Olympian Advice Spread

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

Olympian Advice Spread

On This Day

The Titans were a primeval race of powerful deities who ruled during the Golden Age. They were overthrown by the Olympians, a race of younger gods, during the War of the Titans.

Today is Greece’s national independence day. Greece’s successful revolt against the Ottoman Empire is celebrated with street parades and parties.

Summation of Spread

Greek gods contain the same archetypal patterns as major arcana cards. In a separate exercise, discover if you can connect the gods mentioned in the Olympian Advice Spread with the corresponding major arcana cards. There is no right or wrong answer; it’s simply a thought exercise to discover the underlying power of archetypes.

In addition to Greece’s contributions of art, philosophy, mathematics, and science to the modern world, they have passed on their unique pantheon of gods. This spread makes use of twelve gods who offer advice from their vantage point atop Mount Olympus.

Cast Your Cards

The answer for each card is to be given in the form of advice. Imagine each god speaking to you through the card.

1. Zeus: fatherly advice about your life.

2. Hera: motherly advice about your family.

3. Poseidon: watery advice about your emotional life.

4. Aphrodite: beautiful advice about romantic love.

5. Demeter: active advice about your creative ability.

6. Dionysus: sensual advice about cultivating more pleasure in your life.

7. Apollo: divine advice about owning your knowledge.

8. Artemis: loving advice about communication with animal friends.

9. Hermes: firm advice about being in the driver’s seat.

10. Athena: serious advice on anger management.

11. Ares: profound advice on death and birth.

12. Hephaestus: sage advice on passion.