The Death Tarot Card Meaning - Astrology Valley
by Astrology Valley Mar 10 2023
Interpretation and general meaning (Upright):
While death is often associated with the Tarot card, it does not necessarily mean physical death. As a Tarot reader, you should not predict death or the outcome of pregnancies. It is unprofessional and irresponsible. Apart from its ethical concerns, the Death Tarot Card often signifies spiritual transformation, a time for change, and new beginnings. It does not represent actual death. Although Death can bring about a change or transformation, it can also be unexpected, abrupt, sudden, or even traumatizing. However, it can bring a new lease on life. The Death Tarot card will bring change. Resisting this change will only make it more difficult and painful. Instead, embrace the change and see it as a new beginning. When it appears in a Tarot spread, the Major Arcana card may also indicate that you need to let go of old beliefs or issues. This card may be telling us to let go of the past to move in a positive direction. Although a Death card transformation can seem a little shocking to the system, it is ultimately positive.
Love and Relationships (Upright):
In a relationship, death in love tarot can indicate that either you or your partner is holding onto a relationship that isn't working, or that you might be stuck in old patterns that prevent your relationship from progressing. Death is a sign that things will change, regardless of whether you like it or not. Either you can resist or embrace the change. The Death Tarot card may indicate that your relationship is in trouble or that your partner needs to make major changes. It is possible for deep-seated, painful issues to be addressed by the Death card. If that is the case, you might consider counseling for relationship issues. It all depends on how willing you and your partner are to accept the change and want the relationship to thrive. Although the Death Tarot card may bring positive changes to a relationship, it could also indicate unexpected changes such as a surprise engagement or pregnancy. However, these changes can seem overwhelming at first. The Death card may indicate that you are about to let go of old beliefs, habits, or behaviors that no longer serve you. This transformation will bring you new love.
Money & Career (Upright):
In a career context, death is a warning not to be too dependent on what isn't working for you. There is no guarantee that everything will remain the same in life. You can find a job if you are unhappy at your current job, or the universe might force you to look for one. You may have been reluctant to start your own business, but it might be time to do so. When the Death card appears in financial contexts, it can mean that money is tight. You may experience a sudden decrease in income or loss. Don't let this discourage you. This change will bring you some good things, and you will learn from it. Don't let financial hardship stop you from moving forward. Instead, make adjustments to your life and move on. You can save money by reducing your spending and focusing on the things that matter most. You can make the necessary changes to ensure that your financial problems are resolved in the long-term.
Do not panic if you see the Death Card in your health reading. Again, the Death card does not indicate physical death and is only used in very rare situations. If your health has been declining, death can signal that something is wrong. How you deal with this change can make a difference in the outcome. If your health has been poor or you feel pessimistic, try to find positive things in every day. Your current condition is temporary and will change.
When our spirits transform into the spiritual beings that we are, physical death is considered a form transformation. The Death card is a symbol of spiritual transformation. It is used in a spiritual Tarot reading to indicate a time when you can connect with your higher self and find a level of spirituality you didn't know you had. You may experience loss, grief, or heartbreak to trigger this spiritual transformation. This can be a difficult transition between an old situation and a new one. Accept the change, even if it is hard. It will lead you to a higher path.
Interpretation and general meaning (Reversed):
Death reversed is a sign that you are resisting change. If you hold onto negative energy, nothing new can happen. Although it may be difficult to let go of this negative energy, Death is a sign that you will find new energy to help you make a better start. You cannot resist the change that the Death Tarot card reversal brings. If you hold onto things you shouldn't be holding onto, the universe will find a way for you to continue your life in its own way. If you resist the universe's attempts to get you where you need to be, it can be distressing and shocking. It is better to find your own way than to be forced to. You will feel empowered if you decide to let go of old relationships, issues, and situations. If you look at the resistance to change, consider whether it will make you feel worse or better than staying where you are, or whether it could lead to something wonderful.
Reversed: Love and Relationships:
The Death Tarot card in a love reading is a strong sign that you are resisting change. It is possible that you are holding onto a relationship that is overdue because you feel dependent on your partner or fear loneliness. You may also be obligated to a partner you don't love anymore. This can be a sign that a relationship you thought was over may resurface or rekindle. Singles who have seen Death reversed are likely to be in a relationship that is not working out for them. This means they need to get rid of any negative behavior patterns and bring more joy into their lives. If you are prone to picking bad partners because of low self-esteem, you need to increase your self-confidence to be able to love and treat others with respect.
Money & Career (Reversed):
As with the upright meaning, the Death Tarot card reversed can indicate that it is time to make a career shift or change of direction. This could be because you are afraid to give up the security you have. Even if your job is not fulfilling, you may still enjoy the routine and stability that it provides. It is possible that you have been engaging in certain behaviors that are preventing you from reaching the place you want. You may have been engaging in behavior patterns that are hindering you from reaching the top of your career ladder. Take the time to identify what needs to change and then make the changes. Similar to the upright meaning, financial problems can be a sign that you need to change your financial management. Are there ways that you're wasting money that could help you manage your finances better? Perhaps you are able to eliminate debt, but overspend because of habit. Be responsible with your money and let go of poor financial habits. If you are careful with your money, any hardships will be temporary.
If you have a history of Death reversed, it could indicate that you are not taking action to address your health problems or being proactive about your treatment. Perhaps your health problems are symptoms of a deeper problem, and you are resisting addressing it. You might have old fears about a certain type of illness that you are avoiding getting checked up on. It will help you to get rid of your fears and give you energy.
If Death reversed is seen in a spiritual context, such as the upright meaning, it indicates spiritual transformation that has been brought about by difficult times, grief, or loss in your personal life. The reversed card in Tarot indicates that you are very resistant to change. Perhaps you are so angry at the events that you have experienced, you refuse to move forward. Perhaps you have lost faith in God and believe that nothing good is possible for your future. You may feel angry or depressed and believe that nothing the universe can bring you right now will make up for all you have been through. You are allowed to feel this way. However, it is okay to be angry and feel frustrated. Even if you are too upset right now, believe that the spirit world is there to support you and guide you. You'll get there if you just keep putting your foot forward.