Illumination from within, secret impulse from within; practical plans derived accordingly. Retirement from participation in current events.
Virgo is the 6th sign of the zodiac. Mutable earth ruled by Mercury.
Virgo is The Hermit in the Major Arcana and the 8, 9 and 10 of Disks or Pentacles.
Predictions: August 23 – September 22 and all Wednesdays.
Kabbalistic attributions of The Hermit
Hebrew Letter Yod – Y, value 10
The Virgin Man. Secret Seed of All. Secret of the Gate of Initiation
- Y = Virgin Man
- V = Secret Seed of All
- D = Secret of the Gate of Initiation
Yod, a Hand, indicates the means of action. The doctrine is that the Universe is set in motion by the action of indivisible points (Hadit). The Hand being the symbol of creative and directive energy, is the polite equivalent of Spermatozoon, the true glyph.
Control, skill, deception
Wisdom sought for and obtained from above. Divine inspiration (but active as opposed to the Lovers).
Prudence, circumspection; also and especially treason, dissimulation, roguery, corruption.
Work, employment, commission, craftsmanship, skill in craft and business, perhaps in the preparatory stage.
Prudence, safety, success, accomplishment, certitude, discernment.
Gain, riches; family matters, archives, extraction, the abode of a family.
Fool, Magus, Hermit
Book of Thoth Eight of Disks is called Prudence. This card is a great deal better than the last two, because, in purely material matters especially relating to money,
Making money from a project. A windfall or winning a cash prize. The expectation of gain from a project.