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Eight of Cups

The Eight of Cups is the eighth card in the Cups suit of the Minor Arcana.

Card meaning

The card usually portrays a figure walking away from eight cups stacked in the foreground. The person appears to be on a journey, trekking towards a distant mountainous terrain, often under the moonlight. The mood is contemplative, suggesting a departure or abandonment of something once cherished.

The Eight of Cups signifies a time of transition and change. It speaks of leaving behind what no longer serves or fulfills, even if it once held significant value or emotional attachment. This decision isn’t taken lightly; it stems from deep introspection and the realization that to seek true fulfillment, one must venture into the unknown. The journey towards the mountains signifies a spiritual or personal quest for deeper meaning and purpose. This card might also hint at disillusionment, recognizing that certain pursuits or relationships have been unfulfilling, prompting the decision to walk away. The Eight of Cups is a reminder that true self-growth often requires sacrifices and the courage to leave the familiar behind.

Seek deeper fulfillment, even if it means leaving the familiar behind.

A person in a phase of introspection, re-evaluation, and readiness to abandon unfulfilling pursuits for a deeper, more meaningful journey.

Fool card about Feelings

(Relationship, Love)

In the realm of love, the Eight of Cups might suggest walking away from an unfulfilling relationship or seeking deeper emotional connections. It can mean realizing that love alone isn’t enough if it’s not leading to personal growth or happiness. For singles, it might mean letting go of past hurts to embark on a new journey of self-discovery before committing to someone new.

Card about Health

Health-wise, the card implies the need to leave behind unhealthy habits or patterns. It suggests seeking therapies or lifestyles that resonate more with one’s well-being, even if it means venturing into unfamiliar territories.

Tarot Card in Finances

Financially, the Eight of Cups suggests reconsidering commitments or investments that no longer align with one’s goals. It’s a card of re-evaluation, urging one to walk away from financial endeavors that aren’t bearing fruit. Pursue financial paths that resonate more deeply with personal values.

Jobs: Travel writer, spiritual guide, therapist, life coach, explorer.

The Eight of Cups signifies a purposeful departure from the unfulfilling, in pursuit of deeper emotional and spiritual growth.

General meaning: Transition, Abandonment, Quest, Introspection, Disillusionment, Sacrifice, Courage, Growth, Journey, Re-evaluation.
Places: Spiritual retreats, tranquil mountainous regions, places that symbolize personal quests or retreats, and crossroads.

Reversed Card

In reverse, the Eight of Cups suggests an unwillingness to move on, being stuck in the past, or returning to old situations that were abandoned previously. It may also hint at a fear of the unknown, leading to hesitation in making necessary changes.

Numerological vibration : 8
Card number: 8
Type pf Suit: Cups
Other names: Departure of Emotions, Abandoned Vessels, Cups of Quest.

Remember to have your own interpretation. Focus and feel individual energy that flows from the Tarot Card.