Read the keywords associated with each card in the ETA Tarot deck below!
Each card has been assigned 'Upright & Reversed' keywords. Based on the surrounding cards in the reading, or the position of the card, you can apply either set of keywords - adapting it to your intuitive perception of the card's imagery.
Keep in mind, everyone will connect with the imagery differently, and there is extensive information about each of the cards traditional meaning available via Google if you would like a more in depth analysis!
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Upright: Beginnings, Innocence, Spontaneity Reversed: Naivety, Foolishness, Recklessness, Risk-Taking Represents the birth of all creativity & desire.
Upright: Skill, Concentration, Resourcefulness Reversed: Manipulation Deceit, Trickery Signifies that the reader holds much creative power & energy to begin a new life cycle.
Upright: Subconscious, Spirituality, Intuition Reversed: Lack of Knowledge, Lack of Self-Trust and Self-Belief, Superficiality.
Upright: Opportunity, Fertility, Femininity, Beauty, Nature & Abundance Reversed: Creative Block, Dependency on others
Upright: Authority, Solid Foundation, Structure Reversed: Domination, Rigidity, Inflexibility
Upright: Organized Religion, Tradition, Beliefs Reversed: Restriction, Challenging Conformity, Questioning Tradition
Upright: Union, Balance, Psyche Reversed: Disharmony, Immorality, imbalance
Upright: Focused Pursuit, Will-Power, Balance, Control Aligned with Destiny. Reversed: Distraction, Indecisive, Misled, Agression
Upright: Positivity, Determination, Faith Reversed: Negativity, Distraction, Weakness
Upright: Independence, Wisdom, Resilience Reversed: Entrapment, Unfocused, Codependency
Upright: Luck, Change in Perspective, Amusement, Wit. Reversed: Chaos, Malice, Ineptitude
Upright: Fairness, Truth, Cause and Effect Reversed: Dishonesty, Lack of Accountability, Unfairness
Upright: Reflection, Indecision, Patience Reversed: Sacrifice, Change, Missed Opportunities
Upright: Transition, Change, Transformation Reversed: Resistance, Depression, Stagnation, Boredom
Upright: Moderation, Purpose, Balance, Capability Reversed: Excess, Addiction, Short-Sighted
Upright: Obsession, Lust, Ego, Bondage Reversed: Humility, Abstinence, Detachment, Breaking Free
Upright: Upheaval, Sudden Change, Revelations Reversed: Situational Awareness, Avoidance of Disaster, Fear of Change
Upright: Transformation, Inspiration, Serenity Reversed: Despair, Discouragement, Uninspired
Upright: Illusion, Irrational Fear, Anxiety, Insecurity, Introspection Reversed: Drained, Zombie, Confusion
Upright: Freedom, Joy, Beauty, Vitality, Confidence Reversed: Lack of Success, A Passing Cloud, Have Faith
Upright: Introspection, Realization, Confrontation, Self-Cognition Reversed: Malice, Hubris, Ignorance, Restart, Paradox
Upright: Completion, Integration, Accomplishment, Travel Reversed: Lack of Completion, Missing closure, Not Accepting Responsibility.
Upright: Visionary, Overseer, Creator, Careful Selection, Gestalt, Syngery Reversed: Closed Minded, Narcissism, Manipulation, Stagnation, Repeating Mistakes *This card is unique to the ETA Tarot. It is meant to be an 'optional' extensions to the Fool's Journey. Or it may be used as al alternative card to The Fool (or be removed from readings entirely)
Upright: Intuitive, Aligned, Thriving, Abundance, Momentum, Motivation, Clear Vision, Spiritually Guided Reversed: Jealousy, Competition, Compassion, insecurity, Survival Mode Regression. *This card is unique to the ETA Tarot. It is meant to be an 'optional' extensions to the Fool's Journey. Or it may be used as al alternative card to The Fool (or be removed from readings entirely)
Upright: Prosperity, Abundance, Manifestation Reversed: Lost Opportunities, Greed, Corruption
Upright: Faith, Harmony, Growth Reversed: Doubt, Disorder, Stagnation
Upright: Teamwork, Collaborate, Learning, Seeding, Intention to Manifestation, Apprenticeship, Initial Fulfillment Reversed: Competition, Arrogance Blocking Wisdom, Lack of Teamwork, Disregard for Skills
Upright: Stability, Security, Protectiveness Reversed: Materialistic, Greedy, Resistance to Change, Hoarding
Upright: Isolation, Insecurity, Financial Loss, Spiritual Loss Reversed: Recovery from Loss, Spiritual Poverty, Persistence
Upright: Distribution, Donation, Solvency, Give & Take Reversed: Selfishness, Domination, Debt
Upright: Perseverance, Profit, Reward, Achievement Reversed: Lack of long-term vision, Limited Success
Upright: Focus, Determination, Magic Reversed: Distraction, Procrastination, Unreliable
Upright: Opulence, Gratitude, Success Reversed: Ungrateful, Frivolous, Dependance
Upright: Very positive omen, Good Luck, Success in Love/Life/Wealth Reversed: Positive Omen, Don't Take Chances/Gamble, Appreciation/Count your blessings, Thankfulness
Upright: Learn, Dream, Start of Action Reversed: Blockages, Frustration, Re-Commit
Upright: Routine Effort, Patience, Thoroughness Reversed: Laziness, Disorganized, Stagnation
Upright: Practical, Motherly, Down-to-earth, Financial Security Reversed: Imbalance in work/family commitments, Self-centredness, Smothering
Upright: Security, Power, Abundance, Worldly Success, Conquer Reversed: Authoritative, Domineering, Controlling, Divide & Conquer
Upright: Believe, Have Faith, Creativity (Be creative) Reversed: Self Restraint, Fear, Repression
Upright: Balance, Protection, Seduction Reversed: Secrets, Lack of Trust, Skepticism, Disharmony
Upright: Celebration, Creativity, Friendship & Harmony Reversed: Emotional Immaturity, Isolation, Creative Block
Upright: Re-evaluation, Contemplation, Gratitude Reversed: Withdrawn, Boredom, Missed Opportunities
Upright: Loss, Regret, Despair Reversed: Acceptance, Change, Hope
Upright: Reunion, Innocence, Nostalgia Reversed: Unrealistic, Stuck in the past, Naivety
Upright: Fantasy, Illusion, Imagination Reversed: Temptation, Slight of Hand, Diversion
Upright: Desire to move on, Change, Disappointment Reversed: Fear of change, Hopelessness, Stagnancy
Upright: Contentment, Contemplation, Fulfilled Dreams Reversed: Disappointment, unmet Expectations, Overindulgence
Upright: Joy, Soulmate, Fulfillment, Idyllic Reversed: Disruption, Conflict, Disharmony
Upright: Chance encounter, Creativity, Synchronicity Reversed: Emotional Immaturity, Creative Block, Addiction
Upright: Passion, Imagination, New Opportunities Reversed: Jealousy, Unrealistic, Moodiness
Upright: Calm, Compassionate, Emotional Security, Introspective Reversed: Insecure, Neediness, Dependant, Disappointment
Upright: Emotional Wisdom, Compassion, Peacefulness Reversed: Manipulative, Vindictive, Self-Deception
Upright: Inspiration, Power, Passion, Potential, Creativity -The Time is Now! Reversed: Lack of Motivation, Procrastination, Baggage
Upright: Freedom, Power, Restlessness Reversed: Fear of the Unknown, Banality, Restrictions
Upright: Beginnings, Journeys, Foresight Reversed: Delays, Obstacles, Trapped, Unnecessary Journeys
Upright: Peace, Prosperity, Union Reversed: Chaos, Hardship, Separation
Upright: Disagreement, Competition, Strife, Tension, Conflict Reversed: Conflict Avoidance, Increased Focus on Goals/Tasks
Upright: Perseverance, Recognition, Triumph Reversed: Struggle, Ignorance, Obstruction
Upright: Long-term Success, Perseverance, Strength Reversed: Giving Up, Overwhelmed, Overly Protective
Upright: Freedom, Creativity, Decision Time Reversed: Sacrifice, Impulse, Movement