Lord of Loss in pleasure 5 of Cups – Golden Dawn

Golden Dawn Title

Lord of Loss in Pleasure

Divinatory meanings

Trouble, worry, loss, possible onset of disease. (Recourse to or ability to act as a Healer).

Additional Meanings: Return of some relative who has not been seen for long.

MacGregor Mathers

Union, Junction, Marriage, Inheritance.


Arrival, Return, News, Surprise, False projects.

Astrological attributions

The first or Ascendant decan of Scorpio is ruled by Mars from October 23rd-November 2nd

Magical Image of the First Face of Scorpio in Picatrix

In the first face of Scorpio ascends a woman of good face and habit, and two men striking her; the operations of these are for comeliness, beauty, and for strifes, treacheries, deceits, detractations, and perditions.

Picatrix commentary

The beautiful surface hides the machinations that go on to cause disappointment.

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