Interpretation and the meaning of the cards of the Tarot of Marseille

Written by Evie

You have surely heard of tarot before, but what do you really know about the Tarot of Marseille? You are invited to discover right here all the unique drawings and colours of this traditional tarot, the game in which cards are drawn... the game in which your cards are drawn.The Tarot of Marseille is made up of 22 Major Arcana, and 56 Minor Arcana. It provides a thorough reading, being so rich in esoteric symbolism – different colours, people, situations… You need to know how to read, interpret, and break through to the meaning of each card if you want to understand their message!To help you better understand how to interpret the cards, we present you with each of the 22 Major Arcana of the Tarot of Marseille, for you to discover step by step, one by one. Then, should you wish to consult the cards, click on Interactive in the menu bar and pick a card to leave nothing to chance… your fate awaits you!


The Fool card
The Fool is the only card in the Tarot of Marseille which doesn't have a number. If you want to know more, this is where you need to look, f
Card no. I: The Magician
The Magician, card no. I, means a new beginning. Looking at this card can tell you a lot about your destiny!
Card no. II: The High Priestess
The High Priestess represents a woman sitting with a book open on her knees before her! She symbolises meditation.
Card no. III: The Empress
The Empress card, associated with number III, symbolises creativity and always brings something positive in a Tarot reading!
Card no. IIII: The Emperor
Half-sitting and half-standing, the Emperor takes action and has the ability to change things!
Card no. V: The Hierophant
The Hierophant card in the Tarot of Marseille bears number V and holds multiple powers.
Tarot: The card of the Lover
The card of the Lover represents absolute Love in the Tarot of Marseille! Find out about this card…
Card no. VII: The Chariot
You're being told about a journey or a lover who is setting out to conquer his beloved! You've drawn the Chariot card!
Card no. VIII: Justice
Card no. VIII, Justice, in the Tarot of Marseille conveys that a situation needs to be evaluated in a fair and just manner!
Card no.IX: The Hermit
Drawing the Hermit card means that you will have to face a period which is difficult but necessary, if you are to move towards the light.
Card no. X: The Wheel of Fortune
The Wheel of Fortune card in the Tarot of Marseille takes your destiny in hand. You will reap what you sow!
Card no. XI: Strength
Discover the meaning of card no. XI, Strength, in the Tarot of Marseille and master the oracles to perfection!
Card no. XII: The Hanged Man
Did you know that the Hanged Man meditates and thinks over his current situation, in spite of his problems?
Card no. XIII: The Nameless Arcanum
The Nameless Arcanum is often thought to be synonymous with death, but this isn't the case! Discover its meaning here!
Card no. XIV: Temperance
The Temperance card symbolises peace and tranquillity and is represented by an angel … Is this angel really so benevolent?
Card no. XV: The Devil
Decipher these oracles and discover the meaning of the card of the Devil. This card is also about energy!
Card no. XVI: The House of God
Discover all the secrets of card no. XVI, the House of God, which must be taken seriously in a reading!
Card no. XVII: The Star
The Star card in a Tarot reading informs you about your lucky star and symbolises sincerity.
Card no. XVIII: The Moon
The Moon card bearing number XVIII symbolises romance and is a sign of femininity and sensitivity.
Card no. XIX: The Sun
The Sun, card no. XIX, illuminates, radiates and nourishes? All you need to know about this card, one of the best in the Tarot of Marseille!
Card no. XX: Judgment
Card no. XX, Judgment, cannot be interpreted on its own and depends on the other cards surrounding it!
Card no. XXI: The World
The World card is THE best card of the Tarot of Marseille and very positive! It symbolises the person who has reached Nirvana.
Ways of doing a Tarot draw
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