The Sun Tarot Card Meaning (Card 19)

Tarot, like astrology, has long been one of our favorite divination systems. Interpreting either takes practice. As you learn, we wanted to help you to quickly connect to the cards and use them in ways that are actionable and practical in every area of life. xoxo, Tali & Ophira

Co-authored by James Kerti

What does The Sun tarot card mean?

The Sun shines brightly with positivity and optimism for the future. The charisma and warmth you radiate is the key to your success.

This major arcana card is about joy. The Sun points to your warmth. This is something you get to enjoy as well as be an inspirational source for those around you.

The Sun tarot card:

  • tells you that the warm energy that radiates from you is the key to your success.
  • your happiness acts like a magnet, bringing more of the connection and success you desire into your life.
  • if you’ve been experiencing times of trouble recently, this card invites you to keep faith, encouraging you that with a positive spirit, things are about to take a big turn for the better.

What is The Sun zodiac sign?

The zodiac sign of The Sun is Leo

The Sun Tarot Guide

Keywords for The Sun: Positivity, warmth, happiness, success, optimism, joy

Yes or No: Yes

Planet of The Sun: Sun

Element of The Sun: Fire

What does The Sun card mean in a love reading?

The Sun calls for positivity and joy in your love life.

If you’re in a relationship, The Sun is shining on warmth that is already there. It can light the way for even more to come. There are opportunities for even more closeness and harmony between you and your partner. If you’ve been considering taking some kind of next step in your relationship, The Sun is a positive sign for these prospects.

If you’re not currently feeling it, this creative card reminds you that you can always turn on the light inside yourself. The right person for you will see it and be warmed by it. Tend to your own joy instead of worrying about an unhappy or resistant partner. Your higher vibrations can wake them up to the happiness inside themselves.

For single people, this major arcana card highlights the warmth you exude, and reminds you that this characteristic magnetizes the connections that are meant for you. You uplift those around you when you exude joy. Start by smiling—it has been scientifically proven to improve your mood!

If you’ve been dreaming of a relationship, The Sun tells you that it will happen through a joyful connection.

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What does The Sun tarot card mean for career, money and finance?

The Sun’s message of optimism comes through strongly in career and money readings. This is a time to focus on achievement in your career. You’re well-positioned to be successful in what you feel called to do. Turn on the charm and pursue your goals!

The more you can tap into feelings of optimism, the more you’ll lift up your colleagues and bring that energy to your projects together. Embrace what lights you up with a collaborative spirit.

In the context of money, The Sun reminds you of your ability to create financial opportunity for yourself. Networking with people who are generous and successful can open up new income streams for you. Show up with a positive attitude and be ready to warm up the room with your charm. Even if you’re simply asking people questions about themselves, you may spark a powerful connection.

The Sun can illuminate hidden debts or possibilities being revealed. Keep your eyes open to see what emerges and bring some of your abundant, positive energy to it.

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What does The Sun tarot card mean for health?

The Sun’s aura of vitality glows in a health and wellness reading. If you’ve been feeling ill or run down, this major arcana card’s appearance is a positive sign for you feeling renewed and energized before you know it! Traveling to a warm and sunny place may also improve your condition. If you’ve been struggling to find the right care and treatment, The Sun encourages you to keep looking.

This card also reminds you that if you’ve been considering making positive changes, such as new habits or behaviors, that this is an auspicious time to do so.

The Sun Tarot Card in Reverse Meaning

When The Sun appears in a reversed position, it often means that you’ve lost touch with its positive energy. Have you been struggling with sadness or depression? If so, The Sun pops up here to encourage you to open yourself up to a spirit of positivity and gratitude, even in small ways to start.

If you’ve been finding the sun hidden by clouds recently, this card lets you know that it’s still there. You have it in you to look on the bright side again and to find a renewed positive spirit. You might try some gratitude journaling to reconnect with the positivity that is already there.

Is The Sun tarot card a yes or no?

The Sun is a positive card and comes through as a strong yes in yes or no readings.

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