Your Chosen Card – Ten of Cups Reversed Rider Waite 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.
Ten Of Cups: Repose Of The Heart
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 Rider Waite 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.
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Complete Book of Tarot: Astrology: Lovely and affectionate Venus (debilitated) in the third decan of fiery Aries, realm of the Waite King/Thoth Prince of Pentacles (Air of Earth) and the Emperor (Aries). Venus is linked to the Empress.
Complete Book of Tarot: The question was asked by a woman whose son had recently been arrested for a DUI (driving under the influence). The penalties in her state were quite harsh for such an offense and she feared her son might go to prison. Because our time was limited, I had her draw only two cards with the intention of understanding the likely outcome of her sons day in court. She pulled the Six of Swords and the Ten of Cups, in that order.
Complete Book of Tarot: Fact 5: In the 1400s, the original tarot decks were used for card games in northern Italy. Around this time, the church was preaching against all games of chance (playing cards, dice, board games, and so on) as forms of gambling and frivolous activity that distracted the faithful from the road to salvation. In modern times, Pope Francis (2014) has said: ‘In order to solve their problems many people resort to fortune tellers and tarot cards. But only Jesus saves, and we must bear witness to this! He is the only one.’ 6 Interestingly, the modern use of the tarot for self-exploration is more consistent with the ideas of the Protestant Reformation than with traditional Catholicism because tarot assumes that individuals can discover truth on their own without the intermediary of a hierarchical religious organization.
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Complete Book of Tarot: Former president Bill Clinton was born on August 19, 1946. Thus, his birth cards are found by adding 8 + 19 + 1946 = 1973, and then reducing 1973: 1 + 9 + 7 + 3 = 20. Clintons personality card is 20, Judgment (XX), and his soul card is 20 reduced: 2 + 0 = 2, the High Priestess (II).