Tarot Card Description & Meanings
The King of Cups is a kind-hearted man, sitting on a throne surrounded by turbulent water, be he remains unflustered. He is a professional man, but may also have interests in the arts or esoteric things. He is generous and popular. He has a lot of compassion which guides his decisions and actions.
The King of Cups advises you to practice diplomacy and tolerance in your approach to others and be measured in what you do and say. If there is a truth you are dying to tell, the card warns you to hold your tongue for the time being. You will find that truth will come out in the end - but in a better way than if you had forced the issue. This card suggests that your priority at this time is to keep everyone on board.
Meaning - upright
What this upright card means
Upright, this card has the following meanings:
- a person with the characteristics of this card will offer advice and help.
- a person with reliability and good intentions.
- qualities of thoughtfulness, fairness and calm.
- intelligence with creativity to solve problems.
Meaning - reversed
What this reverse card means
Reversed, this card has the following meanings:
- legal difficulties (including libel) and scandal.
- check all business contracts, which may prove to be unfruitful.
- strong emotions with a lack of rational thought.
- a person who may be deceitful, unreliable and even volatile.
- More Suit of Cups Cards -
Ace of Cups
Two of Cups
Three of Cups
Four of Cups
Five of Cups
Six of Cups
Seven of Cups
Eight of Cups
Nine of Cups
Ten of Cups
Page of Cups
Knight of Cups
Queen of Cups
King of Cups