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Featured Card of the Day – 6 of Pentacles – New Babylonian Tarot by Roxana Paul

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Keywords

Charity, generosity. Sharing the wealth, being wasteful.

Artist Interpretation

A nobleman in a rich robe stands at a Babylonian palace’s gate decorated with six pentacles. He tosses several coins to a beggar, sitting on the ground and frames his hands to grab coins. The second beggar, sitting next to the first one, also stretches out his hands hoping for a handout. In his left hand, the nobleman holds the scales as if he weights who deserves what. This scene covers at the same time giving and receiving, dominating and obeying, being on the top of a social ladder and its bottom.

Card Meaning

Six of Pentacles represents a situation of receiving presents, profits, or inheritances, being sponsored, supported, or rewarded. It is possible to help others as well as to receive help. Some distinguishing features of this card include:
– receiving an award;
– sponsoring somebody;
– offering support;
– being generous.

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Featured Card of the Day – Knight of Wands – New Babylonian Tarot by Roxana Paul

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Keywords

Confidence, fearless. Operating without fear and doubts, doing recklessly.

Artist Interpretation

A noble horseman with a wand in his hand rides across the desert. He is dressed in rich armor and rides the ornate horse that shows his social status. There is nothing around but sands and a fortress on the horizon. He looks like an adventurer who is always confident in any situation and is ready to take any risks.

Card Meaning

Knight of Wands represents a person who is ready for a new travel or adventure and takes risks. He recklessly seeks for changes without reasoning and reflection. The prominent characteristics of this card are the following:

– having no self-doubts;

– feeling no fear;

– being passionate;

– behaving boldly.

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Featured Card of the Day – King of Pentacles – New Babylonian Tarot by Roxana Paul

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Keywords

Wealth, profitability. Attracting wealth, finding business opportunities everywhere.

Artist Interpretation

A king in a green vestment sits on the golden throne with a pentacle in his hand. The rearward of his throne forms a giant pentacle, reflecting light and sharping the facial features of the king. The wall behind him is richly decorated with Babylonian frescoes. The king holds the pentacle so as if he is considering its value. The symbolism of the picture in the card is in harmony with its meanings.

Card Meaning

King of Pentacles is a person who put ideas in practice, converting it into a successful venture or sponsoring a profitable project. He is practical and focuses on material aspects of life. The most significant features of this card include:
– applying fruitful ideas;
– being pragmatic;
– guiding others;
– reaching business success.

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Featured Card of the Day – Ace of Cups – New Babylonian Tarot by Roxana Paul

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Keywords

Spirituality, feelings. Expressing deep feelings, empathizing with people.

Artist Interpretation

A giant cup hangs in the air above the pond. The water pours over the edge of the cup, and flows into the pond. A white dove hovers above the cup, alight with the rays of the rising sun. The white dove is the most meaningful element of the picture, and it symbolizes here a new beginning and love.

Card Meaning

Ace of Cups represents deep emotions, developed intuition and trusting the inner voice. It may be a moment of love and emotional awareness, as well as spiritual enlightenment. The main features of this card include:
– being open to others;
– experiencing thorough understanding;
– establishing a relationship;
– being led by heart.

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Featured Card of the Day – 7 of Cups – New Babylonian Tarot by Roxana Paul

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Keywords

Imagination, an illusion. Creating fantasies, getting caught up in dreams.

Artist Interpretation

In the heart of the desert, a man who is depicted from behind greets a strange caravan of two camels. The first camel is loaded with the four big cups. One cup is filled with fruits, second – with jewels, in the third cup is a snake, and in the fourth cup sits a bizarre creature that looks like a gargoyle. The second camel carries three caps filled respectively with a man’s head, ghost’s mask, and model of the Ishtar Gate. The picture on the card represents a situation of dreaming or getting caught in illusions.

Card Meaning

Seven of Cups represents a situation of wild dreams and building castles in the air. Facing multiply choices results in procrastination or developing unrealistic plans. It is a case of temptation and dissolution. The distinguishing characteristics of this card are the following:
– becoming dreaming;
– lacking common sense;
– believing in improbable;
– experiencing deception;
– letting things go.

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Featured Card of the Day – Knight of Cups – New Babylonian Tarot by Roxana Paul 

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Keywords

Romanticism, idealism. Experiencing strong feelings, responding intensely to life.

Artist Interpretation

A nobleman in shiny sky-blue armor rides the white horse along the beach towards the rising sun. He holds a cup in his hand and look at the sea but not in the direction of his route. It seems the horse chooses the path, while the horseman is deep in thought and focused inwards. The picture on the cards shows a sensitive, introspective, and overemotional person.

Card Meaning

Knight of Cups represents a person whose life is ruled by emotions, but not practical reasoning. He or she is romantic and feels empathy for others. Below are some distinguishing features of this card:
– idealizing relationship;
– experiencing romanticism;
– expressing sentimental attitude;
– understanding others.

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Featured Card of the Day – 4 of Pentacles – New Babylonian Tarot by Roxana Paul 

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Keywords

A congestive financial situation, which is not bad, but it is not evolving. Holding assets.

Artist Interpretation

Within the luxury interior of a Babylonian palace, a woman reclines on the pillows. She holds two pentacles in her hands and steps on two other pentacles as if she tries to defend her possessions.

Card Meaning

Four of Pentacles represents a case of holding material possessions when any ways of its development are blocked. This case may be connected with business, investments, or inheritance. The main features of this card include:
– keeping the status quo;
– follow a habitual path;
– denying new opportunities;
– being defensive.

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