The Emperor is the father archetype, a symbol of male power and virility. His number is IV for the four compass points and order. The Emperor is the true pioneer, his will drives him forward.
The Emperor Correspondences in Rider Waite
- Number in sequence: IV
- Astrological Sign or Planet: Aries, the ram
- Element: Fire
- The Tree of Life Pathway: Fifth, between Tiphareth & Chockman
- Key Meanings: Control, Security, Order, Ambition, Protection, Stability, Father
- Message: Take control, you are protected
- Symbols: Rams Head, Golden Apple, Armour, Red Cloak, The Crown
The Empress Reflections
The Four of Pentacles for financial stability. The King of Cups for love and intuition. The King of Pentacles for generosity and security. The King of Swords for intellect. The King of Wands for creativity and communication.
The Wild Unknown
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The Emperor’s Spread
How can I feel more secure?
Card 1: You, Your situation
Card 2: Past Issues
Card 3: Hopes or Fears
Card 4: Outcome