The Hierophant Tarot Card Meaning - Astrology Valley
by Astrology Valley Mar 15 2023
Interpretation and general meaning (Upright):
The Hierophant card represents traditional values and institutions, such as religion, politics, and economics. It can suggest following established rules and conventions rather than breaking new ground. It may also indicate the need for guidance from a mentor or spiritual advisor. On the positive side, the card can represent commitment and a shared sense of values.
Love and Relationships (Upright):
In love and relationships, The Hierophant card indicates commitment and shared values. It can suggest moving towards new milestones in the relationship or building a new relationship based on love, commitment, and security.
Money & Career (Upright):
For money and career, The Hierophant card suggests team or group projects and following established methods of working. It also signifies sharing knowledge and finding a mentor or teacher to help on the career path. Traditional financial institutions may provide helpful advice.
The Hierophant card may suggest traditional medicine as the best option for health problems, as well as incorporating a health regimen into the daily routine, such as exercise and vitamin supplements.
The Hierophant card is spiritual and represents the link between man and the Higher Power. It can suggest the need for a spiritual advisor or incorporating rituals and ceremonies into the spiritual practice.
Interpretation and general meaning (Reversed):
The Hierophant Tarot will appear reversed when it is time for you to challenge convention. You'll want to challenge the established structure, social norms, and rigid rules. While those closest to you might not be able to see the need to question the established ways of doing things, they may be against it. However, the Major Arcana card in your Tarot reading will make you feel empowered to think for yourself and to throw out the rules. A reversed Hierophant can indicate a new way of living or a different lifestyle. It could also indicate that you are holding on to old ways to your detriment or that you feel guilty and ashamed for acting in a manner that is contrary to the values that you were taught. Freedom from oppression can be achieved by learning to live according to your own rules and listening to your conscience. This will help you expand your horizons and open your mind. A reversed Hierophant can indicate conflict with someone in authority.
Love and Relationships (Reversed):
If you're single, the Hierophant reversed within a love Tarot context could signify a unique relationship or the desire to have one. It could be that you are breaking with tradition and choosing not to get married. It can also signify a change in traditional gender roles if you are in a relationship. This could also mean that you and your partner are not aligned on values and goals. This could be leading to conflict or insecurity within your relationship. Both of you must be open-minded and seek to understand the viewpoints of the other. To reach an agreement, you must be open to compromise without being too pushy.
Money & Career (Reversed):
The reversed Hierophant can indicate a boss or someone in authority who is strict about following rules and making others conform to their ways of doing business. This person may be more powerful than you, and you might have to follow their lead. However, you won't like it, and you will feel restricted in your workplace. It could also indicate that you feel pressured to agree with the group consensus in a group project or group. A mentor or teacher may be able to teach you the things you need.
If you are sick, the Hierophant in reverse signifies that it is a good moment to explore alternative or holistic treatments. You will reap the benefits. You don't have to be rigid about your exercise or health routines. You need to try new things and get out of your comfort zone.
In a spiritual context, the Hierophant reversed Tarot card can indicate that you should let go of old beliefs that don't serve you. Find the right spiritual path for you by exploring different paths. To be spiritual, you don't need to follow "traditional" religious beliefs. This can be a sign that someone in authority or respected is involved in a scandal or has been disgraced.