Tarot Card Meanings » Card 5: The Heirophant

Tarot Card The Heirophant

Astrological Sign: Taurus.

Positive associations with this tarot card: advice, wise counsel, spiritual consolation, knowledge, identification, faith, conformity, tradition.

Negative associations with this tarot card: misinformation, lack of faith, deviousness, bad advice, confusion, disorderly conduct.

The Hierophant is a symbol of moral law, a wise and capable advisor, a practical instructor and spiritual guide.

He also represents the more conventional, tried and tested traditional values, therefore advising on more conventional thinking rather than novel approaches.

The Hierophant may actually represent a teacher, priest or advisor but is more likely to symbolise moral lessons to be learned from events.

This card can be an indicator of marriage or a desire for marriage, as well as point to legal resonsibilities and official documents.

Negatively The Hierophant can symbolize feeling stifled by others wanting you to conform to their expectations rather than being yourself, and not wanting to take more traditional options. however there is an upside to this negative aspect of the card that can mean making your own rules.

Another negative aspect of this card is that he can represent confusion, a crisis of faith or self belief that results in disorderly conduct.

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