The major arcana cards aka The Trump Cards are considered to be the most important and powerful cards in a tarot spread. They consist of 22 cards, 21 numbered cards and 1 card with no number ( the fool card) . They are the base, core foundation of the tarot deck. Each card is the reflection of situations we encounter in our lives relieving a specific message and provides guidance for unanswered questions & unsolved problems. During the reading, We can come across common points between our circumstances in our real lives and those in the cards. Rather than short term solutions, Major arcana cards usually give us long term direction . Each of the major cards have their own meanings. However, each Card you draw before and after affects the meaning of your tarot card reading. So therefore, the meaning may differ depending on the combination of cards.
Meaning of A Major Arcana Card In A Tarot Reading
Major Arcana cards are always the core of your tarot reading. The other cards’ meanings will be related to the core Major Arcana card’s meaning. If most of the cards are made up of Major arcana cards it is an indication of life changing situations with long lasting effects in your life. There are lessons you can learn to make progress in your life journey.
Meaning of Reversed Major Arcana Cards
If most of the Arcana cards are reversed, it may be an indication that you are either ignoring or refusing to learn from your past experiences. Learning from past experiences is the key to move ahead in your spiritual life journey.