A Platonic Connection to The Chariot: The Tarot’s Seventh Major Arcana Card

Eclectic Occultista
3 min readMay 26, 2021

(Based on the representations found on the Rider-Waite-Smith deck.)

The Chariot is said to appear when you need encouragement. After making a choice to pursue something (as spurred by Mercury in The Lovers card), willpower and control are suggested prerequisites for achieving your desired aims.

In the ancient world, the two-wheeled chariot was akin to a tactical military vehicle that carried archers into battle. The archer’s success rested on their ability to access the four…

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