The Major Arcana, Part 3

The Devil15. THE DEVIL
Ravage, violence, vehemence, extraordinary efforts, force, fatality; that which is predestined but is not for this reason evil.

Reversed:
Evil fatality, weakness, pettiness, blindness.

 

 


The Tower16. THE TOWER
Misery, distress, indigence, adversity, calamity, disgrace, deception, ruin. It is a card in particular of unforeseen catastrophe.

Reversed:
According to one account, the same in a lesser degree also oppression, imprisonment, tyranny.

 

 


The Star17. THE STAR
Loss, theft, privation, abandonment; another reading says-hope and bright prospects.

Reversed:
Arrogance, haughtiness, impotence.

 

 

 

 


The Moon18. THE MOON
Hidden enemies, danger, calumny, darkness, terror, deception, occult forces, error.

Reversed:
Instability, inconstancy, silence, lesser degrees of deception and error.

 

 

 


The Sun19. THE SUN
Material happiness, fortunate marriage, contentment.

Reversed:
The same in a lesser sense.

 

 

 

 


Judgement20 .JUDGMENT
Change of position, renewal, outcome. Another account specifies total loss though lawsuit.

Reversed:
Weakness, pusillanimity, simplicity; also deliberation, decision, sentence.

 

 

 


The World21. THE WORLD
Assured success, recompense, voyage, route, emigration, flight, change of place.

Reversed:
Inertia, fixity, stagnation, permanence.

 

 

 

 

 

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