Free Tarot Card Reading

Free Tarot Card Reading from Lunar Princess: Tarot decks contain 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 Reading, there are 78 cards and each card has 2 representations, upright and reversed, for a total of 156 possible cards available for your reading.

Your simple and Free Tarot Card Reading is below. The deck was shuffled when you arrived on this page. 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. Check below the cards for this personal interpretation.

Click each Tarot Card to reveal it, then click again to see the description. Match to the Card Position Below. Enjoy!

Your Free Tarot Card Reading:

When the Judgment card appears in your reading, it indicates that you are in a period of awakening, brought on by the act of self-reflection. You now have a clearer idea of what you need to change and how you need to be true to yourself and your needs. This can mean making small changes to your daily life or making huge changes that not only affect you but the people close to you. Significant life-changing events are about to take place when Judgment comes out in a reading. Judgment is the card of transition from one state to another. Relationships can go from dating to marriage or from dating to endings.

The Judgment Card, when Reversed, indicates taking on burdens, digging oneself deeper into the old life, being haunted by the past and unable to let go. The Judgment Card has us thinking critically about the choices we are presented with and to reflect on past decisions, but opportunities may pass us by as we wallow in self-doubt and indecisiveness. Judgment is symbolic of running away from what you’re truly feeling. There are some hurts that will hurt deeper and mistakes that will be more unforgivable. But Judgment wants you to let the past go and put them to rest. Past is past. It’s time to move on.

When the Six of Cups appears, it is all about the past, future, and our memories. It represents the emotions attached to growing up. The Six of Cups Tarot card is a call to reconnect with our inner child. The presence of children on the card has led it to sometimes be associated with innocence, childhood or nostalgia for the past. This is a card of happy memories, platonic relationships, unconditional love and reunions with family and friends from the past. Often, this card will signify the re-appearance of an old lover in your life. Think long and hard before re-starting an old romance.

When the Six of Cups Reversed appears, we might need a push to abandon certain childish attitudes that are preventing us from moving forward with our projects and relationships. The Reversed Six of Cups reminds us that we must stay focused on the present and the future instead of getting or staying “lost in the good old days.” Live for today. If single and longing for love, the time has come to look at yourself and what you are doing (or not doing) to bring that love into your life. Give yourself a fresh start and put all those bothersome, negative memories behind you. Start the flow of positive energy.

The Hanged Man is a card that suggests ultimate surrender and sacrifice. It represents a metamorphosis, maybe letting go or going through a period of transition. It could be a dead end job, a dead end relationship, or simply a life that is unfulfilled because there is no action. You are at a crossroads, and you need to do something about it but have no idea what or how. It is time to stop and calm down, and to look for ways to deal with the bad situation. Examine your options and you will know what the right thing is to do, just like the card of Justice. Do this and you will reap the rewards.

The Hanged Man Card, when Reversed, states that you are stalling about making a decision, likely because of a sacrifice that is involved. These situations do not generally resolve themselves. You must face the inevitable and make a choice. This Reversed Hanged Man indicates that you’re jumping from one bad situation to the next without properly thinking things through, and that your impulsiveness hasn’t been doing you any favors. If you’ve been hurried and rushing lately, you should relax and give pause to the situations around you.

When the Ace of Cups is revealed, it brings new beginnings. You have received great blessings and now is the time to give back to others. Your goals from the past, which once seemed so important, will become less relevant as you explore your own inner consciousness and spirituality. It is time to embrace the love, wisdom, and clarity which the Ace of Cups offers. It carries you to a new spiritual direction as you experience inner peace and contentment within your own life. People like you and a celebration will be coming your way. The Ace of Cups brings opportunities for Divine Love.

As the Ace of Cups represents a beginning, a Reversed Ace could be a beginning that seems rocky or one where the ending of the last phase hasn’t been clear enough to understand. It’s time to be proactive and start planning a new beginning past whatever roadblocks are in your way. Don’t let blocked and repressed emotional issues block your path. You have unrealistic expectations of the people in your life, especially your romantic partners. Don’t give up. It’s just your own doubts that are blocking you. Things will go your way, soon.

The Five of Cups Tarot Card depicts a figure that is wearing a black cloak. The person hides his face in what seems to be despair. It could be a sign of not appreciating what you have in life or possibly avoidance of something yet to come. It is a card of Loss. Every loss opens new possibilities for growth because every loss initiates change. Loss hurts because it is our emotional resistance to change, no matter how much we accept intellectually that we must go with the flow. It is telling you to move on to a better and more positive mindset and start living the life that you should be living.

The Five of Cups Reversed has you starting to recognize the overall value of the painful experiences you have had in your life. You are seeing that the suffering and grief that you endured gave you strength and resilience. A time of sorrow is coming to an end. The three spilled, empty cups before you is changing for the better and the two full ones behind you are cups of happiness. As it is Reversed, you are beginning to see the possibilities of romance in your life and you are now able to forgive others for the pain they have caused you. Improvements in your life are coming soon.

The Five of Pentacles indicates distress caused by financial losses and poverty. The two Figures in the Five of Pentacles look homeless and destitute. They wander the streets at night, lost in their misery and suffering. The money and possessions the Pentacles type thrive on have gone and they are left with nothing. Your circumstances appear to have taken a turn for the worse. There is a possibility that you have lost substantially or taken a hard hit. The Five of Pentacles can highlight shallowness in a relationship. You will need to question what brought you together in the first place. The Five of Pentacles can be an indication that deep spiritual change is needed.

When the Five of Pentacles Reverses, the snow now at the top of the Card brings a brightness to your situation as the darkness begins to clear. You have got to be congratulated for many others would have given up and collapsed under the pressure. Things are good, but is going to take time to find your balance again and get into a position of strength. You are learning that money is like energy, so it needs to move around. Sometimes you have to spend money to make more. This Five can represent a release from a person or situation that has been dragging you down. It may have felt like a long time coming but at last you are free.

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Your Tarot Card Reading, by Each Tarot Card Position

  1. Right now how you feel about yourself.
  2. Your current desires.
  3. Fears
  4. Forces in your favor.
  5. Forces against you.
  6. Outcome.

The heart of the Tarot is the Major Arcana. These cards, which are often referred to as the “trump cards,” are the most powerful in the deck. They deal with major issues in life, rather than the more mundane ups and downs of everyday existence. The Minor Arcana makes up the bulk of the deck. There are fifty-six Minor Arcana cards in a standard deck, divided into four different suits of fourteen cards each:

The word “Arcana” means “secrets.” The Major Arcana cards reveal major secrets. These cards contain: Suit of Cups, Suit of Pentacles, Suit of Swords and Suit of Wands. The fourteen cards in each suit are numbered Ace through Ten, plus the Court Cards: Page (Princess), Knight (Prince), Queen, and King. Usually upright Tarot cards represent people, energies, and situations that are happening around you, impacting your life from the outside. When a Tarot card is Reversed, however, its meaning can change to one of internal influence.

When Tarot cards are shuffled or moved about, they can show up upside-down in a reading. The Reversed Tarot Card simply means its powers are weakened or blocked by something. The Reversed Arcana cards mean that you haven’t yet learned the lesson related to that card.

Within the Minor Arcana you’ll find a division of the cards into four basic suits. They are:

  • Wands: The focus of this suit is on action and personal development. Wands have a wonderful love of life and a bright sunny disposition motivating all around them. They love to be center stage and will be found as the life and soul of most parties. They love drama and have a tendency to develop huge egos. They often carry the belief that life revolves around them. When a Wand Card appears Reversed, too much energy is being expended for little reward. There may be too much action with not enough thought, and travel with no purpose.
  • Cups: This suit mainly pertains to matters of love. Cups people approach life through their feelings. The Cups deal with love, both giving and receiving it. Cups types are gentle and soft and show compassion and understanding for their fellow human being. They are easily hurt. Their imaginations can run wild on them if they dwell on worries or problems for too long. For Cups types, a broken heart takes an extraordinary long time to heal. The Cups in their Reversed state find it hard to tap into their creative channels and experience blocks of all kinds. Their interest with the spiritual and psychic world can become an obsession.
  • Swords: This suit centers on life changes and conclusions. Swords deal with how we communicate and express ourselves in the world. Their realm is the power of the spoken and written word so Sword people certainly love to talk and make excellent writers or bloggers. The Swords can be very friendly, great conversationalists at dinner parties and will generally be there for you in a crisis with their level-headed and logical manner saving the day. The Reversed Sword likes to get their own way even if it means forcing it onto others or through intimidation and bullying. They can be extremely controlling and aggressive especially in relationships
  • Pentacles: The focus of this suit is on rewards, including personal comforts and money issues. A Pentacle is a five-pointed star with a single point upright. Pentacle types love possessions and luxury and often surround themselves with beautiful things, such as clothes, jewelry, cars, houses, etc. They are hard workers who are prepared to put the effort in for as long as it takes. The Reversed Pentacle can be controlling and possessive with their partner. Money can be withheld for any perceived bad behavior. In fact they often use money as a weapon in their relationships. They can be mean with not only their money but also their emotions.

All the cards in a Tarot deck have their own unique traditional meanings and connotations, which are deciphered and interpreted as a part of the fortune-telling experience. These Cards are going to show you things in a way that is different than what you are imagining, explaining to you an aspect of your life that you probably aren’t looking at.

The cards, themselves, don’t create our future. They just help point us in the right direction. The messages of the cards allow us to reflect on a particular situation from many different vantage points, seeing angles we wouldn’t otherwise see, and helping us choose the best course of action.

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Free Tarot Card Reading – History of Tarot

The word “Tarot” is said to be derived from an Italian word “Tarocchi” which depicts playing cards. And from here the history of tarot cards began.

According to ancient texts, Tarot cards shows its first presence as playing cards in northern Italy in the 1440 century. The cards were then used only for playing and were not used for divine readings.

These cards were engraved with images and titles with no numbers unlike the present set of playing cards. At times, the cards were customized and only be seen in the games of wealthy families. One such example is the tarot deck of Milan’s Visconti Family where the triumph cards were painted for members of the nobility.

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There are many myths surrounding the origin of the Tarot, and theories that the cards were invented in ancient Egypt, India or China are often expressed. These ideas owe more to a sense of romance or wishful thinking than to any hard evidence, and one popular myth, expounded in Le Monde Primitif (1781) by Court de Gebelin, is that the cards were brought from India by the Gypsies (who, as their name suggests, were originally thought to have come from Egypt). The true origin of the Tarot cards remains a mystery, but what is known is that cards similar to those we have today first appeared in Italy and France in the late 14th century.

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Early depiction of Tarot Card Reading

The Earliest Tarot Cards

The earliest known cards still in existence date from 1392, and of these only 17 remain. It is believed that they were painted for Charles VI of France by Jacquemin Gringonneur, but it is possible that they are actually less ancient and are Tarocchi of Venice cards from the middle of the 15th century. The earliest surviving full deck was painted in 1422 by Italian artist Bonifacio Bembo. This is known as the Visconti deck after the family name of its commissioner, the Duke of Milan.

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Perhaps the oldest Tarot Card Deck, the “Visconti di Modrone” deck.

Major Arcana Tarot Card Deck

The Major Arcana cards are the most recognizable and impactful cards in a Tarot deck. These 22 cards represent situations we all face in the grand scheme of life, with each carrying specific messages of perspective and guidance to help you in times of need. While the Minor Arcana cards focus on the everyday actions and decisions you must face, these Major Arcana cards reveal messages about the bigger picture of your life and its long-term direction.

Though each of the Major Arcana cards stands alone with its own deep meanings and influences, these 22 Tarot cards also tell a story. The first card, The Fool, is the main character of this story, and his experiences as he learns, grows, and makes his way through life are represented by the 21 cards that follow. This storyline is a great description of the accomplishments, setbacks, and lessons we all learn as we go through the trials and tribulations of our lifetime, growing into whole, complete beings by the end of our journey.

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The Major Arcana, 22 Card Tarot Card Deck

Tarot Card Readings

You don’t have to be someone who believes in Tarot to benefit from a reading, usually the cards will make a believer out of you. No one has really been able to explain why the cards are able to divine the future.

Everyone has something in their lives they need support for. Sometimes it may seem that there is no solution to be found. But now that you have the answer to the question of what is Tarot Card Reading, you have the key to open that door.

 If Tarot is a form of psychic reading that you feel close to, you should have a reading done at least once during the four major seasons of the year, and even weekly readings can be beneficial. They can help you get an outlook on the things to come and actions that you may need to take to prevent disaster.

How is a Tarot Card reading done?

The Tarot card readers deals a spread of cards. The reader interprets the cards based on their position and the meaning of the card.

How many cards are used in a Tarot Card reading?

There are many traditions that use different amounts of cards in a Tarot Card reading, but 10, 3, and 6 card spreads are very common.

Where did Tarot Cards come from?

Most likely, Tarot Cards developed formally in Western Europe in around the 14th century with influences from Hungary and Egypt.

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