domingo, julho 19, 2009


Carta 14, Arcana Maior, no tarot.

Basicamente a palavra temperança signfica "auto-controle". Também: moderação. E: paciência.

Fiz uma leitura para mim e no Resultado Provável saiu esta carta.

Temperance (Temperance)
The Daughter of the Reconcilers; The Bringer Forth of Life
Card Number: 14
Key Number: 25
Rulership: Sagittarius
Hebrew Letter: Samech
Translation: Prop
Numerical Value: 12

Divinatory meaning
Upright - Combination. Co-operation. Co-ordination. Innovation through combination. Diplomacy. Successful Negotiations. Maturity in dealing with certain matters. A placid, balanced temperament and good outlook. Meaning literally, temperance in the sense of harmony and balance. good management. An ability to adapt to changing circumstances.

Ill Dignified or Reversed - Imbalance. Volatility. Poor judgement. fickle decisions. Conflicting interests. Physical stress. Disagreements. Restlessness and instability. trying to combine too many or the wrong elements in too short an expanse of time.

Mais aqui:

The radiant creature pours something from one flask into another. Drawing closer, the Fool sees that what is being poured from one flask is fire, while water flows from the other. The two are being blended together!
[O Espírito está a ser convertido em Emoção...? Tenho de ver esta carta com mais atenção.]

Carta também relacionada com a Alquimia.

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Temperance card is often interpreted as symbolizing the blending or synthesis of opposites.

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Some Jungians say that Temperance represents the unconscious, which can guide us, they contend, to a deeper understanding of ourselves. The one foot on the land, the other in the water, represents the unification of the external and internal, conscious and unconscious, realms.

Under these approaches, when Temperance appears, it is a warning or invitation to be prepared for a confrontation with the deepest questions of who we are, who we think we are, and who we will become.

E agora de repente pensei: terei de estar mais atenta aos sonhos?

Very often spiritual seekers will pull this card as a promise of new growth after they've experienced spiritual "drought." [Ó fixe, vou ter Fé - sarcastic mode on, para os que não notaram.]

E de um fórum:

Gostei desta parte:

Temperance is a mixture of two elements that produce a third, more powerful, more effective force.

To use one of Thirteen's examples, hydrogen and oxygen create water. Or, Imagination and Skill, Art. Practice and Determination, Success. Time and Energy, Patience. Etc.

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