The High Priestess, the second major arcana, associated with Virgin Mary, Egyptian goddess Isis or with the legendary Pope Joan (a woman pope!), reflects the values of spirituality and inner self. .

high priestess tarot meaning and interpretation

Description of the High Priestess

In the Rider-Waite tarot deck, the High Priestess is a female, seated between a white and a black pillar: J and B (Jachin and Boaz). „ She has the lunar crescent at her feet, a horned diadem on her head, with a globe in the middle place, and a large solar cross on her breast“. The scroll in her hands is partially covered by her mantle and bears the letters TORA. Behind her, there is the veil of the Temple decorated with pomegranates and palm leaves.


Signification and Meaning of The High Priestess

The High Priestess – General Signification

The High Priestess tells one that he must pay attention to intuition, dreams, imagination and even to supernatural visions. Deep in your subconscious, you already know what you have to do, for resolving this problem. And, if you pay attention to it, you’ll discover that your subconscious already gave you a clue about how to action: maybe a fugitive thought, a dream that impressed you and that you can remember better than any other dream.

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The High Priestess – Money

There is somewhere an amount of money that you can use, but whose existence remains secret for you. You have to dig deep, to put the right questions to the people involved in business with you. Maybe they are not completely honest.

The High Priestess offers you the message to transform your skills and your natural talents into money. Everyone has at least one or to marketable skills. Discover yours and turn them into income! You can start a blog about cooking or fashion, or sport or whatever you like, you can sell your handiwork or your knowledge. There are a lot of possibilities.


The High Priestess – Love

Someone secretly loves you. Think about your friend, co-workers and neighbours. Is someone constantly looking into your eyes? Does he (or she) remember what you said last week or last month, even it was not something important? Does anyone try to spend more and more time with you?

The High Priestess is discreet and do not declare her love out loud in public. But the intensity of her feelings is high. Love really can burn, with such a partner.


The High Priestess – Health

Maybe it is a good idea to see a doctor, just for a routine visit. Probably you do not have a serious health problem, but some of your habits are not very good for your health and a specialist can show you the best ways to quit them.

The most important message of the High Priestess for your health: prevention is always better than cure!