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Tarot Card Comparisons; The Thoth Deck Tarot -Ace of Swords & The Erotic Tarot 1 of Air

The Unknowable Kether, The First Sephiroth, is often depicted as the Point, The Crown and the Swastika, as explained in past blogs; However, these only direct us into a journey of understanding, that has no goal. We may say the goal, is to understand the Infinite, but the word infinite, even if understood, is a human invention. Thus inadequate to explain the "No-Thing" before Time. The point may be  the Singularity that was before the Big Bang but as the words may imply some vast understanding, this explanation is empty of experience and thus  to us, incomprehensible. Even we started as a "point", an atom to single celled zygote, yet that is almost incomprehensible, let alone the beginning of "Something" that was "No-Thing.

Yet, we are also potentially anything, which makes us not as comfortably understood as one would like. It Seems that the Divine Collective Unconscious, wishes us to be as vast as our forms seem to be limited. This is seen by the Imagination's ability to expand concepts so far beyond reality, that maybe, reality is just imagined,. One moment we are the Human dreaming of being Spiral Energy, the next we are Spiral Energy dreaming we are a human. Much like that old Chinese tale of a man dreaming he was a butter fly, then upon awakening he wondered if he was a butterfly dreaming he was a human. Considering Kether, is much the same,

The Qabalist knows that All is Mind, and we are not talking about the human consciousness, but the Mind that the Dream of the Universe floats in, and/or the Universal Collective Unconscious.
  The Ace of Swords is a "seed or essence  of Mind"., The Root Powers of Air and symbolizes the influence of Kether in the Astral World. This may be understood as the motion in the Currents of Astral Fluid, however, that is just the "elephants foot print in the jello" [Old joke: "How do you know if an elephant is in your refrigerator?" Answer," By the foot prints in the jello."] and not the Power itself.

The Astral realms are the realms of Fleeting Forms...nothing solid.  Thus the Ace of Swords is a potent card which can be extremely good or extremely evil. Evil, is Live spelled backwards, and basically implies devolution  rather than evolution. To move forward progressively, is Living, to Move backward by living in the past emotional reality, is "living in the past" which is a form of "living dead", since the past isn't now. Thus we have philosopher's saying."Let the dead bury the dead...".

The Mind is called the Element of Air, for it is Heated by fiery Passions, as Air is heated by Sun, and thus it can become violent and life threatening. However, this is avoided if the Will of Spirit, is the controller of Passion, then the Mind becomes Life Expanding and Liberating.

The Ace of Wands represents a natural force, while the Ace of Swords represents that which is invoked; A force called upon.
The currents generated by Kether on the Astral are both dynamic and erratic, having the potential to be applied at will to different situations. Thus, we have the description of a "whirling force" that gains strength through trouble. To Qabalists, this is an affirmation of Divine authority and may become the Sword of Wrath, punishment and affliction. Pure mind has no conscience, it is up to us to supply discrimination to thought.
But let us not despair, for the Ace of Swords represents the Sword of the Magus crowned in the twenty-two diadem of light. To those of magic, the number 22 refers to Atu known as 22=2x11, the Magical manifestation of  Chokmah, Wisdom, and the Logos. In Hebrew letters, that are numbers, is the Word of Law, that blazes forth clearing the dark clouds of a Mind based on fear, or survival thinking. I would suggest getting the Book 777 by Aleister Crowley to further study this, as the words "Achath Ruach Elohim Chiim" are the numbers 777 and means in English translation,"One is Spirit of the Gods of the Living". The Ruach being Tiphareth, the Solar Logos. There is a lot of investigative Geomatria to understand here so get the book!

The 1 of Air, (the element of Swords) of Milo Manara's Erotic Tarot depicts a rather voluptuous woman, seductively smoking a pipe. The pipe implies invoked air, by the very act of smoking.  Milo Manara suggests the act of seduction as having to do with the essence of Air, as air has to do with the sense of smell and the sphere of dialectics and the mind,

Manara has assigned the meanings of beauty, thought and exaltation  of the senses. Which is implied in the Dark Morgan looking woman's beauty and the exaltation of the breath, of the result of smoking. The bright sunny sky behind her, is the color of the "exalted mind" or the Crown of the Ace of Swords card.
The Astrological meaning of this card belongs to the element of Air, implying intellectual states of consciousness.

WHEN THE ACE OF SWORDS OR THE 1 OF AIR IS THROWN DURING A DIVINATION:

It implies:
  • A beautiful mind of mental clarity and inventiveness.
  • Problems being overcome with Original thinking.
  • The dawning of a new intellectual process.
  • Acting with logic and discrimination
  • Strength in adversity. Out of evil some good will come. Something that looks bleak can surprisingly turn out to be promising.
  • Doom. this is the card of Morgan the Fate. Finality, Tragedy, and ultimate fate; However, it is release, freedom from past restraint and a new lightness and/or a kind of salvation.
  •  A type of invocation of new thought; a beginning of an idea or information. The arising of Inner insight.
  • This card depends on the surrounding cards to show whether it is fate or rebirth.
Thank you for your interest and comments. May you live long and prosper!





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