The Hierophant tarot card
The traditional meanings of Hierophant are faith, traditions, rituals and ceremony. While the Emperor speaks about the structure holding our society together; the Hierophant speaks of our spirituality keeping us ethically and morally together.
The Hierophant in the Grand Tableau
Hierophant in Fool position: Baptism, renewal of faith, a new religion or community with shared beliefs. Students.
Hierophant in Magician position: A preacher, selling a spiritual belief, a celebrant.
Hierophant in High Priestess position: A female priest, a nun.
Hierophant in Empress position: An abundant and happy tradition.
Hierophant in Emperor position: A powerful church. A very powerful and stable organisation.
Hierophant in Hierophant position: Schools and institutions, churches within a church, sub-religions.
Hierophant in Lovers position: Getting married, a married couple.
Hierophant in Chariot position: Missionaries, expansion of religion/tradition.
Hierophant in Strength: A charity, a courageous and passionate organisation.
Hierophant in Hermit: A spiritual teacher. Guru.
Hierophant in Wheel of Fortune: Rescued by faith. Reborn.
Hierophant in Justice: Ethical legal system. Youth workers, social workers, parole officer.
Hierophant in Hanged Man: Traditional psychology.
Hierophant in Death: Funeral directors, A funeral, transformation of tradition. Taxes.
Hierophant in Temperance: Anthropology.
Hierophant in Devil: Traditions corrupted.
Hierophant in Tower: Traditions and organisations falling apart due to lies and corruptions.
Hierophant in Star: A star spiritual leader, a motivational teacher.
Hierophant in Moon: Psychiatric institution. Hiding in an organisation.
Hierophant in Sun: Successful organisation working with people.
Hierophant in Judgement: Bringing salvation, a political organisation.
Hierophant in World: World wide organisation.