The Hanged Man Tarot Card

The Hanged Man Tarot Card og the Major Arcana Tarot Card suit
The Hanged Man Tarot Card

Tarot Card Number: 12

Tree Number: 23

Ruled By: Water

Hebrew Letter: Mem

Numerical Value: 3


The Hanged Man Tarot Card Description

A man hanging upside down in a tree is the main effigy of this card. The man has his left leg folded behind his right leg, which is tied to the top of the tree. The man shows no pain and his head is glowing.

Primary Meaning

Willingness to adapt to changed circumstances is the main theme of card. It also shows sacrifice in favor of a better future. The changes in the Questioners life are mental or spiritual.

Secondary Meaning

Opportunities missed and a focus on material matters, are strong. There is a preference towards the status quo, a need for a guidance to continue.

Further Reading

There are e-books or guides that offer the beginner some guidance.But no matter what is promised, you should always remember that true knowledge of the Tarot Cards comes with time.

Learning to read the Tarot Cards takes time, a lot of time and the virtue of patience is of high value during that time. Just this fact automatically filters out the ones that are not ready.