To an astrologer, the 10 of Disks/Pentacles or Stones card represents Mercury in Virgo. Mercury is the old "god of commerce and communication" and when he rules in Virgo (an earth sign) material gain becomes so vast it may lose its importance, which is really not something to complain about.
A practitioner of the Qaballah would know the 10 of Disks as Malkuth (Kingdom) in Assiah (Material World) which would represent an embarrassment of riches.
The divinatory meaning is physical prosperity, abundance and material success.
Therefore this Hermetic Tarot card suggests a complete wealth, which includes financial security and firm foundations for home and family. Also suggesting that property has been or is being acquired for the founding of new generations or traditions.
There is nothing "Higher Consciousness" about this card, which is not to say it is wrong-headed, as the Swiftness of Mercury, is set about gathering material gain in a total focus and all is at the very pinnacle of objective physical success. Hence, this cleverness in mind for prosperous activity in money matters, can lead to a certain dullness of mind, a slothfulness brought on by feeling totally secure and a resistance to take risks.
Prosperity, wealth, success in the world of finances and physical health.
As stated: The Astrological sign for this card is Mercury in Virgo. Mercury is the representative planet for communication and organizational skills. Virgo is the sign of prosperity and abundance manifested in a tangible way. The Thoth 10 of Disks card indicates that all 10 of your conscious states of energy (The 10 Sephiroth of the Tree of Life) contribute to a balanced flow of healing, communication, and organizational skills all accumulating to active function on the physical plane.To the Supreme One, this world is Real, and not the individual simulations that are seen by personalities. It is Real, because it is the accumulation of all the Self-Awareness experiences of the One Collective. To, the personalities, and/or "mask wearers" our own way of identifying ourselves, makes our reality; albeit not a reality for others, we still think it real. The operative term here is , "think it", as thought is an individual creation. THE 10 OF DISKS, is Qabalistically called the Lord of Wealth. The Angels associated with this Decan are Hahaayah and Laviah.
However, impoverished you were taught to believe you are, the 10 of Disks/Pentacles/Stones reminds one that your Spirit and body are manifesting abundance. Obviously this is a card of prosperity and also obviously, it will change, but for now eat, drink and be merry.
One should also understand that Wealth becomes prosperity when we spend it, or share it with others, as our wealth prospers others and thus ourselves, which is also a form of communication.
To reiterate, the Sephiroth, MALKUTH is Earth, and the animal mind, that is also called the Active Word and/or Assiah. It is the lone Sephira of this World. In the other Worlds of the Qabalistic Tree of Life, there are 3 Sephiroth composing a Triangle, but Assiah/Malkuth stands alone, for it is the completion of all the other States of Energy Conscious.
Assiah is the only Sensual and/or intimate Activity, of Creation. Now this may seem otherwise to the Initiate who sensually experiences the "Inner Worlds" of the Tree of Life in their journey "up" the Tree. However, they often forget, that they are still "attached" to a Sensual body, and thus feel the Conscious experiences as "psychosomatic" operators. But to travel the other Sephiroth as a Psyche without a body (lacking soma), is to feel nothing at all!
Originally, there is only One Sense to Consciousness, and that is the sense of "I" sight (All seeing Eye), and all the "Five Senses" of the mundane body, are just transformations of that One Sense of "I". The senses of the body are also the only way to know of "other", for they surround us in a senses of separation, so that What is All I, can now be I AM Me and I AM Other; a very necessary separation of identity from which to learn discernment. However, contrary to popular opinion, there are more than 5 senses to the physical body. The Yogis of Tantra, claim there are 33 senses to the mundane body; for instance, you have a sense of balance, a sense of self, as sense of lack, a sense of joy, etc. and if you think about it I am sure you'll come up with more.
What we often fail to understand when viewing all the individual ways a mind is being presented, that there is only One Mind, The Universal Divine Collective Unconscious, and each of us is a unique perspective of Being-Me, presented by that Mind as I AM ME. I AM is the Name of the One and Me is the self-reflections of the One. This Wealth of Self-Perspectives comes from imagination (The Divine Feminine), and can cause us to "not see the forest through the trees", thereby losing the joy of observing such wealth to fear of being lost among the many and/or rejected by the many.The number 10, when added together, is 1+0=1, helping us to remember that the I AM+Me= I AM, for there is really only One. Other is merely a "self-reflection", and therefore, as we "observe others", is how we observe ourselves intimately. All us, plus the flora and fauna of Earth, and Earth Herself, are a collective of self observations, of the One Mind/Energy. Self Identity is a process of Tantra, which is to "expand and liberate" the Self.
Traditional explanation of Tantra. (from Wikipedia)
The Tantric tradition offers various definitions of tantra. One comes from the Kāmikā-tantra:
A second, very similar to the first, comes from Swami Satyananda.
A third comes from the 10th-century Tantric scholar Rāmakaṇṭha, who belonged to the dualist school Śaiva Siddhānta:
Prabhat Ranjan Sarkar describes a tantric individual and a tantric cult:
The Thoth Deck TEN OF DISKS, is called the Ten of Pentacles, Ten of Coins, and even the Ten of Stones, in other decks. However, Crowley wished to show the stable motion that is required in a "Solid" world of spinning atoms, i.e. the centrifugal force of a Spinning of a Disk. All things seem solid in the Kingdom of Malkuth because of the Stability of a Discus/Atom in its spin. I find this to be a brilliant insight (of which he had many, as only those who take risks can) and I agree with his philosophy.
It is indeed the spiral "E-Motion" of our inner-conscious self that balances our "Crystalline" outer Self; our life motion. Our Mental/emotional perspectives cast our body forward or backward as a disk is cast in an Olympic game. It takes dedicated practice to cast our body/disk towards it's intended life-target. In magical practice this "hitting the mark" is called Impeccability and requires one to always be "true to thyself". Such accuracy requires a soul to manifest many bodies, before it hits the mark! That mark being the expansion and liberation of Life (Tantra) through personal interaction with it. Another meaning of Tantra is "to weave", for that is just what we, a Psyche does with the bio protons of our physical light body. We weave our own observations, self-identities, and/or perspectives into the physical matter around, in and as us.
*Interesting to note, some Souls have gained so much objective wealth in perspectives, that they can manifest more than one "individuality" at a time, manifesting their own collective copy of the Divine collective.
As an impeccable Qabalist knows, each new manifested individual Personality is a Fractal made of past personalities, that reside as "memory" in the Soul (point of creative consciousness in the Divine Unconscious called Tiphareth). Therefore, after many life-times, where the Psyche/Soul has experienced the entire Zodiac of personality construction, it can choose to make more than one "Identity Fractal" at one point in time. It seems that the more experience in Self Awareness construction a Soul has, it wants more intimacy with Self and conceives of more ways of being.
This vast materialism is made homey, as shown on the Wild Wood Tarot-Ten of Stones. Here an Iron age long house is seen through and arch of ten stones. This fruitful Long House is built around an Apple Tree. There is also two carved arch pillars, with rough hewed figures of male and female.
Here wealth is a house, with well worn paths to the door, implying home full of trusted friends, lovers and blood relatives who offer security and affection. This card relates to the the inner and outer community that supports the individual. There really can be no greater wealth.
Truth being, that the Whole Tree of Life is dedicated to this Manifested world; it is the Goal Achieved by the Conscious of The Divine Dual Creative; where the I Am becomes I AM ME-the manifested and therefore sensual trinity of the Above Supernal Triangle.
Therefore, our purpose as physical Spirits and/or operators of the Master Power Tools, the Human body, is to establish, the intimacy of the "As above, so below", i.e. "The Great Work" as a great Tree of Affection. We are to be Love of Being on every plane of Life. For, as Spirit, I AM Life and as a body, I AM Alive; Alive being an outer simulation of the Inner Life.
As energy that is Spiral (Spirit), we are "everywhere and no where" at the very moment of "I", a kind of diffusion into the eternity of the Divine Collective Unconscious, that has gathered "self identities", just like the gathering of particles that make an atom, through the "Law of Attraction". Due to the transformative process of the One Energy, our "God-Mind" becomes one with a more condensed identity-the human body. This gives the I Am the ability to focus on one "moment" in the Time Space continuum, as "Myself", giving Mind not only the "sense of presence" but the ability to discriminate transformative motion by being intimate with imagined form! One must remember that Spirit, comes from the Greek root word Spiro- meaning breath. Therefore, as the "breath of Life", I- Spirit, Am intimate with Life as the "Alive" and have the power to animate it as I please. In other words----"freedom of Choice" which simply means free to move by perspective and or Self-Definition.
I am a Soul/Psyche, a whirlpool of conscious, in the Ocean of Unconscious! This Rocks! I find it very fulfilling to be able to have a "sense of presence", and move about sensually forming reality to my Inner Self Awareness. To be able to do so is indeed a gift, an inheritance, a Wealth, and my Soul knows its purpose is to "BE"!
It's time we realize that we are the "Sacred Place" of I AM in Time Space! We, as Spiral Entity (Spirits) have inherited the Earth, not because we are bad or Lustful, thereby meriting the suffering or pleasure brought on by physical senses as a punishment (The Lust of Goddess/God built us after all!). Rather, We are the accumulated Wealth of Self Image-Creation (self imagination)--made alive and sensual in order to discern thought through sensual means within the One Mind. The Divine Creative's Self Experience (Self Awareness) built us as a solution- not a problem! We solve the problem of how to focus intense energy, e-motion, to a point in time space, to nullify entropy and be able to deconstruct and reconstruct ideas/reality right at the time and place of "seeing/sensing an error"! I Am the Image maker "ME", who can recreate image by using my "Child of God" union card, I-Magi-Nation number "10"! I AM ME is our individual name of inheritance! However, we must remember that the concept of "error" is based on what an individual wants to achieve and not necessarily on dysfunction. Hence, another man's error is another man's success.
For those who don't know, 10 is 1+0=1, in Qabalistic gematria (numerology) which simply means The First Sephira -that is Kether, is The Above Ocean of Unconscious, that we bring to The Below, the tip of the Whirlpool that is individual consciousness!
In other words, we don't have a goal, we are the Goal!
Thus, we are "Lust without the need of result"! Lust being the Divine Frenzy, that is the rhythmic vibration in all things that began as Kether, who is "I Will BE"! Like I said, "We Rock"! We, each alone, are a Tree of Life of Ten dimension and each dimension has 10 Trees! Like I said, we are Fractals, which are copies of the original I AM! This makes us all who are manifested in the world of Assiah, "holy Spirits", as we are the manifested collective of all 10 states of Sephirotic intelligence! To not know this, we have only ourselves to blame, for we have forgotten the the fact that "truth is made manifest", which simply means, is created as Self, which is always "something else". The 10 of Disk or Ten of Stones also helps us see that to know that all we see, is another way to be me, is to know the Collective that is Wholeness and to Understand true wealth as One Self with "many faces".
When the Ten of Disks is thrown during a reading:
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