The myth of Isis and Osiris is an immortal story of love, betrayal and revenge. And several images / symbols that relate to this egyptian myth find their way on the images of the Tarot cards. Today, let’s have a look at the myth of Isis and Osiris.
The Chariot card in the Tarot deck is often linked to the story of Oedipus, a Greek Myth about a king who fulfilled a gruesome prophecy by killing his own father and subsequently marrying his own mother. Sigmund Freud has also immortalized this story by coining the words ‘Oedipus Complex’ to define an unconscious desire within the mind of a boy to kill his father and marry his mother.
Hidden within the different symbols of the High Priestess card is the story of Persephone. Drawn from Greek Mythology, this story is a fascinating look into the hidden depths suggested by the High Priestess card. Today lets look into this story, and understand its connection with that card and its symbols.