The Universe: Weekly Tarotcast™ – Free Tarot Reading

The Universe: Weekly Tarotcast™ – Free Tarot Reading

7-13-21 through 7-20-21

 XXI - The Universe

The Universe is this week’s Tarotcast card. It’s named The World in many decks. The Universe tarot card is the last card of the Major Arcana. Expect success this week: completion, fulfillment and synthesis in key areas of your life.

In work matters the Universe can mean the completion of a long-term project. We may see the effects of global influence in our business dealings. In our personal and romantic lives, this card indicates expansion. Expect positive changes especially if things have been somewhat dull or stagnant. Attend to duties and responsibilities beyond the present situation. We will gain insight into the workings of karma in our lives. Our understanding of time – past, present and future – will grow. Our focus shifts toward a more cosmic, universal consciousness.


On the Tree of Life, The Universe card travels Path 32. It joins sephiroth or sphere 9, Yesod (Foundation) to sephiroth or sphere 10, Malkuth (Kingdom). Its Hebrew letter is Tau, meaning “cross,” the last letter of the Hebrew alphabet. The cross is an ancient symbol. It symbolizes the arrangement of the universe into four directions. It also encompasses the entire universe. Tau is the furthest development of the divine made manifest in the physical world. And, it represents infinity.

As the last card of the Major Arcana, the Universe represents the completion of the Great Work. The Fool’s journey begins as the zero moves from nothingness to manifestation. The entire Universe is that manifestation. Its purpose accomplished, it is ready to return to the divine All-Nothingness.


The Universe card is the planetary trump of Saturn and the elemental trump of Earth. Contained in this card are the cycles of both Being and Time. This is the momentary pause after much activity. It is the feeling of rest after hard work, even when we know that there is still more work to do. We are in a state of wholeness and unity.

In real-time astrology, the Sun continues its transit of Water-sign Cancer. Saturn is making a retrograde transit through Air-sign Aquarius. Saturn ruled Aquarius before the discovery of Uranus. Here, the Lord of Time reaps unfamiliar ground. Wisdom comes from unexpected sources. Saturn is strong and secure in Aquarius. We discover truth from a new perspective. The Rule-Maker and The Rule-Breaker are sometimes tense, but complementary.

“Words are flowing out like endless rain into a paper cup – they slither while they pass, they slip away across the universe…”


Retrograde Saturn can restrict our forward movement. We may feel resistance, creating stress and frustration. Meanwhile stability weakens. We may feel our foundations could change at any time.

“Our hopes and expectations – black holes and revelations…”



Misuse, darkening or the shadow energy of this card includes superficiality. Appearances are deceptive. The focus is on form rather than substance. Also, laziness and depression.


Let’s focus on positive solutions and the satisfaction of a job well-done. Completion and wholeness. Enjoy the sense of returning home.


Power colors: indigo, iridescent blue-black, navy blue for Saturn. Earthy colors of russet, olive, amber and golden-yellow.

Power stones: onyx, obsidian, jet, garnet, rock crystal, quartz, jasper and azurite. Wear these as jewelry or carry them as power stones. Take Saturn’s best qualities of responsibility and accountability. Combine them with the practical and nurturing qualities of Earth.

Power metals: iron and lead. Not great for wearing, but perfect symbols of strength and endurance.

Power fragrances: valerian, comfrey, musk, patchouli, cedar, honeysuckle and magnolia. These will keep you energized, centered and successful this week.

Power foods: foods prepared with thyme and sage. Also, any whole grains, nuts and seeds. All provide the same beneficial effects already described.

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  • Lyrics quotes: “Across the Universe” ~ The Beatles (John Lennon/Paul McCartney)
  • “Starlight” ~ Muse (Matt Bellamy)


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