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The Fool

Learn the meaning of the The Fool Tarot card

Meaning of the The Fool Tarot card

The Fool is the first card of Tarot and for this reason the number 0 is assigned to it. The Fool therefore opens not only the entire Tarot deck, but also the most important path in Tarot, the Major Arcana. The Fool is a card of beginnings and new experiences, but its name should not be equated with the characteristics of the person we commonly call it. The card in its symbolic meaning refers to a certain cyclic nature that occurs in the life of each of us. Therefore, every now and then we embark on an unknown journey full of new experiences and life lessons. The Fool speaks of just such a moment in life when, full of hope, we are able to start from scratch in life. The Fool, although he may be reckless and too trusting of fate at the beginning of his journey, over time he becomes a wise man who, like the Hermit, can teach others valuable lessons and life advice. The Fool is a beautiful card that, above all, reminds us of our earliest years in life, when we built castles of sand in our dreams with great confidence and hope. It is the first step we take in life from time to time as we begin a new learning path. This card is also often referred to as the number XXII and thus closes the Major Arcana of Tarot. It thus reminds us that every end is a new beginning, and that man is still a fool in the end.

Meaning of the The Fool Tarot card in upright position

When you ask a question to the Tarot cards and you see the Fool card in an upright position it means that in this question you may be the person who has just started on a new journey. The card very often heralds completely unknown experiences in every area of your life. It may foretell a completely new relationship, but also a change of job or place of residence. The Fool in an upright position very often also foresees pregnancy or simply trying something completely new, which will require new skills. The Fool symbolizes the need to gain experience, but also a kind of self-confidence and spontaneity, which can very often be observed in children. And just like them, when you draw the upright Fool expect a time where you will learn and grow, all of which will bring you incredible joy. The Fool in an upright position also represents infatuation and sometimes even love at first sight, which will bring you great happiness and a desire to leave the past behind. The Fool loves to be the center of attention and has great faith in his success, but sometimes he can be reckless and have too much faith in his success. This is a very good card for all matters where you are expecting a fresh start.

Meaning of the The Fool Tarot card in upright position in relation to love, sex and relationships

The Fool in love matters always indicates a new acquaintance and the beginning of something promising. This card can also indicate flirtation and general excitement about a new acquaintance. In itself, however, it does not indicate any specific feelings towards the other person, nor does it predict how the relationship will develop. The Fool is a card that in bed matters can speak of experimentation, as well as experiencing sexuality for the first time. Moreover, the upright Fool can also speak about a person who approaches the acquaintance without much attachment. In extreme cases, it can also give too much trust to certain people, which can put the person in danger. For this reason, the Fool in the upright position reminds you to exercise some caution, but in itself does not foretell negative events in emotional matters. For those in a relationship, the upright Fool usually indicates a desire to end the relationship and try something new. For those who are single, the upright Fool can symbolize an upcoming new romance or simply a desire to stay single and get the best out of life as it is. Regardless of how your path goes, it is certain that your relationships will be rekindled and you will open up to new acquaintances.

Meaning of the The Fool Tarot card in reversed position

The Fool in a reversed position indicates that you should be very careful now in making any decisions, especially those that may be particularly risky. The current situation is not a good time for you to try new things, and to gain experience. The reversed Fool tells you that you need to be especially careful not to be too reckless in your actions. Do not make decisions regarding your future under the influence of momentary emotions or counting on the good fortune, because it may turn out that not everything will go as planned. The reversed Fool is also a situation where you are trying to start again on the same path when there is no longer an opportunity. The Fool can also speak of a lack of stability in life as well as financial problems but also making the same mistakes over and over again. The reversed Fool symbolizes a naive, immature person and one who lives only for the moment. This card may also symbolize events such as an unplanned pregnancy, or following a life path with no further prospects. Sometimes it indicates clinging to the past in fear of what is new. Fool in the reversed position is also a lack of good fortune in the matter in question.

Meaning of the The Fool Tarot card in reversed position in relation to love, sex and relationships

The reversed Fool primarily speaks of being too reckless with new acquaintances, which may lead to some danger that you may face from those around you. You may also find that you are currently trying to get involved in a relationship that has no chance of standing the test of time. All of your actions in the emotional field therefore require extreme caution and you may need to think things through a few times before making the right choice. If you are currently in a relationship then the Fool in reversed position may be saying that you lack the maturity needed to develop this relationship. It is also a problem with learning the lessons of life and a desire to start all over again, even though this is no longer possible. In the case of single people, however, the reversed Fool will speak of your unwillingness to try a new relationship, and even resisting gaining new experiences that will help you know yourself further and understand your needs. In addition, the card also indicates a naive approach to bed matters, and sometimes a reluctance to experiment in this area. The reversed Fool also often comes up in situations where a certain relationship may end right after it has begun.

Information about the The Fool Tarot card

Other names of the The Fool Tarot card

Fool, The Foolish Man

Names of the The Fool Tarot card in other languages

Der Narr, Głupiec

Group of the The Fool Tarot card

Major Arcana

Keywords of the The Fool Tarot card

Spontaneity, new possibilities at the beginning of all paths, making new but unconsidered decisions, enthusiasm, joy, novelty, taking the right course of action, lack of attachment to materialism, questions posed to oneself at the beginning of various ventures

Keywords of the The Fool Tarot card in upright position

Child, joy, passion, optimism, innocence, excursion, carefree, search for the child's joy in oneself, belief in oneself, in the meaning of life

Słowa kluczowe karty Tarota The Fool w pozycji odwróconej

Recklessness, foolishness, naivety, immaturity, unnecessary risk, loss of opportunity, wait before making a decision

Colors of the The Fool Tarot Card

Yellow, red, white

Zodiac signs of the The Fool Tarot card


Planets of the The Fool Tarot card

Uranus, Mercury, Pluto

Elements of the The Fool Tarot card


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