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Did You Dream About a Tarot Card? Here's What It Means

Have you dreamed about a tarot card? This is a meaningful dream topic that can have a few fascinating interpretations.

Keep reaading for three different perspectives from our dream gurus on what it means to dream about a tarot card.

Which analysis sounds right to you?


What does a tarot card mean in dreams?

1. The traditional interpretation

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Mary Leyen
Dream Expert,
Contributor: "3 of Dreams Book of Dreams"

A dream about a tarot card or having a tarot card reading suggests a search for understanding or insight about your life's path. The meaning isn't likely to be quite so simple, however.

Each card in the tarot deck has a unique symbolic meaning, so the specific card or cards you see in your dream could provide further clues. For instance, The Fool might indicate a new beginning, while Death symbolizes transformation. If you're having a reading, it might mean you're seeking guidance or have a decision to make. Remember, tarot in dreams, like in waking life, is less about predicting the future and more about reflecting on the present.

A tarot card is rich and colorful dream object to interpret. To say without any doubts, I'd have to really get to know the dreamer's background and current situation.

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2. The psychoanalyst's interpretation

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Ernesto Andrahi
Psychoanalyst,
Contributor: "3 of Dreams Book of Dreams"

Dreaming of a tarot card or receiving a tarot card reading may signify a deep-seated desire for self-discovery and introspection.

This can be a multi-faceted dream symbol though — The tarot, in the realm of the unconscious, is a symbolic representation of the Jungian archetypes, each card embodying a facet of the collective unconscious. For instance, The Empress may symbolize the anima, or the feminine aspect within oneself, while The Emperor could represent the animus, or the masculine counterpart. A tarot reading in a dream may indicate an internal dialogue, a conversation with one's own psyche, hinting at unresolved issues or latent potentials. It's crucial to remember, however, that the tarot in dreams, as in reality, is not a deterministic tool, but rather a mirror reflecting one's current psychological state.0

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3. The spiritualist's interpretation

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Liz Morrison
Shaman and Spirit Guide,
Contributor: "3 of Dreams Book of Dreams"

Dreaming of a tarot card or receiving a tarot card reading in your dream signifies a spiritual quest for wisdom and clarity. Each tarot card is a spiritual symbol, embodying divine messages from the Universe. For instance, The Hermit may suggest a need for solitude and introspection, while The Wheel of Fortune could represent the cyclical nature of life. If you're having a tarot reading in your dream, it indicates a spiritual dialogue with your higher self, seeking divine guidance or resolution to a life situation. It's important to remember that tarot in dreams, like in reality, is not a tool of prediction, but a spiritual guide reflecting your current soul journey.

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Whose dream analysis is best for you?

Which of the above ways of explaining a tarot card fits with your dream?

Only you can say for sure. Remember that our dreaming mind can be a complex thing. Each and every dream concept can represent a wide range of things — or be the result of many different forces in our conscious lives.

Do you have a unique dream interpretation on a dream about a tarot card of your own? Add your own ideas to the comment section below.

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