Rider WaiteTarot Reading

 

 

Properties of 5 of Cups

 

Alternate Names: Disappointment

 

Keywords / Additional Meanings:

Generally favourable; a happy marriage; also patrimony, legacies, gifts, success in enterprise. Reversed: Return of some relative who has not been seen for long.

 

Description:

A dark, cloaked figure, looking sideways at three prone cups two others stand upright behind him; a bridge is in the background, leading to a small keep or holding.

Divinatory Meaning:

It is a card of loss, but something remains over; three have been taken, but two are left; it is a card of inheritance, patrimony, transmission, but not corresponding to expectations; with some interpreters it is a card of marriage, but not without bitterness or frustration.

Reversed Meaning:

News, alliances, affinity, consanguinity, ancestry, return, false projects.

 

Astrological / Elemental Correspondence: Mars in Scorpio