Ascendant

The Ascendant decanate refers to the 2nd, 5th and 8th cards of the Minor Arcana for for each element.

01 – Five of Wands – Boldness & Control

01 – Five of Wands – Boldness & Control

Five of Wands divinatory Meanings The Five of Wands is a turbulent card; the Light and heat of Leo contrasts with the darkness and nigredo of Saturn. Magical Image of the First Face of Leo in Picatrix In the first face of Leo ascends a man riding on a Lion; it...

04 – Eight of Disks: Preparation for Wealth

04 – Eight of Disks: Preparation for Wealth

Divinatory meanings of the Eight of Disks Eight of Disks - Preparation for Wealth is a deeper meaning than Prudence. Magical Image of the 8 of Disks In the first face of Virgo ascends the figure of a good maid, and a man casting seeds; it signifies getting of wealth,...

07 – Two of Swords: Helping Weak in face of Evil

07 – Two of Swords: Helping Weak in face of Evil

Divinatory meanings of the 2 of Swords Peace Magical Image of the Two of Swords In the first face of Libra ascends the form of an angry man, in whose hand is a Pipe, and the form of a man reading in a book; the operation of this is in justifying and helping the...

10 – Five of Cups: Beauty, Treachery

10 – Five of Cups: Beauty, Treachery

Divinatory Meanings of the Five of Cups Disappointment Magical Image of the 5 of Cups In the first face of Scorpio ascends a woman of good face and habit, and two men striking her; the operations of these are for comeliness, beauty, and for strifes, treacheries,...

13 – Eight of Wands: Boldness, Liberty

13 – Eight of Wands: Boldness, Liberty

Divinatory meanings of 8 of Wands Swiftness Magical Image of Eight of Wands In the first face of Sagittarius ascends the form of a man armed with a coat of mail, and holding a naked sword in his hand; the operation of this is for boldness, malice, and liberty: Mercury...

31 – Eight of Swords: Knowledge but no Profit

31 – Eight of Swords: Knowledge but no Profit

Divinatory meanings of the 8 of Swords Interference Magical Image of the 8 of Swords In the first face of Gemini ascends a man in whose hand is a rod, and he is, as it were, serving another; it grants wisdom, and the knowledge of numbers and arts in which there is no...

34 – Two of Cups: She enjoys company

34 – Two of Cups: She enjoys company

Divinatory meanings of Two of Cups Love Magical Image of the 2 of Cups In the first face of Cancer ascends the form of a young Virgin, adorned with fine clothes, and having a Crown on her head; it gives acuteness of senses, subtlety of wit, and the love of men The...