Tarot Card for January, The Magician
by Elizabeth (Liz) Muschett
The tarot Card for January is The Magician A Major Arcana Card.
The planet Mercury is associated with the Magician. Mercury rules the 3rd house in Astrology and is about communication and intellect. The Magician Cards is about skillful communication, self confidence, Power, resourcefulness and new beginnings.
The number one is about new beginning or new projects.
Right hand holds a staff and raised toward the sky. Left hand points down to the earth. Channeling the power of the Universe to the physical plane. Above the Magician’s head the symbol of infinity represents endlessness. The belt on his waist is a snake biting its own tail, a symbol of eternity and cycles. The magical table holds the four suits of the Tarot, earth, air, fire and water. Symbolizing appropriate use of mind, heart, body and soul in the process of manifestation. The Magician’s robe is white, symbolizing the purity and innocence. Flowers at his feet this duality is repeated in the mix of pure white lilies and thorny red roses.
Image – Morgan-Greer Tarot Card “The Magician”