The Emperor Card In Love Tarot
What Does The Emperor Tarot Card Mean?
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What does the Emperor wear under his red robes?
Love Tarot and The Emperor Card
In Love Tarot and The Emperor Card, he represents a man of authority who has established his place in society.
He is ethical, organized and fatherly.
The Emperor Tarot Card also pertains to the power within us. He reminds us that we always have the authority to make important decisions in our own lives.
In a love tarot reading, the Emperor can indicate the need to listen to our own wisdom and experience, particularly when it comes to our personal relationships.
Traditionally, with the love tarot and the Emperor card reading, it refers to the development of the one’s ego. In this respect, he represents our values and moral codes.
His power lies in his ability to ascertain what is right and he will always stand behind what he believes in.
He represents logic and rational thinking.
He prefers an orderly world and will take control to ensure that his environment is structured to his liking.
In a Love Tarot and The Emperor Tarot Card reading, it often refers to the process of coming into one’s own. In this respect, the Emperor can teach us about our own personal power and use of self-will.
In a love tarot reading, the Emperor reminds us that we have the power to make up our own minds when it comes to our relationships.
We have the power to ask for what we want and express our needs to our partners.
In a love tarot reading, the Emperor can also represent involvement with an older man.
He could be wealthy or well-established in his career. Involvement with an Emperor typically represents a serious relationship.
The Emperor prefers the traditional relationship, one that has strong foundations in traditional values and conventional structures.
The negative side to this type of relationship can refer to issues with power and dominance between one or both partners.
In a love tarot reading, the Emperor can represent an aggressive or controlling man that struggles with the expression of his feelings..
|Upright||traditional relationship, believes in logic in love, emotions withheld, father figure|
|Reversed||dominance, competitiveness, overbearing partner|
|Yes or No||Yes|
|Symbol:Throne||A throne is a seat of power and authority that represents the seat of power. It is usually found in the middle of a palace and symbolizes the central importance that rulership has.|
|Symbol: Ram||The Ram is the symbol of Aries. It symbolizes leadership, courage, and aggression. Mars is the planet of war. Aries is ruled by Mars.|
|Symbol: Armor||Iron and steel connect to the Emperor of Mars, the planet that governs these metals. Armor provides protection and shields.|
|Symbol: Shield||The Empress sensual nature is symbolized on the glyph of Venus on her heart-shaped shield.|
|Symbol: Scepters||Scepters are phallic, masculine symbols representing authority and sovereign power.|
|Symbol: Orb||A feminine symbol, The Emperor is in perfect balance with his consort, the Empress.|
|Symbol: Crown||A symbol of rulership and authority. It is also a "marriage band" between heaven and earth.|
|Symbol: Heart Shawl||If you look at the Emperor's left shoulder, it looks like the shawl is sporting a red heart. This could be a sign that, despite his steeling armor, he wears his heart on his sleeves. Or, his fierceness can be tempered with compassion. Control can be enticing for some rulers if they have too much power. The Emperor can win the hearts of his subjects by using power in a responsible manner.|
|Symbol: Red, orange, and yellow||The red chakra connects to the 1st/Root chakra, which is tribal identity and issues of survival. It can also signify passion, aggression, love, and romance. Orange is connected to the 2nd/Sacral Chakra, which deals with relationships, control, money, creativity, and money. It is associated with optimism and enthusiasm. It connects to the 3rd/Solar Plexus Chakra, which is responsible for self-esteem and confidence. It can also be connected to the sun, fire, and gold.|
|Symbol: Rightward Gaze||In handwriting analysis, rightward connects with the future and forward thinking|
|Symbol: White hair||This color is often associated with inner strength and power. White hair is a sign of experience and age.|
|Symbol: White Beard||A long white beard is a sign of dignity and wisdom in older people.|
|Symbol: Mountains||Many prophetic revelations have been linked to mountains. Its pointed peaks, which reach up to the female sky, are phallic. The Emperor can see more clearly and gain access to divine wisdom from higher up. These mountains are red instead of cool gray or even white. This may signify a higher perspective for strategy and combat.|
|Symbol: Narrow Stream||There is a narrow stream of water just behind the Emperor. Water is connected to the feminine as well as dreams and intuition. It also connects with emotions, the subconscious, and the unconscious. Although the Emperor might be able to access and use such approaches, he is not able to see them as his specialty. Instead, the Emperor connects to the yang of consciousness, logic, and analysis.|
The mature Emperor does not display a white undergarment of innocence and purity.
He has fully developed powers of the mind and body displayed through the white of his beard and hair.
Therefore, what does the Emperor wear under his fiery red robes?
The answer is a suit of silver armor, which indicates his status in the material world.
Silver is a sleek vibrant shade of grey.
The important aspect of this silver underneath the red is the fact that silver metal is cool!
The Emperor has a serene composure, dignity and assurance … you could say he is unperturbed.
Silver does not have the warmth of gold.
The opulence of gold stands out as regal and rich through the orb and sceptre.
The Emperor Represents Power, Authority, Regal and Assurance. He Rules and Regulates
The golden orb and scepter symbolize a monarch or ruler. There are two interpretations for the scepter, the first being the Egyptian ankh bringing life, health and good fortune, and the second being a mathematician’s T-square.
The solid grey throne yells out loud, “I have worked hard and long to build my empire, and now I have rule over my earthly domain.”
The cascading blue water that travelled through the garden of the Empress with its gentle communication now struggles to trickle past the Emperor.
This man is stern and solid … no room for all that airy-fairy stuff.
He thinks logically unlike the feminine Empress and the High Priestess.
We have spoken little about the prominent colors of the Emperor, which are red and orange.
Red as you know is related to passion, fire energy and the base chakra … the key ingredients for money matters and financial strength.
Fire red is associated to Aries, the first of the astrology sun signs.
Aries people make things happen, even if they tread on your toes to do it.
Orange is a blend of yellow and red, which is related to the sacral chakra and gut feeling.
The Emperor may be logical, but he also has good animal instinct and confidence in his decisions.
(This is not the feminine intuitive of the sub-conscious, but rather the masculine knowing of the conscious.)
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