The Witches Tarot -Ten of Cups illustrates a happy scene of that looks like a celebration under a rainbow of 10 silver-moon cups. Water is the element of this card as it is of all the Cup cards, and it is represented by the color of clothing and the reflective river-pool of water, which implies the flowing happiness of the family.
The Children are dancing in a circle of a flowered field of Verbena. In the language of flowers, Pink Verbena means a happy family bond.
In the back ground is a nice home surrounded by willow trees. The willow tree is associated with the Goddess and the element of water. Therefore, this is a blessed and happy home.
There isn't much more message in this card than that of loving family life, abundance and contentment.
The primary meaning of this card seems to be happiness in the home, and coming through trials and tribulations well, with success and love abounding. Attaining the hearts desire.
To reinstate, MALKUTH, Earth, is the 10th Serphiroth on the Tree of Life, and is the placement of the 4 Tens.
The 10 OF CUPS is known as SATIETY, and is attributed to Mars in Pisces. Crowley calls this card, The Lord of Perfected Success, as this is the influence of MALKUTH in the unconscious Mental World known as Briah. Satiety, is word meaning, filled to the point of excess, though it is hard to argue that excessive happiness is a negative thing; However , it could be distracting.
What is exceptional about this card, is that the general astrological meaning of Mars in Pisces doesn't apply. Pisces is a watery sign, and Mars would signify a dispersal of energy to a point of frustration.
However, the meaning here is that fiery Mars causes the Waters of Pisces to rush furiously into Briah, bringing great success on the Material plane of Malkuth, as well as, distributing the mars force in a wide area. Hence, dulling passionate response.
The imagery of this Thoth Tarot card expresses the opinion that all happiness is inspired from above, i.e. comes from the Divine. One could say that Happiness, is a higher-inner state of energy consciousness.
To be sure, when Tradition Tarot is used for Divination, it is best applied to Mundane matters, where as the meaning of the more Arcane Thoth Tarot, may be different than traditional medieval Tarot, as it is applied to a more subtle plane of Spirit. Hence the meaning of emotional saturation, where one just isn't too emotional about anything, but rather filled up and has little room for more. The Placement of the cards, in the reading will clarify this statement.
In ordinary matters, the divined meaning of THE TEN OF CUPS AND THE TEN OF CAULDRONS:
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