Wisdom of Minerva Spread

365 Tarot Spreads: Revealing the Magic in Each Day - Sasha Graham 2014

Wisdom of Minerva Spread

On This Day

Minerva’s Greek counterpart was Athena, for whom the city of Athens was named.

Ancient Romans held the festival of Minerva, goddess of war, wisdom, arts, crafts, and sciences, on this day. Minerva is often depicted with a sheath of armor and helmet; her sacred creature is an owl, symbolizing ancient wisdom.

Summation of Spread

Gods, like archetypes, stand as shining examples for us mortals roaming the earthly realms. Gods offer us a gold standard, a specialty, a bar to strive for. This spread uses Minerva’s archetype to deeply explore, cultivate, and disseminate the roots of your wisdom.

The High Priestess represents the wisdom of Minerva, while all four knights represent fierce warrior qualities. True wisdom lies in how you utilize the tarot deck, a metaphysical machine awaiting your gentle touch and unique interpretations.

Cast Your Cards

Cast your cards in the shape of owl eyes:

1. What do I see that others do not?

2. What do I see when I look into darkness?

3. What do I understand about life?

4. What do I understand about myself?

5. What am I here to do?

6. What knowledge do I carry with me?

7. How do I open to receive wisdom?

8. How do I free my mind?