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Astrological Correspondences: Major Arcana

by Cheryl Lynne Bradley


Key 0 The Fool Kether
Nebulae, not fixed in orbit
Pure being, all potential
Not yet descended into manifestation
Key I The Magician Mercury
The planet of intelligence
The link between spirit and matter
Rules comunication
Nerves, Arms, Hands and Fingers
Key II The High Priestess Moon
Associated with the subconscious
Changeable and fluctuating
Instinctive reactions
Hidden personality
Key III The Empress Venus
Love and the emotions
Productivity, fruitfulness
Harmony and beauty
Key IV The Emperor Jupiter (see Sun/Aries)
Sincerity, charity
Dignified, determined
Leadership, benevolence
Pure reason
Key V The Hierophant Taurus
April 20-May 20
Ruled by Venus
Polarity: Scorpio
Duality: Feminine
Triplicity: Earth
Quadruplicity: Fixed
Colds, sore throats, thyroid
Key VI The Lovers Gemini
May 21-June 20
Ruled by Mercury
Polarity: Sagittarius
Duality: Masculine
Triplicity: Air
Quadruplicity: Mutable
Head, arms, shoulders, lungs
Key VII The Chariot Sagittarius (Cheryl's way)
November 22-December 21
Ruled by Jupiter
Polarity: Gemini
Duality: Masculine
Triplicity: Masculine
Quadruplicity: Mutable
Liver, hips, thighs
Key VIII Strength Leo
July 23-August 22
Ruled by the Sun
Polarity: Aquarius
Duality: Masculine
Triplicity: Fire
Quadruplicity: Fixed
Back, spine, heart
Key IX The Hermit Virgo
August 23-September 22
Ruled by Mercury
Polarity: Pisces
Duality: Feminine
Triplicity: Earth
Quadruplicity: Mutable
Nervous system, intestines
Key X Wheel of Fortune Malkuth
The material world
Ups and downs of fate
The four elements
Beginning the upward journey
Key XI Justice Libra
September 23-October 22
Ruled by Venus
Polarity: Aries
Duality: Masculine
Triplicity: Air
Quadruplicity: Cardinal
lower back, buttocks, kidneys
Key XII The Hanged Man Sun
Dependence on nature and
life giving forces
Triumph over human personality
Reversing the way of life
Key XIII Death Scorpio
October 23-November 21
Ruled by Pluto
Polarity: Taurus
Duality: Feminine
Triplicity: Water
Quadruplicity: Fixed
Genitals, urinary system,
exhaustion
Key XIV Temperance Cancer (Cheryl's way)
June 21-July 22
Ruled by the Moon
Polarity: Capricorn
Duality: Feminine
Triplicity: Water
Quadruplicity: Cardinal
Breasts, stomach, weight
Key XV The Devil Capricorn
December 22-January 19
Polarity: Cancer
Ruled by Saturn
Duality: Feminine
Triplicity: Earth
Quadruplicity: Cardinal
Bones, joints, knees
Key XVI The Tower Mars
Force and energy, good or bad
Works with material conditions
Constructive or Destructive
Corrective
Key XVII The Star Aquarius
January 20-February 18
Ruled by Uranus
Polarity: Leo
Duality: Masculine
Triplicity: Air
Quadruplicity: Fixed
Circulatory system, shins, ankles
Key XVIII The Moon Pisces
February 19-March 20
Ruled by Neptune
Polarity: Virgo
Duality: Feminine
Triplicity: Water
Quadruplicity: Mutable
Feet, alcohol, drugs
Key XIX The Sun Aries
March 21-April 19
Ruled by Mars
Polarity: Libra
Duality: Masculine
Triplicity: Fire
Quadruplicity: Cardinal
Head
Key XX Judgement Pluto (See Death/Scorpio)
New ideals
New beginnings
Regeneration
Energetic conscious activity
Key XXI The World Chokmah
Essence of all wisdom
Power that flows to all 12 signs


Polarity (Opposite):

The twelve signs are divided into six groups of two. Each group is called a polarity. Each sign has an opposite sign which expresses opposite characteristics.

Duality:

The twelve signs are divided into two groups, masculine or feminine. Masculine are direct, out- going and energetic while Feminine are receptive, introspective and magnetic.

Triplicity (Element):

The twelve signs are divided into four groups. Each three sign group is called a triplicity. They are grouped by their element - Earth, Air, Fire or Water. Aries, Leo and Sagittarius are Fire signs. Taurus, Virgo and Capricorn are Earth signs. Gemini, Libra and Aquarius are Air signs. Cancer, Scorpio and Pisces are Water signs.

Quadruplicity (Quality):

The twelve signs are divided into three groups. Each of these groups are called a quadruplicity. Each of the quadruplicities indicate a quality. The three qualities are Cardinal, Fixed and Mutable. These qualities denote the sign's interaction with the outside world. Aries, Cancer, Libra and Capricorn are Cardinal signs. They are outgoing, creative and entreprising. Taurus, Leo, Scorpio and Aquarius are Fixed signs. They are resistant to change and perfectionists. Gemini, Virgo, Sagittarius and Pisces are Mutable signs. They are flexible and adaptable to change.

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This page was updated April 4, 2006.