The Major Arcana are the trump cards in the tarot. There are 22 of them, each with a specific meaning, and they're usually numbered from 0 to 21.
Each Major Arcanum depicts a scene, mostly featuring a person or several people, with many symbolic elements. Every tarot deck is distinctive and carries a different connotation; however, most of their symbolism remains the same.
The Major Arcana Tarot cards represent the life lessons, karmic influences, and the big archetypal themes that influence your life and your soul's journey to enlightenment. Let's learn about these cards and what they mean. Below, you'll be able to read the message of each card.
0. The Fool
Life's a journey and no one knows where it'll end. Have fun,enjoy the trip and realize that you're making it as you go.
Never stop being curious to learn new things. It's always a good time to improve your skills, even in areas you've never worked in before.
Be prudent and silent. Sometimes standing and watching is the best help. Sometimes silence is the best teacher.
Every effort has its reward. Choose well what you want to strive for in your life, what you want to be the most well-fed flower in your garden.
Give importance to your responsibilities, and take them seriously.
Know your power and find the right authorities when you need them.
Surround yourself with someone who brings balance to your life. Keep in mind that bad connections will destabilize you.
Take charge of your life. Don't let others decide your path.
Do the right thing. It doesn't matter if no one is watching, and it doesn't matter if others haven't done the right thing.
Don't be afraid to be alone, to travel alone, or to do things alone in general. Take it as your moment of meditation and disconnection. It'll help you to find yourself.
Bad news will always be there. So will the good news. The sooner you accept it, the sooner you will start to be happy.
Don't hurt others out of revenge, nor out of anger, jealousy, or rage. Control your impulses and do not desire the evil of others.
When everything goes wrong, and you can't do anything to change the circumstances, don't forget that there is one thing you can always change: your attitude.
Death, in the Tarot, represents change—the end of a cycle and the beginning of another. Change is the only constant.
Don't go after perfection. It'll make you unhappy all your life. Accept your imperfections and those of others.
You have to face your fears and worries. Don't try to avoid what makes you uncomfortable, or the truths that hurt.
Don't try to build the house from the roof down. What's built on a faulty foundation is bound to fail completely.
All healing's possible, always. It may not come in the form or time you expect, but it will come.
Don't focus on the outside of things. Look deeply, reality's is on the inside.
Don't hold back. Bring your best game every day.
Get over it. It's time to turn the page and go for it. You can do it.
Look at things in perspective. It'll help you to put problems into perspective and to give importance to only what's worthwhile.