The High Priestess Tarot Card – Discover Its Meaning

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The High Priestess Card Meanings

The High Priestess is number two in the Major Arcana tarot deck. It is associated with spiritual enlightenment, divine knowledge and wisdom. She often appears in your tarot deck when you need to listen and trust that little voice in your head.

The High Priestess has fascination with the unknown. She can appear powerful, but the High Priestess can also signify secrets you thought were hidden. She has the power to look within and herald some hidden part of you that is about to surface. When the High Priestess shows in your tarot deck, it can also suggest you’re going through a stage of emotional isolation, through not letting out your true feelings.

When the High Priestess Tarot appears in a male’s tarot deck, it is often an indication that he must become more in touch with his feminine side. And if he refuses, he will fail to grow as a person.

When the High Priestess shows in a female’s tarot deck, it suggests she must learn to trust herself more and remain truly feminine. It is a reassurance that she does not have to confirm to the pressures of having to be like her male counterparts to be successful.

When High Priestess represents a person, she may be your mother, especially if she is widowed or divorced. She tends to keep her emotions to herself, so she appears to other people as quite cold and uncaring. But that of course, is far from the truth. The High Priestess often takes quite some time to get to know, but once you do, you’ll understand she is very loving and very caring, but is also very private person.

The High Priestess Card meaning reversed

The High Priestess reverse urges you to stand back and take the time to look carefully at your problems ,as there is a lot going on beneath the surface. Socially, you may be surrounded by superficial people, or someone may be working against you or feel destructive towards you. So watch your step!

The High Priestess reversed as a person, is often a women with emotional problems. They may be friendly towards you, but this could not be further from the truth! These people are very bitter and most likely felt rejection in the past. Due to this, she feels like she can take it out on whoever she pleases.

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The High Priestess Card meaning in Astrology

The High Priestess card is associated with the Moon. Its colour is a misty pastel silver.

The astrological meaning indicates hidden and mysterious things which are difficult to escape. In astrology, the High Priestess Card also represents the worries and trouble of every king.

The High Priestess Card meaning in your relationships

This High Priestess often signifies a person who is divorced. Although this card also reassures you that there is no need for a partner at that particular moment in time. If you are involved in a form of the relationship, then you should look for things that may be hidden. Your partner could be experiencing some kind of personality conflict and is not speaking to their partner about their feelings.

This card also signifies that you have failed to trust your instincts and not listened to your gut feelings. You may be involved with a person who can’t be trusted and often acts false and devious. This person is often extremely convincing, allowing you to be fooled easily. They can also be domineering and powerful. They often may even reject you from time to time, to make you feel emotionally isolated.

The High Priestess Card meaning – work related

The High Priestess in work, often appears in the tarot deck for people who work in the teaching fields. The High Priestess is very independent and usually works alone. When you receive this card in a reading, it could signify some kind of luck coming your way. So it’s time to listen to your gut instincts to make the right choice. It may also be helpful to seek advice from a female friend, as she will help you make the right choice.

The reversed High Priestess Card meaning in your work

The High Priestess reversed in a reading, represents someone who is usually independent and able to use their initiative, but for some reason lost all insight and logic into what they are doing. This person may now to need to find alternatives to working independently, such as finding a partner, their responsibilities have become too much alone.

The High Priestess Tarot Card Timings

The High Priestess Tarot has the following timings associated with the card:

  • Mondays
  • Anytime around the New Moon


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