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The Tarot of Eli: The Witches Tarot-Two of Wands & The Thoth Tarot- 2 of Wands-Dominion

Qabalistic Tarot Card Comparisons.

The Witches Tarot-Two of Wands, depicts a wealthy, auburn haired man, standing by a wall, looking out over a bay anchorage. In his left hand he holds a Hawthorne wand wrapped in red ribbon. In his right hand he seems to be holding the world. The second Hawthorne wand is leaning against the wall. He seems to be gazing, along with his calico cat, at two ships sailing out of the harbor. These two ships represent his hopes and dreams for the future, as he seems to be walled in and/or feeling walled in.

The Calico Cat, is tricolored and therefore, represents the triple goddess of Maid, Mother and Crone. Therefore, Calico cats are considered to be good luck. This one is his ally and friend, meaning that this man is a consort of the Triple Goddess. What one in Western Magic would call a Husband, which in Anglo-Saxon means, "Keeper of Her Property", and is known as a "Grail Guardian". All which makes sense, as the Mother of All Forms, is the Triple Goddess. Hence, he is as a "Shepard" guarding her flock. This man is getting mentoring, support and loving advice from the "Great Muse" herself.

The Thoth 2 of Wands, represents Chokmah the 2nd Sephiroth influencing the World of Pure Spirit known as Atziluth.

Again I am trying to explain the unexplainable which is the Supernal Triangle. This second Sephiroth is pure will to force, without need of result. Which to most of us is impossible to realize as most of us exercise will to reach goals. We don't realize that will to force is the Power behind Spirit, the Spiraling of Energy into motions that build dimensions of I AM. But before frequencies are stimulated into being, there was Will to force (Chokmah) and then Will to Form (Binah). To some Being may be form, but in fact,a Being to a Qabalist is an "immortal state of Conscious Energy" while we all know that form has a beginning and an end. In Chokmah is being. The First Being---The All Father God who has no form until She-Binah "Wills him to Form". Here in the 2 of Wands is that joining of the 2 states of Will that are "He" and "She", Will to Force and Will to Form. This is seen by examining the Dorjes.

This is Power in an unbridled state, for Mars is exalted in Aries as the fiery Mars rules the fiery sign Aries. Here Fire, i.e. Spirit, is pure Primal, and brilliant, warm and bright. The Dorjes, Tibetan symbols for Thunderbolts, are shown crossed on this card, emphasizing the power and harmony of this card, Will to be and Will to from are in balance here, as shown by the Kha Dro Ma (Tibetan Angels) heads on the top end of the Dorjes, and the phallic like points with serpents at the bottom end.

The Dominion of Spirit has become a domain. From now on we know the Male Force of Will is Will to Force, and the Female Force of Will is Will to Form.

There is no lust of result in this Pure Will, made of the harmony of "He" and "She" aspects of the One. There is no "battle of the sexes" where one wishes to rule relationship over the other. There is only the Union of Wisdom and Understanding that gives birth to Knowledge and all creation. Here, Energy is initiating a current of Force, that Spiral of Energy from which all comes. With One focus (Mars/Aries), there is only achievement.

When the word Harmony is mentioned, one often thinks of peace and quiet bliss, but this is the Violent Destructive Force that initiated the "Big Bang", totally without resistance in and of itself but destructive none the less, as that is the First Motion of Creation, the destruction of the void. A Singularity exploded “outward" to form the building blocks of our Universe. Here Mars in Aries represents that Powerful Gathering of Force to deconstruct for reconstruction. A gathering of Will to force and Will to Form, a Domain. Here, Chokmah and Binah, are establishing absolute authority over Creation.

When the 2/Two of Wands- is thrown during a reading:

  • The querent is experiencing the will to move forward in a new direction. From a place of undaunted will, of full power, and balanced dominion.
  • Contemplating new ideas without lust of result.
  • What once was unfocused energy is now becoming clear and polarized.
  • Affirming a new self-identity.
  • A partnership of two powers, opposite yet reflecting each other.
  • The Self confidence that only comes from affirming and approving of one's self.
  • A senses of accomplishment without any feeling of satisfaction.
  • Preparation for a favorable change.
  • Good advice from a mentor.
If ill dignified:
  • Possible delays and  unfulfilled promises.
  • Indecision. 
  • Disillusionment.
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