ifate logo
  • LIVE Reading! in progress!
< Tarot Main Section < Tarotpedia

The Meaning of
the "Seven of Cups" Tarot Card

vintage divider

Tarot Quick Info

Tarot card name:

Alternate Name:

Arcana:

Quick Tarot Meanings:

False Success
Being overly materialistic. Form over substance. Losing touch with what is truly important, and who you really are. A business or lifestyle that cannot be sustained.

What is the inverted meaning of
the "Seven of Cups"?


Abandoning fantasies. Accepting responsibilities. Something or someone that is down-to-earth. Recognizing true friends and showing support.

Advanced tarot interpretation

(Applies to the upright position)

The Symbolism in the "Seven of Cups" Tarot Card:

One of the most complex cards symbolically in the deck. Seven cups are arranged, almost as if by a divine hand, above the head of the person in the image, who looks male but may not be. The symbols emerging from the cups are a woman, a hooded and glowing figure, a snake, a castle, jewels, a victory wreath, and a small dragon or salamander. The hooded, glowing figure is the most central, and as such should be paid the most attention to. All of the images are images of fantasy and desire, rather than anything that may be attainable on the earthly plane.

The Meaning of the "Seven of Cups" Tarot Card:

The choices in front of the individual may be less concrete than they thought they were. Spending too much time with dreams rather than the world of substance. This card may very well show up for someone addicted to playing video games, or anyone who spends too much time in leisure pursuits at the expense of their own worldly well-being. Impermanence, a relationship that is one-sided. Time to move on.

Now you're ready for a free tarot reading:

Time to put your newfound tarot knowledge to use? iFate's online tarot readings are easy enough for beginners, and powerful enough for experts. Try a free tarot reading now.

back to tarot main section
all content copyright ifate.com / futuremedia LLC

Look-up another tarot card


More ifate logo Tarot:

TAROT READING

The Tree of Life

Second in popularity only to the classic Celtic Cross tarot reading, the Tree of Life offers rich and complex insights.

Recommended for advanced tarot readers.

 

ifate

TAROT READING

The Tree of Insight

This advanced 10-card spread is a modern take on the popular Tree of Life spread.

This adaptation is useful for understanding complex, usually non-romantic issues.

 

ifate

TAROT READING

The Four Elements

This simple and quick tarot reading is perfect for general readings that don't have any specific question or issue associated with them.

Give it a try and tell us what you think!

 

ifate

 TAROT OF THE DAY

Our tarot experts drew this card for today!

ifate

RUNE READING

The Well

According to Norse mythology, the Well of Wyrd (Well of Fate) is where the great Tree of Life draws water. Legends say Odin discovered the runes at the roots of the tree itself.

Use this spread for complex situations and challenges.

 

ifate

LOVE BIORHYTHMS

biorhythm compatibility
Is your relationship out of sync? What are the best days for you both? What are the worst?
ifate