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Tarot Keywords and Correspondences

Tarot Keywords Tarot Card Meanings and Correspondences

The New Age/modern occult practices are just a revival of the ancient Gnostic deception. After my deliverance from a spirit of python, I no longer stand by what I have shared below. Only Jesus Christ saves. Only the blood of Christ has the power to heal, cleanse of us sin and drive out all wicked spirits. As of 9 January 2023, I only publish Christian content on Angelorum. I am keeping older posts to help people looking for answers in the realm of false light find Jesus.

I would advise against doing readings based on Tarot keywords alone. As a beginner, you will probably receive more accurate guidance by allowing the deck images to speak to you intuitively.

However, keywords can sometimes help trigger deeper insights and provide clarity when we feel the cards are not making much sense.

Keywords also add to our internal database of Tarot knowledge. I like to think of each keyword as a memory hook that you can use to sort situations and things you encounter in everyday life.

Learning Tarot correspondences is a lifelong pursuit and extremely valuable once we start using the Tarot for Pathworking and personal/spiritual development.

The aim of any serious student of the Tarot should be to embody each of the 78 Keys in full awareness so that they are all on tap at any given moment. This is how you can truly make the Tarot work for you. Please be patient as this level of mastery usually takes years to achieve.

You will notice that I have not included reversed Tarot card meanings here. This is because I believe that the upright card contains the full spectrum of meanings and that turning cards upside down can block natural visual clues. A better way of reading the cards is to learn to sense the flow of energy between you, your question and the vibration of each arcanum, as well as how the energy flows between the cards.



Astrological correspondence: Uranus 

Element: Air 

Archangel: Uriel

Keywords: innocence, new beginnings, blind faith, a childlike sense of wonder, 

foolishness, boldness, carelessness, feeling carefree 


Astrological correspondence: Mercury 

Archangel: Raphael

Keywords: communication, adaptation, cunning, skill, mastery, craft, trickery, indecision, deceit 


Astrological correspondence: The Moon 

Archangel: Gabriel

Keywords: divine knowledge, mystery, wisdom, prophecy, the subconscious, a need for approval, codependency, bipolar disorder 


Astrological correspondence: Venus 

Archangel: Haniel 

Keywords: beauty, creativity, fertility, selfishness, motherhood, infidelity, smothering, luxury, flirting, chaos 


Astrological correspondence: Aries 

Archangel: Sariel

Keywords: fatherhood, organisation, ambition, rational thought, leadership, irresponsibility, anger issues, authority


Astrological correspondence: Taurus 

Archangel: Sandalphon

Keywords: tradition, legacy, religion, education, convention, fanaticism, blind devotion, servitude, society, weight gain


Astrological correspondence: Gemini 

Archangel: Jophiel 

Keywords: choice, friendship, love relationship, true love, conflict, a relationship ending, indecision, poor choices 


Astrological correspondence: Cancer 

Archangel: Metatron 

Keywords: willpower, self-control, self-discipline, co-creating destiny, success, lack of focus, loss of direction, pressure, determination, lack of self-discipline 


Astrological correspondence: Leo 

Archangel: Ariel 

Keywords: strength, magnanimity, power, courage, conviction, compassion, doubt, cowardice, blind rage, weakness, pride


Astrological correspondence: Virgo

Archangel: Raziel 

Keywords: contemplation, (life) review, deliberation, insight, teaching, self-awareness, service, 

isolation, withdrawal, feeling rejected 


Astrological correspondence: Jupiter

Archangel: Zadkiel

Keywords: good fortune, unexpected rewards, timing, unexpected problems, curve balls, success, karma, destiny, luck, expansion 


Astrological correspondence: Libra 

Archangel: Raguel

Keywords: justice, legal matters, marriage, divorce, lawsuits, harmony, homeostasis, dispute, equality, inequality, decision-making 


Astrological correspondence: Neptune 

Element: Water

Archangel: Asariel 

Keywords: a new perspective, dreams, illusion, delusion, the silver screen, sacrifice, futility, depression, punishment, devotion 


Astrological correspondence: Scorpio 

Archangel: Azrael

Keywords: change, transformation, death of the ego, initiation, endings, clinging to the past, refusal to change, obsession 


Astrological correspondence: Sagittarius

Archangel: The Angel of Temperance

Keywords: art, alchemy, union, compromise, moderation, harmony, cooperation, impatience, 

discord, competition, frustration, clumsiness 


Astrological correspondence: Capricorn 

Archangel: The Higher Self

Keywords: temptation, addiction, codependency, abuse, overcoming temptation, freedom, facing your fear, finding balance 


Astrological correspondence: Mars 

Archangel: Chamuel

Keywords: trauma, destruction, acts of God, danger, accident, puberty (boys), suffering, surgery, war, natural disasters, testosterone, erectile dysfunction 


Astrological correspondence: Aquarius 

Archangel: The Angel of Grace

Keywords: hope, renewed faith, optimism, help, harmony, community, transparency, disappointment, negativity, unfulfilled hopes 


Astrological correspondence: Pisces 

Archangel: Barachiel 

Keywords: illusion, delusion, fantasy, secrets, fear, betrayal, secrets revealed, awareness, addiction, confusion


Astrological correspondence: The Sun

Archangel: Michael  

Keywords: happiness, success, rewards, prosperity, glory, courage, victory, burnout, pride, delayed success 


Astrological correspondence: Pluto 

Element: Fire 

Archangel: Jeremiel

Keywords: renewal, finality, a life-changing choice, summation, remorse, regrets, 

resolution, indecision, life review 


Astrological correspondence: Saturn 

Element: Earth

Archangel: Holy Sophia

Keywords: cycles, nature, perfection, attainment, self-realization, recognition, stagnation, lack of closure, unfinished business, recompense 

The Minor Arcana

Suit of Wands – Archangel Michael


Element: Fire

Keywords: optimism, inspiration, a new venture, sap rising, impotence, pessimism, powerlessness

TWO OF WANDS (Mars in Aries)

Keywords: determination, sparring partner, steady course, equal partnership, loss of interest, straying, misgivings, conflict, domination 

THREE OF WANDS (Sun in Aries)

Keywords: enterprise, networking, great purpose, creativity, arrogance, creative block, unrealistic expectations

FOUR OF WANDS (Venus in Aries)

Keywords: celebration, joy, successful completion of the phase of a venture, exhausted resources, lack of freedom

FIVE OF WANDS (Saturn in Leo)

Keywords: rivalry, conflict, challenge, struggle, opposition, relief, uprising, creative block, infertility

SIX OF WANDS (Jupiter in Leo)

Keywords: triumph, success, arrogance, subjugation, conquest, achievement, reward, victory, pride, defeat, submission

SEVEN OF WANDS (Mars in Leo)

Keywords: courage, determination, standing up for oneself, opposition, fighting for a cause, passivity, vulnerability, self-doubt

EIGHT OF WANDS (Mercury in Sagittarius)

Keywords: speed, excitement, acting/speaking without thinking, messages, messengers, slowing down, apathy

NINE OF WANDS (Moon in Sagittarius)

Keywords: defending oneself, being guarded, refusal to compromise, defenceless, mustering strength, allowing the past to dictate the future, feeling drained

TEN OF WANDS (Saturn in Sagittarius)

Keywords: oppression, a need to delegate, being under pressure, inspiration blocked, burn-out, over-worked, all work and no play, strong sense of responsibility


Keywords: good news, pleasure, optimism, vigour, excitement, irresponsibility, immaturity, foolhardiness 


Keywords: departure, adventure, separation, foolish haste, conquest, seduction, insensitivity, self-assurance, bragging, empty promises


Keywords: charisma, enterprise, confidence, success, independence, jealousy, diva, demanding, irritability

KING OF WANDS (Sagittarius)

Keywords: visionary ability, ambition, passion, leadership, professionalism, education, insensitivity, ruthlessness

Suit of Cups – Archangel Gabriel


Element: Water

Keywords: new love, unconditional love, pleasure, bliss, blocked love/sadness, feeling disconnected, lack of trust, heartbreak

TWO OF CUPS (Venus in Cancer)

Keywords: partnership, marriage, harmony, friendship, engagement, divorce, conflict, disagreement, a relationship ending

THREE OF CUPS (Mercury in Cancer)

Keywords: friendship, partying, dancing, pregnancy, happiness, celebration, joy, overindulgence, promiscuity, infidelity

FOUR OF CUPS (Moon in Cancer)

Keywords: apathy, dissatisfaction, boredom, tears, withdrawal, empty feelings, renewal, end of discontent, appreciation

FIVE OF CUPS (Mars in Scorpio)

Keywords: loss, regret, disappointment, grief, feeling unappreciated, lack of faith, renewed faith, end of regret

SIX OF CUPS (Sun in Scorpio)

Keywords: the past, looking back, nostalgia, old friends, friendships rekindled, soul mates, soul family, childhood

SEVEN OF CUPS (Venus in Scorpio)

Keywords: addiction, confusion, escapism, daydreaming, clarity, direction, resolve, focus

EIGHT OF CUPS (Saturn in Pisces)

Keywords: moving on, leaving, breaking up, disappointment, restlessness, feeling stuck, commitment phobia

NINE OF CUPS (Jupiter in Pisces)

Keywords: contentment, wishes fulfilled, joy, pleasure in the little things, gluttony, excess, obesity, greed

TEN OF CUPS (Mars in Pisces)

Keywords: communion, true love, harmony, lasting happiness, opposition, dissolution, family strife, differences


Keywords: imagination, party invites, intuition, vulnerability, youthfulness, immaturity, procrastination, laziness, insecurity


Keywords: arduous suitor, passion, new love, poetry, artistic person, seduction, devotion, flattery, deception, a conman

QUEEN OF CUPS (Cancer) Keywords: empathy, psychic ability, virtue, wisdom, gullibility, dependency, emotional manipulation, fickleness


Keywords: emotional maturity, caretaker, caring, open-minded, compassion, generosity, liberal, narcissism, sleaziness, apathy, dishonesty, addictive personality

Suit of Swords – Archangel Raphael


Element: Air

Keywords: mental energy, inspired thought, innovation, focus, courage, discipline, clairvoyance, illusion, defeat, stupidity, forcefulness

TWO OF SWORDS (Moon in Libra)

Keywords: stalemate, impasse, being in limbo, uncertainty, friendship, delay, false friends, a forced decision, avoiding responsibility

THREE OF SWORDS (Saturn in Libra)

Keywords: heartache, infidelity, loss, sorrow, rupture, separation, recovery, release, pain ending, unreciprocated love

FOUR OF SWORDS (Jupiter in Libra)

Keywords: rest, relaxation, illness, recovery, bed rest, relief, recuperation, solitude, meditation, healing, revitalization, holiday

FIVE OF SWORDS (Venus in Aquarius) Keywords: defeat, hollow victory,

betrayal, sabotage, a sneak attack, vindication, traitor exposed, cutting one’s losses

SIX OF SWORDS (Mercury in Aquarius) Keywords: science, objectivity,

problems resolved, calm waters, smooth sailing, warning of rough seas, surprise, revelation, cancelled travel

SEVEN OF SWORDS (Moon in Aquarius) Keywords: cunning, making plans,

trickery, theft, cheating, cleverness, covetous desire, constructive criticism,

apology, analysis, taking notes

EIGHT OF SWORDS (Jupiter in Gemini) Keywords: self-limiting thoughts,

allowing the past to dictate the future, blame, being trapped, bondage, forced

restraint, release, empowerment, overcoming obstacles, mental freedom

NINE OF SWORDS (Mars in Gemini) Keywords: anxiety, despair, worry,

pressure, guilt, depression, hopelessness, faith, trust, unfounded fears, promise, end to suffering

TEN OF SWORDS (Sun in Gemini) Keywords: rock bottom, grief, sorrow,

death, tears, failure, defeat, pain, perseverance, turning things around, no way but up


Keywords: curiosity, journalism, a spy, upsetting news, penetrating insight, quick changes, decisiveness, conspiracy, gossip, blackmail

KNIGHT OF SWORDS (Aquarius) Keywords: skilfulness, ambition, assertiveness, control, harsh words, black or white mentality, confrontation

QUEEN OF SWORDS (Libra) Keywords: sarcasm, ambition, widowhood, painful experiences that lead to wisdom, loss, keen insight, determination, cruelty, intolerance, resentment, barrenness

KING OF SWORDS (Gemini) Keywords: authority, command, objectivity, law, order, balanced judgement, sound advice, cynicism, intimidation, injustice, a keen mind but a cold heart

Suit of Pentacles – Archangel Uriel


Element: Earth

Keywords: a gift, the seed of prosperity, successful new beginnings, sound investments, greed, loss, poverty, poor planning

TWO OF PENTACLES (Jupiter in Capricorn)

Keywords: stress, material expansion, lots of balls in the air, ups and downs, loss of balance, juggling finances, debt, financial mismanagement, making choices on the fly

THREE OF PENTACLES (Mars in Capricorn)

Keywords: accomplishment, working together, high standards, dignity, pulling rank, poor effort, lack of ambition

FOUR OF PENTACLES (Sun in Capricorn)

Keywords: power, stability, satisfaction, guarding one’s possessions, security, a miser, money troubles, tightening one’s belt

FIVE OF PENTACLES (Mercury in Taurus)

Keywords: poverty consciousness, worry, dis-ease, seeking help, neglect of the body, feelings of unworthiness, fear of rejection

SIX OF PENTACLES (Moon in Taurus)

Keywords: presents, gifts, a bonus, an inheritance, charity, everything you need to succeed is available to you, wastefulness, wishful thinking, stinginess

SEVEN OF PENTACLES (Saturn in Taurus)

Keywords: a period of growth, patience, waiting, planning, nurturing, hopelessness, delay, poor harvest


Keywords: craftsmanship, skill, training, apprenticeship, labour, fulfilling work, artisan, cheating, a pretender, misuse/lack of skills

NINE OF PENTACLES (Venus in Virgo)

Keywords: financial independence, self-confidence, self-sufficiency, well-deserved success, pride, luxury, showing off, financial setbacks, overspending

TEN OF PENTACLES (Mercury in Virgo) Keywords: legacy, comfort, wealth, security, home, old money, money problems, family disputes, robbery


Keywords: a serious and hard-working student, new enterprise or business venture, good financial news, beginning education, unexpected expense, moodiness, waste, laziness


Keywords: dependability, practicality, trustworthiness, convention, perseverance, idleness, apathy, boredom, stubbornness, dullness


Keywords: nurturing, generosity, fidelity, sensuality, resourcefulness, wealth, entitlement, greed, irresponsibility

KING OF PENTACLES (Virgo) Keywords: commitment, organization, stability,

fair, loyal, good business person, fraud, greed, embezzlement, short-sightedness, lack of business acumen

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