Your Chosen Card – Lord of Chalices Reversed Mage Deck
When reversed, the seductive Knight of Cups casts his spell so convincingly that you dont realize you are walking about in an illusion. You may think he really cares about you, but in reality he is using his charm for his own ends regardless of how it affects you in the long run. The reversed Knight of Cups is the archetypal Don Juan of classical literature. He will mislead or seduce you into providing him with momentary pleasure. Dont expect a committed relationship. Forewarned is forearmed.
Keywords Reversed: Escapism, illusion, deception, passivity, hedonism, impracticality, fraud, trickery, artifice, seduction, superficiality, boredom, dishonesty, unreliability, breach of confidentiality, mind-expanding drugs; a con artist, a Don Juan; ‘wham, bam, thank you, maam.’
Decans/Timing: 20 Aquarius20 Pisces. Tropical, 09 February10 March; sidereal, 04 March03 April
Astrology: Fire of Water.
Associated Trumps: The Star and the Moon.
Knight Of Cups: An Enchanting Arrival
When Lord of Chalices is reversed you can pretty much take it that life is going well but that’s when life takes us by surprise. If Lord of Chalices is unclear it may help to choose a card from the Major Arcana to provide more insight into what it is Lord 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 reversed card reading for Lord of Chalices using cards from the Mage 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: Waite (1911): A hoodwinked female figure balances two swords upon her shoulders. Divinatory Meanings: Conformity and the equipoise which it suggests, courage, friendship, concord in a state of arms; another reading gives tenderness, affection, intimacy. The suggestion of harmony and other favorable readings must be considered in a qualified manner, as Swords generally are not symbolical of beneficent forces in human affairs. (R) Imposture, falsehood, duplicity, disloyalty.
Complete Book of Tarot: Astrology: The stern taskmaster Saturn in the first decan of watery Pisces, realm of the Knight of Cups (Fire of Water) and the inconstant Moon (Pisces). Saturn is linked to the World.
Reversed Cards: I for one quite enjoy Mercury retrograde cycles, as I see them as a time of retrieval. I imagine Mercury dashing back to his cosmic office to get all that I need to make my dreams and wishes come true. I see him seeking out all the connections, resources, and people I need to bring my goals into the physical world. To achieve my goals, I work with the Magician in the reversed position a lot. Next time Mercury is about to do his backward slide across the sky, try this spell and see if you can find a way to make his energy work for you and not against you.
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