Meaning of Tarot Cards - Major Arcana 11 - 21

Posting the rest of the Major Arcana on the Meaning of Tarot Cards now, this is cards 11 to 21. And will complete this section.

Justicemeaning of tarot cards
The Daughter of the Lords of Truth; The Ruler of the Balance

Card Number: 11
Key Number: 22
Rulership: Libra

Meaning of tarot cards:
Upright - Triumph over prejudice and bigotry. Favorable and amicable conflict resolutions. Litigation. Contracts. Legal action. Divorce. Settlement. Depending on other cards around sometimes marriage, but normally only when marriage contracts, financial or legal documents are a part of the intended union. A straightforward choice. Arbitration. Fairness. Judgement. It's a good omen concerning partnerships, business deals and legal issues. A karma card that heralds reward and good fortune for past efforts even if you are unsure why you are being favoured.

Reversed/Upsidedown - Injustice. Bias and inequality. Delay. Imbalance. Separations not yet legalised or ratified. Complications in negotiations. Confusion surrounding tax or legal affairs. Delayed or unfair judgement. Indicates business deals that flounder and legal decisions that won't go your way even if you are morally right. Can also symbolize receiving bad advice and bad judgement.

meaning of tarot cards
The Hanged Man
The Spirit of the Mighty Waters

Card Number: 12
Key Number: 23
Rulership: Water

Meaning of tarot cards:
Upright - Willingness to adapt to changes and flexibility of mind. Devotion to worthwhile causes. Temporary suspension of progress. Sacrifice now to reap rewards in the future. Rebirth. Waiting period. Transformation. Sacrificing one thing for another. Circumstances literally turned on their head. Can also represent ill health, anxiety and stress, this is a time for patience and not worry. This is a trial of passage and hence the self-sacrifice aspect of this card has spiritual overtones.

Reversed/Upsidedown - Lacking in commitment. Preoccupation with material and selfish things. Loss. Apathy towards pursuit of goals. Failure to act, inability to progress and move forward. Symbolizes selfishness, the use of emotional blackmail by playing the martyr. A weakness of will may lead in the wrong direction, emotionally, materially and miss opportunities.

meaning of tarot cardsDeath
The Child of the Great Transformers; The Lord of the Gate of Death

Card Number: 13
Key Number: 24
Rulership: Scorpio

Meaning of tarot cards:
Upright - Major changes. The end of a phase in life which has served its purpose. Beginning of new life. Abrupt and compete change of circumstances. Alterations. Without a doubt it is this card that causes most fear in a reading and yet it rarely, if ever, symbolizes actual death, more a time of absolute endings and absolute beginnings. Can represent rather shocking or unexpected events or changes, but they usually clear the way for a brand new start and a greater value for life itself.

Reversed/Upsidedown - Painful and unpleasant change. Refusal to face fear of change or change itself. Greater sense of fear and dread. when this card appears it's time to show what you're made of.

meaning of tarot cardsTemperance
The Daughter of the Reconcilers; The Bringer Forth of Life
Card Number: 14
Key Number: 25
Rulership: Sagittarius

Meaning of tarot cards:
Upright - Co-operation. Diplomacy. Negotiation success. Innovation through combination. Maturity in dealing with certain things. A good outlook and a placid balanced temperament. Literally meaning, temperance, harmony and balance. Good management. Adaptive to changing circumstances. When the Temperance card appears it symbolizes self control to bring about a positive result from volatile factors. A time of harmonious relationships, peace and harmony a time to enjoy. It can be said that this card represents a guardian angel looking over you.

Reversed/Upsidedown - Conflicting interests. Fickle decisions. Poor judgement. Volatility. Imbalance. Physical stress. Represents lack of foresight, over indulgence, impatience, conflict and quarrels causing domestic strife. Warns of making hasty decisions out of impatience that will thwart your progress.

meaning of tarot cardsThe Devil
The Lord of the Gates of Matter; The Child of the Forces of Time

Card Number: 15
Key Number: 26
Rulership: Capricorn

Meaning of tarot cards:
Upright - Desire for material and physical things. Feeling oppressed and frustrated. Tendency to collect and hoard material objects and money. Sexually obsessed. Lust. But The Devil is not all bad. If marriage or commitment in a relationship is under consideration and this card falls in a favorable position in a reading The Devil is a good omen. However, regarding most other issues this card is not very positive. With regards to relationships this card can warn against obsession or people that are no good for us and prompts you to to examine the situation carefully. The Devil warns against the destructive consequences of your actions motivated by greed, power and lust.

Reversed/Upsidedown - Abuse of authority. True evil. Focused on material things to the exclusion of all else. Uncontrollable ambition. Greed. Always consider your motives when The Devil appears, it is a helpful indicator for you to change course whilst you still can.

meaning of tarot cardsThe Tower
The Lord of the Hosts of the Mighty

Card Number: 16
Key Number: 27
Rulership: Mars

Meaning of tarot cards:
Upright - Conflict. Disruption. Change. Overthrow of a way of life that existed. Major changes. Sudden, violent loss. Disruption of routine. Can be a change of job or residence, sometimes both. Widespread repercussions of actions. After the Death and Devil card this is probably the most dreaded. It's hard to find a positive, however it does tell you that from the shock and upheaval of events new opportunities will emerge.

Reversed/Upsidedown - Restriction of desires and imprisonment. This represents unnecessary suffering. Could be a false accusation of something and suffering some form of imprisonment or isolation. Remember, the main thing with this rather unpleasant card is that this phase will pass and that a new direction or new opportunities can arise from it.

meaning of tarot cardsThe Star
The Daughter of the Firmament; The Dweller Between the Waters

Card Number: 17
Key Number: 28
Rulership: Aquarius

Meaning of tarot cards:
Upright - Renewal and fresh hope. Healing old wounds. Renewal of faith. Spiritual love. Broadening horizons both mental and physical. Promise of fulfillment. Protection. If considering a new enterprise or relationship The Star is an excellent omen.

Reversed/Upsidedown - Stubbornness and self doubt. Inability or unwilling to adapt to changing circumstance and accept opportunities it brings. This card warns against the perils of self-doubt and negativity. Although, even with the negative aspect, could be surprised with good luck despite the cynicism.

meaning of tarot cardsThe Moon
The ruler of the Flux & Reflux; The Child of the Sons of the Mighty

Card Number: 18
Key Number: 29
Rulership: Pisces

Meaning of tarot cards:
Upright - Dreams, psychic impressions. Imagination. Illusions. Inability of seeing things clearly sometimes resulting in depression. If you are involved in a clandestine affair this card could be a good omen if it is in a favorable position, otherwise may signify a secret being exposed. The Moon can lead to artistic expression through writing, art or music, which may lead to unexpected opportunities.

Reversed/Upsidedown - Need for secrecy. Deception. Illusion. Escapism into daydreams to avoid reality. Trickery. Sometimes inability to be truthful. Lack of progress because of deep rooted fears and anxieties.

meaning of tarot cardsThe Sun
The Lord of the fire of the World

Card Number: 19
Key Number: 30
Rulership: the Sun

Meaning of tarot cards:
Upright - Happiness and contentment with obtaining success. Material happiness. Good health. Physical, mental and spiritual vitality. One of the best if not best cards to get. Can also represent holidays, good news around children such as birth or news of conception of a much wanted baby. Ultimately The Sun dispels negativity, promising a happy ending.

Reversed/Upsidedown - Broken engagements and contracts. Troubled partnerships and marriages. Delays happiness. Suggests delays in plans or achievements and warns against misjudgement and arrogance caused by inflated egos.

meaning of tarot cardsJudgement
The Spirit of the Primal Fire

Card Number: 20
Key Number: 31
Rulership: Fire

Meaning of tarot cards:
Upright - Improvements and changes. Specific matters, or a period of life has a satisfactory outcome. Good time for career moves. Joy in accomplishments. The Judgement card brings opportunity which must not be ignored. This card can generally speed up events in your life.

Reversed/Upsidedown - Stagnate. Fear of change, sometimes even fear of death. Separation and loss, not necessarily permanent. The Judgement card warns of self doubt and guilt over past mistakes - this will only blur the way forward.

meaning of tarot cardsThe World
The Great One of the Night of Time

Card Number: 21
Key Number: 32
Rulership: Saturn

Meaning of tarot cards:
Upright - Fulfillment. Accomplishment. Personal cycle, project or series of events in life completed. A time of success, achievement, recognition and triumph. Time of enjoyment, holidays and travel, time with loved ones or a fulfilling relationship is on offer. Spoiling yourself with things you've been wanting.

Reversed/Upsidedown - Delayed completion. Unable to bring something to a satisfactory end. Lack of trust. Although, despite everything, an indication that events may be nearing completion. May need to overcome some challenges to see it through.

Next up for the meaning of tarot cards will be the Suit of Wands.

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