[A7] CONSECRATION: The Blessed Guru:
Card of Compassion and Piety
Sanctuary, solace, comfort, savior
In human culture of every flavor
Spiritual transport, religious deed
Imaginary chariot, imaginary steed
A dignified ecclesiastic is preaching
A religious pantheist is praying
With religious symbols orbiting his mind, The Blessed Guru hovers above the ground in a meditative state. He ponders the one common goal of all religions, connection to the divine. He is at peace. He is connected.
The roses remind us of this cards association to the color red and to its equidistant connection to the number 3. In this card, the main rose is exalted with a scepter and wreath symbolizing victory. This is the card of arrival at a turning point. Its not the end, it is the threshold to the end. He is poised.
The Guru sits atop a magic carpet to symbolize the idea of spiritual transport. He is being transported spiritually beyond the threshold of reality into the world of dreams. He is a conduit.
When he returns from his spiritual journey, after his epiphany, he will tell you of his visions, ideas and other numinous wonders. He will build an entire religion around these ideas and his consecrated state. He will be a comfort to many.
7 of [+] The Credible Realization
7 of [X] The Pure Synthesis
[A3/7] The Peaceful Tunnel
Antonym: [D7] DESECRATION: The Wretched Heathen
Transonym: [A3] ADORATION: The Winsome Beauty
Varonym: [Reverse] IDOLIZATION: The Deified Fetish
Proxonym: < or >
Compare to The Numerical Tarot
Compare to The Seasonal Tarot
Key: [+] = Addition-Diamonds-Coins ... [X] = Multiplication-Hearts-Cups ... [--] = Subtraction-Clubs-Staves ... [ / ] = Division-Spades-Swords
[A] = Ameliorate Major ... [D] = Deteriorate Major
Antonym = Meanings that are opposite in an investive vs. divestive way e.g. [+] to [--], or [X] to [ / ]
Coronym = Meanings that correlate in a quantitative vs. qualitative way e.g. [+] & [X], or [--] & [ / ]
Transonym = Meanings that are equidistantly similar i.e. from the same sphere of influence, e.g. 1&9, or 2&8, or 3&7, or 4&6
Varonym = Meanings that are variable across a spectrum of possibilities that exists across antonymous cards in their upright & reversed states
Proxonym = Meanings that evolve seqentially across each suit from one card to the next
The Isomorphic Tarot by Guy Palm
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