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Wirth, Oswald – 10 Wheel of Fortune



Type of Spiritual Experience


Although Wirth provides a complex description of the wheel of fortune, the symbolism in th end is no different to that we have on the site.


A description of the experience

The Tarot of the Magicians – Oswald Wirth English translation 1985 Samuel Weiser.

First published in Paris in 1927 under the original title: Le Tarot, des lmagiers du Moyen Age


Keywords:  Initiative, sagacity, presence of mind, spontaneity, aptitude for inventions.  Divination of a practical type. Success due to opportunities seized at the right moment.
Luck, fortuitous discoveries which enrich or lead to success. Favourable destiny which brings about success outside any real personal merit. Advantages seized by chance. An envied but unstable situation. 'Ups and
downs' of fortune.

The source of the experience

Tarot, the

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