11-Justice – Reversed Rider Waite Deck

Your Chosen Card – Justice Reversed Rider Waite Deck

When reversed, the Justice card can mean that your situation involves injustice, unfairness, bias, or partiality. Matters may feel out of balance or tilted against you. Legal proceedings are likely to cause difficulties. Dishonesty may characterize your dealings with others. If the goddess Ma’at were to weigh your soul against a feather right now, would she find you worthy of entering into paradise?

Keywords Reversed: Injustice, bias, inequality, unfair treatment, partiality, favoritism, bigotry, intolerance, hypocrisy, unreasonableness, undue influence, irresponsibility, immorality, unethical behavior, legal entanglements, an adverse ruling by a court, abuse of the legal system, refusal to accept responsibility for one’s actions.

Key XI: Justice. This card is numbered VIII in the traditional Marseille deck.
Myths/Archetypes: The Scales of Justice. Karma. The Egyptian goddess Ma’at who weighed souls against a feature to determine if they were worthy of paradise. King Solomon. The Code of Hammurabi. Moses receiving the Ten Commandments.
Dates of Libra: 23 September–22 October (tropical); 17 October–15 November (sidereal)
Astrology: Libra, the Scales (ruled by the planet Venus)
Numerology: 2 (High Priestess) = 1 + 1 (Justice or Strength) = 2 + 0 (Judgment)

11/8. Justice: The Lawfulness Of The Universe

When Justice is reversed you can pretty much take it that life is going well but that’s when life takes us by surprise.  If Justice is unclear it may help to choose a card from the Major Arcana to provide more insight into what it is Justice is trying to tell you.  If you had a particular issue in  mind, or want to seek clarification on something else, you can also choose again to get more guidance.

This chosen card is part of your reversed card reading for Justice using cards from the Rider Waite Tarot Deck. You will find many more tarot pages that will be of great help if you need tarot card meanings. Use the search at the bottom of the page. We have some amazing tarot books for you to browse. Please see below.

Here are some snippets from a few of my favorite books

Complete Book of Tarot
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Complete Book of Tarot: The Crowley-Harris Thoth Tarot, created between 1938 and 1943 but first published as a tarot deck in 1969.

Tarot Books

Creative Tarot: Becoming a tarot reader was never my plan. I was more than a little surprised at how quickly it took over my life. How fascinating I found the cards, and how eagerly I dug into their history, how I couldn’t get enough of reading about the Golden Dawn, psychology, and art and music. Or how much I enjoyed the conversations I had with my clients and how my sessions felt more like play than work.

Complete Book of Tarot: Since most modern tarot decks rely heavily on this symbolism, we will be referring to the four elements throughout this text. The following list summarizes some of the key meanings and associations of each of the elements:

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Complete Book of Tarot: f you shuffle a deck to randomly mix the cards, some of them will appear upside down when you lay them out in a spread. Entire books have been written about how to interpret reversed or inverted cards. Mary K. Greer’s Complete Book of Tarot Reversals is an excellent resource. Some readers simply ignore card reversals and read all cards upright. Others find inverted cards to be indispensable. This chapter presents some viewpoints about card reversals, and you will need to experiment to decide whether or not you want to use them.