09 January 2008

Le Diable - The Devil - Arcana Major XV

Tarot Cards ReadingThis card is represented by a character in a frightening ugliness.

As the angel of Temperance, the Devil has wings but, in addition, he is provided with horns, female breasts, forked legs and the lower part of his body is hairy.

It is a creature made out of a blend of a man, a woman, a goat and a bat.

The pedestal under the Devil's feet is the symbol of the altar of Sabbat. Two monsters (fauna) are surrounding the Devil.

The Devil is the enemy of humans and only wants to make them his slaves.

This Tarot card symbolizes the powers terrestrial unlike angels that symbolize the Light of God.

It is up to humans not to sell their soul to the Devil.

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