• Tarot Minor Arcana

Ace of Cups

Tarot Minor Arcana

The Minor Arcana cards contain answers to questions from everyday life, thus complementing to the aspects of the main Tarot cards. There are 56 cards in the Minor Arcana, divided into 4 Suits times 14 Cards. Each suit is represented by a symbol, Pentacle, Wand, Cup, or Sword. There is a one-to-one correspondence between these symbols and the four elements of the esoteric science: earth, water, air, and fire.

Ace of Cups


“Try to see the positivity in everything. Everyone is unique. Try to find their hidden uniqueness.“

The card shows an overflowing cup with five water streams. The cup symbolizes the conscious mind, and the five streams represent five senses, the flow of emotions, and intuition within the self. The vast sea below the cup refers to spiritual awakening. The dove descending over the cup is symbolic of the divine love flowing from the subconscious mind to conscious awareness. The card reflects that attaining emotional or spiritual fulfillment requires discipline, honesty, and truthfulness.

The draw of the ace of cups in your reading suggests that a beginning is round the corner for you. Like the other aces of the tarot deck, the ace of cups also advises releasing emotional baggage and starting living afresh. The release could be emotional or spiritual, depending upon your current situation. The important point is what you choose. Whether you want to open yourself up to new possibilities and gain the gifts offered by the cup, or you want to hold onto the past.

The appearance of this card in your reading indicates celebrations, establishing new partnerships, and starting new relationships to enjoy your life to the fullest. From education to career and personal relationships, it is high time for you to come out and socialize. It is time to share your inner radiance, love, and wisdom with others. If you are planning to start a family, the ace of cups brings the good omen of fertility. Nurture your inner self and cleanse your heart to reclaim the abundance of blessings the universe has sent your way.

Reversed Ace of Cups Meaning :

When the ace of cups appears reversed, it indicates self-love. It shows you are repressing your emotions because you are afraid of expressing your feelings. You have ceased your creativity. It's OK not to voice your feelings with everyone. You can give your emotions an outlet through journaling, creative projects, or screaming aloud in your car or room to release your anger.

Open your heart to your partner and trust them to the fullest. Trust is the essence of a relationship. Instead of loving only yourself, send your love to everyone in the world to bring flow to your life.

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