Your Chosen Card – Eight of Cups Upright Golden Deck
When upright, the Eight of Cups indicates that you have surveyed your current situation and it no longer feels emotionally satisfying. Because of this dissatisfaction with circumstances, you have decided to move on in search of greener pastures. Perhaps a project or a relationship has not lived up to expectations. You may be feeling ‘stuck in the mud’ and wanting to look for fulfillment elsewhere. The bottom line is that you are seeking greater joy and happiness because it does not appear to be available in your present circumstances. It is important to determine whether your discontent is based on a valid assessment of your situation or whether you are acting on some illusory notion, for instance, that blonds have more fun.
Keywords Upright: Renewed interest, walking away from a relationship or situation that is no longer satisfying, a new perspective, travel, a journey, seeking greater meaning in life, searching for something that is missing, renewal of intimacy, lifestyle changes, feasting, joy, finding happiness; the grass looks greener on the other side; a blonde girl loses interest.
Timing: 0 Pisces10 Pisces. Tropical, 19 February28 February. Sidereal, 14 March23 March.
Astrology: The stern taskmaster Saturn in the first decan of watery Pisces, realm of the Knight of Cups (Fire of Water) and the inconstant Moon (Pisces). Saturn is linked to the World.
Number Symbolism: 8 – movement, action, power, determination.
When Eight of Cups is upright you can pretty much take it that life is going well but that’s when life takes us by surprise. If Eight of Cups is unclear it may help to choose a card from the Major Arcana to provide more insight into what it is Eight of Cups is trying to tell you. If you had a particular issue in mind, or want to seek clarification on something else, you can also choose again to get more guidance.
This chosen card is part of your upright card reading for Eight of Cups using cards from the Golden Tarot Deck. You will find many more tarot pages that will be of great help if you need tarot card meanings. Use the search at the bottom of the page. We have some amazing tarot books for you to browse. Please see below.
Here are some snippets from a few of my favorite books
Complete Book of Tarot: Card 7, the querents experience of the matter, was the Eight of Cups depicting a character walking away from eight cups, perhaps in search of a more satisfying situation.
Complete Book of Tarot: In Llewellyns Classic Tarot, a hand emerges from a cloud on the left-hand side of the card, holding a golden coin upright in the light blue sky. The hand encircles the upper part of the chalice with its thumb facing the viewer. On its surface the golden coin features a pentacle, often used as a talisman in ritual magic. The five points of the pentacle are associated with the five points of the human body (the head and four limbs) and with the classical five senses (touch, sight, taste, smell, and hearing). People characterized by the suit of Coins or Pentacles tend to be grounded in material reality but may have difficulty making contact with their sixth sense of intuition.
Portable Magic: Imagine a ring of golden light expanding from your heart centre through the air to link all twelve signs of the zodiac in their rectangles above the rugs of the trumps.
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