Learn the meaning of the Queen of Cups Tarot card
The Queen of Cups in Tarot represents a woman who sits on a throne. It is located on the bank of a river, massive and decorated with images of mermaids. The Queen of Cups is wearing a blue dress and holding one cup in her hand symbolizing the feelings she can offer to another person. They also provide her with the most important guidance in making everyday decisions. Keep in mind that the Queen of Cups is the penultimate court card in this element, so she is very emotional but at the same time also mature in her feelings. The Queen of Cups has a strong intuition and a desire to help others, and her great ability in this area is represented by the golden crown on her head. Money is not important to her, as it is to the person shown in the Queen of Pentacles. The Queen of Cups may symbolize a man in some aspects, but most often it will be a mature woman, mother, loving wife or guardian. This is an extremely sensitive person, in need of immense and boundless love, which she herself is able to offer to another person.
The energy of the Queen of Cups is very subtle, and always indicates a person for whom the emotional realm is very important in an upright position. This card exhorts you to be guided by your feelings and intuition, as they will show you the best way forward. The Queen of Cups can therefore speak both about you, and about the person with the qualities of this card who plays the most important role in your question. This could be, for example, a mother, wife or doctor who is willing to make sacrifices for what is important to her. The card of Cups is primarily a sign of great and unconditional love, devotion and understanding. It very often points in an upright position to a woman who has such feelings for us, or to our emotional attitude to a given matter. The Queen of Cups is one of the few cards in the Tarot that symbolizes motherhood. The Queen of Cups, unlike the Queen of Swords, is not capable of logical thinking, so sometimes it may be difficult for her to keep her distance from private matters. The woman represented by this card may be an introvert who sometimes finds it difficult to express her feelings, but they are practically infinite.
The Queen of Cups is mainly about love matters, so in an upright position, it is a very good sign for questions regarding relationships. So no matter what your question is about, this card speaks of the wealth of feelings you have to offer to a cause. It can also indicate a woman who loves you, or a search for love that you can offer to another person. So the card predicts sharing of feelings, but also caring and kindness. In relationships, it foretells a peaceful time and fullness of love between two people. A woman with this card's characteristics likes stable relationships, so she devotes much of her attention to building mutual trust, warmth, and closeness. When in a relationship, you can count on her full support in all matters, although it should be remembered that in addition to the emotional sphere, she may not be able to cope well with other issues, such as common sense and logical thinking. The Queen of Cups is always willing to listen to another person and will be an excellent advisor in matters relating to relationships. If you're single, the Queen of Cups could mean that you'll meet a new woman who will give you great affection. It may also suggest that you will bestow great warmth and sincere love upon your new acquaintance.
The reversed Queen of Cups most often indicates a person who has experienced great disillusionment or love disappointment in their life. But even so, the great depths of feeling symbolized by the Cup in your hand are still available to others. When reversed, this card can speak of either your heartbreak or lack of affection for another person who needs it. In this position the Queen of Cups can indicate a difficulty in naming your emotions, it can also be illusory, and the person depicted on it is hypersensitive. All of this can cause you and those around you pain and suffering. In some situations, the reversed Queen of Cups can speak of difficulty in rational assessment of reality, and even a kind of detachment from the real world. Your feelings are so immense, and at the same time so agitated, that it is difficult for you to look at the matter from a distance, and to draw the right conclusions. Your intuition, which is always reliable for you, will help you in such a situation. A sad and painful card, although its energy allows you to reverse this negative situation.
The reversed Queen of Cups predicts a difficult time in a relationship, in which doubts may arise about your own feelings. This may be caused by unpleasant events that have caused pain and suffering in the heart of the person shown on the Queen of Cups. This in turn may cause a loss of faith in love, or even a breakup. If the reversed Queen of Cups represents you, it may be a sign that in your current relationship you are devoting too much of your energy to the other party receiving much less in return. On the other hand, be careful that you don't become more of a parent or guardian to the other person than a partner. Don't let others take advantage of your kindness. The reversed Queen of Cups predicts difficulties in defining feelings and balancing your emotions, which can cause great confusion in your mind at the moment. To resolve current relationship problems you need to use your intuition and calm the storming emotions. It is very important at this point to control your mental state before it is too late to fix the situation. The card may also indicate a woman who is disloyal, unfaithful, jealous, emotionally immature and manipulative.
Queen of Goblets, Queen of Chalices
Königin der Kelche, Królowa Pucharów
Richness of feeling, full of kindness and caring
Doctor, therapist, bioenergotherapist, loving woman, search for love, rich personality, sensitivity, clairvoyance, intuition
Illusory love, hypersensitivity, love disappointment, disillusionment, loss of faith in love