The Temperance Tarot Card

The Temperance Tarot Card of the Major Arcana Tarot Card suit
The Temperance Tarot Card

Tarot Card Number: 14

Tree Number: 25

Ruled By: Sagittarius

Hebrew Letter: Samech

Numerical Value: 12


The Temperance Tarot Card Description

The card shows a winged angel holding two cubs with water flowing between them. The angels head is glowing and on his forehead is the mark of the circumpunct and on his chest is a square with a triangle inside. The angel stands on the border of a lake with his right foot in the water and behind him is a glow upon a mountain.

Primary Meaning

Balance of temperament is the big theme of this card. It indicates good management and co-operation. A time of peace and harmony is at hand with the Questioner entering into a period of calmness and the ability to cope better.

Secondary Meaning

Bad or poor judgment and the tendency to combine disparate activities and people. It may also indicate to the questioner that he’s involved in to many activities and needs to cut down.

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.