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The Hermit

Hermit, The

  • Hebrew letter: Yod
  • Syllables: Y, U, D
  • Astrological Correlation: Virgo



Prudence, planning, foresight, wisdom. Advice has been requested and taken. Maybe one needs to step back and consider one's options before making a decision.


Advice ignored. Overconfidence in one's abilities or resources. Unfounded suspicions, maybe paranoia (in a conversational rather than a medical sense), an inability to see the forest for the trees.