18 - Mani Picture

The nineteenth card in the major arcana is The Moon, no. 18.

Who else would I have chosen if not Mani, the moon, itself? XDDD

Mani is the brother of Sol, the Sun. He rides a chariot drawn by a horses but is pursued by the wolf Hati who, when Ragnarök comes, will swallow him whole. Mani is called "moon" by mankind, "fiery one" by the Vanir, "the whirling wheel" in Niflheim, "the hastener" by the Jotun, "the shiner" by the dwarves, and "the counter of years" by the elves. Their father is Mundilfari who, when they were born, thought they were so fair that he named them "moon" and "sun." The Æsir thought this was arrogance, and they placed the brother and sister in the heavens.

The card itself is made of ash wood. The darker ash for the main body of the card is an overlaid stain. The character is painted on parchment. Everything was done in PS. (Check my
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