empress tarot

The Empress Tarot Card Meaning


The Empress tarot card affirmation: “Love and beauty flow through my life in an incessant stream.”

Keyword Phrases The Empress Tarot Card

Upright Meaning

  • The cycle of birth, death and rebirth
  • Fertility
  • Practical
  • Luck
  • Feeling emotions
  • Feelings
  • Nurture
  • Comfort others
  • Relieve pain
  • Excess

Reversed Meaning

  • Focus on the lack
  • Infertility
  • Impotence
  • Mental stagnation
  • Destructive attitude to life
  • Promiscuity
  • Unwanted pregnancy
  • Violent sexual relationship
  • Manipulation
  • Loss of energy

Examples The Empress Tarot Card

empress tarot

The Empress from the Faery Wicca Tarot

An Example of The Empress from the Buddah Tarot

The Empress Tarot Card in Your Reading

The Empress is the archetypal mother of all of us; she is Mother Earth. She is the one who helps us grow up by teaching us the rules of nature and feeding us on multiple levels. That’s why a connection between her and our own mother is easy to make.

If your mother gave you a stable foundation, you are now ready to grow and develop. If she couldn’t do that, you’re ready to grow things yourself. It’s something you need to feel, and that’s where the High Priestess comes into play again. Growth and nurturing is a matter of following your intuition, because they included no manuals when you came here on earth.

You’ll know when you’re ready. She is that silent voice in you that will tell you that.

It is also possible that you still need to work on loving yourself. If you didn’t get a stable bottom of motherly love, it’s time to give that to yourself and letting the past be the past. You now need to take responsibility for creating your own safe environment as an adult in which you can become who you want to be. Let go of the past if necessary.

Take good care of yourself

Take care of yourself by eating healthy, drinking enough water, and exercising regularly. Keep it all balanced so you can grow and thrive. You have the right to a healthy environment. By this I mean not only the physical things but also the emotional things. Toxic things in your life (physical or emotional) are bad for your health and prevent the development of your healthy personality.

What you came up with the Fool, mentally developed with the Magician, and where you felt good with the High Priestess is now ready to sow. Just as a seed in the ground needs a winter to grow, you will have to be patient as you develop in fertile soil. Good things come slowly. Do not expect rapid development but a quiet step-by-step growth.


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