Tarot Cards - The Suit of Cups

The Suit of Cups : the following section is a work in progress, which, when complete will cover many aspects of Tarot cards, including: The history of tarot cards, The symbolism of tarot cards and finally some of the spreads and principals used in tarot card reading.  This section will currently includes detailed meanings of the cards.  The section will be updated on a regular daily basis so please check back regularly.

Tarot Card Meanings Sheet TAROT CARD MEANING SHEET
All the tarot card menaings, upright and reversed, in our handy A4 meanings sheet.



The Cards:
The tarot cards consist of 78 cards that are split into two main sections called the Major Arcana (containing 22 cards) and the Minor Arcana (containing four suits, namely: The Suit of Wands, The Suit of Cups, The Suit of Swords and The Suit of Pentacles. Each suit in turn consists of 14 cards each).


Ace of Cups
The Root of the Powers of Water
Divinatory Meanings

The Minor Arcana Cards 
The Suit of Cups 
(14 cards) represent the following:
*  The three watery astrological signs of Pisces, Cancer & Scorpio
*  The element of water
*  The emotional aspect of our daily lives
*  The letter Heh (Emergence of Energy into Form) of the Tetragrammaton

Two of Cups
The Lord of Love

Divinatory Meanings

Three of Cups
The Lord of Abundance

Divinatory Meanings

Four of Cups
The Lord of Blended Pleasure

Divinatory Meanings

Five of Cups
The Lord of Loss in Pleasure

Divinatory Meanings

Six of Cups
The Lord of Pleasure
Divinatory Meanings

Seven of Cups
The Lord of Illusionary Success

Divinatory Meanings

Eight of Cups
The Lord of Abandoned Success

Divinatory Meanings

Nine of Cups
The Lord of Material Happiness

Divinatory Meanings

Ten of Cups
The Lord of Perfected Success

Divinatory Meanings

Page of Cups
The Princess of the Waters; The Lotus of the Palace of the Floods

Appropriate Characteristics

Hair: Red or Blond
 Eyes: Blue
Divinatory Meanings

Knight of Cups
The Lord of the Waves and the Waters; The King of the Hosts of the Sea

Appropriate Characteristics
Hair: Blond
 Eyes: Blue or Grey
Divinatory Meanings

Queen of Cups
The Queen of the Thrones of the Waters

Appropriate Characteristics
Hair: Red or Blond
 Eyes: Blue or Brown
Divinatory Meanings

King of Cups
The Prince of the Chariot of the Waters

Appropriate Characteristics
Hair: Red or Blond
 Eyes: Grey or Hazel
Divinatory Meanings

Additional Information:
All Pages are attributed to the Element of Earth
All Knights are attributed to the element of Fire
All Queens are attributed to the Element of Water
All Kings are attributed to the element of Air

The Major Arcana cards (22 cards):

The Major Arcana 

The Minor Arcana suits and cards (56 cards):

The Suit of Wands
The Suit of Swords
The Suit of Pentacles

NB: Illustrations from Universal-Waite Tarot Deck reproduced by permission of U.S. Games Systems, Inc., Stamford, CT 06902 USA,  Copyright 1990 by U.S. Games Systems, Inc.  Universal Waite is a registered trademark of U. S. Games Systems, Inc.  Further reproduction prohibited.

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