Mythology is a the telling of stories of a time long ago, in an attempt to access the collective unconscious. By combining the Tarot and Myth we deepen an already rich tapestry and breathe life into it.

Odin- The Hanged Man. Norse/Germanic Mythology
The Hanged Man is all about surrender and sacrifice for a higher good. It could be a reminder to change one's perspective and go with the flow.

Odin- The Hanged Man. Norse/Germanic Mythology

Odin, the Norse god, sacrificed himself for the greater good of mankind and was responsible for giving us & thus is a Hanged Man archetype.

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Agamemnon Betrayed and the Three of Swords
Agamemnon was murdered by Aegisthus the lover of his wife Clytemnestra.

Agamemnon Betrayed and the Three of Swords

Agamemnon and his betrayal by his wife, is a gory rendering of the Three of Swords which is all about separation, betrayal, and heartache.

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Lilith – The First Eve & The Queen of Swords
The Story of Lilith is from the Bible. The Queen of Swords, Lilith is from Hebrew and Biblical Mythology.

Lilith – The First Eve & The Queen of Swords

Tarot is an evolving Spiritual form. The Queen of Swords has always gotten a bad rap but in the modern era she is known for her independence and her intellect. As feminism emerges, The Queen has been redeemed. Traditionally she is known to be a bitter divorced or separated woman, and in the present day like Lilith the Sumerian goddess, she is someone who can stand up for herself.

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The Gita and its Wisdom in The Wheel Of Fortune
It is good to contemplate one's own actions and do one's duties without any attachment to the outcome.

The Gita and its Wisdom in The Wheel Of Fortune

The Tarot contains the wisdom of the ages. It has so many esoteric threads from Indian Mysticism, Egyptian intelligence, Biblical Prudence.

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Yemaya the Yoruba Goddess & Temperance
Temperance is about finding the middle path. It really is constantly striving to create a balance.

Yemaya the Yoruba Goddess & Temperance

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.

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Dionysus – The Fool Greco-Roman Mythology
Dionysus The Greek God of Wine. Theatre originated at the Dionysian Festivals.

Dionysus – The Fool Greco-Roman Mythology

Understanding Tarot Through Mythology Series: Dionysus the Greek God is a perfect personification of The Fool, who seeks new experience.

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Atlantis The Lost Civilization & The Tower
Plato recorded a technologically advanced civilization that existed before his time. The Land of Atlantis went down under the waves and was destroyed since the Atlanteans refused to accept the corruption and the decay of their moral fiber. The Atlanteans were an advanced civilization that was working on weapons, that had a malfunction, triggering earthquakes and massive tidal waves that destroyed the land and led it to the bottom of the ocean.

Atlantis The Lost Civilization & The Tower

The land of Atlantis and the downfall of man as a result of Hubris has been the subject of many a myth.

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