THE Nine of Cups tarot explores the ideas of gratitude, happiness, and indulgence.
You are allowed to be comfortable, but becoming to comfortable can be harmful.
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What is visually depicted in the Nine of Cups card?
On the Nine of Cups tarot card, a man comfortably sits on a wooden bench. His arms are crossed and he is smiling, which is an expression of satisfaction and happiness.
Nine golden cups are arranged in an arch behind him, resting on a curved object draped in blue fabric.
What does the upright Nine of Cups tarot mean?
The upright Nine of Cups card focuses on an overwhelming feeling of love and appreciation for everything you’ve accomplished and created in your life. Your emotions are intense and full of happiness, and fulfillment. Drawing this card is an indication that you could not be happier.
The Nine of Cups tarot invites you to live in the present and take a moment to indulge without allowing yourself to feel guilt. If you previously made a wish, this card is an indication that it will soon be granted.
The upright Nine of Cups is often referred to as the “wish card” because you are at a point of such fulfillment and contentment.
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What does the reversed Nine of Cups tarot mean?
The reversed Nine of Cups card suggests that while you may have acquired everything you have dreamed of, you can feel that there is still something missing within you.
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You may have lost touch with yourself, and need to rethink what you are wishing for.
This reading may indicate that you are searching for fulfillment externally, and you may need to instead search within yourself.
Rather than aiming for what is expected of you by others, you should define what success and happiness means to you.
The reversed Nine of Cups may also suggest that you are frustrated your wishes have not yet come to fruition.
You might have to step up and actively pursue your goals, and you might have to amend them so that they align with your personal values.
Now is not the time to over-indulge; keep everything in moderation so that you do not suffer any long term consequences of actions that create short term pleasure.