Tarot Five Fire, First Decan Leo
First decan Leo corresponds to the Minor Arcana card Strife that represents Five Fire, Wands. Each of the Minor Arcana cards numbered Five express attributes of Geburah, whose title is Severity, the fifth sphere corresponding with Mars on the QBL Tree of Life.
Sephirothic Planetary Correspondence
The planetary correspondence of Geburah is Mars and each of the minor arcana cards numbered “Five” exhibit this planet’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, Air: Yetzirah and Earth: Assiah.
Astrological Decan Allocation
Five of Fire, also known as the Five of Wands, represents the first decan of Leo and carries the astrological attribution of Saturn in Leo. This combination brings about a sense of internal conflict and struggle. The Mars-Leo combination incites sensuality, while Saturn stifles its expression, leading to frustration and strife.
The card indicates competition and conflict, symbolizing the ongoing battle that the querent may be facing. This conflict could arise from external circumstances or from inner struggles. The card suggests that the querent may be facing challenges that prevent them from achieving their goals or desires.
The title of “Strife” highlights the antagonistic forces that the querent is encountering. This can result in an increased desire to achieve their objectives at any cost, possibly leading to brute force and brutality. It is important for the querent to find a way to reconcile these opposing forces and find a resolution.
The elemental personality type, Air of Fire, associated with this card is the Prince of Fire, who embodies qualities of swiftness, strength, and nobility. This personality type brings an analytical component to the table, allowing them to approach conflicts with a level head and find a way to resolve them.
To better understand the message of this card, it is important to look at the specific astrological influences. The major arcana cards Strength and Universe, corresponding to Leo and Saturn, provide insight into the challenges and lessons associated with this decan. These influences are then projected through the elemental personality type Prince of Fire for resolution. Tapping into their inner voice and incorporating these impulses, the querent can begin to find a resolution to the conflicts they face. These influences are then projected through the elemental personality type Prince of Fire for resolution.
Tapping into their inner voice and incorporating these impulses, the querent can begin to find a resolution to the conflicts they face.
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