The Thoth Queen of Wands of the Hermetic Qabalah:
the zodiac, the Queen of Wands rules from 21st degree of Pisces to the
20th degree of Aries and represents the mysteries of the Watery part of
Fire (Consciousness of Passion/ Spirit). What can be simply said here,
is that Fire is Spirit and the Watery part of Spirit is "spiritual
intelligence" or the Conscious Spirit which is both fluid as fire and
colored (colors are not reflections of the force--but the actual force
itself) and is often mundanely called "Emotions".
If one could see the Aura and Chakras, as I do, one would know that the 7 conscious-states of Energy, called auric bodies,
are made of "Spiritual matter/invisible
light"....Solar-Conscious-energy and therefore, are an composite of
"Entity" (Entity, in Physics is a "point-in-time"). Therefore, the Human
being which is an auric body composed of "crystallize" light, is a Psycho-dynamic collection of previous entity. An intelligent copy; a
Microcosm of the Divine Creative's Collective Unconscious that those who
study metaphysics name a Macrocosm. The whole combination of 8 forms of
intelligent light, both visible and invisible is called the Soul!
Therefore, the human body, is also an entity of the Soul! The Queen of
Wands knows this, and she is unashamed of her body, mind and spirit, in
fact she revels in manifestation. Such a personality can be devastating
to the "divided" who believe the body and soul are separated by a
"good/bad" value system of a division-ism perspective!
The Queen of Wands represents this mystery of the Maternal Solar- Mother of the Spiritual forms.
Upon the Thoth Queen's head is the winged globed-flame-rayed crown,
in her left hand is the cone topped wand of Bacchanalian and Dionysian mysteries: thyrsus (Greek), and her left hand is placed on the
The Black Panther is (or black cat) is usually
associated with the Dark Goddess, who represents the Dark Energy/Matter
of quantum physics fame; However, this is the Solar Goddess, and the
leopard is used to symbolize her power in repose since it is both black
spotted and lion- tawny, as the lion is representative of the Sun.
about this card seems to shout "fire", but if you've noticed, it is a
controlled force here, as even her fiery thrown is formed in geometric
shapes suggesting "controlled" or purposely directed Passions of a fiery
As an Archetype personality:
She would be a red or golden haired woman who is adaptable
(spontaneous), persistent in her energy but of calm authority which she
knowingly uses to enhance her attractiveness.
- Such a woman of passion
can be vane, but that is because she knows that passion is attractive in
its own rite.
- She is often kind and generous but will not tolerate
There is an immense capacity for
friendship and love, as that is the nature of fiery passion, however, it
is always done on her own initiative where she can not be talked into
it or out of it.The tyrannical tendency is very present here.
When ill defined
The Queen of Wands personality can be:
- Snobbish, vane, brooding which
invariably leads to the negative decisions that cause her to fiercely
- Some might call this a "Fiery Latin" type of personality.
Passion can be stunning whether it is a sexual relationship or a
vendetta...so as the Leopard in her hand, she must be treated with
respect, and remember that to play on Her terms, may be beyond the
capacity of a less passionate mate; her wrath is "World famous".
Being that She is spontaneous
in nature, she may enjoy young men more than the "'older, wiser Man",
and find that she is unable to apply herself to "long term"
relationships. Therefore this card represents lots of
emotional/spiritual/physical power, but she definitely will need an
"opposite" to help steady her, which because of her great reservoir of
passion, balance will help her utilize her great capacity for lucid
perception and steady prosecution of work; How this will only be under
the guidance of a very creative mind who loves the heat.
With the fiery emotions of this Queen,
there is a liability of:
- Fits of depression, that can lead to Tantrums
and intoxication or fiery outbursts of panic stricken burst of fury.
in all powerful things, when well guided, there is great fun, joy and
Bacchic- satisfaction here, but ill guided, great destruction is
- The surrounding cards in a reading will tell the able Tarot
Reader what is guiding this great passionate personality and there is a
whiff of Babalon (Crowley gematric-spelling) in this card. By
studying the "Scarlett Woman" the student will find further insight into
To a Hermetic Qabalist,
the Queen of Wands represents Water of fire, Specific Water (Personal
Consciousness) in the World of Primal Fire (Impersonal Yod-Force). Thus
you see her enthroned in steady flames. She is the Archetype Personality of those who are born (see above chart) in the sign of Aries.
In her left hand is the Fire Wand (Pine Cone on top means wisdom: usually a Greek Thyrsus or Polynesian Pineapple topped wand) and in her right hand rests the head of a Leopard.
The Leopard represents
the extreme ferocity of the Divine Fire (The Original Passion that
created energy-movement) tamed by the Queen. In Her hands He purrs!
Besides Wisdom, The Cone topped Wand also represents Will,
showing that She has complete control and is able to direct this
She is warm, attractive, passionate, and generous when well
defined, Ill defined, she is the embodiment of hell, tyrannical,
revengeful, and violent. As with all Great Power [Passion] it can be
very beneficial or very destructive, depending on the Will of the
wielder. Now that also means that She has an immense capacity for
friendship and love, but always on her own terms.
So this card is often
the representative of Great Personal Female Power in action:
passionate, honest and sincere, seeing no purpose in falsehood and she
will respond harshly to deceit!
- Highly sexual, and expressive. In other
words, a very dangerous woman indeed! This alone can be stimulating to
some men which is all well an good on her terms, but devastating to
those who try to control her.
Fiery, delightful, passionate, and active beauty. I have always adored The Helena.
The Jungian-Queen of Wands: The Stylish Mother, depicts a strong willed, ambitious, yet sensitive female persona. Hers is a magnetic (water) charming personality who wants to be the center of attention, and usually is.
She has a witty mastery of language, using subtle and amusing words. However, if someone interferes with her in any way, her quips are devastating. Thus the fire around her.
From warm and outgoing to cold and distant, her moods swing about rapidly. Often she is quick to anger, but also is equally quick to forgive and forget.
Being a freewheeling idealist, she loves to impose her creative will on others and her environment; however, she is very intuitive as well, so her will doesn't seem to impose, as she knows what to say to get her way.
Some may say she has a "bitchy" attitude, however, this is really a smoke screen so that others don't see how vulnerable and sensitive she really is. Her independent and outgoing personal qualities are deeply based in the security of her family environment. Loving her home, she also fiercely protects her children from what she perceives to be a hostile world.
The Jungian card, doesn't really seem to convey this archetype well, maybe he was at a loss on how to do this artfully.
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