Tarot Ten Water, Ten Cups
Tarot Ten Water, Ten Cups. and each of the Minor Arcana cards numbered Ten exhibit qualities of accomplishment, and fixed completion of a project. Whether positive or negative will be determined by surrounding cards. This is because Ten is the number of Malkuth whose title is Kingdom, the sphere of the physical universe on the QBL Tree of life.
The planetary quality of Malkuth is the Earth and each of the minor arcana cards numbered “Ten” will express qualities of a grounding nature, an achievement whether good or bad, colored by a card’s elemental suit: fire, water, air and earth and its associated planetary decan. Planetary decan of Ten Water, is Mars Pisces.
In Astrology, the energies of Earth are conservative and practical, a coming into being. The influence of the Earth is the crystallization of our journey or work into a physical reality: a point of focus where all becomes clear within a matrix of life situations.
The Earth is associated with our physical endeavors and abilities, and the influence of the tarot Water suit amplifies these traits into a creative pleasurable outcome expressed by the cards title, Perpetual Success.
The archetypal voice behind the Ten of Water is the major arcana card Moon, a card of fear and hidden dangers. Because of this, we need to be aware no situation is permanent and that it is in our best interests to follow the path of correct action as we move forward weaving our life’s rich tapestry.
Astrological Decan Allocation
Perpetual Success is the title of the tarot card corresponding to the third decan of astrological sign Pisces. This third decan of Pisces is ruled by Mars. The effect of the Mars Pisces combination provides a motivated desire for artistic expression, not for worldly gain, but for catharsis, not just for one’s self, but also for others.
With the appearance of this card, we sense we are like an embryo within the shell of an egg.
The egg shell is the accumulated experiences of the years experiences hardened into a protective prison and the embryo the continuing vital burning self anxious to be born.
Perpetual Success means having the courage to follow your desire for the sake of following it, unimpeded by our own material obsessions or the restrictions of societies expectations we may live within.
With the third and final decan of astrological sign Pisces, we are at the conclusion of a cycle because Pisces is the final sign of the zodiac.
The closing of a cycle is the Mother of a following cycle. This is endorsed in this card because of the influence of it’s Malkuth ten character. Tarot Princess cards are allocated to Malkuth and with each Princess we witness the potential of a body ready to receive the seed of the future and become a mother, the Tarot Queen of the following cycle.
For greater clarification of Ten Water’s impact upon a tarot reading, listen for the specific bicameral/ancestral voice of this decan triggered by the combination of major arcana cards, Moon allocated to Pisces and Tower allocated to Mars and take note of the message.
The human personality type behind Tarot Ten of Water is Queen of Fire, Queen of Wands. Here is a personality image best assumed to take full advantage of the appearance of Ten Water.