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Tarot Card Reading Part 1/3: The Meaning of Symbols

Tarot Card Reading Part 1/3: The Meaning of Symbols

Tarot Card Reading Part 1/3: The Meaning of Symbols

Tarot card reading is a form of fortune-telling or divination that uses cards (traditionally, Major arcana and Minor arcana) to gain insight into the time’s horizon that is, past, present, and future. The people are required to draw a card and the reader will try to interpret it. A regular tarot deck generally has 78 cards, split into two groups the Major Arcana and the Minor Arcana. 

Here in this blog we will get deeper into the world of Major Arcana cards and decipher what they exactly mean. 

We have divided the content into three blogs for convenience and better understanding. So let’s look at the first ten cards and understand what they tell us-

Tarot card number Zero – The fool

Don’t get fooled by the name here. Because the fool is the wisest one, who can contemplate everything and anything. The fool card is the representation of enlightenment. Interpreted as the protagonist of the story, this card is used to initiate the beginners to the world of Major Arcana. 

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Tarot card number one – The Magician

Also known by the name, The Magus or The Juggler, this card is used in divination. It is interpreted as a symbol of potential and power, mastering your imagination. Here the spiritual and physical world unites.

Tarot card number two – The High Priestess

tarot card readingIt is believed that the card is connected with the ancient cult of Astarte. 

She symbolizes feelings, intuitions, and emotions. A receptive mirror of your life, she also stands for fertility, the womb, and the menstrual cycle.

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Tarot card number three – The Empress

Also considered the great mother, she symbolizes the planet, Venus. 

Also considered the epitome of artistic prowess, beauty, and peacemaking. Sometimes shown as a pregnant woman, she also represents your relationship with your mother.

Tarot card number four – The Emperor 

It is the fourth Major Arcana in most of the traditional Tarot decks. Associated with planet Mars, he symbolizes responsibility, stability, protection, authority, aid, and masculine conviction.

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Tarot card number five – The Hierophant

Regarded as the builder of the bridge between God and humanity, the card symbolizes wisdom and positive energy. You can also think of him as a guardian angel, sitting between the two pillars of law and liberty. Few also consider him a counterpart to the Pope. 

Tarot card number six – The Lovers 

Associated with the star sign Gemini this is the sixth trump in traditional tarot decks. It represents love, attraction, beauty, and the relationship with the opposite gender. This shows that balancing the masculine and feminine sides is needed to find love. 

Tarot card number seven – The Chariot

The seventh card in the Major Arcana, the Chariot represents conquering the inner world by balancing your senses. It also relates to your family life, care, nourishment, and your home. 

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Tarot card number eight – Justice or Strength

major arcana tarot card Numbered either eighth or eleventh, depending on the deck, the card corresponds with the virtue – Justice. It relates to marriage, spouse, and relationship. It also stands for equity, probity and victory. 

Tarot card number nine – The Hermit 

It is the ninth trump in traditional tarot decks. The symbol of the highest knowledge, the knowledge of inner self. It also relates to prudence, humility, health, and discipline. The need to reflect, tune, be alone to contemplate, and follow your gut.

Tarot card number ten – Wheel of Fortune 

It is the tenth trump in most tarot decks. You can presume that it relates to the cycle of life and the cycle of karma. It also brings in an element of transformation or alteration, such as becoming wealthy by escaping poverty. It also represents the free spirit, risk-taking attitude, and generosity. 

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