Tarot Cards Meanings - Major Arcana - Death - Meaning

Death - tarot card meanings and illustrations

deathBasic Meaning

Upright - The beginning of a new life. As a result of underlying circumstances transformation and change. Major changes. The end of a phase in life which has served its purpose. Abrupt and complete change of circumstances, way of life and patterns of behaviour due to past events and actions. Alterations.

Key Words: Sweeping changes, expect the unexpected, embrace the unknown.

Ill Dignified or Reversed - Change that may not always be welcome. A refusal to face the fear of change or change itself. Awkward periods of transition. Inertia. Lethargy. Mental, physical or emotional tiredness.

Key Words: Rise above materialism, guard against impulsiveness, fear of change.

Death meaning and symbolism in detail.

Death Card illustration.

The Major Arcana suit.