The Strings in The Tarot and the Magus

The strings of the four element piles of the first stage of the Opening of the Key tarot spread, found in my book, The Tarot and the Magus, but were too long to include. Only the Earth string was fully explored.

Fire

Fire String Table 2: total 15 = Art or Temperance. Significant points:

  • Three 10′s
  • Three 6′s
  • An excess of Water , which are weak in the Fire String
  • There are more friendly than neutral.
  • Passive combinations predominate
  • There are no Enemy combinations
  • Three of Disks and Ten of Cups are completely unaspected, therefore the secret rulers of the String
  • Five of Cups is the most aspected

Water

13, equals the Hanged Man

  • Air predominates
  • Friendly combinations predominates
  • There are slightly more active than passive combinations
  • No enemy combinations
  • The secret rulers are Seven of Swords and Prince of Swords
  • Two of Disks is most aspected

The Tarot and the Magus had a full analysis of all four Strings of Tarot in the Opening of the Key Spread, but for reasons of space, were omitted from the book. Below are the Tables of the four Strings of the reading that was performed for my book The Tarot and the Magus,

Air

Counting details for the Air String in the Tarot and the Magus
23-22=1, which represents the Fool

  • Four 8′s
  • Three 9′s
  • Fire predominates
  • Water is least represented
  • Friendly combinations predominates
  • Slightly more Active than Passive combinations
  • The Secret Rulers
    • Four of Disks
    • Eight of Disks
    • High Priestess
    • Knight of Disks
  • Themostaspected
    • Eight of Swords
    • 9 Swords

The Earth string in The Tarot and the Magus, The full explanation is of course in the book.

 

 

 

Counting and Elemental Dignities in the Earth String in the Tarot and the Magus

27-22=5, the number of the Star

  • Three 7′s
  • Fire is strongest
  • Elements nearly balanced
  • More Neutral than Friendly combinations
  • More Active than Passive
  • Secret Rulers
    • Ace Disks
    • Six of Disks
  • Mostaspected
    • Queen of Disks
    • Five of Wands
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The list of strings in The Tarot and the Magus
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The Strings of the four elements in my book The Tarot and the Magus, which were too long to include.
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