The Queen of Cups Tarot

What is the Queen of Cups Tarot

The Queen of Cups is a card that belongs to the third suit (Cups) of the fifty-six cards called Minor Arcana in a traditional seventy-eight tarot card deck. Used for both playing and divination, its suit element is water and court element is water. It represents the water astrological signs Pisces, Cancer, and Scorpio.

How is the Queen of Cups Depicted in the Tarot Card

The Queen of Cups is a charming lady wearing a silver robe and a gold crown, sitting at the edge of the seashore on a stone throne adorned with sea nymphs, conch shells, and fish. She rests her feet on colorful pebbles piled up near the throne.

She is holding a golden cup at the base with both hands, staring at it with admiration. The handles of the cup are shaped like angels while the lid resembles the roof of a church with miniature spires and cross.

The sky above her is bright blue with no single speck of cloud.

Meaning of Queen of Cups in the Tarot Card

The Queen of Cups represents affection, tender love, and emotional balance. Her silver robe symbolizes purity while the crown stands for the realm of emotions.

Among the water spirits engraved on the throne, the fish signifies spiritual feelings.

The closed cup reflects the thoughts of the subconscious mind as well as deep love.

While the sea represents an infinite reservoir of untapped feelings, the shoreline symbolizes human consciousness. The colorful rocks indicate feelings that are not superficial.

The Queen of Cups as a Person (Significator)

The Queen of Cups is an embodiment of creativity, art, and emotional feelings. As a feminine figure, she may love to don the role of a mother. Extremely sensitive, she is often lost in her fantasy world, lacking the motivation to do something in life.

In her presence, the seeker will develop a desire to do soul-searching and find out the hidden answers of life. As a mature female, she will help calm your nerves and provide ways to stay positive.

As Feelings

The card represents irrational feelings arising as a result of getting emotionally hurt by someone. She may send wrong signals to others due to lack of strength and courage to reveal what is hidden in her heart.

As Action/Advice

It tells you to listen to your intuitions when you are in a difficult situation. Show enough care and empathy for others, but don’t let them use you only for their emotional needs.

The Queen of Cups Tarot Meaning: Upright

The Queen of Cups

Keywords: Self-absorbed, kindness, intelligence, honesty, compassion, fertility, loyalty, wisdom

Interpretation: It suggests you display your true compassion to others as everything cannot be based on rational thinking. The emotional well-being of your closed ones is important as the Queen of Cups work is to support, counsel, care, and heal.

In Love Reading

Keywords: Stability, mature feelings, romance

Interpretation: If you have picked up the card while in a relationship, expect fulfillment, long-term commitment, and mutual understanding as the Queen of Cups is the correct solution for relationships and feelings.

Those seeking a new romantic liaison can celebrate as lots of suitors are waiting in the queue for them. However, don’t get carried away as it is important to choose the right person.

Queen of Cups Tarot Reading in Other Situations

Career and Work: The card motivates you to bring zeal in your work so that the constant feeling of discontentment would gradually go away. Try to see the positive side of your working environment rather than whining about it all day.

Finance and Business: Your financial position should be good according to the card. Nevertheless, it suggests you to use your creativity to reach out to other people through a new business venture and get their help for more monetary benefits.

Health: Whenever you are facing any health-related issue, try to love and support everyone around more as this is the best way to let the universe’ healing energy work on you. You may have a strong feminine character in your life helping you to cope with any illness. The tarot card could also mean the possibility of a quick recovery.

Since the upright position of the card also symbolizes fertility, picking it during pregnancy indicates some positive news.

The Queen of Cups Tarot Meaning: Reversed

The Queen of Cups Reversed

Keywords: Insecurity, dependence, agony

Interpretation: In the upside-down position, the card indicates that your mind is wandering here and there, losing touch with the reality. Bottling up feelings inside might increase your stress levels causing difficulty in the future.

It would be advisable not to let your emotions take control of you since clarification in your thinking would help in taking serious decisions. Unreal fantasies could make you thoughtless and moody so take the reins in your hands and prevent an overemotional wreck.

In Love Reading

Keywords: Separation, loss of communication, harsh feelings

Interpretation: Chances are high of you falling out of love with your partner due to misunderstandings. This may lead to taking insincere decisions completely based on emotions instead of logical thinking.

Queen of Cups Tarot Reading in Other Situations (Reversed)

Career and Work: In the reverse position, the Queen of Cups could represent a stern female figure at your workplace giving you sleepless nights. The best way to deal with her is to pretend to be obedient. However, don’t divulge any important information to her.

Business and Finance: There are not too many trustworthy people with whom you can strike a profitable financial deal. Don’t be creative with your investments or else you would face huge losses. This is not the right time to play with too many investment schemes.

Health: You have to love your body to stay healthy and fit. More than anyone, it’s you who should learn to take care of your health by eating well.

The Queen of Cups in Different Positions in a Tarot Spread

Past: As your childhood has been a happy one filled with love and affection, your past has nothing to do with your current failures. Your relationships too have all the right ingredients to make them last longer.

Present: Like the closed cup in the card, your feelings have been hidden from the word. If articulating them is a problem, take your time and try to connect with your inner self before taking the next step.

Future: The next step of action is to aim higher in life to get contentment and happiness. This should apply to both professional and love life. Always stick with your family and friends as they would form an integral support system in the future.

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