The High Priestess tarot card represents female energy, which is passive or intuitive in nature. She is the guardian of the unconscious. She carries the secret of accessing the inner self. She represents spiritual enlightenment, illumination, divine knowledge and wisdom. Her goal is to teach rather than control.
Below you can view the various artistic interpretations of The High Priestess card.
The High Priestess is a dive into the depths.
The depths of fear of the unknown. Innana’s descent into the underworld.
She is deep right-brain intuition.
The exploration of the psyche.
The destruction and reconstruction of mind structures.
The pause: “What am I getting into?”
The questions: What will I find about myself on this journey?
Is it worth it?
The fears: What if I find that I am nothing inside?
What if I find out that I’m full of sins and evil impulses?
Rotten to the core?
She is the moon in all its phases.
The lotus of a thousand petals, flowering out of the mud.
The secrets inside the shell.
The pearl of great price.
The wise snowy owl.
The luna moth. The sorrow of the Pieta.
Are you willing to explore a world that hasn’t been discovered?
To look within?
To pacify your fears?
Are you able to discipline your mind?
Do you have the courage to go beyond the beyond?