Ruling the Suit of Cups is the element of water and is symbolically connected to the West direction. Also known as goblets, chalices, cauldrons, mainly anything that can hold water is considered as Tarot Cups. Fundamentally, this interprets thoughts, relationships, and actions out of receptive feelings. It dominantly concerns the matters of the heart, psyche, and emotions.
Ace of Cups
Upright: It marks the arrival of a new love and good fortune. It has a positive nuance that indicates a blessing, empathy and forgiveness.
Reversed: May indicate sadness and disappointment.
Two of Cups
Upright: It depicts a strong bond between people or any partnership. It’s about coexistence.
Reversed: Can point toward building walls between you and someone.
Three of Cups
Upright: It is a picture of celebration and gratitude for having a successful relationship.
Reversed: It depicts discord and conflict.
Four of Cups
Upright: May indicate a new, budding relationship.
Reversed: It depicts a dysfunctional relationship.
Five of Cups
Upright: It indicates sacrifice for saving an important relationship.
Reversed: Can mean despair and regret.
Six of Cups
Upright: It indicates a happy reunion to our past. It can also describe one’s generosity and nostalgia.
Reversed: Not being able to enjoy your present life because you are unrealistically stuck in your past life.
Seven of Cups
Upright: It tells not to rely on illusions when it comes to forming your dreams in life.
Reversed: It indicates refusals and temptations.
Eight of Cups
Upright: It depicts your pursuit to life satisfaction. It speaks of transition and change.
Reversed: May depict surrender and hopelessness.
Nine of Cups (a.ka. “The Wish Card”)
Upright: It means happiness and inspiration to dream big and make it happen.
Reversed: Greed, restlessness
Ten of Cups
Upright: A fresh start.
Reversed: Distress or disruption.
Page of Cups
Upright: Beginning of a creative venture.
Reversed: Unfocused emotions, temperament, and impatience
Knight of Cups
Upright: Rapid development of an existing or new relationship.
Reversed: The need for external validation and self-discontentment.
Queen of Cups
Upright: Positive intuition and emotional security.
Reversed: Disconnection and being a fantasist.
King of Cups
Upright: Emotional state balance.
Reversed: Self-deception, confusion, and out of control.