The Major Arcana

The great archetypes of the tarot

If you’re ready to learn the tarot card meanings of the major and minor arcana, you’ve come to the right place! The Major Arcana are the called the majors because they have a powerful long-term energy. Each card of the Major Arcana is an archetype that represents a stage on the journey toward spiritual ascension. Therefore, as you learn the lessons of each of the major cards, you come closer and closer to enlightenment and high-vibe living.

There are 22 Major Arcana cards, beginning with The Fool and ending with The World. Check out the main energies of each archetype on their individual pages for a thorough explanation of these tarot card meanings! There we’ve outlined what each card means for you in your reading. So,  whether it appears in the past, present, or future position, or within the context of a particular kind of tarot reading, you’ll always have a useful guide for interpreting your tarot card meanings. Have fun!