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The Death in Tarot

“I do not fear death. I had been dead for billions and billions of years before I was born, and had not suffered the slightest inconvenience from it.”

Mark Twain

The Death Card is the 13th Major Arcana in the deck.

This is a card of movement and intensity and we are happy for it for it tit comes after the card of inertia (The Hanged Man). Death brings the change and then we are rewarded for it in the card, the celebratory card of Temperance.


Change, Intensity, Transformation, Butterflies, All or Nothing, Intimacy, Death, Endings, Change of heart, obsession.


This card is associated with Scorpio energy and the period of October 23 to November 22nd.


Even though the Grim reaper is on this card there is also the promise of new life with the baby in the foreground. In other cards this is represented as the Sun Rising in the background after the long dark night.


Make a change. Commit to a change. Scorpio energy is fixed water which means putting all your passion and gusto into making something go in a different direction. Let go of what does not serve you. Only keep things in your life you are passionate about.


Resistant to change. Being stuck in the same situation and refusing to make a move. stagnancy. Afraid of change. If you get this card in this position it can be a good idea to try and list all your resistance to the question at hand.


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