Ten of Cups: Tarot Card Meaning and Description



Arcana name: Ten of Cups, Joy
Category: Minor Arcana: Cups
Direct position: happiness, family, peace of mind, beginning
Reversed position: Betrayal, family quarrels, loss, sadness

Ten of Cups: General Meaning

Direct position

The ten of cups symbolizes a happy and harmonious family life. Happiness will be long, will bring a lot of positive emotions. A person who makes a alignment will achieve a lot in the spiritual sphere, which is why he will experience indescribable joy. All cases will be successfully completed. The card may herald the beginning of some new stage in life, which will bring peace of mind and harmony.

The fortuneteller is now open to communication more than ever, he experiences positive feelings with any kind of interaction with people. Perhaps someone will provide assistance that will greatly affect the solution of an important issue. As a result, you will be overwhelmed with gratitude.

It is likely that everything will be successful in work, most likely, professional growth awaits. In addition, the time will begin for active acquaintances, which are useful connections. In the near future, as if by magic, dreams will begin to come true. Success will follow on your heels, share it with others. Thus, you will feel protected.

Soon, a happy time may await: a marriage is possible or a trip to a country where the fortuneteller has long wanted to visit.

Reversed position

The card is associated with success and harmony in the family. The inverted position of the Arcana is a violation of peace in marriage, in communication with parents or children. There will often be quarrels. Perhaps someone close to you will betray you. Fortune turns away and leaves. Successful resolution of cases is postponed for an indefinite period, perhaps it will not happen at all.

Often the card symbolizes the war of rebellious teenagers and parents. There is a conflict of interest, there is no mutual understanding. It is especially difficult for a parent who raises a child on his own.

Sometimes the Ten of Cups portends a frivolous love affair that has no future. It will not last long, there will be few positive emotions.

Ten of Cups: Meaning in love and relationships

Direct position

Complete harmony in relationships, indescribable happiness, the desire to be everything for a partner, to do the best things for him. This is what Arkan symbolizes.

A successful marriage is given to a person by fate itself, there were no prolonged crisis moments in this union, partners do not suffer, they do not work on relationships, because everything is in order with them. You can interpret the fall of the card in the layout at the household level as an indication of an imminent honeymoon.

When the alignment is done on the character of a lover, the Ten of Cups makes it clear that the person is very vulnerable and gentle, executive and decent.

In any case, the card denotes a turning point in a good way in love. This may be a long-awaited meeting of your soulmate, a wedding or the birth of a long-awaited child.

Reversed position

The card indicates a feeling of emptiness. It occurs at the moment when adult children leave the house where they lived with their parents. Arkan also foreshadows a major family scandal, which may change something.

If the balance of relationships is made before marriage, then the Ten of Cups can be interpreted as an unhappy family life, a complete absence of joys in it. Arkan warns against a rash divorce, which can later be regretted.

It is likely that in the near future the fortuneteller will experience a feeling of loneliness. Loss of respect and trust in a partner due to his behavior and some actions that cannot be called decent.

Ten of Cups: Meaning in Situation and Question

Direct position

The lasso can be interpreted as a revision of life values and spiritual growth. The material condition of the fortuneteller will increase. There will be an opportunity to make good money. There is a possibility of early marriage.

Reversed position

Serene happiness will soon be disturbed by a negative event. Conflict of interest in the family, which will cause frequent quarrels. The card also marks the rebellious period of a teenager’s life, when parents just take their heads, not knowing what to do. Perhaps someone from a close circle spoils family relationships for their own benefit.

If the alignment is made by a parent who is worried about the fate of his own child, since he is leaving home in the near future (due to creating his own family, a long trip, moving to another city, a long business trip), then the card does not show any negative events in the life of a child, but speaks of a depressed mood.

Ten of Cups: Meaning of the card of the day

Today is sure to be a reason to rejoice. You will successfully complete the work at work, as a result of which a promotion awaits. The beloved will finally make the marriage proposal that you have been waiting for so long.

If the fortuneteller is alone, there is a high probability of meeting with someone who will play an important role in the future, it is possible to create a serious relationship.

Ten of Cups: Board Card

You have long deserved a rest, so take advantage of the moment and spend the day with your family. It is easy to lose the taste for life if you do not give yourself a break at all. Stress from overwork only leads to dangerous diseases.

Ten of Cups: Combination with other cards

Major Arcana Wands cups swords Pentacles
Jester
freedom from conventions and obligations regarding the family
Ace of Wands
conception
Ace of Cups
enjoyment of happiness, love
Ace of swords
elimination of misunderstandings in the family
Ace of Pentacles
Mage
manipulate public opinion
King of Wands
a significant member of the family, a team with yang qualities
King of Cups
true friend, lover
King of swords
to protect family interests
King of Pentacles
Priestess
completion of training
Queen of Wands
a significant member of the family, a team with yin qualities
Queen of Cups
faithful friend, lover
queen of swords
divorce
Queen of Pentacles
empress
the joy of motherhood
Knight of Wands
hasty departure from home
Knight of Cups
social event invitation
Knight of Swords
family strife
Knight of Pentacles
Emperor
happy family; Friendly team
Page of Wands
family news
Page of Cups
happy offer
Page of swords
quarrel over trifles with relatives and friends
Page of Pentacles
Priest
unity of souls
Two of Wands
moving; siding
Two of Cups
starting a family
Two of Swords
misunderstandings in the family
Two of Pentacles
lovers
wedding
Three of Wands
happy family life; productivity in the team
Three of Cups
honor and respect
Three of Swords
divorce
Three of Pentacles
Chariot
wedding procession
Four of Wands
wedding; holiday at home
Four of Cups
miss loved ones
Four of Swords
painful family truce
Four of Pentacles
Strength
harmony of soul and body
Five of Wands
family disagreements; lack of team cohesion
Five of Cups
disagreements in the family
Five of Swords
bullying in the team
Five of Pentacles
Hermit
ignoring society
Six of Wands
honeymoon trip; friendly staff, family
Six of Cups
happy childhood
Six of Swords
towards people; return to family
Six of Pentacles
Fortune
by joint efforts to move the matter from the “dead” point
Seven of Wands
attacks, criticism, difficulties in everyday life
Seven of Cups
illusion of well-being
Seven of Swords
neglect of family responsibilities
Seven of Pentacles
Justice
public opinion
Eight of Wands
message from home
Eight of Cups
empty nest syndrome
Eight of Swords
feelings of guilt towards family
Eight of Pentacles
Hanged
victim of society
Nine of Wands
interference from relatives or close people
Nine of Cups
complete happiness
Nine of Swords
concern for relatives
Nine of Pentacles
Death
family changes
Ten of Wands
insurmountable contradictions and disagreements in the family
Ten of Cups
Ten of Swords
family tragedy
Ten of Pentacles
Moderation
measure “I” with “We”
Devil
sick society; sect
Tower
public order disturbance; family destruction
Star
people united by a common goal
Moon
keep people in the dark
Sun
happiness in the family, team; common joy
Court
growth of public consciousness
World
universal recognition; social network