The backs of Tarot characters in a jungian perspective

In the Major Arcana we find mainly figures placed frontally: characters who look at us as if we were in front of a mirror. However, there are some Tarot characters which shows their backs to us. What do the backs of these Tarot characters represent? What can this mean from a symbolic point of view?

Jungian Animus in Tarot male characters

Jungian Animus in Tarot cards The Tarot deck contains numerous male images that can be related to Jungian Animus archetype. A few weeks ago I wrote an article for CEPEIDE, a journal of intersubjective analytical psychology, talking about the various images of “Anima” contained in the Tarot. The Anima archetype, in the Jungian sense, concerns … Read more

The Magician table symbolism and the Passion of Christ

The Magician Tarot card table symbolism In this article we analyze the Magician table symbolism. The Magician is the first Major Arcanum of the Tarot deck and in his table we see a collection of different objects, which can be analyzed according to different perspectives. First of all we find on the Magician table the … Read more

Symbolism of the Hermit Tarot card

Simbologia Eremita dei Tarocchi

Symbolism and meaning of the Hermit Tarot card In this article we analyze the symbolism of the Hermit Tarot card and its meaning in a jungian perspective. A game I love to play with people who do not know the Tarot is to let them choose the Tarot they like most in the deck. In … Read more

Window symbolism in dreams and Tarot

Window symbolism in dreams The window has a peculiar symbolism in dreams. It can appear, for example, in those dreams where we observe a landscape from a window. It is surprising to observe how each element we encounter in a dream, as well as in reality, can be traced back to the language of the … Read more

Numbers dream meaning: dreams about 3

Il Sole dei Tarocchi e il numero tre

Numbers dream meaning: dreams about 3 This post is about numbers dream meaning, specifically about number three. Numbers may have in fact a precise meaning in dreams. Do you ever dream about number three? Or dreams about three objects or three people? Like any dream element (characters, settings, objects), numbers are of great importance in … Read more

Unconscious does not exist? An ode to skeptics

Unconscious does not exist This article is dedicated to all those who claim that unconscious does not exist. “Many people doubt the existence of the unconscious,” Jung argued in the last century. I have the feeling that this attitude of skepticism towards the unconscious has become stronger today: I often hear this objection when I … Read more

Jungian intuition and Tarot symbolism

Jungian intuition and the Magician Tarot card This article is dedicated to jungian intuition and Tarot symbolism, in relation to the Magician or Bateleur Tarot card. I want to deepen in particular the Jungian theory of psychological types applied to Tarot. Click here to learn more about the OniroTarologia method. The Magician Tarot card and … Read more

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