Angels in Tarot
There are times in our lives our angels are wanting our attention to give us guidance and support. This is never more evident than when they show up in our Tarot cards. Sometimes they pop up just to show us they are with us and to remind us that all we have to do is ask for their help.
Lovers and Archangel Raphael
The angel in Lovers represents Archangel Raphael, who is the angel for the planet Mercury and Air, with Adam and Eve related to Gemini in that Eve is Adam’s ‘twin soul’. They are making each other complete. Raphael is the angel for healing, thus making ‘whole’ everything that has been broken. His purple cloak symbolises royalty. The sun symbolises warmth and happiness. The green grass symbolises fertility and happiness. The mountain peak represents unfailing loyalty ans strength by coming together. The man looks at the woman who looks at the angel, which symbolise the balance between physical desire and spiritual needs.
Wheel of Fortune and the four angels represented in Tarot
The angels represented in the tarot; Raphael (Aquarius) is upper left, Gabriel (Scorpio) is the eagle, Michael (Leo) is the lion, and Uriel (Taurus) is the bull.
Archangel Raphael is the angel of healing also seen in the Lovers tarot card. Archangel Gabriel is the messenger Archangel also seen in Judgement tarot card. Archangel Michael is the angel for protection also seen in Temperance tarot card. Uriel is the Archangel for wisdom.
Temperance and Archangel Michael
The angel is Michael, who is the angel of strength, protection and courage. Michael lights the way to the truth, and assists us to see our highest and best path. The vessels in the angel’s hands represents the vessel that contains eternal life. The flowers are Irisis symbolising the goddess Iris who links God to humanity. Iris travels from one end of the world to another, into the depth of the sea and the underworld. The angel’s feet, one on land and one in water, symbolise the unification of the external and internal, conscious and subconscious. It also represents testing the waters before jumping into the unknown. The red wings on the angel represent blood which symbolise life. The sun conceals a crown which represents connection to higher power. The triangle on the angels dress is an equilateral triangle and symbolise spirit, divinity, fire, life, prosperity and harmony. It can also symbolise God and the holy trinity. The square outside the triangle represents protection and stability.
The angel in Judgement is Archangel Gabriel. Gabriel is the angel for messages. Gabriel’s trumpet symbolise the afterlife’s triumph over death, denoting endings followed by new beginnings. The red on the flag represent courage. The white represents purity. The flag represents the group of people Gabriel is communicating to. The naked people symbolise transparency with higher power. The ocean represent the end of the river, symbolising individuals coming together for a greater good.