Major Arcana - 1: The Magician

1 - The Magician

Card One

1 - The MagicianThe Magician is the one who brings together all his skills and imagination to turn a dream into reality. He takes all the positive benefits from all the 4 suits to make those dreams into a reality.

The Magician shows what we can do if we really use everything at our disposal to help make our dreams a reality, a tangible event.

(1909 Rider-Waite-Smith Tarot deck images)


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Meaning - upright

What this card means

Upright, this card has the following meanings:

  • putting talents to use into turning a dream into reality
  • plans that are all possible
  • any dream is possible and achievable
  • natural abilities and talents
  • positive time for starting anything


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Meaning - reversed

What this card means

Reversed, this card has the following meanings:

  • taking advantage of others to achieve an end result (using another person)
  • ignoring natural talents and abilities
  • not taking full advantage of opportunities that arise


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Interesting Bits

What else?

  • Key Meaning - Originality
  • Mythology - xxx
  • Astrology - Mercury: conscious and unconscious communication
  • Numerology - 1, the Sun: determination, drive, ambition