being trapped, petrification, the power of fate, the rock of oblivion, the dark side of the soul
Interpretation of the card:
Astrological Sign: Scorpio/Capricorn ︱ Planet: Pluto/Saturn
A man sits on a stone, worried and bent forward, held captive by the underworld. He has been sitting there for so long that he is in danger of becoming petrified. Tired of wandering through the pits of life, he sought a moment of rest. However, in the realm of the goddess of oblivion, Lethe, this is a fatal mistake. She slowly erases all memories related to the world and light. The other figures in the picture illustrate the consequences of not completing one's journey. A man can become a permanent resident of the underworld - cold and petrified for eternity.
The meaning of the Depression Symbolon card
1) As a single or first card︱ The problem
WHAT IS THE SUBJECT?
An important aspect of your life is currently in a state of stagnation. The only thing you can do is accept this process and understand the part of yourself that led to this situation. This inner aspect has brought you to a place of oblivion, a place where you sought refuge to avoid facing the truth. There is something you are not ready to accept, so you must embrace the darkness and emptiness. It is important to remember that this inner aspect was created by you, and it's possible to change it.
2) As the next card︱Way through the problem
HOW TO DEAL WITH IT?
You cannot avoid the journey through the inner chambers of your petrification. The path leads through the cave of oblivion to remember. Remember Virgil's words as he led Dante through the underworld: "See and go on." Recognize the frozen figures as parts of yourself and dissolve them by saying: "Yes, this is me." But don't let their darkness consume you, otherwise you risk becoming trapped with them.
3) as the last card︱Result
WHERE DOES IT LEAD?
Difficult times have passed, and you can now see the light at the end of the tunnel. The old has been transformed through a long and transformative process. A new form of life awaits you, emerging unexpectedly. It was dark before, and you had no idea what the future held. But now the sun shines again, warming your heart with hope and promise.
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Source: Peter Orban - Thea Weller - Ingrid Zinnel: Symbolon