Monday, August 2, 2021

Temperance – Meanings & Interpretation – Major Arcana

Temperance Meaning In A Tarot Reading

This tarot card represents balance, the ability to see both sides of an argument and lead both parties to a position of mutual understanding.

When the Temperance card is in your life, you have found an inner peace, calmness, and there is no need to seek it further.

This will be your greatest power in moving forward into the future. Read on to know more about the effects of this Rider Waite card in upright and reverse positions.

Temperance Tarot Card Meanings – Upright


The soul is at rest, and able to see clearly. All things in life must exist in balance in order to work properly, and the ability to see that path lay within this card’s meaning. This Major Arcana tarot card represents a point of balance and living within one’s means, nothing large and explosive is necessary.

temperancePast Events:

You are coming out of a time of equality and balance. This is not a bad thing, life is always moving in cycles of quiet times, to excessively busy times, and eventually back into balance.

This is the path you have walked, it’s time to set out on the road again, to stir things up so that you can come back to balance with your new knowledge and experiences.

Present Events:

You are at peace, at rest. The tumult of the past has gone, and the turbulence of the future has yet to arrive. In this space you can make the proper decisions and serve as a touchstone to those people in your lives.

Share your peace with those around you, and you will find your life is imminently in your control.

Future Events:

Bear down good friend, and survive. Your time of peace is coming, and it’s right around the corner. All of your struggles will come to an end and you will find yourself at peace in the aftermath of the storm.

It will give you a unique insight into the world you do not currently have, and you will find the rest.

Temperance Tarot Card Meanings – Reversed


There are times in our lives when we are massively out of balance, our ability to clearly see both sides of a conflict is severely compromised. Your own inner peace is suffering, and it fills your life with painful uncertainty.

Past Events:

temperance reversedThings have been insane in the past few months, and likely painful. You have been lost in trying to see the balance in things.

You are trying to help others with a problem that affects you. You were too close, and the decision reached was out of balance.

Present Events:

Things are in tumult, and you aren’t able to get a clear vision of your situation. It’s time to take a step back, take a deep breath.

Do some serious assessment of what’s going on and your choices within it. You are in danger of making a bad decision for all the wrong reasons, slow down.

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Future Events:

A time of chaos is coming, things will be thrown out of balance, and it will feel like everything is out of your control. At this time all you can do is watch your steps, watch where you’re going.

Find the path to avoid this situation. If there is a conflict going on, know that you aren’t able to see both sides, sit them down, or the end result will be bad for everyone involved.

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