Major Arcana - 0: The Fool

0 - The Fool

Card Zero

0 - The FoolThe Fool is the unnumbered card in the Tarot deck, which has become the Joker in the modern card deck today.

This card shows a young man on a journey, with everything he owns on his back and not even looking where he is going, just that he is on his way.

(1909 Rider-Waite-Smith Tarot deck images)


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Meaning - upright

What this card means

Upright, this card has the following meanings:

  • expect the unexpected
  • new adventure or new journey
  • stay true to innocence
  • try something new and different without fear
  • don't let fear hold you back from anything


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Meaning - reversed

What this card means

Reversed, this card has the following meanings:

  • delay or set-back in plans
  • don't be a complete fool about what you do, think about the effect of your actions on yourself and others
  • inability to take a step forward


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Interesting Bits

What else?

  • Key Meaning - Unexpected and newness
  • Mythology - xxx
  • Astrology - Uranus, independence and change
  • Numerology - no meaning