Tarot Cards Meaning List

A Complete List of Tarot Cards Along With Their Meanings

Each card has its own meaning and interpretation. We have provided you the names of a complete pack of tarot cards in this article along with their significance.
Tarot cards have fascinated people since ancient times. Tarot readers through their explicit skills analyze the cards and enlighten you about the events that are most likely to rule your destiny. It's one of those devices of fortune prediction wherein you can skim the good things from the bad, which as a whole are connected to our destiny by some or other ways. The tarot reader reads the cards and guides you to move in the right track of life. People often have a misconception that tarot readers can foretell the future. This idea is absolutely incorrect as the arbitrarily packed cards only interpret your behavior, health and other relevant things capable of catalyzing your progress.

Tarot reading entails a great deal of patience, practice and expertise. You have to understand the significance and meaning of each card and then interpret correctly. Some calculations are also involved to find out the answers that a person wants to know.

List of Tarot Cards and their Meanings

A single deck of tarot cards contains 78 cards with symbolic pictures. The 'Major Arcana' contains 22 cards while the 'Minor Arcana' has 56 cards. The symbols in the cards are associated with emotions, events and situations of life. You have to pull a card according to the query and then read it judiciously.

The Major Arcana
The CardUprightReverse
The Foolbeginnings possibilities, pleasure, thoughtlessness, adventure, opportunityindecision, hesitation, injustice, apathy, bad choice
The Magician creativity, self-confidence, dexterity, sleight of hand,will-power, skill delay, unimaginative, insecurity, lack of self-confidence
The Empressdevelopment, accomplishment action, evolutioninaction, lack on concentration, vacillation, anxiety, infidelity
The High Priestessknowledge, wisdom, learning, intuition, impatience, virtue, purityselfishness, shallowness, misunderstanding, ignorance
The Hierophantmercy, conformity, forgiveness, social approval, bonded, inspiration vulnerability, unconventionality, foolish generosity, impotence, frailty, unorthodoxy
The Lovers harmony, trust,romance, optimism, honor, love, harmonyseparation, frustration, unreliability,fickleness, untrustworthy
The Hermit inner strength, prudence, withdrawal, caution, vigilancehastiness, rashness,immaturity, imprudence, foolishness
The Chariot perseverance, rushed decision, turmoil, vengeance, adversityvanquishment, defeat, failure, unsuccessful
Strengthcourage, conviction, strength, determination, action, heroism, virilitypettiness, sickness, unfaithfulness, weakness
Justice equality, righteousness, virtue, honor, harmony, balancefalse accusation, unfairness, abuse, biased
The Wheel of Fortuneunexpected events, advancement, destiny, fortune, progressinterruption, outside influences, failure, bad luck
The MoonUpright:double-dealing Deception, disillusionment, trickery, error, danger, disgracetrifling mistakes, deception discovered, negative advantage
The Sunaccomplishment, success, love, joy, happy marriage, satisfactionloneliness, canceled plans, unhappiness, break ups
The Starbalance, pleasure, optimism, insight, spiritual love, hope, faith disappointment, bad luck, imbalance, broken dreams
The Devildownfall, unexpected failure, controversy, ravage, disaster, ill temperedrelease, enlightenment, divorce, recovery
The Hanged Manchange, reversal, boredom, improvement, rebirth, suspension, change false prophecy, useless sacrifice, unwillingness
Deathunexpected change, loss, failure, transformation, death, bad luckimmobility, slow changes, cheating, death, stagnation
Temperancetemperance, patience, good influence, confidence, moderationconflict, disunion, frustration, impatience, discord
The Towerdisruption, abandonment, end of friendship, bankruptcy, downfall, unexpected eventsentrapment, imprisonment, old ways, rustic
Judgment
or Rejuvenation
awakening, renewal, rejuvenation, rebirth, improvement, promotion, atonement, judgmentdisappointment, indecision, death, failure, ill-health, theft, worry
The Worldperfection, recognition, success, fulfillment, eternal lifelack of vision, disappointment, imperfection


The Minor Arcana ~ Wands
The CardUprightReverse
Ace of Wandsprofitable journey, new business, beginning, new career, birth, inheritanceselfishness, lack of determination, setback
Two of Wandsgenerous person, courage, patience, courageimpatience, domination
Three of Wands cooperation, good partnership, successcarelessness, arrogance, pride, mistakes
Four of Wandsdissatisfaction, kindness, reevaluationnew relationship, new ambitions, action
Five of Wandslawsuit or quarrel, courage, competitionnew opportunities, harmony, generosity
Six of Wandsleadership, good news, successpostponement, bad news, pride in riches
Seven of Wandsstiff competition, victory, courage, energyadvantage, patience, indecision
Eight of Wandsnew ideas, love, journeyviolence, quarrels, courage
Nine of Wandsvictory, good health, obstinacyweakness, ill-health, adversity
Ten of Wandspain, ruined, failurecleverness, energy, strength
Knight of Wandsgenerous, journey, impetuoussuspicion, jealousy, narrow-mindedness
Queen of Wandsfondness, attraction, commandjealous, revengeful, infidelity
King of Wandspassionate, good leader, nobleunyielding, prejudice, quarrels


The Minor Arcana ~ Cups
The CardUprightReverse
Ace of Cupsgood health, love, joy, beautyegotism, selfishness, hesitancy
Two of Cupsromance, friendship, cooperationviolent passion, misunderstanding
Three of Cupsfortune, hospitality, discoveryhidden, overindulgence, pain, gossip
Four of Cupsdissatisfaction, kindness, reevaluation, redemptionnew goals, ambitions, beginning
Five of Cups broken marriage,vain regret, sorrow, loss return, summon, hope
Six of Cupsacquaintance, good memories, acquaintance, happinessfriendship, disappointment, past
Seven of Cupsimagination, illusion, directionlesswill-power, determination
Eight of Cupsdisappointment, abandonment, miserypleasure, success, joy
Nine of Cupsphysical well-being, hopes, securityillness, failure, overindulgence
Ten of Cupsfriendship, happiness, lifewaste, broken relationships, quarrel
Page of Cupssweetness, interest in literature, gentlenesspoor imagination, selfishness, no desires
Knight of Cupsemotional, romantic dreamer, intelligenceidleness, untruthful, fraud, sensuality
Queen of Cupsloving mother, gentle, happinessperverse, unhappy, gloom, over-active imagination
King of Cupskindness, willingness, enjoymentdouble-dealer, scandal, crafty, violent


The Minor Arcana ~ Swords
The CardUprightReverse
Ace of Swords love, valiant, victoryobstacles, tyranny, power
Two of Swordsindecision, trouble, balancedunscrupulous, release
Three of Swordsbroken relationship, civil warsorrow, loss, confusion
Four of Swordstemporary exile, strife, retreatsocial unrest, labor strikes, renewed activity
Five of Swordsdefeat, cowardliness, empty victoryunfairness, defeat, loss
Six of Swordsharmony, sorrow, journeyobstacles, difficulties, defeat
Seven of Swordsbetrayal, insolence, unwise attemptcounsel, helpful, advice
Eight of Swordsweakness, indecision, censurefreedom, new beginnings, relaxation
Nine of Swordsdesolation, illness, suspicion, crueltyunselfishness, good news, healing
Ten of Swordsdefeat, failure, paincourage, positive energy, good health
Page of Swordsgrace, diplomacy, dexterity, graceimposture, ill-health, cunningness
Knight of Swordsstrong man, braver, clever persontroublemaker, a crafty, tyranny
Queen of Swordsskillful, brave, clever, rushsly, keen, deceitful
King of Swordspowerful, friendship, counselorobstinate, evil intentions, judgments


The Minor Arcana ~ Pentacles
The CardUprightReverse
Ace of Pentaclesprosperity, happiness, pleasuremisery, greedy, money
Two of Pentaclesharmony, new projects, helpfuldifficulty, discouragement
Three of Pentaclesabilities, approval,effort, abilities preoccupation, ambitions
Four of Pentaclesungenerous, greed, miserlyspendthrift, obstacles, earthy possessions
Five of Pentaclesdestitution, poor health, despair, lonelinessemployment, courage, revival
Six of Pentaclesprosperity, philanthropy, charity, giftsjealousy, miserliness, unfairness
Seven of Pentaclesdevelopment, re-evaluation, effort, hard workimpatience, slow progress, investments
Eight of Pentaclesemployment, money, learning, tradevoid, no ambition, dislike
Nine of Pentaclessolitude, well-being, green thumbcaution, possible loss
Ten of Pentacleswealth, property, stabilitydull, slothfulness, misfortune
Page of Pentacleskindness,new ideas/opinions, scholarluxury, rebellious, bad news
Knight of Pentaclesdull outlook, patience, animal lover, trustworthycarelessness, standstill, irresponsible
Queen of Pentaclesthoughtfulness, intelligence, talents, melancholymistrust, suspicion, neglect
King of Pentaclesreliable person, steadinessbribes, materialistic, calm

You can now buy a pack of cards and try to understand the symbolism and the meaning by referring to the tables embedded in this article. You will definitely find tarot reading interesting once you have mastered the art. However, I would like to suggest you to take necessary advice from a professional tarot reader before reading the cards for someone.
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