Tarot Card Symbolism
Welcome to the Tarot Card Symbolism Guide. Here you will discover an expert analysis of the symbols in all 78 Tarot cards of the Rider Waite Tarot Deck. That is, the 56 cards of the Minor Arcana, and 22 cards of the Major Arcana.
Advanced Tarot Students
This guide is meant for more advanced students of Tarot who want to deepen their understanding of the meanings of the Tarot. If you are a beginner, I recommend you start first with my Guide to 78 Tarot Card Meanings.
Symbols in the Tarot Cards
We will discuss over one hundred symbols in the Tarot, which have their root in ancient mythology, astrology, alchemy and religious text.
For example, we will look at the meaning of angels in Tarot, as well as birds, cats, flowers and fruit; in addition to the moon, sun, pathways, castles and arches.
You will see how nature is used to suggest a mood, by the choice of clouds (calm or stormy) represented, the color of the sky or sea and the type of the landscape depicted.