On the brink of transformation, the Thoth Princess of Disks is the earthly part of earth. Brooding in wonder, she is strong and beautiful while pregnant with the secret wonder of the future.
This lovely Priestess of Demeter, wears the crest of the Ram and in her right hand a scepter descending into the Earth, where its head becomes a diamond. To Qaballists, the Diamond is the Precious Stone of Kether (The Highest and purest Light) and symbolizes the Purest Light formed in Matter in the " diamond form of as above-so below".
As would Freya,( Norse Grove Goddess) she stands in a grove of sacred trees, before an altar suggesting a wheat sheaf which is a symbol for Demeter. But she is not alone. Contrary to the sexism of modern sexual-revisionist thought, she is never without he and he is never without she. Therefore, She holds in Her left hand a disk which bears the Chinese ideogram denoting the twin spiral force of Goddess/God (The Divine Creative) in equilibrium, what we call the electromagnetic spectrum; from this is born the Rose of Isis (Rose-Mari), the Great Fertile Mother of the Nile delta. The modern Qabalist knows that She is Magnetic and He is Electric.
Since Waite held to his lodge oath not to "profane" the Ancient Mysteries by offering their mysteries to the general public, he choose the medieval Page image for his card, and everyone who has embellished the Rider-Waite-Smith tradition has used the Page. This is usually a card of androgynous character; However, the author Ellen Dugan and artist Mark Evans, choose a female image for their Witches Tarot . She, who is dressed in greens of Earth, holds a Pentacle up, as if offering it to the Sun, while standing on fertile land. I suppose this depicts the Earth element (Pentacle) fertile in the Sun, as if it is Spring. The magnificent magnolia tree is in full bloom, a contrast to the Thoth Princess of Disks, who heralds a Spring not yet fertile and whose trees have yet to leaf. In the language of flowers, the Magnolia tree represents sweetness, beauty, perseverance and love of nature.
The white hind, who is behind the Tree, nibbling on grass, is a common symbol of faerie and represents magic and miracles. This white doe invites one to explore the wonders of the fey.
The characteristics of the Thoth Princess of Disks or the Page of Pentacles personality are more numerous than a mere blog or Tarot card hopes to enumerate, for She is the Ultimate in Womanhood and has all the characteristics of the "Womb with a View", i.e. the Mother of all Forms. She contains all the characteristics of the Universal womb-man and it depends on the influences she is subject to whether "one or the other" of these traits manifest as action. However, this is not a scattering of emotional energy. Rather whatever trait she acts on, it is pure and focused, and life changing. To the shallow (those afraid of their emotional depth), she is a bewildering inconsistency. To the centered in Spirit, she is a "Powerful Moment" of Beauty. She is both nourishing, vitalizing and conceptually fertile.
We may see her as Persephone arising from the nether world of winter into the bright light of Spring, eating a pomegranate (her sacred fruit), symbolizing that from the deepest, darkest depths arises the Wisdom of "Womb-Rite", the Ancient authority over form and the resurrection and regeneration of the Living.
There really isn't any negative here, unless one finds her ability to "be purely in the moment" too Hades-rapid and unsettling for their need for linear stability. Such a shallow one would be unable to see that stability is based purely on "the movement of Moment" and not a linear line of common addition. Thus is she serpentine in her motion, which is symbolized by her headdress consisting of the rams spiral horns of Aries; Aries being the first house of spring and exalted in the Sun. The universe is Spirals upon Spirals, dimensions upon dimensions, union upon union and suffers no division. To enjoy her, you must dance with her, naked, in her sacred grove of Life.
When the Princess of Disks or the Page of Pentacles card shows up in a reading;
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