Tarot Card Description & Meanings
The High Priestess: This card shows a young woman sitting on a throne surrounded by blue, with a yellow crescent moon at her feet and a full silver moon on her crown.
This card represents a very wise woman who has a great deal of knowledge and understanding of the world around her. She is also very intuitive and creative.
The presence of The High Priestess advises you to look at your situation and ask yourself if it is really necessary to take action at this time. It may be better to let events proceed without you and wait patiently for their outcome. There will be a time for action but this is not it.
Meaning - upright
What this upright card means
Upright, this card has the following meanings:
- give more credence to intuition.
- believe in the mysteries of life.
- let go of what you think and believe and let your inner soul guide to the right path.
- meditate on a problem and the answers will come.
Meaning - reversed
What this reverse card means
Reversed, this card has the following meanings:
- too much caution and reliance on superstitions to make decisions.
- step back before making a decision to see if you can look at the issue from all angles.
- instincts are not providing reliable advice.
- be aware that manipulation is going on (either by you or someone else).
- Key Meaning: Female wisdom.
- Mythology: Also know as the Moon Goddess.
- Astrology: Moon: emotions, instinct, change.
- Numerology: 2: duality, change, imagination.
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