Tarot Card Keywords: Exploring the Meanings of All 78 Cards in the Waite Deck • Apollo Tarot Insights Blog

Tarot Card Keywords: Exploring the Meanings of All 78 Cards in the Waite Deck

Welcome to the enchanting world of tarot, where each card holds a story waiting to be told and secrets waiting to be uncovered. In this guide, we embark on a journey through the 78 cards of the iconic Waite deck, unraveling the intricate symbolism and profound meanings hidden within through keywords!

Whether you're a seasoned tarot enthusiast or a curious novice, join us as we delve deep into the mystical realms of the tarot and uncover the wisdom that lies within.

Meanings of All 78 Tarot Cards (Waite Deck):

🌱 Major Arcana:

0: The Fool: Beginnings, innocence, spontaneity

1: The Magician: Manifestation, resourcefulness, power

2: The High Priestess: Intuition, mystery, subconscious mind

3: The Empress: Abundance, nurturing, fertility

4: The Emperor: Authority, stability, structure

5: The Hierophant: Tradition, conformity, spiritual guidance

6: The Lovers: Love, relationships, choices

7: The Chariot: Determination, control, victory

8: Strength: Inner strength, courage, patience

9: The Hermit: Soul-searching, introspection, solitude

10: Wheel of Fortune: Destiny, change, luck

11: Justice: Fairness, balance, truth

12: The Hanged Man: Surrender, suspension, letting go

13: Death: Endings, transformation, new beginnings

14: Temperance: Balance, harmony, moderation

15: The Devil: Materialism, bondage, temptation

16: The Tower: Upheaval, chaos, revelation

17: The Star: Hope, inspiration, renewal

18: The Moon: Illusion, fear, intuition

19: The Sun: Joy, success, vitality

20: Judgment: Rebirth, inner calling, absolution

21: The World: Completion, fulfillment, wholeness

🔥 Minor Arcana (Wands):

1: Ace of Wands: Inspiration, new beginnings, potential

2: Two of Wands: Planning, progress, decisions

3: Three of Wands: Expansion, foresight, exploration

4: Four of Wands: Celebration, harmony, homecoming

5: Five of Wands: Competition, conflict, challenges

6: Six of Wands: Victory, recognition, success

7: Seven of Wands: Defense, perseverance, determination

8: Eight of Wands: Swiftness, movement, communication

9: Nine of Wands: Resilience, perseverance, strength

10: Ten of Wands: Burden, responsibility, overextension

11: Page of Wands: Exploration, enthusiasm, discovery

12: Knight of Wands: Action, adventure, impulsiveness

13: Queen of Wands: Confidence, warmth, leadership

14: King of Wands: Charisma, vision, influence

🌊 Minor Arcana (Cups):

1: Ace of Cups: Love, new relationships, compassion

2: Two of Cups: Connection, partnership, harmony

3: Three of Cups: Celebration, friendship, community

4: Four of Cups: Discontent, apathy, contemplation

5: Five of Cups: Loss, regret, disappointment

6: Six of Cups: Nostalgia, childhood memories, innocence

7: Seven of Cups: Fantasy, choices, illusion

8: Eight of Cups: Withdrawal, moving on, transition

9: Nine of Cups: Contentment, satisfaction, emotional fulfillment

10: Ten of Cups: Happiness, family, harmony

11: Page of Cups: Creativity, intuition, sensitivity

12: Knight of Cups: Romance, charm, idealism

13: Queen of Cups: Compassion, emotional support, intuition

14: King of Cups: Emotional balance, control, diplomacy

🌬️ Minor Arcana (Swords)

1: Ace of Swords: Clarity, breakthrough, new ideas

2: Two of Swords: Indecision, stalemate, blocked emotions

3: Three of Swords: Heartbreak, sorrow, emotional pain

4: Four of Swords: Rest, recuperation, contemplation

5: Five of Swords: Conflict, defeat, betrayal

6: Six of Swords: Transition, moving on, leaving troubles behind

7: Seven of Swords: Deception, evasion, secrecy

8: Eight of Swords: Restriction, feeling trapped, self-imposed limitations

9: Nine of Swords: Anxiety, worry, nightmares

10: Ten of Swords: Rock bottom, failure, betrayal

11: Page of Swords: Curiosity, vigilance, new perspectives

12: Knight of Swords: Action, determination, assertiveness

13: Queen of Swords: Clarity, independence, direct communication

14: King of Swords: Authority, intellect, logical thinking

🪨 Minor Arcana (Pentacles)

1: Ace of Pentacles: Opportunity, prosperity, new financial beginnings

2: Two of Pentacles: Balance, adaptability, juggling priorities

3: Three of Pentacles: Collaboration, teamwork, mastery

4: Four of Pentacles: Stability, security, holding onto possessions

5: Five of Pentacles: Hardship, poverty, financial loss

6: Six of Pentacles: Generosity, charity, sharing wealth

7: Seven of Pentacles: Patience, investment, long-term vision

8: Eight of Pentacles: Dedication, craftsmanship, skill development

9: Nine of Pentacles: Abundance, luxury, self-sufficiency

10: Ten of Pentacles: Wealth, family, legacy, inheritance

11: Page of Pentacles: Manifestation, opportunity, new skills

12: Knight of Pentacles: Dependability, responsibility, hard work

13: Queen of Pentacles: Nurturing, abundance, practicality

14: King of Pentacles: Financial stability, success, mastery.connection

Ready to take off on an adventure? Let the Tarot be your guide!

The tarot is a powerful tool for self-discovery, guidance, and spiritual growth. By exploring the meanings of all 78 cards in the Waite deck, we gain insight into the various aspects of our lives and the universal forces at play. Whether you're seeking clarity, inspiration, or simply a deeper understanding of the world around you, the tarot has much to offer. So, dive into the mysteries of the tarot, let the cards speak to you, and embark on a journey of enlightenment and transformation.

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Apollo Tarot Founder, Leo | Apollo Tarot Blog

Meet Leo, founder of Apollo Tarot and a passionate tarot enthusiast. Influenced by his Moon in Virgo, Leo shares occult insights via this blog. With his Sun in Capricorn's determination, he crafts tarot-inspired treasures, from phone cases to jewelry, driving his entrepreneurial success. Despite being named Leo, he's more of a lion in sheep's clothing, with a shy demeanor and a splash of Pisces rising mystique. 🦁✨

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