The Emperor is more like a benign father who creates a safe, secure, stable environment by enforcing discipline and setting boundaries.
The Empress is the mother archetype in the Tarot. She is feminine abundance, fertility, creativity, love and fierce nurturing.
The Fool is the soul unencumbered by the trappings of the ego, mores of society, and expectations. He is a traveler, who carries no baggage
A lot of esoteric cultures believe in reincarnation. The date of birth thus is coded information on what the soul plans on accomplishing now.
The Tarot contains the wisdom of the ages. It has so many esoteric threads from Indian Mysticism, Egyptian intelligence, Biblical Prudence.
Yemaya was a River goddess from Nigeria. In Brazil and Cuba she is known as the goddess of the Ocean. She is sacred to the Yoruba people.
Understanding Tarot Through Mythology Series: Dionysus the Greek God is a perfect personification of The Fool, who seeks new experience.
The land of Atlantis and the downfall of man as a result of Hubris has been the subject of many a myth.
Plato, Ovid, Donne, glorified the union of two sexes in one as a model of perfection. The Ardhanarishvara too is a supreme form of Shiva.