The Eights: Tarot Card Meanings

The Sevens were posted back in July of 2020, so it’s been a while. =)

Heck, between the last video I made in this series and the making of this one, I re-illustrated a whole new edition of the SKT, now in full-color, released the first printing, and sold out of the first printing.

I’ve made the decision to just focus on the full-color Revelation Edition of SKT going forward and keep the videos centered on the TdM, RWS, and Thoth comparisons. I figure you’re not watching these videos for SKT, and if you do want more info on the SKT card meanings specific to how I’ve illustrated the cards, that’s in the Book of Maps.

Rather, the SKT cards are included in the series so you can do a visual comparison of the SKT to the predecessor decks.

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The Tarot Eights

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Tarot Court Cards Reimagined in the Spirit Keeper’s Tarot (Revelation Ed.)

Here’s a dedicated video in the 10-part orientation series just on the Empyrean Court. That video shares my intentions behind the renderings of the court cards in the Spirit Keeper’s Tarot and how I approach them, or at least quick, snapshot points on each card so that the video doesn’t get interminably long. =P

Or…

I am hopeful that you can simply transplant the way you currently read tarot court cards into the Revelation Edition, but for a few minor mental adjustments. Like just remember:

  • magic squares = Kings
  • shields = Queens
  • septagon elementals + horses = Knights
  • scrolls = Pages

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The Sevens: Tarot Card Meanings

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The Sevens is the ninth of seventeen videos in this series. This is the realm of choice, mental reasoning, and philosophical discernment, where:

  • the Seven of Wands is the discernment between fight vs. flight;
  • the Seven of Cups discerns between vice and virtue;
  • the Seven of Swords is risk vs. control; and
  • the Seven of Pentacles/Disks is action vs. non-action.

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The Sixes: Tarot Card Meanings

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The Sixes is the eighth of seventeen videos in this series, “Tarot Card Meanings with Benebell.”

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The Fives: Tarot Card Meanings

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The Fives is the seventh of seventeen videos in this series, “Tarot Card Meanings with Benebell.”

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Download Major Arcana Card Meanings

These were prepared specifically for enrollees of the Witchcraft Fundamentals course, but maybe you might find them helpful, too. Pictured above is the back pocket folder I recommend you making with the last pages of your Doctrinal Basis workbook.

Oftentimes tarot books with card meanings focus on the practical, mundane indications of the cards. Heck, that’s what Holistic Tarot did, and did so almost exclusively.

That means when you’re using the deck for readings where the purpose is spiritual (meaning, directed more toward religiosity or aspirations of personal transcendence), reading for card meanings out of a text like…. well, I’ll just keep throwing myself under the bus… like Holistic Tarot is not going to be too insightful. Maybe a little bit. (I’m proud of that book.)

But trying to make sense of Pictorial Key or Book of Thoth if you’re not already acclimated to that style of writing may be presenting a barrier of entry that we can quite easily break down right now.

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The Fours: Tarot Card Meanings

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The Fours is the sixth of seventeen videos in this series, “Tarot Card Meanings with Benebell.”

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Tarot Card Meanings with Benebell (Study Journal Free Download)

This is the tarot study journal keyed with the SKT that I promised back when I shared the downloads for the tarot journal collab with Scarlet, linked here.

Tarot Study Journal

The Tarot Study Journal is for you to record all your card meanings and correspondences reference material. The structure of this journal is the same as the one previously shared for the tarot journal collab, except this one includes the Spirit Keeper’s Tarot deck. In other words, it’s a study journal for the Tarot de Marseilles, Rider-Waite-Smith, Thoth, and the SKT.

For those who have been following along the Tarot Card Meanings with Benebell video lecture series, this Tarot Study Journal is basically keyed to that video lecture series. So you can print out a copy of this journal and take all your notes from the lecture series in these pages.

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The Queens: Tarot Card Meanings

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The Queens is the fifth of seventeen videos in this series, “Tarot Card Meanings with Benebell.”

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