Emperor Tarot Card Meanings
The Emperor tarot card meaning
Card Number: IV The Empresss Arcana (4)
The Emperor upright
authority, brother, confidence, domination of intelligence and reason over emotion & passion, father, husband, indomitable spirit, male influence, patriarchal figure. stability, war-making tendencies, wealth, Worldly power,
The Emperor Reversed
Emotional immaturity, failure to control petty emotions Immaturity, inability, indecision, ineffectiveness, Loss of self control, possibility of injury or theft, weakness of character,
There is a throne, ram’s head, orb and scepter.
The Magician provided the Fool with options. The Fool met the High Priestess and chose one of the tools. The Fool learnt how to develop this tool he had decided on, with the help of the Empress. The crucial issue for the Fool now is to learn how to manage his tool. It is at this point of time that he meets an Emperor. The Emperor sits on the stone throne and the Fool is amazed by the way the Emperor carries himself. The Fool feels that the Emperor runs his empire very well and asks the Emperor how he had managed to rule his Empire so effectively. The Emperor advised the Fool that a strong will and a solid foundation are necessary qualities but also advised the Fool that qualities such as creativity is also important. Other valuable qualities include aggressiveness and braveness. These are qualities of a leader and the Fool takes this piece of advice to heart. Rather than being a follower, the Fool heads out with a new purpose and a new direction in life.
The Emperor signifies the leader that many people will like to follow. He rules an Empire and sits in a throne. However, the throne can be a trap and may be a responsibility that may cause the Emperor to feel restless and discontented. When you draw and read this card, it basically means being in control over your body, love life and environment. If you are the querent for this card, it is time to consider if the Empire you might be yearning after is an unwelcome chore and if you find yourself unhappy, it might be worthwhile to rethink if the Empire is suitable for you.
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