General Interpretation and Meaning of the Page of Cups - Upright & Reversed

by astrology valley Nov 09 2021

The Page of Cups symbolizes the unforeseen brilliance that gets to us from the unconscious, in ways that perhaps we will truly not understand. In this Tarot card, a young girl can be seen standing at the seashore, the wavy sea behind her, wearing a blue tunic with the floral print while holding a golden cup in her right hand. She is seen wearing a beret and a flowing scarf.  

She seems surprised by a fish that is popping its head out of the cup as if it wants to greet her. She can neither toast nor drink from the cup as the fish is staring at her and wants to engage with her. The sea behind her and the fish symbolizes the element of water and things related to creativity, emotions, feelings, and intuition. The fish that popped out unexpectedly from the cup represents that creativity and inspiration sometimes come out of the blue and only when you are ready for it.  

General interpretation and meaning of the Upright Page of Cups 

In a general context, the Tarot card Page of Cups is a provider of messages. This can be in the shape of important information, gossip, good news, social events, or prospects of romantic proposals. The appearance of this card in your Tarot reading means not to take things too seriously as it presents the child inside you. It can be a hint that you need to connect with your inner child by welcoming the frivolous and fun side of life.  

This card can also represent style, fashion, beauty, or glamour so when it appears, it means you may be enjoying fashion or trying out some new personal style. This minor arcana card can also indicate that you are starting to acquire a point of emotional maturity that lets you be kind, loyal, compassionate, affectionate, and helpful. If talking about a person, the Page of Cups symbolizes a young child, person, or a person who is a child from the heart, kind of a daydreamer, idealistic, naive, sensitive, and intuitive. This person can be a water sign such as Pisces, Scorpio, or Cancer. 

Love & Relationships (Upright) 

In a love Tarot spread, if you are in a relationship, Page of Cups is considered a good omen as it indicates the chances of romantic proposals, pregnancies, births, engagements, or marriages. It can also represent that you should be more romantic and be ready to follow your heart. If you are single, it indicates that you have a romantic admirer. The Page of Cups can also represent coming into a relationship with a younger person. If you have a secret crush on someone, it can signal that you need to tell them that you are interested. You need to take a chance if you want your crush to become something more special.  

Money & Career Interpretation (Upright) 

In a career Tarot reading, the Page of Cups can give a hint towards creative fields like music, fashion, poetry, and art, or any field where you can use your creative skills to create something. It indicates that you face difficulty in expressing your feelings and you can use your creativity to express yourself. You are kind of a daydreamer so the appearance of this card means you should stop imagining your work goals and actually start putting in efforts and taking action to achieve them. You need to follow your dreams but before that make sure they are grounded in reality.  

In a financial context, the Page of Cups can represent daydreaming and indicate that perhaps your financial goals are unrealistic. It is better if you focus on things that can be achieved and achieve your goals one at a time instead of hoping that one day you will win a lottery or invest in something very risky.  

Health Interpretation (Upright) 

In a health Tarot reading, the Page of Cups is the provider of good news. This can be in the shape of the results of a health test coming the way you wanted or getting some diagnosis that can cure your health issues and let you take more positive steps towards improving your health. It can also represent chances of pregnancy.  

Spiritual Interpretation (Upright) 

In a spiritual context, the appearance of the Page of Cups is great as it represents the emergence of psychic abilities or intuition. When this card appears, you will notice that spirit is giving you some positive messages. You should be listening to your inner voice. Pay close attention to your dreams as they might be sending you some psychic messages.  

General interpretation and meaning of the Reversed Page of Cups 

In a general context, the appearance of Page of Cups is considered a bad omen as it can give bad news. You may fall in love with someone who does not feel the same for you or you may get to know that a social event you were waiting for so long has been canceled. This news can come in whatever form, it will eventually cause sorrow, disappointment, heartbreak, or sadness. Page of Cups in a reversed position can represent moving towards emotional instability taking the shape of vindictiveness, obsession, or envy. This card can also represent broken dreams, emotional wounds, or shattered innocence. It can signify seduction, promiscuity, or emotional vulnerability and it can also indicate sexual abuse. 

 Alternatively, it can simply indicate that you have lost contact with that child inside you or some unsolved childhood issues are coming to the surface. If talking about a person, this card can represent a child, young person, or a person who is a child at heart, the one who is excessively obsessed with artificial body image while avoiding their inside emotions, or somebody who involves in attention-seeking activities or is kind of a drama queen. They can be water signs such as Pisces, Scorpio, or Cancer.  

Love & Relationships Interpretation (Reversed) 

In a love Tarot reading, the Page of Cups, if you are in a relationship can represent disappointment in love, breakups, canceled engagements, or heartbreaks. It can also represent that you might have become excessively sensitive or high maintenance or a drama queen or that childish behavior causing troubles in your relationship. If that is the case, it is necessary that you evaluate your priorities and use a mature approach in your relationship if you wish it to work. It can also indicate that you will lose your virginity and become active sexually.  

This card is not great if you are single, as it can indicate unreturned love or love not reciprocated. If this is the case, make sure you are using that childish revengeful plots, vindictiveness, jealousy, or envy. It can also represent that you are involved in unselective behavior to which is not giving you the love you want. It is okay to enjoy a bit of flirting but be clear of what type of relationship you want and be true to yourself. A heartbreaker can seduce if you are not careful enough.  

Money & Career Interpretation (Reversed) 

In a spiritual context, if you are waiting for a promotion or a job then this card can indicate that you will not hear the news you want. Alternatively, if you have been working with too much honesty at work then it can harm you back. If things are going great at your workplace, then make sure you are putting necessary efforts to keep it that way.  

In a financial context, if you have been going through any financial issues then you have to make sure your emotions are under control. Do not get carried away by your emotions and then make risky investments. If you have been ignoring your financial problems then this card indicates that now is the time to face them. You can learn many valuable lessons if you get yourself out of denial mode. It can also indicate that you are saving your money as you are afraid you can get some bad news.  

Health Interpretation (Reversed) 

In a health Tarot reading, reversed Page of Cups can indicate you are engaging in activities that can deteriorate your health such as alcohol or drug abuse. Take professional help to stop if you need it. It can also signal that you should take a mature approach to your health. If you have health problems but not going to the doctor for the fear of receiving bad news you need to realize avoiding things is not going to be of any help. Things might not be that bad as you think.  

Spiritual Interpretation (Reversed) 

In a spiritual context, reversed Page of Cups can indicate that you have become so lost in the spiritual realm that you are losing hold of the physical world and forgetting how to live. This can take the shape of ignoring important material matters to concentrate on spiritual pursuits, ritualistic practice, or excessive meditation or becoming excessively reliable on psychic readings. It can also represent you are letting negative spirits affect you.   



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