- the Fool becoming a person, slipping out of the womb, bloody, messy, and surprised to be alone. emerging from the void to take their first steps in the world.
- selfhood, claiming our power, finding our right place in the world
- we learn something new about ourselves when working with this card, it shows where new things are possible
- The initial urge to detach from ego, that which separates us from connection and interdependence
- Infinity symbol = divinity
- Invitation for something to be created through us (being a channel, communication)
- Closing the distance between dreams and reality
- Revolutionary endeavours, achieving what others deem impossible
- “Intention” - all good ideas need a channel to bring them down to earth
- Understanding our purpose and committing to seeing through
- A portal into a new stage of life
- Similar to a mercury retrograde (miscommunication)
- Strengthening our channel so it can support what we’re channeling
- Pausing, resting
- Clarifying our intentions and developing a singularity of focus (purity)
- As above, so below
- Element: Air
- Astro: Mercury
- Gateway: Right Eye
- Animals: Baboon, Monkey, Coyote, Fox, Greyhound, Hare, Weasel, Ape, Nightingale, Thrush, Lark, Parrot
- Plant: Marjoram, Vervain, Almond, Caraway, Clover, Coriander, Lily of the valley, Laurel, Licorice, Anise Hyssop, Fenugreek, Rose, Skullcap.
- Crystals: Peridot, Agate, Clear Quartz, Marcasite, Agate, Opal , Coral, Emerald,
- Perfumes: Cinnamon, Mace, Citrus Peel, Bayberries, Mastic, White Sandalwood, Mace, Storax, Nutmeg
- Gifts and Attributes: Life and Death
- Mythology: Mercury, Hermes, Odin, Thoht, Hanuman, Loki
- Musical Note: E
Deck Specific Analysis
Use these questions as guidelines for getting to know the Magician, specifically as interpreted by your deck.
- What is the colour scheme? What does this tell me about the card?
- Describe the living beings and how they interact:
- Any symbols on the card? What do they mean?
- What is the numerology behind the number zero?
- Describe the environment (what is going on in the background?) What does this tell me about the card?
- How does the card make me feel?