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star tarot card meaning


Star Tarot Card Meanings and Keywords:

The Star tarot card meanings in traditional tarot stem from its connection to both Astrology and Numerology. The Star tarot card can mean:


Quiet after the storm.

The future looks bright.



Sudden change and awakening.

Being unique.

Caring about others.

Spiritual relationships.

Living your bliss.



Being led astray.

A bleak future.

Symbolism in Star tarot card

Like Temperance, the woman in the Star tarot card is standing with one foot on land and one foot in the water, symbolising the connection between the inner and the outer world. This is also an image from Revelation. She is washing away the remaining dark matter seen in the Tower card. The bird in the background could be a Phoenix, symbolising renewal. The Seven white stars symbolise the 7 Spirits of God from Revelation. It speaks of deepening of faith. The Big Yellow Star is the Morning Star from Revelation, which again speaks of faith and guidance. The stars are eight-pointed symbolising the Cardinal Compass. This is a symbol for finding one’s faith and life purpose. The pouring of water symbolises the flow of abundance, healing and refreshment.The water that is poured on land creates 5 lines, which symbolise the 5 senses. The water poured in the water shows ripple effect, reminding us of our actions creating ripple effects. It also denotes stream of consciousness. The green lush land represents fertility and abundance. The woman is naked which symbolise her innocence. The Star is ruled by Aquarius in the Zodiac.

Star tarot card and Astrology

The Star is ruled by Aquarius. Aquarius is ruled by Uranus. Uranus rules sudden change, enlightenment and awakening, especially in the areas of public service, conventions and all that unifies humanity. It frees us from our bonds and restrictions. It rules revolutions, philosophies and democracies. If well aspected it denotes idealism, the intellectual world and the arts. On a negative note, it denotes inflexibility, lofty, peculiar and bitter aspects of a person.

Star tarot card meanings upright

Star in a general reading

The Star tarot card represents hope, a bright future, joy, optimism, guidance, finding satisfying answers and feeling connected to the divine. The Star can signify recovering from illness and/or trauma. Divine light shines through you always, and the Star tarot card is here to remind you of that. The Star guides you to be truly fulfilled in your life. It shines it’s light on your blessings and joy. You might be experiencing quiet after the storm and forgiveness are called for. The Star tells you that you are a Star, created to shine and be magnificent, to love and to be loved, and to be your own unique self. 

Star in a love reading

In a love reading, the Star tarot card denotes having to kiss a few frogs before meeting the right one. If in a relationship the Star describes rebuilding your future together after a tumultuous time.

Star in a career reading

In a career reading, the Star tarot card signifies careers in media and in public service.

The Star as feelings

The Star speaks of positive feelings after a time of difficulties. The Seeker has healed from pain and is experiencing joy again. The Star speaks of love that takes the Seeker by surprise. The Seeker could be falling in love when they least expect it.

If you are asking about how someone is feeling about you, the Star speaks of strong feelings and also fear of being abandoned. The person has had a lot of abandonment in the past and needs stability. This person will pull away if they don’t feel safe or they will act out in some way to push people away.

Learn what the Star tarot card means in the Grand Tableau. 

Personality type in the Star tarot card

The Star tarot card denotes someone who has gone through a difficult time and come out the other end with great hope and determination. Star people believe in themselves and in their abilities, they have plenty of friends, dreams and ideals. They are humanitarians and revolutionaries, inventors and philosophers. Intellectual, artistic and idealistic by nature, Star people are passionate about social welfare issues. They believe in working towards the greater good of humanity.

star tarot card meanings

Star: Hope

Star tarot card meanings reversed

Star tarot card reversed indicates that any hope or promise offered are going to be false. There is leading astray instead of finding one’s way. There is a feeling of being lost with no way out. Hope is blocked and the Seeker is unable to see any new opportunities. The Seeker might be feeling hopeless, pessimistic and possibly even depressed. The Star reversed signifies a difficult time where the Seeker might feel no one loves or cares for them. With no guiding light, the Star tarot card reversed signifies a bleak time both spiritually and emotionally. The Seeker might also be living a lie.

Personality type in reversed Star tarot card

The Star tarot card reversed denotes someone stuck in negativity while they are longing for something better. They are lost in their aspirations and have become inflexible and possibly even bitter. This is someone who is experiencing the dark night of the soul and who doesn’t believe they have any chance of a bright future.

Star Tarot Card Combinations

Some important tarot card combinations including The Star:

The Star + The Empress: Improved health. Improved quality of life. 

The Star + The Hierophant: Renewed faith. New security. 

The Star + Strength: Inspiring others. 

The Star + The Hanged Man: Unpredictable behaviour. 

The Star + Ace of pentacles: A new career path. 

The Star + Six of pentacles: The film industry. A performer. 

The Star + Page of pentacles: Getting recognition for your physical appearance. A model. 

The Star + Queen of pentacles: Healing with food. Nurturing in the home. 

The Star + King of pentacles: A visionary. Investing well. 

The Star + Ace of swords: Optimism. 

The Star + Page of swords: A very intelligent person. 

The Star + King of swords: A public servant. 

The Star + Six of wands: New-found popularity. 

The Star + Seven of wands: A motivational teacher. 

The Star + Eight of wands: Inspirational writing. Technology. 

The Star + Knight of wands: A revolutionary. A revolution. 

The Star + Three of cups: An interest group. 

The Star + Seven of cups: The internet. Multimedia. 

The Star + Eight of cups: Following a specific philosophy. 

The Star + Knight of cups: A new love interest. 

Star tarot card meanings summary

The Star tarot card often shows up when the Seeker is recovering from a difficult situation. The Star denotes good health and healing from the past. The Star shows up to remind you that you can safely move forward away from difficulties. Bad times never last. In the end, the Light always wins.

Learn what the Star tarot card means as a final tarot card in a love reading.