The High Priestess – Revealing The Secrets You Always Wanted To Know

2017-10-09T07:10:08+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|Categories: Divination, Spirituality|Tags: , , , |

The High Priestess - Revealing The Secrets You Always Wanted To Know ​The High Priestess is the third card in the tarot deck and an important part of the Major Arcana. This is a lovely card depicting mystery, faith, and knowledge gained through a quiet understanding of the universe. The High Priestess Tarot Card is the embodiment of spiritual power. Dressed in blue, she stands before the veil and guards the door of the unknown. ​Story and evolution of the card The High Priestess Tarot Card is a relatively new addition to the Major Arcana. The first deck of Tarot cards, the Visconti-Sforza from 1450, depicts a seated woman enveloped in rich robes. Her attire resembles the clothing that would have been worn by an abbess. The woman holds a book and the triple crown of the papacy rests on her head. The card was called La Papessa, or female pope. It was under the influence of ideas articulated by the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn in the late 19th century that La Papesse began her transformation. The change occurred with the creation of the Rider-Waite deck of Tarot cards in 1909. The Tarot of Marseilles still depicts [...]