The Star Tarot Card Meaning – Upright and Reversed

The next card in our series of Major Arcana tarot card meanings is The Star. Keep reading to discover what it means when The Star shows up in your tarot card spread.

XVII – The Star

Ruler: Aquarius

XVII - The Star - Major Arcana

The Star Tarot Card Meaning

When we see The Star, it’s a bright light to illuminate our ways. It’s a welcoming sign and a card that is telling us if we look to our personal star blessings will come. 

The Star Upright

The Star brings optimism, hope, renewal of faith and unexpected gifts. It is a card of good health. Whether one is considering a new relationship or enterprise this card is a good omen for them. The Star card speaks of good things. It can mean good times for the person in relation to artistic or educational endeavors, travel, awareness or spiritual development.

The Star is a positive card representing generosity, serenity, fresh hopes and renewal. Depending on its position in the spread it talks about healing old wounds.

The Star is also a card of spiritual love. This card indicates that the person is broadening their mental and physical horizons.

It is also a card of protection, indicating that one is safe and protected. The Star is a card of inspiration and suggests that the person has the ability to influence others. The person who has this in their spread has vigor and confidence. 

The Star Reversed

When The Star comes reversed it means we are experiencing self-doubt. It warns us that this self-doubt ruins the possibility of positive opportunities. It can also indicate poor heath or sickness.

The Start reversed indicates stubborness. This person is either unwilling on incapable to adapt to changing circumstances which prevents them from seeing the opportunities that change may bring.

This person lacks trust, in themselves and others. Depending where this card falls in a spread it can indicate this person is experiencing obstacles in their path to happiness.

The Star reversed can denote a diminished life. This person has trouble expressing themselves and their mind is rigid. What is interesting is that even reversed this card can bring luck despite the persons cynicism. It teaches us to make lemonade out of lemons. 

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