Tradition, beliefs, conformity. Follow due process, stay within established structures or rituals. Respect the laws of the world around you, find the group that can mentor you and that you can grow with.
Typically, he’s known as The Hierophant, The Pope, or Chiron - many of the symbols depicted with him are quite religious in nature, which really didn’t sit well with me. I went through about 3 re-designs and was ready to tear my hair out. Then, as I researched the card further, I found that High Priest and even Hidden Teacher were possible contemporary titles for this card, and suddenly the card felt right.
The High Priest’s astrological symbol is Taurus - I blended imagery of oni masks and Japanese bull demons to incorporate it. As for the ginkgo leaves, when it comes to “staying the course”, the ginkgo tree is an expert - its evolutionary makeup is nearly unchanged from prehistoric times, literally the Living Fossil of trees. They also represent longevity and endurance.