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World Tarot card meaning: second view

The World major tarot cards sits at number 21.
The World tarot card represents birth and rebirth, new beginnings and opportunities.
It is important that you read my information on the Vesica Pisces in order to fully comprehend the symbolism of The World.
Here you will have learnt how the Vesica Pisces, the central ellipse that the woman dances out from, is the bridge between heaven and earth or the unmanifest and manifest worlds.
In tarot the woman is symbolic of the life giving force of creation. She holds two batons or wands in her hands depicting the dual nature that she brings to humanity.
At The Lovers tarot cards we learnt how discrimination helps us to rise above our dual natures in order to make correct choices in life. However here, at the World card, we are the new born spirit emerging into nature as symbolised by the wreath that grows around the Vesica Pisces.
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World Tarot Card Meanings

Key Words for the World Tarot Card Meanings

  • Value
  • Success
  • Achievement
  • Fulfillment
  • Enrichment
  • Satisfaction

Introduction to the World Tarot Card Meanings:
There’s a joke that goes something like: “when you play a country and western record backwards, what happens? Your dog comes back, your lover comes back, your money comes back and you live happily ever after.” This is the theme of the World Tarot card.
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Tetramorph

A tetramorph is a symbolic arrangement of four differing elements, or the combination of four disparate elements in one unit. The term is derived from the Greek tetra, meaning four, and morph, shape.
Archaeological evidence exists showing that early man divided the four quarters of the horizon, or space, later a place of sacrifice, such as a temple, and attributed characteristics and spiritual qualities to each quarter. Alternatively the composite elements were carved into mythic creatures such as the Egyptian, Greek and Babylonian Sphinxes of antiquity depicting bull-like bodies with birds-wings, lion’s paws and human faces. Such composite creatures are found in many mythologies.
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