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The Tarot and Astrology

Tarot and astrology correspondences

The Tarot and astrology have a deep connection. You can incorporate the signs of the zodiac in your readings. Using astrology is a great addition to any Tarot card reading. Many people are still not aware of the influences that astrology has with the Tarot.

Did you know that each sign of the zodiac corresponds to a specific Tarot card? There are no specific set of astrology Tarot cards. However, there are Major Arcana astrological correspondences that you can use in your Tarot readings.

Follow this easy guide to identify Tarot and astrology correspondences.

Tarot and astrology


Aries: The Emperor Card

The Emperor and Aries have a lot in common. Aries is a cardinal sign, that means leadership. The Emperor is mature and can make quick decisions. You can count on the Emperor for his knowledge and ability to get the job done.

The Emperor will appear in a reading when Aries energy is present in your life. Aries is a Fire sign and is connected to the planet Mars. Other indications of Aries being present in your life is drawing the King of Wands.

Taurus: The Heirophant Card

The Hierophant is a religious figure and represents morality and doing the right thing. Taurus is the zodiac sign that is connected to this card and is an Earth sign. They are traditional and conservative people.

If you draw The Hierophant in a Tarot reading it means that Taurus energy is active in your life. Taurus energy can also be present when you draw the Queen of Pentacles. The Queen of Pentacles is a motherly and traditional woman. Those that are Earth signs are practical people.

Gemini: The Lovers Card

The Lovers card corresponds to Gemini. Gemini is a mutable Air sign and has two sides. Geminis are about unity and relationships. They also tend to be indecisive because of their two sides. Drawing the Lovers card in a reading indicates that the energy of Gemini is present in your life.

Geminis are about decision making and dilemmas. But it is about making the right choice. Another indication of Gemini energy being active is drawing the Knight of Swords in your reading.

Cancer: The Chariot Card

The Chariot corresponds to Cancer. It is also connected to the Moon. Cancers are motivated and driven to succeed. After all, the Chariot card represents victory and success through hard work. Cancer is a cardinal sign. They are natural born leaders. They lead the way to success in their lives.

Being secure is vital for Cancer. This is the promise of the Chariot. You may also draw the Queen of Cups in your Tarot reading if Cancer energy is active in your life.

Leo: The Strength Card

The Strength card corresponds to Leo. This card is about bravery and passion. Both qualities that are encompassed within Leo. Leo is a Fire sign. They are passionate people and loyalty is important to them.

Leo is ruled by the Sun. So, drawing the Sun card may also announce a Leo in your life. You may also see the King of Wands appear in your reading if Leo energy is active.

Virgo: The Hermit Card

Virgo is a mutable Earth sign. Virgos tend to be quiet and practical people. They will reflect on their actions and they will give everything careful consideration.

Virgos are commonly known for their perfectionism and high standards. Organised and efficient, Virgos are on top of everything. They are also spiritual people, even if they don’t make this known. The Hermit card that is connected to Virgo symbolises spiritual awakening and retreat.

The Hermit takes the time to find the answers from within himself. Finding the Hermit in a reading indicates that the Virgo energy will be having an effect in your life. You may see the Knight of Pentacles in your reading if a message from Virgo applies to your question.

Libra: Justice Card

Libra, a cardinal Air sign that is known to rule balance and peace. Libra’s tend to have difficulty when making decisions. They hate conflict and will try their best to avoid arguments. The Justice Tarot card is the corresponding sign of the zodiac to Libra. If the Justice Tarot card appears in your reading, Libra energy will play an important role in your life. Drawing the Queen of Swords also indicates Libra energy.

Scorpio: Death Card

Scorpio is a Water sign. They are mutable and they connect to the Death card in the Major Arcana. Scorpios are deep thinkers. But they also have a tendency to flee drama. They are also very sensual people.

If the Death card appears in your Tarot reading, don’t be alarmed. The Death is about endings and new beginnings. Take note of the Scorpio energy that will also be having an influence. Scorpio is about transformations. Scorpio and the Death card is connected to the planet Pluto. Which also relates to transformation. These transformations can take years to complete, which can result in a upheaval in the Querents life. These upheavals produce good rewards.

Sagittarius: Temperance Card

The mutable Fire Sign Sagittarius is a philosopher and explorer. They are ruled by the expansive Jupiter. Which is also the planet that brings luck when it’s in your sign. Temperance represents harmony and the continual flow of unconditional love.

Sagittarius will learn about the mysteries of the world by traveling. Temperance denotes harmony and balance and a constant flow of energy and unconditional love. When you draw the Temperance card in your reading, Sagittarius will be sending you a message. The Knight of Wands, is also a traveler and connects to Sagittarius.

Capricorn: Devil Card

Capricorn is a Earth Sign which connects to the Devil card. They are traditional people and they enjoy doing things the right way, or not at all. The Devil can also get the better of them when it comes to materialism. The Devil card is often frowned upon, because of the negative meanings attached to it. But the Devil card asks you to release the shadow side of yourself. You can also see the King of Pentacles in a reading when Capricorn energy is present.

Aquarius: Star Card

Aquarius is a Air sign and it is ruled by Uranus. When the planet Uranus is in your sun sign, unexpected things will appear in your life. This makes Aquarius the perfect match for the Star Card. Positive surprises that are out of this world will appear. Drawing the Star in your reading denotes active Aquarian energy. Beautiful things are coming your way.

Pisces: Moon Card

Pisces is a Water sign and is one of the most intuitive signs of the zodiac. Known for their psychic abilities and unpredictable moods. If the Moon card appears in your Tarot reading, Pisces energy will be present. The Moon card represents things kept in the dark. Information has been missing at the time of the reading, but will slowly be revealed. Pisces also symbolises the Knight of Cups, bringing messages of love.

There you have it, a guide to the Major Arcana astrological correspondences. Using the Tarot and astrology correspondences will improve the quality of your reading. Whether you are doing a daily Tarot reading for yourself, friends or professionally.

The more knowledge you have under your belt the better!

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