Your Chosen Card – Ten of Cups Reversed Golden Deck
When reversed, the Ten of Cups highlights family problems, domestic disruptions, and a sense of sadness in the home. There can also be a certain amount of strife and tension in other personal relationships. You may be experiencing a lack of a sense of fulfillment or a failure to achieve your hearts desires; or else you have gotten what you want but you find it lacking. There is no pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. Crowley says of this card that having got everything you wanted, you realize that you did not want it after all, and now you must pay the piper.
Keywords Reversed: Satiety, lack of fulfillment, indignation, strife, discontent in ones family or social life, quarrels, disturbance, ingratitude, disrupted ties, a fly in the ointment, dissatisfaction with what you thought you wanted after you finally get it.
Timing: 20 Pisces30 Pisces. Tropical, 11 March20 March. Sidereal, 3 April13 April.
Astrology: Assertive and warlike Mars in the third decan of watery Pisces, the last ten days of winter and also the realm of the Queen of Wands (Water of Fire) and the dreamy Moon (Pisces). Mars is linked to the Tower. The heat of the red planet Mars in this last decan of Pisces brings winter to a close and ushers in the first day of spring.
Number Symbolism: 10 – one too many, the fullness of completion, readiness to begin a new cycle.
Mathers: The town wherein one resides, honor, consideration, esteem, virtue, glory, reputation; (R) combat, strife, opposition, differences, dispute.
When Ten of Cups is reversed you can pretty much take it that life is going well but that’s when life takes us by surprise. If Ten of Cups is unclear it may help to choose a card from the Major Arcana to provide more insight into what it is Ten 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 reversed card reading for Ten 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: As the saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words. The images that appear on modern tarot cards are evocative of archetypal human conundrums, complex feeling states, and common life situations. Because the tarot is so effective at stimulating our intuition, it is a wonderful tool for brainstorming, shifting perspective, generating novel ideas, and developing creative solutions. If you are interested in using the tarot as a tool to enhance creativity, the following three books are highly recommended:
Complete Book of Tarot: The spiteful cards myth: you can only own one deck, the one you use for reading. Keeping other decks in the house will make your preferred deck jealous, and out of spite, it wont give you good readings anymore.
Complete Book of Tarot: The power of the tarot lies in the fact that each card represents an archetypal situation all of us may have experienced at some point in our lives. By creating a forum that allows the reader and querent to meditate jointly on these archetypes, a good tarot reading almost always touches on issues of great personal significance, and, just as in the story of the Hasidic rabbi, has the potential to heal.
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