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The Death tarot card is a powerful symbol of transformation and change. In the traditional tarot deck, the image on the card is typically that of a skeleton or grim reaper, removing the old and making way for the new.


In the context of New Orleans Mardi Gras, the Death card can take on a different meaning. Mardi Gras is a time of celebration and letting go, of indulging in the pleasures of the flesh before the solemnity of Lent. The Death card can symbolize the release and letting go of old habits, patterns, and relationships in order to make room for new growth and development.


The skeleton or grim reaper can be seen as the "death" of the old self, making way for the rebirth and rejuvenation of the new self. The horse represents the journey of this transformation and the scythe represents the cutting away of the old to make way for the new. The imagery of Mardi Gras, with its vibrant colors, music, and celebration, can also be seen as a representation of the joy and excitement that comes with this transformation and change.


In summary, the Death card in the context of New Orleans Mardi Gras is a reminder that the end of something is not necessarily the end, but rather an opportunity for new beginnings. It encourages us to let go of what no longer serves us, and to embrace new experiences and opportunities with open arms.


The Death Card of the Mardi Gras Mystical Tarot

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