The High Priestess in the Tarot is one of the most mysterious and fascinating archetypes.
She embodies the feminine energy that is inherent within us all – intuition, inner wisdom, silence, stillness, reflection, gut instinct, patience.
The High Priestess is your inner spiritual advisor, counsellor, guide and psychic muse. If you don’t know what to do or what to say, you follow her instead.
She represents inner knowing that doesn’t come with tangible proof but with feelings and perceptions that trigger your sixth sense.
Following the High Priestess requires a huge amount of trust in her abilities but also plenty of self-knowledge to distinguish sound advice from deception and illusion.
She encourages you to dig deeper in order to see the bigger picture, to work with nature’s rhythms such as the moon phases and the seasons, learn from your dreams, and follow your aspirations (those goals that seem to call you).
The High Priestess in the Tarot of Quotes is a lighthouse in the darkness, the guiding light that shows you the way safely to your destination.
The surrounding sea is the vastness of feelings and emotions within you, and just like an explorer you need to navigate on the surface to find your way and dive in to find all the treasures (talents, secrets, answers) hidden in the deep.
Astrologically, the High Priestess is linked to the moon. The waxing moon (new moon) represents intentions and conception.
In practical terms, when this card comes up in a reading, you may want to observe rather than take action, wait and see, be silent rather than chatty, listen rather than speak. Let something work itself out or a situation unravel in its own time.
If something doesn’t feel right, don’t do it or stop doing it.
Follow your inner guide or ask someone you trust for advice.
What to avoid: moodiness, being irrational, unpredictability, isolation.
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