Mother Letter

The Mother Letter is a term found in the Sepher Yetsirah. It refers to three letters of the Hebrew alphabet, Aleph, Mem and Shin, which are Air, Water and Fire respectively.

In the Tarot the Mother letter applies to the Major Arcana, The Fool, The Hanged Man, and Judgement or Aeon

0 The Fool – Book of Thoth

0 The Fool – Book of Thoth

The Fool divinatory meanings The Fool represents the beginning of something. It is almost impossible to predict exactly what will happen, since it is invariably something new, and not based on what has gone before. He defies rationality or logic. This creates an...

12 The Hanged Man – Book of Thoth

12 The Hanged Man – Book of Thoth

The Hanged Man Tarot divinatory meanings Suspension and loss. Generally the client is either doing too little to achieve anything or she is waiting forlornly for someone to do something for her. Alternatively, actions are altruistic - for the benefit of others - a...

20 Aeon – Book of Thoth

20 Aeon – Book of Thoth

Aeon Tarot divinatory meanings Aeon shows it is time to move on. Coming to a resolution about a situation. When you understand where you are, and what you have done, you are able to see the bigger picture. http://youtu.be/Pt5Z7Ov1fgo Book of Thoth - Aeon Be every Act...

0 The Fool – Golden Dawn

0 The Fool – Golden Dawn

Divinatory Meanings of The Fool Idea, thought, spirituality, that which endeavours to rise above the material. MacGregor Mathers Folly, Expiation, Wavering. Reversed meanings Hesitation, Instability, Trouble arising there from. Golden Dawn Title of The Fool The Spirit...

0 The Fool – Rider-Waite

0 The Fool – Rider-Waite

Keywords of the Rider-Waite Fool card Folly, mania, extravagance, intoxication, delirium, frenzy, bewrayment. Reversed Keywords Negligence, absence, distribution, carelessness, apathy, nullity, vanity. Symbolism of the RWS Fool Dog Aleph Shin Rider-Waite - The Fool...

12 The Hanged Man – Golden Dawn

12 The Hanged Man – Golden Dawn

Divinatory Meanings of The Hanged Man Enforced sacrifice. Punishment. Loss. Fatal and not voluntary. Suffering generally. MacGregor Mathers Self-sacrifice, Sacrifice, Devotion, Bound. Reversed Selfishness, Unbound, Partial Sacrifice. Attributions of The Hanged Man...

20 Judgment – Golden Dawn

20 Judgment – Golden Dawn

Divinatory Meanings of Judgement Final decision. Judgement. Sentence. Determination of a matter without appeal on its plane. MacGregor Mathers Renewal, Result, Determination of a Matter. Reversed meanings Postponement of Result, Delay, Matter reopened...

12 The Hanged Man – Rider-Waite

12 The Hanged Man – Rider-Waite

The Hanged Man Keywords Wisdom, circumspection, discernment, trials, sacrifice, intuition, divination, prophecy.Rider-Waite symbolism of The Hanged Man There are no obvious symbols. Rider-Waite - The Hanged Man description The gallows from which he is suspended forms...

20 Judgement – Rider-Waite

20 Judgement – Rider-Waite

Judgement keywords Change of position, renewal, outcome. Another account specifies total loss through lawsuit.Reversed keywords for Judgement Weakness, pusillanimity, simplicity; also deliberation, decision, sentence.  Rider-Waite - Judgement description I have said...