The Magician tarot card – 1 – I know my ability

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THE MAGICIAN TAROT CARD DESCRIPTION: illustration, colors, and symbolism

  • The Magician stands with one hand stretched to the sky, while the other hand points to the earth. This position represents his connection between the spiritual and the material realms. The Magician uses this connection to manifest his goals in the physical world. He has the ability to bridge the gap between the Universe and Earth.  Also, he is capable of converting energy into matter. His white robe symbolizes purity.  His red cloak represents worldly experience and knowledge. On the table in front of him, are all four symbols of the Tarot suits.  There is a cup, a pentacle, a sword, and a wand. They are symbolizing the classic four elements: earth, water, air, and fire. This indicates that the Magician has all the tools he needs to translate his ideas into reality. Above his head is the infinity symbol. And around his waist is a snake biting its own tail. Both of them are the signal that the Magician has access to unlimited potential. In the foreground is an array of foliage and flowers. These flowers are symbolizing the blossoming of his ideas and aspirations. Also, the flowers show the culture of aspiration.


  • The Magician tarot card is numbered One – the number of new beginnings and opportunities – and associated with the planet of Mercury.
  • Wikipedia: The Magician, also known as The Magus or The Juggler, is the first or Major Arcana card in most traditional Tarot decks. The Magician as an object of occult study is interpreted as symbolic of power, potential, and the unification of the physical and spiritual worlds.

The Magician tarot card


 A statement that represents The Magician tarot card: I know my ability to manifest my goals through the skills I have within me.

The Magician card means – in general

The Magician tarot card indicates that your wishes can be realized through determination and willpower. If this card shows up in your reading, you can be sure that you have the power and energy to make your dreams become reality. The card indicates that this is the time for positive changes in your life. Also, it indicates that it is time for you to take action. You can expect to manifest what you want to manifest. Find a clear idea of what you want and why. So, if you combine the spiritual (fire), physical (earth), mental (air), and emotional (water) energy,  the consequences of your actions will be successful and positive. Trust your own intelligence and intuition. You are powerful and if you create your inner world, the outer will follow. So, make a detailed plan to stay on track. The older cards were never so explicit about what The Magician was doing. It’s best to keep your imagination open with this card. Visualize yourself manifesting something unique, guided by evolutionary forces that emerge spontaneously from within your soul.

Is the Magician tarot card good and what does it represent?

The  magician card meaning depends on is the card upright or reversed and what is its position towards other cards.

What does The Magician card mean upright?

The Magician tarot card is telling you to have faith in your innate creativity. Respond spontaneously to what is right in front of you. There is no reason to hold yourself back. Your natural urges are exactly what is needed, and, your ingenuous timing and elegant style will help smooth over any awkwardness. This card is letting you know that you have all the skills you need to be successful. The universe is arranging to bring positive changes into your life. This card shows you that you must use your intellect, and willpower to make things happen.  The Magician tarot card usually signifies a time in your life when you have the power to manifest the things you want. everything you need right now is at your fingertips. You have the spiritual (fire), physical (earth), mental (air), and emotional (water) resources to manifest your desires. Now is the perfect time to move forward on an idea that you recently conceived.

The Magician card meaning reversed

“Reversed tarot card” is a card that appears to be upside down from your angle of vision. When The Magician tarot card is reversed in a reading, its great power is something to be wary of. In other words, the Magician is a master of illusion so, you should be aware of his tricks that are designed to confuse you. The card may warn you about someone who pretends to have your best interest, but behind that, there may be an intention to manipulate for selfish advantage. The Magician can also represent your current state of emotions and a message from your higher self. It may mean that your goal is out of alignment with your highest good. Or that you’re hesitant about making the necessary changes. And although you have the wisdom and skills, you don’t use them to achieve your goals. You have to consider what is stopping you from using this knowledge and skills. What are you afraid of? Throw away negative, self-limiting thoughts. Do not listen to advice around you. Just gain a positive and self-confident mindset. Do this and, the universe will come up with a plan. The reversed Magician can be a sign that you are struggling to see progress or success.

Questions and wishes for tarot cards

What does The Magician card mean in Love?

  • If you have a question or a wish for Tarot cards about love: this card indicates a whirlwind romance that feels like a fairy tale. If it hasn’t happened yet, it soon will. Will this relationship last, well that depends. The Magician tarot card sometimes represents a manipulator. The card can suggest the person who uses his personality and charisma to dupe those who fall under his spell. Well, just ask your intuition. And, you can also look at the cards around the Magician to determine his true intentions. Regardless, this connection will be one that is life-changing. This is the time for positive changes in your life and for you to take action. In conclusion, the card means that You are in love, or soon you will be. Also, be careful not to be manipulated. And, above all, listen to your intuition.
  • Reversed:  for those in relationships, the Magician can indicate that you need to be more open and honest with your partner about your needs. If you try and manipulate your partner to get what you want, don’t. Honesty will get you much further.  This tarot card can also indicate that a partner who appears to be trustworthy, maybe using their influence over you to manipulate you for their own selfish reasons.  If you are single The card indicates that you may be becoming cynical about love. It also means that you feel like you will never attract anyone well. But, Don’t lose faith. If you stay positive and send love energy into the world you will attract the same back to you! So, The Magician tarot can signal that not everything may be what it seems. Alternatively, the reversed Magician can indicate that your low confidence creates insecurity when it comes to romance and love.

The Magician card and Money

  • If you have a question or a wish for tarot cards about money and Career: this card suggests great things in money and career reading. The Magician is linked to creation. So, this card is especially powerful when questions are focused on launching a new business. Opportunities to make money, invest, or climb the career ladder will be present. Finding a mentor is also a good idea.  That is because a guide can help you avoid mistakes. So, be open to new opportunities to make business progress.
  • Reversed: In a career reading, The Magician tarot card reversed indicates that you have many skills, talents, and capabilities. It also means that your real potential is not being maximized. So you need to about What is blocking you from using these abilities. What are you afraid of?  What needs to change for you to reach your fullest potential?

What does The Magician card mean in the health Helth context?

  • If you have a question or a wish for tarot cards about Health: The Magician indicates an improvement in health matters. If you have been ill or working through emotional difficulties, a significant change may happen very soon. A solution to the problem won’t fall out of the sky., But by taking advantage of any help you have available, you will be able to heal any problem. When it comes to spiritual practices, the Magician tarot card represents connecting to your own power. Of course, advice from others is needed, but your inner guidance system already knows what is in your best interest. We just need to be still enough to listen. Also, The Magician tarot card indicates If your illness is not improving you may benefit from trying alternative therapies. an experienced, powerful healer may be needed to give you the healing boost you need.
  • Reversed The Magician Tarot card reversed is generally a positive card. The Magician indicates that you need to believe in your ability to heal yourself. You have all the resources to manifest that healing. But, if you have mental health issues involving any sort of hallucinations, psychosis, or paranoia, The Magician tarot card reversed indicates that you should seek the help of an experienced professional as soon as possible.

Tarot Yoga with The Magician tarot card

If you pulled The Magician tarot card during your tarot reading, you should practice yoga posture Pavanmutkasana (pavan means wind, mutka relax) or a Golden egg pose.

Yoga is an expression of body movement, breathing, meditation, and philosophy. Yoga and tarot heal the body by intersecting in multiple realms. They both create a bridge between your subconscious and conscious mind, use archetypes to reveal life lessons, work with the elements, serve as a guide for the appropriate practice, and help us cultivate our intuition and accomplish our life’s true self. Tarot cards are a divination tool made up of 78 images and qualities, split into 22 major arcana cards representing karmic lessons and 56 minor arcana cards representing day-to-day choices. Read more about TAROT YOGA.

About Tarot

Tarot cards are a form of divination, which literally means working with the divine, or your higher self, which is the ultimate purpose of tarot cards, just like yoga. The tarot is in essence a soul map, a deep psychological guide to self-empowerment. Playing with Tarot cards is a conversation with your higher self. The cards always work. It’s not magic—tarot cards are a sacred mirror. There are now thousands of types of tarot decks. A traditional deck has 22 Major Arcana (or trumps) which are archetypal images. There are 56 Minor Arcana cards, sixteen Court or Personality cards; the Kings, Queens, Princes, and Pages. There are four elements or suits: Fire, Earth, Air, and Water, with 10 cards in each. Above all, there are no inherently negative cards. Below is The World Tarot Card Meaning: love, health, money, and Yoga. See also our Free Online Tarot Readings, like popular Yes or No tarot, and 3 cards tarot.

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