The Sun Tarot Card Meanings and Combinations
XIX The Sun Correspondences:
Keywords & Phrases:
Happiness, success and contentment.
The Sun Tarot Card Meanings
There seems to be little The Sun can’t accomplish in bringing good vibes to the table, which makes it one of the most favourable cards of the Tarot! Finances prosper, relationships are filled with happiness, career matters are successful, and health is filled with energy. The Sun seems to hold it all in abundance, for it not only brings success but happiness along with it.
The Rider-Waite depicts a naked child on a white horse, Marseille style decks are often illustrated with a young boy and girl, here in the Gilded Tarot Ciro Marchetti portrays the sun in planetary order, but in all images the sun usually dominates the scene. In ancient times people worshipped the sun for it’s life-giving properties as life and activities revolved around it. In today’s world everyone’s mood brightens when the sun comes out, (that’s certainly the case here in England)! An easy way to remember the card is the association of joy we feel when the sun shines.
Of all the cards, this is the one we’re most likely hoping to see as the outcome and answer to our question in a reading.
Reversed or ill-dignified meanings between readers can vary, some see it as such a positive card that it merely lessens the effect, whilst others may read it as an almost total reversal to the upright meaning, to signal unhappiness, broken arrangements, lack of clarity, and the possible need to keep the ego in check.
The Sun Tarot Card Combinations:
Three of Cups > The Sun: Brings great joy to celebrations
Two of Cups > The Sun: Fortunate pairing, happy and harmonious bond, serious plans for the future.
Ten of Cups > The Sun: Usually indicates happy marriage and contented family life.
Three of Swords > The Sun: Overcoming a minor blip on the horizon, maybe a storm in a tea-cup as upheavals quickly settle down into a happier phase.
The Sun > Five of Pentacles: A reversal of financial fortunes (preferably in the opposite order)!
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