Your Chosen Card – Nine of Chalices Upright Salem Deck
When upright, the Nine of Cups indicates a period of pleasure, creativity, and enjoyment. Wishes are fulfilled and dreams come true. This is a time of material happiness and success in mundane matters. You feel particularly creative and sociable at this time. Your many blessings are cause for celebration and sharing your happiness with others.
Keywords Upright: Satisfaction, happiness, contentment, enjoyment, success, advantage, pleasure, creativity, celebration, material delights, blessings, dreams come true, fulfillment of desires, cause for celebration, the ‘wish card.’
Timing: 10 Pisces20 Pisces. Tropical, 1 March10 March. Sidereal, 24 March2 April.
Astrology: The expansive benefic Jupiter (dignified) in the second decan of watery Pisces, realm of the Prince of Cups (Fire of Water) and the dreamy Moon (Pisces). Jupiter is linked to the Wheel of Fortune.
Number Symbolism: 9 – the final single digit, culmination, fruition, attainment.
Crowley/Thoth: Material happiness, wishes fulfilled, pleasure, success.
When Nine 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 Nine of Chalices is unclear it may help to choose a card from the Major Arcana to provide more insight into what it is Nine 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 Nine 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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Complete Book of Tarot: I grew up in a small town in Connecticut and attended the local parochial school. Some kids in my neighborhood were Protestants; they belonged to the YMCA with its indoor basketball court and swimming pool. The nuns, however, warned us of the evils of Protestantism. It would be a sin to join the YMCA because Protestantism is based on a false reading of the Bible, and the YMCA would lure us away from the one true faith, endangering our immortal souls.
Complete Book of Tarot: Card 8, the experience of those surrounding the querent, was the Nine of Cups, often called the ‘wish card.’ Most likely this card referred to his girlfriends belief that getting pregnant would be a wish come true.
Complete Book of Tarot: Early in the fifteenth century, artisans in northern Italy added a fifth trump suit to the four standard suits of the Mamluk-inspired cards, creating a deck to play the game of trionfi, or triumphs, similar to the modern game of bridge. The word tarot may derive from the Italian name for the deck, tarrochi. Renaissance artists drew their inspiration for the allegorical images on the trump cards from the Bible as well as from ancient Greek and Roman manuscripts, which were all the rage in Renaissance Italy. Each trump in the card sequence outranks the one that comes before it.
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Complete Book of Tarot: The Mamluk Sultanate of Egypt (12501517 CE) consisted of a ruling class of soldiers who loved to play card games in their free time. A beautiful example of the Mamluk playing cards can be seen at the Topkapu Museum in Istanbul, Turkey. The pack consists of four suits of thirteen cards each, just as can be found in modern playing card decks. Each suit consists of ten pip (numbered) cards and three court cards: a malik (king), a n?ib malik (viceroy or deputy king), and a th?n? n?ib (second or under-deputy). The four suits of the Mamluk deck include: