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The Meaning of the Tarot Suit of Cups

Author: Gwydion








The tarot suit of cups is also known as the suit of cauldrons, vessels or hearts, depending on the deck. Cups represent the element water. Pictures of full or empty goblets or cups often adorn these cards. Cups represent emotions, psychic and intuitive arts, fantasy and illusion, fertility, grace and serenity.

The meaning of any card of this suit is modified by the following general correspondences:

Correspondences




Element
Water
Direction
West
Astrological Signs
Cancer, Scorpio, Pisces
Season
Summer
Vices
Moodiness, excesses and addiction, psychic drains
Virtues
Serenity, love, creative visualization, imagination

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