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Fortune Telling Tarot Cards

Nine of Cups

Visconti-Sforza Tarot (Cary-Yale 1466): Nine of Cups

Cups are also referred to as chalices and may be represented by religious grails or goblets. They correspond to the playing card suit of Hearts. This suit represents the element Water, and the social class of Clergy. Cups are considered a Feminine suit. Cups typically represent emotions, love, and spiritual beliefs.

The Nines typically concern completion, perfection, the end of a cycle, independence, self-reliance, inner strength, and satisfaction. Nines can also represent defensiveness, an inability to give and take, loss, and martyrdom.

Wishes fulfilled. Comfort. Happiness. Satisfaction.

This card can indicate that the questioner is having a wish fulfilled or achieving what they desire. They may have or be about to achieve their desires and dreams. It can also indicate that all is well with the world, or that the questioner is feeling pleased, contented, or smug. It may refer to an experience of luxury, a delicious meal, fine arts, or making love.

Reversed Meaning: Greed. Dissatisfaction. Materialism.

The questioner may have achieved their dreams but still feel unsatisfied and want more. This card can be a warning against greed and materialism, or taking a partner for granted. It advises the questioner to appreciate what they have, because they may not have it forever.