The Thoth Deck Prince of Cups, is as all the four Princes, dependent on the Union of the King and Queen. Unless set in motion by the Union of the Royal couple, his power is an illusion.
The Thoth Tarot has replaced the position of King with a Knight or Battle King and the normal placement of Knights, such as in the Rider-Waite-Tarot and Witches Tarot, is held by the Princes in the Thoth Deck.
The Thoth Prince of Cups is known in the Mysteries, as the Prince of the Chariot of the Waters, Prince and Emperor of the Nymphs and Undines, as he represents the last Decan of Libra and the first two Decans of Scorpio.
He is Specific Air of Primal Water (emotions produced by the primal consciousness).
By now, you may know the Yod Heh Vau Heh formula of Tetragrammaton, which is also shown in the Prince of Cups. Here we see the water Lotus and the cup that is issuing a serpent. The Serpent represents Chokmah, the Yod Force (Fire) and in this card, it has the Fiery unsettling qualities of Scorpio, whose sexual force is symbolized as a serpent. The cup, is Heh and encloses the Yod serpent, a Victorian way to show phallus and womb or King and Queen in Union. The Prince, as Vau carries out the activities of Yod and Heh combined, here then is Water that is emotional consciousness.
The eagle drawing the Chariot, is the Kerubic symbol for Water. And as we know if we've swam in a river, the eagle also suggests that the calm appearance of water, may hold violent and fiery energy or currents beneath the surface. Also, the eagle is another symbol that represents the highest aspects of Scorpio. Thus, in the Thoth Prince of Cups, Water suggests the Universal Unconscious which bears dynamic energy. Hence,what activity we can expect from the Prince of cups personality is on one hand, elastic, volatile and hydrostatic equilibrium; on the other hand, the catalytic faculty and energy of steam which is shown in the Thoth Tarot card as wings of tenuous vapor, sprouting from his back that is also suggesting a spiritual sense of vaporization.
Scorpio is noted as being the most Mysterious of Signs, of three symbols, scorpion, serpent and eagle, making this card very complicated in its Water imagery.
The Lotus, in the Princes hand, is sacred to Water. The calm and stagnant Lake beneath the Thoth Prince, is shown being disturbed by heavy rain; Rain being the volatile expression of Vapor that has become clouds. The reason the lake is shown stagnant, is because of the alchemical secret process of putrefaction which is also symbolized by the scorpion (not shown because it is secret). The other two processes of Scorpio are shown as the Serpent and the Eagle. Sexual force and Higher Mind, in that order.
The Witches Tarot- Knight of Cups, is again focused on the more prosaic knight. The sun burning through the vapor of clouds suggests the eagle of higher Scorpio and the languid river suggests water and serpent, the element and sign of this card. The Knight is holding a cup before him and is riding at an easy pace. The Silver Moon Cup, is considered to be the Grail of legend.
The river scoured landscape of treeless plain, may imply that the river/or consciousness, is not always languid and may be subject to violent overflows but is at peace now.
The water motif is embroidered in the horses bridle and the genteel flowing cloak of the Knight bears the images of the two tailed mermaid Melusine, an elemental spirit of springs and rivers. Although his armor is silver and bright, no sword is shown, implying he is not seeking battle, but is in a more peaceful state.
As I've said before: The Thoth Princes or Knights of the Witches Tarot- represent the coming and going of an event or person.
When thrown in divination, the Thoth Prince of Cups or Waite Knight of cups implies that either the querent has or is familiar with an important person in their life, who may come and go, whose characteristics are likened to the Prince of Cups:
The fact that this card is Libra going over into Scorpio, suggests great volatility, as this influence implies tremendous power, energy and weight.
Such a person must be well mated, with good will and sincerity, for loyalty is all important to keep their good nature. When this Is so, they are extremely romantic, sensual and generous to a fault and are great lovers.
If the placement of the Prince of Cups or Knight of cups is such in a reading that it suggests an event rather than a personality.
As far as events go,
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