General Interpretation and Meaning of The Sun - Upright & Reversed

By astrology valley Oct 25 2021

The Sun, is the nineteenth trump or Major Arcana in Tarot, is a sign signifying enlightenment and knowledge. It illustrates a large Sun shining bright in the sky. It represents life and energy on Earth, as the Sun is the source of all life. Under the radiating Sun, we can see four sunflowers growing above a wall. These four sunflowers represent the four elements of Earth or the four suits of the Minor Arcana. We can see a young and naked child seated on a white horse. He is a symbol of innocence and naivety. He is a reflection of purity and sanctity. He seems joyous, and his inner vibe is radiating the joy of childhood. The white horse is also a symbol of purity and nobility here. 

The shining sun signals at dawn after a long and gloomy night. It holds the capacity to radiate energy and strength to the world. It is the source of your energy. The happy illustration of the child shows how our innocence is reflected in our true souls. He is naked, which deciphers that he has nothing to hide from the world. The presence of the horse reaffirms his purity and hints at the power of this purity. 

General interpretation and meaning of the Upright The Sun 

When picked in an upright manner this card resonates with the positivity and success you strive for. It reflects strength, abundance, and radiance in your life. It will give you the power to make out the best from what you have, and wherever you are placed. It shows that you are full of optimism and fun, and this quality helps you to drag the best out of everything and everyone. Your vibe is contagious, and the people around you will feel drawn towards you and your energy. The positive aura around you will help them to cope with their troubles, as well. You are going to experience a feeling of liberation and freedom. This card also hints at truth and knowledge, there is no space for deception or lies. Nothing can be hidden from you. The Sun is shining, and it will reveal everything that is there to unravel and expose the lies around you. It also hints at your probability of visiting a place with a warm climate, it will help you to acquire new things in life. As a whole, it is a sign of good luck and refers to better prospects of life. 

Love & Relationships (Upright) 

For people in relationships who have picked the Sun in an upright manner, it is a symbol of joy and merriment. The Sun is shining bright on you to bless you and your partner with knowledge, wisdom, and passion. It shows you the right path to follow in a relationship. The Sun will help you to resolve all your problems and enable a healthy equation and communication. This will bring out the hidden thoughts in your mind in the open, and you will further gain the confidence to rectify them. This card will help you to experience the growth of your relationship. You will become more honest and present in your relationship.  

For people in love, it signifies the best time to get engaged or take the next big step. The Sun is also a sign of pregnancy. It asks you to rethink your decision to have children, and if not, then you must follow the necessary precautions. 

Money & Career Interpretation (Upright) 

The upright Sun, in the context of a career, shows that you are ready to shine. It signals success in whatever field you pursue. You will experience new opportunities and prospects coming your way. Your enthusiasm and positive energy will help you to achieve every milestone you aim at. In the finance department, it shows that fortune is in your favor. Your luck in your career and investments is shining. This card is a symbol of abundance, and thus you must celebrate your richness of wealth in every possible way. However, it is also a sign that makes sure that anything that you hid from your family regarding finance will resurface. It can be a lump sum of debt. 

​Health Interpretation (Upright) 

On the health front, the upright Sun is a symbol of wellness and good health. It shows that you are full of life and thriving with energy. It is a good sign for people who are struggling to have a baby. And since this is a major pregnancy card, it will ensure that you are blessed with a healthy child and prosperous motherhood. 

​Spiritual Interpretation (Upright) 

In the context of spirituality, the upright Sun is a good omen. It signifies the joy of having a balanced life. It is a card of enlightenment and knowledge, and it is true for spirituality as well. It traces the path of righteousness and gives you a real insight into life. It shows that you will lead a life full of contentment as you have faith in your stars. 

General interpretation and meaning of the Reversed The Sun 

When the Sun card is picked in a reversed manner it resonates negative vibes and sadness around you. It shows that you are depressed about your situation, and you have allowed your pessimism to overthrow your optimism. It indicates that you are not in solace, and it is difficult for you to focus on positive things in life due to your prevalent negative thoughts. Your perception of life and logic is influenced by self-doubt and dismay. You will not feel good because everything around you will enable you to feel negative. These negative thoughts will further disrupt your hopes and take away your ability to feel the good things in life.  

It is a sign that shows that you are letting your self-doubts chase down your happiness and cutting them off from your life.  

If you have picked this card, that means you have realized the warmth and strength of the Sun, and you are ready to make changes in your life. This card can be a sign representing your unclear thoughts and lack of enthusiasm for life, but it can also be a card that calls you to make changes to yourself to accept new things in life. It asks you to keep your ego and arrogance at bay if success is your goal. 

Love & Relationships Interpretation (Reversed) 

The reversed Sun says that even though the Sun is not as radiant as you hoped for, it is still shining. It shows, in your relationship, you might face some ups and downs. There may be days when the relationship might seem boring and monotonous. Everything will seem fine, and yet it will feel off. This card shows that you and your partner need to make out time for each other. A bit of quality time spent together will revive your old romance and bring your love life on track.  

Even if you have picked it in a reverse manner, the Sun still holds a positive meaning for you. It is only an advice card for you that suggests that something is stopping you and your partner from cherishing the bond you have. 

Money & Career Interpretation (Reversed) 

The Sun is always a sign of fortune even when it is reversed, as in your case. It suggests that you are facing a certain inability to access your finances. This is causing you short-term trouble, but it will soon be over. It asks you to take good care of your documents and read them thoroughly before investing or signing.  

In matters of career, everything will be fine once you enable your pleasant side. If you keep on going with your grim face, it will negatively affect your work efficiency.  

This card also asks you to ask questions about how fulfilling this job role is for you? Are you satisfied with your pay balance and all? 

Health Interpretation (Reversed) 

In the context of health, the reversed Sun can indicate that your negative outlook towards everything is affecting your health. It is inducing anxiety and stress and that is worsening your health. If you have been feeling ill, and simultaneously thought about things that are not irrelevant, then it might have troubled your blood sugar and pressure levels. Your inability to see the good has slowed down the process of recovery. This card shows that you need to maintain a positive perspective even regarding your health to maintain a healthy lifestyle.  

This can also hint at unplanned pregnancy or adoption, or accidents during birthing. It is a sign of miscarriage or stillbirth. 

Spiritual Interpretation (Reversed) 

The reversed Sun indicates that you are yet to accept the joys of spirituality that you have been exercising for some time now. It shows you are struggling to accept that you are being influenced by divinity. This card shows that your self-doubts have extended to such an extent that you are unable to trust your thoughts and ideas. You might feel that the Universe has bereft you of any hope. You believe that the universe has no plans for you. However, this desolate feeling will be short-lived for you. If you wish to gain knowledge, then you have to let go of your insecurities to seek enlightenment. 


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