Major Arcana Tarot

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Major Arcana Tarot Cards

tarot reader, san diego, psychic, tarotThe 22 cards that comprise the Major Arcana are the foundation of the Tarot deck. Each major arcana Tarot card is explained below.The universal human experience is portrayed in each of the major arcana tarot cards. Each card has a number, name and image associated with it.

Each image on a card represents an archetype popularized by Carl Jung. As a result each card taps into our collective unconscious and has a profound hidden meaning.

The major arcana cards are given more credence in a reading as they relate to the important motivations, issues and feelings in your life. Whereas the minor arcana cards often pertain to temporary and less important issues.

In each souls journey toward self-actualization the major arcana can provide insight. By correctly understanding the meaning of the cards a person can make decisions that will progress them along their spiritual path.

fool tarot, san diego psychic, pacific beach tarotFool
Upright: Faith, beginning, innocence, spontaneity, apparent folly, free spirit.
Reversed: Foolishness, naivety, recklessness, unnecessary risk-taking.
magician tarot card, psychic pacific beachMagician
Upright: Concentration, power, skill, action, self awareness, resourcefulness.
Reversed: Poor planning, manipulation, undeveloped talents.
high priestess tarot card, san diego tarot, la jolla palm readingsHigh Priestess
Upright: Higher powers, intuition, potential, mystery, unconscious awareness.
Reversed: Not heading intuition, hidden agenda.
empress tarot card, pacific beach, clairvoyant tarot readingsEmpress
Upright: Mothering, feminine, fertility, beauty, nature, abundance, senses.
Reversed: Dependence, lack of creativity.
emperor tarot, san diego, psychic medium, angel readingsEmperor
Upright: Structure, authority, fathering, regulation, solid foundation.
Reversed: Rigidity, intolerance, domination, inflexibility, excessive control.
hierophant tarot card, la jolla, chakra balancing, psychic readerHierophant
Upright: Beliefs, education, conformity, tradition, religion, group identification.
Reversed: Opposing the status quo, restriction.
lovers tarot, san diego, clairvoyantLovers
Upright: Choices, personal beliefs, aligned values, sexuality, love, relationships.
Reversed: Imbalance, disharmony, misaligned values.
chariot tarot card, psychic tarot readings, pacific beachChariot
Upright: Will, self-assertion, control, victory, determination.
Reversed: Aggression, lack of control, no direction.
strength tarot, psychic clairvoyant, san diego, tarot readerStrength
Upright: Self-control, patience, strength, courage, compassion.
Reversed: Self-doubt, weakness, lack of self-discipline, indecision.
hermit tarot card, spiritual psychic, la jollaHermit
Upright: Self reflection, soul searching, inner guidance, solitude.
Reversed: Withdrawal, isolation, loneliness.
wheel of fortune tarot card, san diego psychic medium readingsWheel of Fortune
Upright: Destiny, good luck, turning point, personal vision, karma, life cycles.
Reversed: Bad luck, lack of control, lack of insight negative external forces.
justice tarot, pacific beach tarot readingsJustice
Upright: Decision, justice, responsibility, fairness, truth, cause and effect, law.
Reversed: Lack of accountability, unfairness, dishonesty, unlawful.
hanged man tarot card, san diego palm readerHanged Man
Upright: Suspension, reversal, letting go, accepting God’s will, sacrifice.
Reversed: Resisting fate, indecision, martyrdom, delay.
death major arcana tarot card, la jolla, psychic tarotDeath
Upright: Ending, beginning, inexorable forces, change, transformation, transition.
Reversed: Resistance to change, stuck, unable to move on.
temperance tarot card, san diego, angel readingsTemperance
Upright: Health, balance, moderation, combination, patience, purpose, meaning.
Reversed: Imbalance, unhealthy, lack of vision, excess.
devil major arcana, pacific beach, clairvoyantDevil
Upright: Hopelessness, bondage, ignorance, addiction, materialism.
Reversed: Detachment, understanding, breaking free, reclaiming personal power.
tower tarot card, san diego, psychic tarot readerTower
Upright: Release, disaster, downfall, upheaval, revelation, sudden change.
Reversed: Avoiding disaster, status quo, fear of change.
star major arcana tarot, la jolla psychic palm readerStar
Upright: Generosity, hope, spirituality, inspiration, renewal, serenity.
Reversed: Imbalance, lack of faith, discouragement, despair.
moon tarot card, san diego, chakra balanceMoon
Upright: Fantasy, illusion, fear, anxiety, insecurity, bewilderment.
Reversed: Confusion, releasing fear, unhappiness.
sun tarot, pacific beach, past life analysisSun
Upright: Enlightenment, vitality, greatness, success, fun, assurance, warmth.
Reversed: Lack of happiness, temporary depression, lack of success.
judgement tarot card, san diego, psychic readingsJudgement
Upright: Rebirth, inner calling, judgement, release, absolution.
Reversed: Self-doubt, lack of inner guidance, no self-examination.
world tarot, la jolla psychic readerWorld
Upright: Involvement, completion, fulfillment, integration, accomplishment, travel.
Reversed: Incomplete, failure, lack of closure.