Double Letter in the Major Arcana

Double Letter is a term from the Sepher Yetsirah referring to the Hebrew Letters associated with the seven planets.

In the Tarot, the Double Letter is found in the Major Arcana

The Hebrew letters and the planets are:

  • Beth – Mercury
  • Gimel – Moon
  • Daleth – Venus
  • Kaph – Jupiter
  • Peh – Mars
  • Resh – Sun
  • Tau – Saturn

1 The Magus – Book of Thoth

1 The Magus – Book of Thoth

The Magus divinatory meanings Mercury predominates with The Magus. The Magus is bisexual, ambidextrous, flirty, exasperating. Ever willing to communicate. He can fit in with the ambience of the situation. The Magus takes on the energies of the cards around him, and...

2 The High Priestess – Book of Thoth

2 The High Priestess – Book of Thoth

The High Priestess has mysterious, fluctuating energies of the Moon. The emphasis is rhythm, change and movement. The cards around her will reflect this as instability. She represents the feminine inner intuition. She is a woman who chooses to go her own way; not for...

3 The Empress – Book of Thoth

3 The Empress – Book of Thoth

The Empress description and divinatory meanings The Empress represents every kind of love, affection, sensuality, femininity, motherhood, fertility and creation. She is voluptuous, curvy, nurturing and caring. She cooks, bakes, keeps home, mothers you, and mothers...

10 Fortune – Book of Thoth

10 Fortune – Book of Thoth

Divinatory Meanings Generally there is movement and transformation, but you have to look at the cards around it see where the change is coming from or going to. When weak, the client may be fighting the change, or he is going round in circles. The client may feel at a...

16 The Tower – Book of Thoth

16 The Tower – Book of Thoth

The Tower divinatory meanings The collapse of a world view or belief. In a perfect world, this would be immediately replaced by a new view or belief, but life is not simple. Either the old views are tenaciously held onto, or there is a lack of belief or perception in...

19 The Sun – Book of Thoth

19 The Sun – Book of Thoth

The Sun divinatory meanings Quite simply, the Sun indicates wealth, success, and happiness in the family. Look to the surrounding cards for where that wealth and success might come from. When weak, the Sun indicates the reversal of fortunes and problems in the family....

21 The Universe – Book of Thoth

21 The Universe – Book of Thoth

The Universe divinatory meanings The  Universe shows the end of a phase, which has its new beginnings as a seed within. Moving to a new home or country; emigration. http://youtu.be/rG0ABMJwnC8 Book of Thoth Treat time and all conditions of Event as Servants of...

1 The Magician – Golden Dawn

1 The Magician – Golden Dawn

Divinatory Meanings of The Magician Skill, wisdom, adaptation. Craft, cunning, depending on dignity. Sometimes occult wisdom. MacGregor Mathers Will, Will-Power, Dexterity. Reversed meanings Will applied to evil ends, Weakness of Will, Cunning, Knavishness. Correct...

2 The High Priestess – Golden Dawn

2 The High Priestess – Golden Dawn

Divinatory Meanings of the High Priestess Change, alternation, increase and decrease. Fluctuation. MacGregor Mathers Science, Wisdom, Knowledge, Education. Reversed meanings Conceit, Ignorance, Unskillfulness, Superficial Knowledge The High Priestess has mysterious,...

3 The Empress – Golden Dawn

3 The Empress – Golden Dawn

Divinatory Meanings of The Empress Beauty, happiness, pleasure, success, luxury, dissipation. MacGregor Mathers Action, Plan, Undertaking, Movement in a matter, Initiative. Reversed meanings Inaction, Frittering away power, Want of Concentration, Vacillation.Golden...

1 The Magician – Rider-Waite

1 The Magician – Rider-Waite

Keywords for The Magician Skill, diplomacy, address, subtlety; sickness, pain, loss, disaster, snares of enemies; self-confidence, will; the Querent, if male. Reversed Magician Keywords Physician, Magus, mental disease, disgrace, disquiet. Rider-Waite - The Magician A...

10 Wheel of Fortune – Golden Dawn

10 Wheel of Fortune – Golden Dawn

Divinatory Meanings of Wheel of Fortune Change of fortune Reversed Meanings Fortune somewhat diminishedAttributions of Fortune Golden Dawn Title of Wheel of Fortune The Lord of the Forces of Life Correct design of The Wheel of Fortune A wheel of six shafts Mercury,...