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Thoth- 9 of Disks-Gain
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The Spiral tarot-nine of Pentacles
The Thoth 9 of Disks Card is also called-Lord of Material Gain. This colorful Thoth card represents gain on all levels that are physical and that influence the physical; Hence, emotional gain, spiritual gain, mental gain and physical gain. However, this is also Venus in the house of Virgo implying there is a certain lack of overt feelings.
The Spiral- Nine of Pentacles, displays 9 dreamcatchers, 2 on the figures right and 7 on the left side. The primary meaning of the card is about finishing a hard job that brings success. Here, a woman is enjoying the fruits of her success, but only after a laborious cultivation.
Everyone knows that money doesn't fall from the sky, and that effort is often required to achieve success. The Thoth 9 of Disks suggests hitting the mark. A bull’s eye card, that shows you are financially right on the mark because your heart mind and soul are in union. In other words, you are creatively focused and have enabled gain on all levels of determined and persistent performance.
On the Thoth card the blue circle symbolizes wisdom linked with our loving nature, (the pink circle), in a creative way (which is the green circle). This card also shows us that by utilizing our dynamic creative male energy (shown as the top coins with the planetary signs of Saturn, Mars, and Jupiter) we shall experience such gain.
- Saturn is the sign of the helmeted warrior who knows what his limits and boundaries are and paying attention to detail.
- The feathered cap symbol of Mars indicates that energy, vitality and assertion are a vital part of gain.
- Jupiter, the King, reminds us that flexibility, being open to opportunity that expands our leadership skills that are also needed to experience gain. But this is only half of gain, to be complete we need the feminine power of Maid, Mother and Crone, which are represented by the lower three coins:
- The Maid is the youthful bare headed feminine figure that is the power of Venus and reminds us that to follow our heart.
- The coin with the Feminine figure that has a Queen's hat (Mother) is Mercury, and reminds us that communication skills and nurturing leadership skills are needed to experience gain.
- The feminine figure with the Crescent Moon headdress is the Wise Woman (Crone) who reminds us that we must be true to ourselves and to be authentic in our actions.
This card is Yesod in Assiah and/or the influence of Yesod in the Material World. Yesod, meaning foundation, in the material world and therefore, this influence is very favorable for amassing things, but with Venus in Virgo, there is a lack of celebratory feelings accompanying this great efficiency.
This efficient amassing of material things, is shown by the design complexity of Crowley's 9 of Disks. As he states in his book of Thoth, “The Disks are arranged as an equilateral triangle of three, apex upwards, close together; and surrounded at some distance by a ring, six larger disks in the form of a hexagram. This signifies the multiplication of the original established Word by the mingling of 'good luck and management'." Which says it all for this card. The "original established Word" is that of the Hebrew-Eheieh, meaning "I Will Be". Hence, you exist because you are supposed to and to fulfill your purpose is "to be present".
When the 9 of Disks/Pentacles, is thrown during a reading it implies:
- Inheritance and/or material gain, sometimes within 9 weeks or 9 months or the querent is experiencing it now for those time periods.
- A certain amount of Integrity, skill and talent has produced material gain and a sense of accomplishment.
- This is a purely material gain card, where talent and skill has come together in either a beginning stage of material gain or a good flowing gain on into wealth.
- That within the next 9 weeks or 9 months there is physical gain shown by organizing things and following your heart.
- You are to be dynamically assertive (electric male force) and magnetically receptive (female force) which is following your heart and what has deep meaning to you.
- Financial luck.
If ill defined by accompanying cards it implies it implies;
- It could mean a lack of discipline in material matters and the failure that comes with it.
- Empty plans.
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