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Aviary at the Gates of Heaven: Examining the Bird Symbolism in the Thoth Empress Card
"This card, summed up, may be called the Gate of Heaven." Book of Thoth, p. 77. Eight birds adorn the fourth card of the Thoth Deck Major Arcana, The Empress. These eight birds, their variant symbology united, point at one overarching meaning -- as...
Tarot Cards >> The Major Arcana
3 - The Empress
The Empress belongs to the young adultness. She symbolizes fertility, femininity, the Great Mother, nature. Meaning: fertility, growth, progress, procreation, love, beauty,delight, the feminine part in both genders, businesswoman. Reverse: infertility,...
Tarot Cards >> The Major Arcana
The Empress
Beautiful Mother Divine Creator of the highest and noble Beauty builder of raw creation Project of wonder to finishing She is love to inspire in nature Born of the elements to complete Finesse and delicate maker of Tiny and wonderous design. She comes to form...
Poetry >> Tarot
Humor: Major Arcana Road Jokes...
How did the Fool cross the road? Walking softly and carrying a big stick. Why did the Fool cross the road? To get that yappy little dog off his heels. Why did the Magician cross the road? To manifest his desires into reality. How did the Magician cross the...
Divination >> Tarot Cards
Paganism & Wicca >> Humor
The Book of the Law, Liber 220, Part II
II;1. Nu! the hiding of Hadit. II;2. Come! all ye, and learn the secret that hath not yet been revealed. I, Hadit, am the complement of Nu, my bride. I am not extended, and Khabs is the name of my House. II;3. In the sphere I am everywhere the centre,...
Thelema >> The Book of the Law
Angelic Correspondences: Numerology and Major Arcana
"An angel can illumine the thought and mind of man by strengthening the power of vision, and by bringing within his reach some truth which the angel himself contemplates." St. Thomas Aquinas "Music is well said to be the speech of angels."...
Tarot Cards >> The Major Arcana

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Finding Tradition in Beijing Snacks
As a traditional folk snack, wandou huang was introduced to the Qing Court where it was favored by the Empress Dowager Cixi. Its main ingredient is fine peas, so it is a seasonal snack available only in spring.
'Ms. Oriental': All Asian, Female Cast Challenges Stereotypes in New Play
The play follows defeated actress Michaela on her journey in finding her identity in an industry that irons race into one stereotype.
Now Read This: 'The Accidental Empress' by Allison Pataki
Three of the similar titles that NoveList recommends are "The Twentieth Wife" by Indu Sundaresan, "Dark Angels" by Karleen Koen and "Empress Dowager Cixi: The Concubine Who Launched Modern China" by Jung Chang. The library owns copies of all of ...
Tasty snack packed with rotten smell
Wang started to specialize in stinky tofu, expanded his workshops and, in late Qing Dynasty, Empress Dowager Cixi discovered the food and named it qing fang because of its square shape and greenish grey color. Today, qing fang is sold under Wang ...
China's Two-Speed Economy
The Empress Dowager Cixi, who presided over the final decay, opposed railways on the grounds that clanking steam engines would disturb souls interred in tombs along the tracks.

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