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Two of Cups Tarot Card Meaning Upright and Reversed

Two of Cups Tarot Card Meaning

Two of Cups Tarot Card Meaning Keywords

UPRIGHT: Mutual Love, partnership, balance, soul mates

REVERSED: Imbalance in relationship, disharmony, breakup

  • Element: Water
  • Kabbalistic Sefirot: Chokmah
  • Meaning of the Kabbalistic Sefirot: Wisdom
  • Astrological Influence: Venus in Cancer
  • Yes/No key interpretations: Yes
  • Stones: Star Ruby, Turquoise

Two of cups is card number to in the suit of cups. Number two is the number of harmony, balance, relationship, partnership, and balance. The suit of cups is related to emotions, intuitions, sensitivity, and creativity.

Two of Cups Tarot Card Meaning

Two of Cups Symbolic Meaning

A man and a woman are standing under the blue sky with cups in their hands. They are looking into the eyes of each other and a caduceus with a lion’s head has shelter of its wings over their heads. In the background there are green mountains and a small house over the hill. Man and women represent opposing forces, yang and yin. Chalice symbolizes emotions and intuition. The green mountains and the house in the background symbolize their long term goals of growth and protection. The crown on man’s head is made of flowers that depict his tender love and care. The green leaf crown on women’s head represents honor and growth. The white in her dress shows innocence and purity whereas blue shows trust and loyalty. Her red shoe and slightly forwarded foot indicates her passion and interest. Caduceus is a magic wand that was carried by Hermes. Its presence between the two signifies the association between two opposing forces. The lion’s head with wings show that the relationship has both physical and spiritual forces in work. Overall this is a positive joy of love. Both the partners are standing on equal footing, on the same grounds and they have mutual interest in each other.

Astrology and the Two of Cups

Astrologically the Two of Cups tarot card rules the first decan of Cancer that ranges from 21st June till 1st July. This is when the planet Venus, that is the planet of love, luxury, art, harmony, beauty, pleasure, romance and feminine energies is in emotional and nurturing sign of cancer. Their bond creates the most favorable circumstances for love and relationships to grow and nurture.

Two of Cups and Kabbalah

In Kabbalah, the ‘two of cups’ belongs to the Sefirot of Chokmah (wisdom) in the world of Briah. Briah or Beriah is the world of creation. Briah corresponds to the second letter of the Name of God: Heh.

Two of Cups as a Person (Upright)

The Two of Cups tarot card as person represents those who are seekers of harmony. These are passionate and affectionate people who give unconditional love and make long term alliance with someone. These people are supportive and dependable and want to create a family life. They give their 100% to their partner and loved one and their long term goals also include having and providing shelter and protection to their loved ones. These are the people who are more happy and at ease when they are in a relationship. Sometimes it gets hard for them to say no to others.

Two of Cups Tarot Card in General Reading (Upright)

When this card appears in a general reading, it indicates the start of a happy relationship. It shows that things around you are in a perfect balance. You have love and support of a soul mate and you are making long term goals related to your love life.

Two of Wands Tarot Card in a Daily reading (Upright)

If this card appears in a daily reading, it means that today is a good day to work in collaboration with someone or some team work. You can work with someone in perfect harmony and there are no chances of a discord. You might also find someone today who will get romantically attracted towards you.

Two of Cups Tarot Card in a Love Reading (Upright)

If the Two of Cups Tarot card appears in a love reading in an upright position, it indicates that you are having a perfectly balanced relationship with your partner. It shows that both of you equally love each other and every emotion among you is mutual. If you are single then this card is a strong indicator that someone passionate and affectionate is going to enter your life soon.

Two of Cups Tarot Card in a Career Reading (Upright)

In a career reading this card indicates work related partnership and alliance. You will get support from your co-workers at your office or workplace. This card also indicates that you might find a love interest at your workplace.

Two of Cups Tarot Card in a Health Reading (Upright)

The two of cups card shows a perfect and balanced health. It also shows that with the help of a caring and nurturing person in your life, you are able to maintain your health. If you are going through some illness, this card is a good sign and signifies improved health.

Two of Cups Reversed Tarot Card Meaning

When the Two of Cups tarot card is in a reversed position, the chalices or cups will be empty and the man and the woman won’t have any emotions for each other. The relationship will lose the sincerity and emotions and it will become too shallow. The man and woman won’t be on equal footing and there will be an imbalance and even breakup in the relationship.  

This is not a good card in a general reading. It shows that your surroundings and relationships around you are shallow and mean, the situation is not favorable and you are on your own in a way. It is also an indication that you should have a look at your intentions and the relationships that you are making with others. Probably you are being too stubborn and you need to add more emotions into your relations.

In a love reading this card might indicate a break up, disharmony or conflicts in a relationship. In a reversed position it is not a good card for work life and health life either.

Seven of Wands Tarot Card Meaning

Seven of Wands Tarot Card Meaning

Seven of Wands Tarot Card Meaning Keywords

UPRIGHT: Defense, protection, taking stand for belifes

REVERSED: Defeat, giving up, tiredness, overthrow

  • Element: Fire
  • Kabbalistic Sefirot: Netzach
  • Meaning of the Kabbalistic Sefirot: Victory
  • Astrological Influence: Mars in Leo
  • Yes/No key interpretations: Yes
  • Stones: Emerald

Seven of wands is card number seven in the suit of wands. Seven is the number of security, happiness, and renewal. 7 is a very important number religiously and spiritually. The suit of wands is about passion, dynamism, and vitality.

Seven of Wands Tarot Card Meaning

The Imagery of the Seven of Wands Tarot Card

A man is standing on the top of the hill with a staff in his hands that he is holding in a defensive way to protect himself from the six wands that are attacking him from below the hill. All the wands are at various heights and at various angles. The wands that are attacking him show the various challenges that he is facing. He is wearing an olive green shirt. Olive green is the color of harmony as well as diplomacy. He is wearing brown leggings that show his simplicity and steadfastness. He is wearing two different types of shoes. Now, these signify various things. These can represent not having a stable footing or confusion; these may also show multitasking and having a different viewpoint. Standing on the top of the hill shows that he holds a higher place than his challenges. He also keeps a better view of the situation. He is on high moral grounds. He is standing up for his beliefs and defending his territory. He has a staff in his hands so he is prepared for the war. He is not in an attacking position but he is on a better place to defend himself against any intruders. The blue sky represents clarity, daylight and the wisdom to understand his challenges.

Astrology and the Seven of Wands

Astrologically the Seven of Wands belongs to the third decan of Leo in the wheel of the year. The third decan starts on 11th August and ends on 22nd August. This is when Mars, the planet of war, self-assertion, aggression, and energy enters Leo. The golden dawn designers called this card, Mars in Leo the Lord of Valor.

Seven of Wands and Kabbalah

In Kabbalah, the Seven of Wands belongs to the Sefirot of Netzach in Atziluth, the world of pure spirit. Netzach means Victory and it is ruled by Venus. This sefirah is on the pillar of Mercy.

Seven of Wands Tarot Card as a Person

This card represents someone who even though has unstable grounds but they also know different angles of life. They can fit into different shoes and know different situations. They hold their beliefs and stand on their point. They can take on any challenges and they are ready to protect and defend what they believe is right. They have determination, experience, and steadfastness.

Seven of Wands Card in General Reading

If the Seven of Wands card appears in a general reading it shows that you are facing various types of troubles and challenges. You might have to face a situation where you have to defend your beliefs and ideology but you have resources to defend yourself against these challenges. Even if these challenges have caught you off-guard, you are equipped to face these. You can save your personal boundaries against the opinion and intrusion of others. You hold high moral ground and have a better view and perspective of the situation and these challenges so stay determined and face the tests no matter how difficult and diverse they may seem.

Seven of Wands Tarot Card in a Daily reading

If you get this card in a daily reading, the day is going to be tough. You may face some threats and opposition regarding your point of view but stay strong. You are ready to take a stand for yourself and you are fully capable of protecting your views. Do not attack others if that doesn’t seem necessary but also do not let them intrude on your territory. It is a day to set up healthy boundaries with others and to protect yourself.  

Seven of Wands Tarot Card in a Love Reading

If this card appears in a Love Tarot reading, this might have two meanings which can be determined by the cards surrounding this card. One meaning can be that you need to create healthy boundaries in your relationship and need to maintain a healthy relationship with your partner. You need to define the limits that can be crossed and that cannot be crossed. Another meaning can be that you need to protect your relationship from the interference of others. There is a possibility that family, friends or someone else is trying to interfere in your life or turning against your love life and you need to stand for it and protect it.

Seven of Wands Tarot Card in a Career Reading

If this card appears in a Career reading, it might indicate a situation where you are going through challenges at your workplace or facing some kind of opposition. You might have someone around you who is opposing your ideas and challenging your position. You should know that you keep a better position amidst all the challenges that you are facing and you can defend and protect your ideas, ideals, and viewpoints. So stay firm and strong and face the challenges as they might come.

Seven of Wands Tarot Card in a Health Reading

If this card appears in a health reading, it might indicate that you are facing many health-related challenges which have various intensities. You should see a medical health professional and keep faith that you can beat these challenges.

Seven of Wands Reversed Tarot Card Meaning

When this card is in a reversed position, the man will lose hold of his staff that is protecting him and the other wands will have a higher position. It might show that you are losing stamina and strength and you are giving up against the obstacles. You do not have a moral high ground and your challenges have made you compromise.

In a love reading, this card represents weakness and inability to protect yourself or your relationship against the challenges. It might indicate that you are too tired or burnt up and have given up.

If this card appears in a reversed position in a career reading, it might indicate that you are either too tired or too weak to protect your ideas, ideals, and point of view. You have worked hard but now just cannot take the challenges anymore.

In a health reading, the seven of wands in a reversed position shows poor health and going through many different health-related challenges. Please do not ignore your health and see a doctor as soon as possible.

Five of Wands Tarot Card Meaning

Five of Wands Tarot Card Meaning

Five of Wands Tarot Card Meaning Keywords

UPRIGHT: Conflict, Argument, Competition, Disagreement, Not Listening to others

REVERSED: Resolving dispute, Accepting difference

  • Element: Fire
  • Kabbalistic Sefirot: Geburah
  • Meaning of the Kabbalistic Sefirot: Severity, Strength
  • Astrological Influence: Saturn in Leo
  • Yes/No key interpretations: No
  • Stones: Ruby

Five of wands is card number 5 in the fiery and passionate suit of wands in minor Arcana. The energy that gained balance at number 4 is now disrupted again at number 5. Number 5 shows some sort of chaos and imbalance in all suits of tarot. Five is the number of adaptability and harmony in numerology but it is also a number of changes.

Five of Wands Tarot Card Meaning

The Imagery of the Five of Wands Tarot Card

When you look at this card, it seems like a scene from a fight with 5 young men holding huge staves in their hands, probably hitting each other but when you look again, it seems not that intense. It looks like kind of a playful fight or practice or challenge than fierce and intense combat. There is a bright blue sky in the background that shows confidence. The ground at the feet of the men symbolizes a firm foundation (for their beliefs). Each man is wearing a tunic, legging, and shoes of different colors. The red show’s energy and passion, the olive green symbolizes diplomacy; the blue is the color of wisdom, pale yellow shows energy, the circles on one tunic represent self and wholeness. It seems like all the people firmly hold their opinion and all of them have a very different opinion that is showed by the colors of their dresses. They are not very hostile but they are also not listening to the opinion of the other person. In this card, the energy is scattered and no one is focusing on the same point. This card represents a conflict of opinion among a group of people and also the conflict one holds inside. Golden dawn designers called this card ‘The Lord of Strife’.

Astrology and the Five of Wands

In astrology, the Five of Wands corresponds to the first decan of Leo. The first decan of Leo is ruled by the planet of limitations, discipline, structure, and boundaries called Saturn. The span of this decan is from July 21st till August 1st. When Saturn enters Leo, an urge to control the environment emerges but Saturn in Leo brings both challenges and opportunities.

Five of Wands Tarot Card and Kabbalah

In Kabbalah, all 4 fives belong to the Sefirot of Geburah that means severity or strength. Five of wands is Geburah in Atziluth, the world of pure spirit. This sefirah is ruled by Mars, the planet of war.

Five of Wands as a Person

Five of Wands represent someone who gets triggered easily and who gets into disagreement without sharing the views of the other person. On a positive side, they are not scared of getting into competitions and challenges and proving themselves. They think that they hold a firm ground and they can exert their opinions and views on others.

Five of Wands Card in General Reading

In a general reading, this card represents conflict, argument, competition, disagreement, or not listening to others. It shows that the querent is having disputes with the people around him or her and they are unable to find a solution. Different people in the life of the querent hold different opinions and they are not ready to accept or hear any other viewpoint, instead, they are adamant of imposing their own viewpoint on others. This card indicates a struggle. This card may also represent conflict and chaos inside the querent. There are so many conflicting emotions and the querent is unable to decide what to choose or which thought is right.  It may also represent that the querent has to put more effort into their job at the workplace or in their social lives to make their way.

Five of Wands Tarot Card in a Daily reading

When the Five of Wands Tarot Card appears in a daily reading, get ready to face some chaos, disagreement, or dispute. The day is not going to be easy. Probably today you will need to stand up for yourself to make your way or listen to others to avoid the conflict.

Five of Wands Tarot Card in a Love Reading

When this card appears in a love reading, expect some conflicts with your partners. You will not be listening to each other and won’t be accepting each other’s ideas. There will be a disruption and dispute with the people around you as well that can affect the love life. Probably you need to work with the change instead of standing up against it. If you are single, this card might indicate that you have to go through some competition to reach the person whom you like or probably someone else is fighting for you.

Five of Wands Tarot Card in a Career Reading

In a career reading, this card shows tension, struggle, and clashes at the workplace. There will be a competition among co-workers but without any focus. You might have to stand up for yourself to protect your turf but also listening to others can be a better option in order to avoid conflict.

Five of Wands Tarot Card in a Health Reading

This card shows a struggle with your health. You are might be putting energies on different areas of your life and neglecting your health. It represents some health-related challenges. Probably you only need to focus on just one point for your well-being instead of spending your energies in many diverse areas of your life.

Five of Wands Reversed Tarot Card Meaning

When this card is in a reversed position, the men will lose hold of their wands and they will be ready to talk and listen to each other. Their conflict will be resolved and they will find a solution to their problems through dialogue. This card indicates the resolution of a dispute and acceptance of differences when it is in a reversed position.

In a Love reading, the five of wands tarot card shows compromise, cooperation, and negotiation after some disagreement or fight. Both of you are ready to listen to each other and ready to accept the ideas of each other through discussion instead of going through heated arguments.

In a career reading, this card will show that the tension at the workplace will be released and competition, struggle, and rivalry will be over. Everyone will be peaceful and ready for discussion.

However, this cannot be a very positive card in health reading. It might indicate that you’ve given up after fighting for the illness. Don’t give up and lose hope, instead, seek more medical advice and look for other solutions.