Although the Hanged Man seems restricted and helpless, he looks calm, relaxed and at ease. In this position the card represents the rational mind being turned off, acceptance of a new situation, a unique point of view, reflection and serenity. Deeply thoughtful, he seems to have reached a higher consciousness.
Starfall painted by Anselm Kiefer, 1995 The stars are like letters which inscribe themselves at every moment in the sky. Everything in the world is full of signs. All events are coordinated. All things depend on each other; as has been said: “Everything breathes together.” — Plotinus