Many have expressed an interest in understanding the difference between the Major Arcana and the Minor Arcana cards that make up a tarot deck. An in-depth answer to this question would take more space than this article allows.
The standard tarot deck consists of 78 cards. These cards are divided into 2 basic subsets. The first division is the Minor Arcana, which consists of four suits that loosely correspond to the four suits of modern-day playing cards. The decks, these four suits are called Wands, Swords, Cups, and Pentacles. Each suit is made up of 10 number cards (Ace through Ten) and four royalty cards (Page, Knight, Queen, & King), instead of the 3 normally found in playing cards, for a combined total of 56 cards.Continue reading
Spirituality has been defined throughout history, in many ways. Without any doubts, it will depend on the magnifying glass that it is looked through but we can take spirituality as a belief in a supreme power from the universe or in the idea that everything is interconnected or even to make personal and ethical values as one.
Whatever the point, everyone gets to the same result, to the search for happiness and inner peace, the positive energy. Spirituality does not have anything to do with any religion, but it is a state that we can all find, day by day.Continue reading
The I Ching is both a purely sapiential book, and a divinatory or oracular practice book. As a sapiential it is a source of wisdom in life. As an oracle it is the tool to find harmony, an infallible compass for the correct orientation.
The permutations of Yin and Yang are represented in the I-Ching by the interaction of interrupted lines (- -) in the Yin, and continuous lines (-) in the Yang. They are used to form eight figures of three lines (triagrams).
These are interchanged to form 64 figures of six lines, hexagrams. The full version of the I-Ching has a different reading for each hexagram and for each individual line of the situation for which advice has been sought