Outer Feminine Energy: Meet The Empress

Six of Swords
9 min readJun 21, 2021

Third tarot card*, The Empress is the archetype of the woman in her solar period. Mature, beautiful, pregnant, and crowned: full in her earthly conquests. She is the Christian Madonna, the king’s wife or the hero’s mother, the primordial goddess of all matriarchal rites.

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The Empress tarot card — Visconti Sforza Tarot (1454)
Photo: The Empress — Visconti Sforza Tarot — personal archive
Six of Swords

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