The Empress Tarot Card – Major Arcana Card Meaning

The Empress Tarot Card

In this article, we’re going to be looking at the Empress.

 

The Empress Tarot Card

The Empress tarot card upright

The Empress represents the mother in all of us. It is a representation of love, of being completely comfortable in one’s own skin, love without condition, strings or obligation. It is someone who is incredibly comfortable in the physical world. It represents being extremely productive, being in their creative flow, being in the zone.

The Empress Tarot Card

This is a time of great creativity, deep affection, and sensuality but not sexuality – enjoying the senses and everything around you. The Empress is an incredibly abundant, fertile, loving and productive card

 

The best course of action with the Empress tarot

Love others and love yourself with no expectation of what you’re going to get. This is not an analytical card, it’s a very emotional card and it’s also very physical. This is a time to create and worry about outcomes later. Practice emotional generosity. This is a call to entertain to harvest what you’ve created. Experience the physical pleasures of the senses. Choose emotional health, choose, love, choose nurturing behaviors. Connect with family and friends and people of all ages and know that you have all that you need – know that all your resources are enough.

 

Decorate your space and enjoy that. Throw a party! The woman in the card is in this beautiful lush garden, be open and full of gratitude and generosity – this is a divine place to be right now!

 

The Empress tarot card reversed

This can be love turned on its head. It can be affection twisted. It can be someone withholding affection, especially as an act willful act. This can be someone and emotional difficulty. This can represent being unable to express oneself for whatever reason or an indication of withdrawing of love or support and it can represent emotional detachment. It can also mean that you’re being very wasteful with all that you have or that you’re being self-indulgent when restraint is needed.

The Empress reversed

This can also represent feeling overwhelmed a refusal to consider factors over giving to the point of depletion. This can be reacting with an over-intellectualized way to an emotionally fraught situation feeling creatively blocked over-mothering smothering especially as a way to avoid facing your own needs.

 

This can represent a needy person in your life, or you might be feeling extremely needy yourself and this can lead to detachment. This might represent someone in your life who you want something from and they are just incapable of giving it not by any contrary means, but just they just physically aren’t built that way.

 

Best course of action would the Empress reversed

It is time to pull up the weeds in your garden and look at what you have that’s not working. This might also be a call for you to stop helping others so much, sometimes to help people is to hurt people, whoever you’re trying to help might be needing more independence. This is a call to step back and to step away, letting others stand on their own two feet. This might be a call for you to embrace the fact that you can really truly only be responsible for your own happiness. You cannot make other people happy even if they are convinced you can. Draw healthy boundaries in a very pragmatic sense, get rid of clutter – both physical and emotional baggage, choose wisely who you say “Yes” and “No” to – Take care how you use your energy.

 

If you’d like to know more about the Major Arcana card meanings, you might like the following series of posts:

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