Page of Cups Tarot Card

Tarot Suit of Cups

Read more about the Suit of Cups below.

The 'Pages' in the tarot teck may also be known by other names (depending on the deck used).
For example, the Golden Dawn Tarot Deck includes 'Princesses' and the Shapeshifter's Tarot includes 'Seekers' in place of the 'Pages' in the Rider-Waite deck.

All court cards can be interpreted as referring to a person with the card itself including information to identify the individual. Alternatively they may be interpreted symbolically, in which case 'Pages' are often understood to represent messages for the querent (another word for the 'sitter', or person receiving the reading).

The element of the Pages is 'Earth' indicating something young and growing, such as a planted and tended seed. Pages often indicate children, but they can represent the 'Fool's' alter ego. That is, an adult who is child-like might also be represented by a 'Page' ('Princess', or 'Seeker').

The Page of Cups can indicate psychic development, despite possibly having more enthusiasm than wisdom. However, enthusiasm is valuable and wisdom will come with experience. Some writers have linked this card with the saying that: "When the student is ready, the right teacher will appear". So, step out boldly into the fuure and the project or issue that is important to you - as your situation offers opportunities for growth.

Keywords and phrases for some of the possible interpretations of the Page of Cups Tarot Card include:

  • A birth
  • Artistic youth
  • Joy brought by a child
  • Studious young person
  • Trustworthy or trusting employee

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What about the Page of Cups Reversed ?

Some interpretations of the meaning of the Page of Cups reversed include:

  • Lack of emotional control in challenging situations
  • Unreality, e.g. seemingly living in a 'dreamworld' or state of fantasy
  • An unhappy child who may be lethargic and/or feel isolated

The Tarot Suit of Cups

The Tarot Suit of Cups is associated with the suit of Hearts in standard playing cards.

The "Cups" depicted on tarot cards are usually in the style of goblets, ceremonial, or communion cups (as above). There are meanings associated with each of the suits in a tarot deck, as well as the more specific interpretations associated with each individual card - and yet more precise meanings pertaining to particular cards in particular locations within spreads.

The suit of cups is associated with the element of water (as in water signs of the zodiac). It is also associated with the season of autumn (or "fall" in U.S. English) and with the direction "West".

Cups concern emotions, love, romance, range of emotions, mastery of emotions and feelings, and "gut reactions" that call upon our intuitive as opposed to intellectual development.

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