knight of cups

Tarot in Spells

this is a list of magical associations for every tarot card, they can be added into spells to amplify your intentions and strengthen your manifestations

Originally posted by threadless

  • Wands are connected with the Fire element and is centered around movement, direction, energy, passion
  • Swords deal with thinking, communication, perception, and issues dealing with truth, connected to the air element
  • Cups are connected with water, and the full spectrum of emotions. every emotion imaginable is covered in the cup’s suit.
  • Pentacles are connected with Earth and are symbolic of manifestation, rewards,  material wealth and material abundance.
  • The Fool creates new beginnings and can be paired with other cards. ex: the fool + the lovers for new romance, the fool + pentacles for new opportunities, etc.
  • The Magician increases your power and capability on all levels, willpower, emotional security, balance within yourself, etc.
  • The High Priestess increases your psychic abilities, mediumship abilities, and intuition
  • The Empress will help you with creativity and creative endeavors
  • The Emperor establishes order, structure, and command
  • The Hierophant can be used in a lot of ways, my favorites are 1. Pairing it with the fool to attract a new mentor, 2. Using it to summon a spirit guide or ascended master
  • The Lovers help invoke and attract love, partnership, mutual relationships, and passion
  • The Chariot is amazing for success, and triumph. I always use this in success spells for exams, tests, and projects. The Chariot will help the best possible outcome for a situation to arise
  • Strength will help you master your emotions
  • The Hermit is good for rituals and meditations based going within and gaining a better understanding of your own self, and life purpose.
  • The Wheel of Fortune can be used for luck, change, and getting a desired situation moving
  • Justice is great for truth, legal matters, and justice 
  • The Hanged Man buys you time for a situation you aren’t ready to face, delays events
  • The Death card works well for ending situations, closing doors, gaining closure, and new beginnings
  • Temperance will restore balance and serenity to any situation
  • The Devil can be used to help break addictions or bad habits
  • The Tower is best used for hexing and cursing, brings misfortune, unhappiness and chaos
  • The Star card is good for when you are casting spells focused on gaining something, The Star card is centered around healing, openness, and hope
  • The Moon helps develops intuitive abilities and can be used to send bad dreams
  • The Sun is used in spells for summoning happiness, success, and health
  • Judgement will help clear confusion and help you with understanding your life mission similar to the Hermit in that aspect
  • The World invokes wholeness and completion
  • Page of Wands: works with communication, messages, action, and passion
  • Page of Cups: boosts creativity, taps into your spiritual nature to bring out new creativity
  • Page of Swords: amplifies ingenuity and creativity, helps deliver messages from one person to another, can be used to attract someone’s attention to yourself
  • Page of Pentacles: good for grounding and centering spell work
  • Knight of Wands: speeds up any workings involving passion, love, and creativity
  • Knight of Cups: speeds up workings dealing with emotions, psychic development, inner strength
  • Knight of Swords: speeds up workings involving communication, balance, and thinking
  • Knight of Pentacles: speeds up workings dealing with manifesting abundance, material wealth, prosperity, and creativity
  • King of Wands: associated with leadership, command, can help you gain authority
  • King of Cups: associated with personal feelings, can help you resolve personal conflicts and inner turmoil
  • King of Swords: aids in strengthening your communication and speaking skills
  • King of Pentacles: invokes luxury, great card for business success
  • Queen of Wands: establishes a sense of self security and sufficiency
  • Queen of Cups: develops your psychic abilities, also helps with understanding/controlling your emotions
  • Queen of Swords: helps you develop stronger focus
  • Queen of Pentacles: abundance, creativity, fertility
  • Aces: used for new beginnings based on the energy represented in that suit
  • Two of Wands: positive progress in any situation whether it be romance, health, career, etc.
  • Three of Wands: business prosperity
  • Four of Wands: strengthens any type of relationship
  • Five of Wands: used in hexes and curses to invoke conflict, and arguments
  • Six of Wands: manifests recognition, success,
  • Seven of Wands: use this card when you’re in a tough situation, it will help you succeed and come out of it stronger
  • Eight of Wands: directs energy and intentions towards a specific goal or purpose, helps to speed up workings 
  • Nine of Wands: use this card when you come face to face with a difficult task, this card will keep you brave and strong
  • Ten of Wands: can either be used to achieve something great, or it can be used in a hex or curse to manifest burdens
  • Two of Cups: union, strengthens romantic relationships
  • Three of Cups: strengthens a friendship
  • Four of Cups: dissatisfaction with surroundings
  • Five of Cups: causes despair and sadness
  • Six of Cups: lifts your mood when you’re feeling down
  • Seven of Cups: illusions and deceptions
  • Eight of Cups: used to help you move on from the past
  • Nine of Cups: make a wish and use this card’s power to grant your wish, invokes happiness 
  • Ten of Cups: brings happiness to relationships of all kinds, friends, family, romantic, etc.
  • Two of Swords: used in curses and hexes to cause someone to have a limiting mindset
  • Three of Swords: heartbreak and emotional strife
  • Four of Swords: used in healing spells, sleeping aid
  • Five of Swords: manifests conflict, and failed success
  • Six of Swords: this card will aid you when you face a difficult change, helps you to move on and move forward
  • Seven of Swords: causes betrayal
  • Eight of Swords: powerful energy that causes isolation
  • Nine of Swords: sends nightmares and anxieties 
  • Ten of Swords: defeat and betrayal
  • Two of Pentacles: brings balance
  • Three of Pentacles: strengthens business connections
  • Four of Pentacles: manifests financial stability
  • Five of Pentacles: financial problem
  • Six of Pentacles: prosperity
  • Seven of Pentacles: material abundance
  • Eight of Pentacles: if you’ve worked hard this card ensures you that your efforts will be rewarded
  • Nine of Pentacles: success, luxury, accomplishment
  • Ten of Pentacles: success, wealth
  • Negative aspects of the cards can be used for hexing and cursing