11 Denial – Major Arcana
Shadow Crown Chakra
Be Aware of Self Deception
Courage is Needed to Face Facts
- refusal to recognize or acknowledge
- sacrifice of one’s own wants or needs
- rejection of the truth
Denial is a psychological defense mechanism that helps a person avoid a potentially distressing truth. It can also be looked at as a form of “avoidance”, which is another psychological term that indicates a person is doing all they can to not deal with a given situation.
If a Shadow Crown card is selected, another card must be chosen for guidance, enlightenment, or meditation into the situation or intention.