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The fish in the cup


What is it about the fish in the cup -- the (Knave/page) of Chalices holds on the RWS and other imitators.

Reference to Jesus as fish?

What do you peeps make of the fish?
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To me it's more Arthurian - the Fisher-King, which ties up with the archetype of the wounded healer and all that other Arthurian stuff.
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Did you mean the Page? I always see him as looking into his soul. The fish is an aspect of his soul, but this being a Christian deck, I think nisaba is probably on the money.
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Did you mean the Page? I always see him as looking into his soul. The fish is an aspect of his soul, but this being a Christian deck, I think nisaba is probably on the money.
Yes, I meant the page. Sorry. Opening post has been edited.

Hm.... how Nisaba, how do you mean, tied up with the wounded healer? What wounded healer.

If it is a reference to the fisher-king, how ? Just because it is a fish?

What do you do with the fish in readings?
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Symbolism


I read that fish refers to Christianism but also to desires. it means fertility, and thus, a symbol of water.
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a fish in a cup can refer to someone or something out of their natural element.

or someone who sees themself as the big fish in the small pond
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Oh AJ, that's good!!! Not only is it good, it's perfect for the reading I pulled it in. (What's this dang fish in the cup trying to tell me?) hahahah.

Duhhhhh, now why didn't I think of that???
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Maybe this is Gestalt tarot, but sometimes you're the page and sometimes you're the fish. Sometimes, you're both. The fish guides the page. The page transports the fish.
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That's gorgeous, Marcia!

Also we have to ask is it an entire fish? or just a roly-poly fish head, and is it being taken out to see a movie?
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Eat them up yum.
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