Associated with the planet Mercury and having the properties of both Air and Earth elements, The Magician represents skill, reasoning power and sharp intellect.
The Magician is represented by a youthful person whose one hand is raised towards the sky while the other hand is directed towards the Earth. He is believed to be the connection between the Spiritual and the Earthly.
The sign above his head represents Eternity while his white robe and red cloak respectively express purity and worldly experience.
In a reading The Magician is considered as a good omen that signifies new opportunities and enterprises. The influence of Planet Mercury facilitates to overcome all the hurdles on the way to success by logical thinking and prompt action.
The card also symbolizes strong will power that is backed by enthusiastic initiative and creativity. It implies that the power of the Universe can be tapped to your benefit to achieve your worldly goals by applying your own skills and also gathering the available resources and tools and utilizing them for best results.
The Magician, inversely, signifies trickery and deception and warns the subject to be careful about placing her/his trust. This can also mean lack of self confidence and low self esteem. This may lead to a phase of indecision and trouble in communication. Lack of opportunities is also estimated. Poor planning may hamper the path of progression. The subject may even overlook opportunities or lose them due to wrong judgment and problem in the sense of proportion.
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