Cups

Cups Tarot Cards – The Meanings of the Suit of Cups

The Tarot Cards Suit of Cups is one of the four suits of the Minor Arcana
The Minor Arcana are believed by some to be of even more ancient origin than the Major Arcana of Tarot Cards.

The four suits of the Minor Arcana: Wands, Cups, Swords, and Pentacles —also correspond with IHVH and the four elements, being:
The Suit of Wands is connected to Fire
The Suit of Cups is connected to Water
The Suit of Swords is connected to Air
The Suit of Pentacles is connected to Earth

Each suit is made up of cards numbered from ace to ten, and the four Court cards: King, Queen, Knight, and Page.

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– The Suit of Cups –

The suit of Cups is connected to Water
This suit generally betokens love and happiness. The cups in the cards refer to water, a symbol of the subconscious mind, the instincts, and the emotions of love and pleasure, the good life, fertility, and beauty
The Apocalypse figure is the Water Carrier, Aquarius. This is the suit of the priest.


Ace of Cups

Heart awakening. Empathy.
Love. Emotional contentment. Joy. Birth.
Intimacy. Good news. Fulfilment. Romance.
Expression of love. Deeper connection.

Upright Meaning: The beginning of great love. Joy, contentment. Productiveness, fertility. Beauty
and pleasure. A reminder that when the mind is filled with Spirit, the Spirit will fill the material cup to overflowing.

Reversed Meaning: False love. Clouded joy. Instability. Hesitancy to nurture love.

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Two of Cups

Lovers. Partners. Union.
Balance. Harmony. Mutual respect. Bonding.
Commitment. Agreement. Marriage.
Connection. Attraction. Partnerships. Duality.
Blending.

Upright Meaning: Harmony of the masculine and the feminine. Reciprocity, the beginning of a friendship or love affair. Balance of ideas and plans with a kindred soul.

Reversed Meaning: False love, dissipation, folly, violent passion, disunity, misunderstanding.

 


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Three of Cups

Celebration. Engagement.
Friendships. Happiness. Socializing. Shared joy.
A positive outcome. Team-work. Community
spirit. Supportive friends. Social life.

Upright Meaning: Success, abundance. Good luck, fortune, victory. Happy issue of an undertaking. Hospitality. Pleasure.

Reversed Meaning: Too much sensuality, overindulgence in food and drink. Pleasure turns to pain, success to ashes.

 


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Four of Cups

4 Cups Tarot CardDetached. Loneliness. Apathy.
Emotionally numb. Withdrawal. Self-doubt.
Contemplation. Spending time alone.
Meditation. Reflection. Lacking motivation.
Self-absorbed.

Upright Meaning: A stationary period in one’s life; weariness, surfeit. Dissatisfaction with material success. Reevaluation of one’s earthly pleasures. Kindness from others.

Reversed Meaning: Waking from a period of contentment or contemplation. New relationships now possible.
New goals, new ambition.

 

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Five of Cups

5 Cups Tarot CardGrief. Sadness. Emotional loss.
Healing from old wounds. Painful memories.
Moving on. Forgiveness. Regret. Resistance.
Release from suffering. Letting go.

Upright Meaning: Disappointment. Sorrow in those things from which pleasure was expected.
Disillusionments in love. Marriage broken up. Loss of friendship. Vain regret; loss, but with something left over.

Reversed Meaning: Return of enjoyment. New alliances formed. Return of an old friend or loved one. Hopeful
expectations.


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Six of Cups

The past. Memories. Nostalgia.
Childhood. Inner child. Innocence. Playful.
Gifts. Kindness and compassion. Love. Family
bonds. Sentimental. Reunion. Service to others.

Upright Meaning: Happiness, enjoyment, but coming from the past. Meeting with a childhood
acquaintance. Pleasant memories. Or this card may mean new friendships. A gift from an admirer.
New knowledge and new opportunities.

Reversed Meaning: Living too much in the past. Clinging to outworn morals and manners. Worthless associates. Possibility of an inheritance or gift from the past.

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Seven of Cups

7 Cups Tarot CardChoices. Imagination.
Illusion. Fantasy. Dream state. Visualization.
Desire. Cluttered energy. Wishful thinking. Too many options. High expectation. Indecision.

Upright Meanings: Dreams, castles in the air, an imagination that has been working overtime. The seeker’s forces have been too scattered. Illusionary success. Selfish dissipation; deception.
Reversed Meaning: Good resolutions. Slight success must be followed up. New will and determination.
Intelligent selection.

 


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Eight of Cups

Taking space. Moving on.
Searching for meaning. Heavy heart. Emotional
healing. Soul searching. Exploring new
territory. Travel. Looking for a deeper meaning.

Upright Meaning: Things thrown aside as soon as gained. Journeying from place to place. Misery and repining without cause. Disappointment in love. The seeker may desire to leave material success for something higher. Success abandoned.

Reversed Meaning: Interest in success. Joy, feasting, a new love. The spiritual abandoned for the material.

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Nine of Cups

9 Cups Tarot CardWishes come true. Successful.
Good outcome. Fulfilment. Satisfaction.
Rewards. Self-esteem. Happiness and joy.
Exceeding expectations. Boasting. Smug.

Upright Meaning: Material success, satisfaction. All the good things of life are available. The Querent will get his wish. Physical well-being.

Reversed Meaning: Misplaced reliance; false freedom. There may be some deprivation or illness, or
overindulgence in food and drink. The Querent’s wish will not be fulfilled.

 


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Ten of Cups

10 Cups Tarot CardHappy family. United. Strong emotional bonds. Comfort. Supported. Loved.
Marriage. Children. Harmonious. Homelife.
Joy. Emotional fulfilment. Picture perfect life.

Upright Meaning: Contentment. Lasting happiness because it is inspired from above rather than being the sensual satisfaction indicated in the Nine of Cups. Perfection of human love. Great friendship. Lasting success. Peacemaking.

Reversed Meaning: Loss of friendship. Betrayal. Wantonness, waste. Criminal satisfactions.

 

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Page of Cups

Self- love. Compassion. Loving message. Imagination. Sensitive. An offer of love. Intuition. Romance. Forgiveness. Creative.
Artistic. Naïve. Dreamer. Insecure. Emotional instability.

Upright Meaning: A melancholy and passionate youth, studious but given to flights of imagination. Willing to render service to the Querent. If this card does not signify a youth, it will mean the Querent is drawn to the arts, is given to meditation.
News, a message, perhaps the birth of a child. New business methods proposed.

Reversed Meaning: Little desire to create. Dilettantism. Good taste. Seduction. A deception may soon be uncovered.
Obstacles. Unpleasant news.

 


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Knight of Cups

Knight Cups Tarot CardProposal. Romantic.
Matters of the heart. Artistic. Apology.
Emotional. Affectionate. Loving. Poetic.
Sensitive approach. A new love interest.

Upright Meaning: A young man who is graceful, poetic, but indolent. He is a dreamer of sensual delights. Can mean the bringer of a message, a proposition, an invitation.

Reversed Meaning: Sensual, idle, untruthful. Swindling, trickery, fraud. Propositions should be carefully
looked into.

 

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Queen of Cups

Empathic. Sensitive.
Psychic. Compassionate. Carer. Nurse.
Romantic. Emotionally supportive. Counsellor.
Insecure. Needy. Emotional burnout.

Upright Meaning: A woman who is able to put into practice what her visions decree. She is the
good wife and mother—honest, devoted, and loyal.
If the Querent does not recognize such a woman in his or her life, then someone with vision should
be considered, or someone who is kind though not willing to take too much trouble for another.
Success, happiness, pleasure are indicated.

Reversed Meaning: A perverse character. Intelligent but not to be relied on. Dishonesty. Immorality.


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King of Cups

Empathic. Loving. Wise.
Healing. Comforting. Peacemaker. Romantic.
Emotional maturity. Soft nature. Stability. Tolerant. Diplomacy. Composure. Calm approach.

Upright Meaning: This man is skilled in both law and trade. He may be connected with either a
church or a worldly institution. He is kind and considerate and willing to take responsibility.
If such a man is not indicated, then look for traits of liberality, generosity, consideration, creative
intelligence, and interest in arts and religion.

Reversed Meaning: A powerful man, but likely to be crafty and violent. A fierce nature under a calm exterior.
Double dealing. Beware of being robbed of either virtue or money.

 

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Read the other  4 suits of the Minor Arcana Tarot Cards:

The Suite of Wands,
The Suite of Cups,
The Suite of Swords,
The Suite of Pentacles

 


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