The Sun: discover the meaning of this Tarot card
The Tarot deck is a set of 78 divine cards used to connect with the divine, providing answers about our life, events, and future possibilities to come. By using inborn intuition, the answers will never cease to yield the correct answer. The Sun Card is card “19” in the deck, and possesses an important energy and meaning when it shows itself during a reading.
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The Sun Card: Meaning
The Sun Card is the Number “19” card in the Major Arcana of the tarot deck. The Major Arcana is composed of the trump cards, (or the first 22 cards of the deck), numbered from 0 to 21.
Since The Sun Card is labeled number “19,” it contains the vibrational energy and traits of many associations involving the Number Nineteen. The associations we will analyze to uncover the meaning of this card are its illustration and the meaning of the Number Nineteen in Numerology.
Visual Interpretation of The Sun Card
The illustration of the Sun Card displays an optimistic visual of a bright and vibrant sun shining in the background, with both straight and wavy rays emanating from it. There is a naked child happily smiling on top of a white horse (without a saddle), holding an orange banner in the left hand. We can also see four beautiful sunflowers in the background.
The Sun, of course, is the source and reason for life here on Earth. This is symbolic in itself, and the two different types of rays extending from the Sun are symbolic as well. The straight rays represent action, while the wavy rays represent vibrational energy. The orange flag, or banner, that the child is holding reflect that same energy.
Anytime a child is depicted, we feel a young and joyous energy that we can all possess – our true inner child when consistently maintaining a connection with our Higher Self and spirit. As the child is naked, this represents purity, innocence, and the shameless concept of having absolutely nothing to hide.
The white horse that is so prominent on tarot cards emanates an energy of both spiritual purity and strength. There is no saddle for the child, reflecting the idea that the child is in total control, (without fear), which reflects perfection in controlling both the conscious and subconscious minds.
The four sunflowers portray the four suits of the Minor Arcana, but also represent the fruitfulness of nature, and life created from the nurturing nourishment of the Sun.
Numerology Association of The Sun Card
The Number 19 is a higher frequency of the Number One,(insert link to Number One article) as it reduces to 1 (1 + 9 = 10 → 1+0 = 1).
The Number One contains a raw energy of aggressive motivation, new beginnings, leadership, logic, ambition, motivation, assertiveness, and the power to create reality with natural talents and skills.
The Number Nine contains the most spiritual energy of all cardinal numbers, and is composed of completion, enlightenment, humanitarianism, liberation of material needs, service to humanity, transcendence, soul purpose, achievement, spirituality, the Universal Laws, self-sacrifice, dharma, unconditional love, and lightworking.
The Number Ten contains an energy of creative power, confidence, individuality, leadership, optimism, originality, independence, adaptability, and success. With the Number Ten, the energy of Number One is intensified. Zero emanates the powerful energy of Source to the Number One, reflecting the epitome of the Number One’s original meaning.
This combination of energies, (Number One, Number Nine, and Number Ten) create the essence of the Number 19/1.
What The Sun Card Means In a Reading
When this card appears for you in a reading, it is an extremely positive and encouraging sign. The card following the Moon Card, it represents the sunrise of light after a dark night, exuding an energy of vitality, joy, strength, confidence, happiness, freedom, self-expression, and illumination.
You are illuminating many aspects of your life at the moment, making all of the dark sides visible and shining a brighter light on all that is already positive. Your consciousness is also being illuminated, expanding in enlightenment and spirituality.
You likely are experiencing a period where you radiate a positive vibrational energy wherever you go. Just as ancient cultures worshipped the Sun for its light and warmth, you are drawing people in with your bright nature, bringing happiness, light and warmth to those around you. Your aura is brilliant, just like the Sun’s.
This is a confident time for you, and you are extremely aware of the power you have inside you. Therefore, this is an amazing time to pursue those aspirations and goals that have been on your mind – you will prove successful at whatever you decide to do.
Your health is probably top notch at the moment, and if not, it is time to be mindful of improving your health and taking care of any ailments.
While this is a very positive card, remember not to lose focus on what is important in life. Confidence without cockiness will reveal truths and bring upon beauty, joy, and abundance. Spread your light, knowledge and soul purpose!
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