THE SACRED INDIA TAROT: CREATION OF THE TOWER CARD –
Siva destroys the Triple City with a single Arrow
Jane’s Notes, August 2012
Our process material for this card is unusually scanty. I can find no images sent by Rohit, there is just this small picture (above) which I found online. There is not one word in my journal, about drawing Siva Tripurantaka. It was done immediately after the Devil card – Mara and his Three Daughters. It was difficult to compose (see Rohit’s notes, below) but satisfying to do. Rohit’s archetypal interpretation penetrates the core of this Arcanum – the dismantling of falsehood, the revelation of Truth by a single arrow.
In the west, the Tower card has a bad reputation. It suggests catastrophe, the snap of a tension build-up. But when we look deeper, this card is also called the House of God…
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