Balance, psychic abilities, intuition, reaction, response, depth, undercurrents, serenity, knowledge, wisdom, mystery, feminine forces, magic, spiritual knowledge and wisdom, strength, understanding, truth, honesty, receptivity, passivity, potential, knowledge, secrets, something to arrive.
Peony is symbolically used for tension, nervousness, stress and for the relief of menstrual cramps. Peony, emotionally, can be used to promote one to speak up for oneself.
Yin and Yang is the symbol for Peony.
The High Priestess is indicative of one who is a spiritually well-balanced person who is naturally diplomatic. This person has natural artistic talents and has the wisdom to allow the intellect to connect to the subconscious. She depicts one who is forever the seeker of knowledge.
The High Priestess wears the Ankh cross which is the Symbol of Life. She relates to balance - black/white, spiritual/material, male/female, esoteric/exoteric.
The cross represents the positive forces in balance. The cross is the ‘Aquarian cross’, the cross of the Universe.