Your Chosen Card – Seven of Chalices Upright Salem Deck
When upright, the Seven of Cups highlights the importance of sentiments and images that come to mind during moments of reflection and contemplation. Such imaginings may reveal our wildest desires but they may not be grounded in reality. Many possibilities seem available, making it difficult to decide which path to follow. At some point we must stop daydreaming, soberly assess our options, and make hard choices. Otherwise we risk wandering in a state of confusion or unreality, like the fictional character Walter Mitty.
Keywords Upright: Images of reflection, imaginings, daydreams, fantasies, visualizations, possibilities, illusionary choices, a multitude of options, scrying, visions seen in the glass of contemplation.
Timing: 20 Scorpio30 Scorpio. Tropical, 13 November22 November. Sidereal, 6 December15 December.
Astrology: Lovely and affectionate Venus (debilitated) in the third decan of watery Scorpio, realm of the Prince of Wands (Fire of Fire) and Death (Scorpio). Venus is linked to the Empress.
Number Symbolism: 7 – assessment, reevaluation, standing at a threshold, seeking advantage.
Crowley/Thoth: Debauch, illusionary success, promises unfulfilled, errors, deceit, lies, deception, mild and brief success, external splendor but internal corruption.
When Seven of Chalices is upright you can pretty much take it that life is going well but that’s when life takes us by surprise. If Seven of Chalices is unclear it may help to choose a card from the Major Arcana to provide more insight into what it is Seven of Chalices 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 upright card reading for Seven of Chalices using cards from the Salem 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.
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Elements of the Psychic World: Waites thinking was heavily influenced by the spiritualist movement and by the writings of Madame Blavatsky. He entered the Order of the Golden Dawn and passed through the grades of the first order, but then resigned due to internal conflicts. A few years later he rejoined and entered the second order, rewriting its body of ceremonial from the viewpoint of Christian mysticism. Later his interest turned towards Freemasonry, where he attempted to chart a secret tradition underlying various aspects of occultism. He wrote numerous books and poems, which have largely been forgotten mainly due to his scholarly, tedious and at times pompous style. The Rider Waite Tarot deck he
Complete Book of Tarot: When reversed, the Seven of Cups suggests that you are in the process of resolving the confusion of the upright card and choosing realistically from among many possibilities. The period of daydreaming is over. Now is the time to plan your course of action with determination and take into account what you genuinely want to achieve. An opportunity may arise allowing you to deal with problems related to the misuse of drugs or alcohol.
Complete Book of Tarot: Playing cards could only exist after the invention of paper, which historians attribute to the Chinese roughly a hundred years before the birth of Christ. Many historians believe that the ancient Chinese invented playing cards as well as games such as dominos and mah-jong. Playing cards eventually made their way eastward along trade routes and became popular among Arab countries in the Middle East. The Mamluk playing cards of fourteenth-century Egypt are strikingly similar to modern playing cards as well as the pip cards of tarot decks.
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Complete Book of Tarot: There is a correct and established way to read the cards, and you must follow these rules if you wish to make an accurate interpretation, but let your intuition be your guide.