponding to astrological sign Aries. He is depicted as Lord of both worlds, Upper and Lower Egypt, symbolized by the plants of these two regions, the lotus and the papyrus. From a metaphysical perspective these two worlds are the seen and unseen, the waking self and our subconscious self. The principles are represented in ancient Egyptian belief as our Ka, conscious self, and by our Ba, our daemon, unconscious self. It is the fusion of these two principles, that bestows upon us the jewel of self empowerment […]

Sun enters Aries, allocated to tarot major arcana card Emperor.

Second Decan Pisces, Nine Water, Happiness

Tarot Nine Water, Nine Cups Second Decan Pisces, Happiness Second decan Pisces corresponding to tarot Nine Water, Nine Cups. Each of the Minor Arcana cards numbered nine exhibit qualities of support and justification. This is because nine is the number of Yesod,  the sphere of foundation on the QBL Tree of life. Sephirothic Planetary Correspondence The planetary quality of Yesod is the Moon and each of the minor arcana cards numbered “Nine” will express qualities of a Lunar nature colored by a card’s elemental suit: fire, water, air and earth and its associated planetary decan. In the case of Nine […]

tarot happiness, nine water, nine cups, Second decan Pisces

First Decan Pisces, Eight Water, Indolence

First Decan Pisces Tarot Eight Water, Eight Cups First Decan Pisces is ruled by astrological Saturn and corresponds to tarot minor arcana card Eight Water, Eight Cups. Each of the Minor Arcana cards numbered 8 exhibit qualities of intellectual discrimination between beneficial and disadvantageous outcomes because of taking an action. This is because 8 is the number of Hod, the sphere associated with Mercury  on the QBL Tree of life. Sephirothic Planetary Correspondence The planetary correspondence of Hod is Mercury and each of the minor arcana cards numbered “Eight”, exhibit qualities of this planet colored by their corresponding elemental suit […]

tarot eight of water eight of cups an explanation of the cards symbolism and appearance in a tarot card reading, first decan Pisces

Mysterious Moon

Tarot Moon Pisces Sun Mysterious Moon, Tarot Moon Pisces Sun corresponding to the major arcana tarot card Moon represents a period of dissolution depicting the end of a cycle. When referring to a cycle within the context of the following description, we must remember we are the cycle within what appears to be the sphere of the cosmos. Because Pisces is the final sign of the zodiac, it represents the closing of our annual journey through the astrological signs. Tarot Moon, the card corresponding to Pisces, therefore graphically illustrates this closing of a cycle. At this stage of the sequence […]

Moon major arcana tarot card
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