The Magician and The Star compared
Both the Magician and the Star cards belong to the Major Arcana. Since Major Arcana cards typically reference long-term or overarching issues — this coupling is often a significant one. When two Major Arcana cards appear together, it's a sign that there's a connection between two major forces or major life-concepts at work.
The meanings of the The Magician and The Star cards
The Magician means
The simplest way to think about the Magician is that it indicates: Power, skill, concentration and resourcefulness
Summary meaning of the Magician:
Skill, originality and masterful execution. An original solution to a problem. To accomplish something which is impossible for many others. To manifest willpower into reality.
(For a more detailed description of the Magician visit the Magician tarot card interpretation page.)
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The Star means
The simplest way to think about the Star is that it indicates: Hope, spirituality, renewal, inspiration and serenity
Summary meaning of the Star:
Hope and faith bring unexpected assistance. A reminder that dreams always remain part of one's personal life-equation. Hope springs eternal as does the light of the star.
(For a more detailed description of the Star visit the Star tarot card interpretation page.)
Yes or No meanings of the Magician and the Star together
Both the Magician and the Star have a Yes or No meaning of "Yes". This means the juxtaposition of these two cards is strongly affirmative if a Yes or No question is being asked.
NOTE: While there is a general consensus on Yes or No tarot meanings, the truth is there is no universally accepted Yes or No interpretation of every tarot card. iFate uses the most generally accepted Yes or No interpretations, but different systems exist which may conflict with this one.
Astrological comparison of The Magician and The Star tarot cards
According to the Golden Dawn system of associating tarot cards with astrological equivalents, the Magician is associated with the ruling planet Mercury.
The Star on the other hand, is associated with the zodiac sign Aquarius, and not directly associated with a ruling planet like the Magician.
However, while not a direct association, both of these cards share a connection to the primary element Air via their generally accepted elemental associations..
The primary element of Air signifies intelligence, communication and versatility.
The season associated with the element of Air is the spring. In astrology, Air is the element which rules the "Air signs" Gemini, Libra, and Aquarius. Air signs are known for their intelligence, adherence to logic and their charm.
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