Our traditional Tarot decks contains 78 cards, 22 of which are referred to as the Major Arcana and depict the major changes on our path through life. The remaining 56 cards, known as the Minor Arcana, expand on these themes.
In a Tarot Card Reading, there are 78 cards and each card has 2 representations, upright and reversed, for a total of 156 possible cards.
Your simple and Free Tarot Card Reading is below. The deck was shuffled when you arrived here. Just flip each card one at a time. Random, “Upside Down” cards can appear at anytime. An “Upside Down” card gives an alternate reading. Your reading is interpreted differently depending on the order of the cards. After clicking to reveal the card, click again to see the description!
Click each Tarot Card to reveal it, then click again to see the description. Match to the Card Position Below. Enjoy!
Your Tarot Card Reading, by Each Tarot Card Position
- Right now how you feel about yourself.
- Your current desires.
- Forces in your favor.
- Forces against you.
The Emperor sits on a ram-adorned throne, a sign of unyielding power. He is your masculine side. The Emperor is the absolute ruler of his world. This card in a reading suggests you are about to realize your goals, or are well in the process of doing something wonderful in that regard. A connection to authority could be important in your day today, and you could also simply need the advice of your dad or a similar fatherly figure. It’s a great day to make a commitment when you see the Emperor appear! New opportunities have a way of finding themselves in your path, take advantage.
The Emperor Tarot, when Reversed, can indicate that you are letting your heart overrule your head, and need to balance your mind with your emotions. The Emperor is a philosopher and a benevolent father that knows when to listen. Yet, he is also a warrior who knows when to pick up his sword. Reversed, it can only bring confusion. Feelings and emotions may rule over practicality. This card also serves as a warning that someone around you is going to use you for his own personal gain. You may be unaware at the time you are being deceived. You need to listen more to what is being said.
The Queen of Pentacles points to the influence of a nurturer and financial provider. This Queen sits upon her sumptuously decorated throne with multiple carvings of pears and apples. On her lap rests a large Pentacle. This Queen is also a protector of animals, wildlife and the environment. The Queen of Pentacles represents the self-made and successful people of the world. She is ambitious by nature and has worked hard to get where she is. Like those she represents, she is a good cook and uses mostly fresh and organic ingredients. She enjoys cooking for others. In relationships the Queen of Pentacles is loving, loyal, supportive and nurturing. She has done well.
The Queen of Pentacles Reversed can let everything go, including herself. She has lost her connection with Mother Earth. When this Queen turns up Reversed, you need to ask the question as to whether you are looking after yourself or others in your care, as you should be. Terribly unsure of herself, she can become overly materialistic and seeks stability in her possessions. She represents someone who does not trust and has a suspicious nature. The Queen of Pentacles has insecurity problems and can be very passive. She could do with a much-needed trip to the countryside or even a walk in nature in order to stabilize.
The Seven of Wands represents challenge, competition, protection and perseverance. The Seven of Wands is a Card of tenacity and standing your ground. There may be many who seek to take your position from you, which can highlight strong rivalry or competition in your life. Everyone seems to be out to get you or is set against you. Step back from this situation and have a good think about it. You may be getting worked up over nothing or have let your imagination get the better of you. When the Seven of Wands appears, it may also be a sign that your relationship is disapproved of by friends and family. Go with your heart!
When the Seven of Wands Reversed Card appears, it can go two ways. You can expect serious challenges, but don’t expect to win for the odds are against you. Or those who have been challenging you either back off or a resolution is found. Don’t enter battles unless you have good cause to and have the stamina to last the course. The pressure of a relationship could be getting on top of you and you may feel like you have lost your personality and identity. It can also herald a new dawn for you in your relationship, if you have been locked into battle and confrontation as the door to communication and compromise finally opens.
The Eight of Pentacles signifies your accomplishments, skill development and perfectionism. The Eight Pentacles hanging on the Wall in this Card represents your proud display of accomplishments. You have done well. It suggests that you are working very hard, not just at present, but have been over a long period of time. This Card deals with finances and career and this success can be applied to any area of your life. In relationships, The Eight of Pentacles suggests that you always put in great effort and commitment into whatever current relationship you are in. Your relationships are always very strong and secure, based on trust and loyalty.
Instead of the commitment and dedication of the Upright Eight of Pentacles, we now see a lack of commitment and disinterest when it Reverses. This Reversed Eight could highlight the very real dilemma of being highly qualified but unable to find work in your field. You may be bringing personal problems into the workplace and are not getting your job done. Where Relationships are concerned, the Reversed Eight of Pentacles suggests that you are not putting any effort into maintaining yours. You could have a habit of not being able to follow through once the initial stage of a relationship has passed.
The Two of Swords represents avoidance, situations of difficult decisions and weighing out options. The Two of Swords shows us a woman sitting with her back to a body of water. The tide appears to be out. The woman holds two Swords crossed at her heart. The Swords held at this position give us the impression that she is protecting her heart from something. In a relationship, the Two of Swords suggests that you have to make a painful decision causing upset and distress. Your inability to make a decision is part of a master plan to maintain your power. Your plan to gain control should work better than you imagined.
The Reversed Two of Swords has tensions beginning to thaw. There is real potential here to put an end to an age-old argument between friends or family. Once the truth is out in the open, you do not have to carry the burden of pretense anymore and are now free to move on with your life. This may be easier to do than you imagined as you feel a weight lifted off both your mind and heart. If you are currently single, this card can represent your anxiety about dating. Putting yourself “out there” is hard. You will get more comfortable with dating and opening yourself to others with a little practice.
The Ace of Wands represents potential, growth, new opportunities and inspiration. The hand in the Ace of Wands is very much in a gesture of offering, so we may expect a new opportunity to come our way, or be given to us in some form or another. There is a castle in the distance, showing the possible success that can arise for your new ventures. It tells you that you are currently experiencing a wave of passion for something in your life. The Ace of Wands is an indicator that you should just go for it. You can look forward to feeling alive and enthusiastic! Make sure you are open to these opportunities.
When the Ace of Wands is reversed, you may expect any new beginnings to be forestalled or delayed in some way. If you already have a goal, you are not excited to achieve it. You may find that your ideas do not seem to stick and you are not experiencing growth in your life, which may be clouding your Joy. Let things sit until the time is right, and you’re far more likely to have success. When you draw a reversed Ace of Wands, you should consider taking some time off to allow inspiration to come to you. If you are not now in a relationship, this reversed card may imply the beginning of a new love relationship.