The Magician tarot card comes immediately after The Fool and bears the numerical significance of 1. The Magician tarot card teaches us that we are masters of our own fate with the ability to create and co-create with God and the Universe. When The Magician tarot card is present in a tarot card reading he indicates that we are the masters of our own destiny and able to manifest what we want and need in our lives and shift what needs to be changed. He is the conduit between Spirit and Matter allowing things of the Universe to manifest on Earth.
The Magician tarot card is a young man whose confidence shines through. Above his head is the symbol of Infinity (and eternity), , which is again represented in the Strength tarot card. Numerically the 8 also is representative of the number of the Christ energy. Around his waist, the snake appears to be devouring its own tail. Again, the snake symbolizes eternity as it sheds its own skin to renew itself over and over again. From death, comes life, and so is the circle of life. In his right hand, the Magician raises his wand toward heaven as his left hand points down to the earth allowing him transform spirit into matter to create his own reality. With his wand, The Magician bestows grace, virtue and light from Heaven onto the earth communicating the gifts on the spirit to mankind. On the table in front of him are the symbols of the four tarot suits Cups, Pentacles, Wands and Swords. Each of these symbols represent the four elements which are the components of all magic.
When we receive The Magician tarot card in a reading, we are being told that all things are possible within the realm of our existence. The Magician teaches us that we can change and transform any negative situation into a positive one. With the tools of The Magician we can perform the magic we need to create and manifest the things we want in our lives. When the Magician tarot card is present in a tarot spread, you have a new beginning and fresh start with the ability to create abundance. You have the tools and you have the power! The Magician also indicates Spirit on Earth and he acts as the conduit between the physical and spiritual realms. As above, so below. This can manifest as miracles, coincidences and synchronicity in the earthly plane. Ask and you shall receive. Seek and you shall find. Knock and the door will be opened to you. It is all in the searching.
THE MAGICIAN Tarot Card Meaning and Interpretation
Face up- Originality, creativity, skill, will-power, self confidence, dexterity, sleight of hand, magic, motion, messenger
Reversed- Weakness in will, insecurity, delay, no imagination, a trickster
Astrological Planet – Mercury