Weekly Tarot Zodiac
November 4th through November 10th, 2019
This reading was prepared by Ana McAra, graduate of the Sacred Three School, using The Divine Feminine Oracle, written by Meggan Watterson, artwork by Lisbeth Cheever‐Gessaman. This deck explores the Divine Feminine as she is known and loved in many faith traditions.
Wild Card of the Week: Influences All Signs
Ariadne assisted the initiates of old as they traveled the labyrinth, step by step, in darkness. Our journey to healing may often feel as daunting and uncertain. She reminds us that the Soul always knows the way. By trusting our inner knowing we will overcome the Shadow, the Minotaur, which represents our own fears and negative patterns. The Goddess will light the way, if we listen to Her voice within.
Aries: March 21 - April 19
Sarada Devi, The Divine Mother
Though human, Sarada Devi, appeared to her initiates as a living embodiment of the Goddess. Sarada Devi taught her followers that the love of Goddess is unconditional and exists for all beings. She showed them that all beings are aspects of Goddess and are meant to live in unity and compassion. Love yourself absolutely. Allow yourself to be a channel of the Mother's Love for others.
Taurus: April 20 - May 20
White Buffalo Calf Woman
White Buffalo Calf Woman came to the Lakota people as a Holy Being. She taught the people to honor the sacredness immanent in nature and daily life and to practice generosity, gratitude and community. This week, in the spirit of White Buffalo Calf Woman, give thanks for what you have and share what you can.
Gemini: May 21 - June 20
Zhou Zuanjing, The Mystic of Peace
Zhou Zuanjing was a 12th Century Taoist Mystic and Poet. Through her poetry she taught how to achieve stillness so that one may act, not from the ego, but from union with the Source of All Life. Receiving this card is an encouragement to seek out stillness. Consider the actions you will take this week and ask yourself if these actions serve ego or express love. Choose love.
Cancer: June 21 - July 22
Machig Labdron, the Diamond Hearted Dakini
In Tibetan Buddhism, Machig Labdron is an incarnation of Buddha Vajra yogini. Machig Labdron created the Buddhist practice of Chod, a surrendering of the Inner Demons, the negative beliefs that keep us from being truly free. Who are your Inner Demons? You may need to name them before you can let them go.
Leo: July 23 - August 22
One of the most moving stories of Inanna is her Descent into the Land of Death. She descends, surrendering jewels and layers of protective clothing. Finally, naked, she meets her sister, her Shadow, and undergoes the process of death, so that she may emerge filled with Wisdom. In order to gain Wisdom we must release the past. What will you let go of so that you can move forward toward Wisdom?
Virgo: August 23 - September 22
The Cosmic Egg, the Divine Feminine
The Cosmic Egg is a symbol of the Creative Power of the Divine Feminine. You are receiving this card as a reminder that the creative power of the Mother is within you. You are reminded that perfection exists within you. You are Her perfect child. Honor and love yourself. See her creative powers within your life. Recognize Her Blessings throughout your journey.
Libra: September 23 - October 22
Lilith is an icon of Women's Freedom. She rebelled against submission to Adam and reinvented herself. She is the original Wild Woman and she beckons you to be free! Ask yourself this week, "if I could be completely free, who would I be?" What steps can you take to incorporate some of that wildness into your daily life?
Scorpio: October 23 - November 21
Sarah‐La‐Kali, Queen of the Outsiders
Sarah‐La‐Kali is honored in the region of Saintes‐Maries‐de‐la‐Mer, in the south of France, especially by the Romany people, who carry an image of her each year, out of a crypt and into the sea, where she is bathed, granting renewal to all. There are many legends about her origin. She is an enigma and an enduring symbol of the Mother who cares for all who are Outcast. Who are the outcast in your community? What act of love can you perform for the Outcast this week?
Sagittarius: November 22 - December 21
Lakshmi, Goddess of Abundance
The beautiful Goddess Lakshmi is beloved because she grants abundance to all who honor her. Her blessings may come as wealth, health, fertility, joy and love. Most importantly, Lakshmi will lead us to spiritual bliss. Her name comes from the word Laksa, to have a goal. When you align your goals with service to the Mother, all blessings are possible.
Capricorn: December 22 - January 19
Diana, Queen of the Wilderness
Beloved Diana! Protector of Women, Goddess of the Wilderness, Moon Maiden! She blesses you this week. Take time to consider your own connection to Nature. Do you have a Spirit Animal? Do you feel the whispering of trees, the call of Nature? Take time to commune with Diana. Listen to the messages she brings you as she beckons you to claim your power.
Aquarius: January 20 - February 18
The Bountiful Mother of Ocean, Goddess of the Moon! She is a Guide to the Subconscious and Guardian in all Transitions. She is especially honored by the LGBT community. Call upon Yemaya, to aid you in creative work, whether you are an artist, planning to have a child, or creating a new way of life. Here is a mantra: I am an ocean of creativity ‐ I give birth to what exists within me.
Pisces: February 19 - March 20
Quan Yin, Goddess of Compassion
Quan Yin is honored primarily by Buddhists throughout the world. She is the Mother of Compassion; a Guardian of Children; and a Bodhisattva, who aids us in gaining enlightenment. She is believed to have incarnated many times and so her understanding of humanity is deep and empathetic. She listens lovingly to our prayers and will provide comfort and guidance. Quan Yin also teaches us to be compassionate to others, without internalizing their suffering. Receive Her blessings!