Just like the tarot cards themselves, a tarot tattoo has a significant meaning to its bearer. Maybe you’re intrigued by the artwork of a particular deck or want to summon the benefits of a certain card. Choosing one (or more) should be straightforward and painless. Whatever your reason, here are five examples of what tarot tat to get and why you should get it, even if you’re a first timer or fully tatted out.
1. 0 The Fool
Take a look at The Fool card for example. It represents new beginnings, having faith in the future, improvisation and believing in the universe. This can help you in being independent and carefree in your life and future endeavors. After all, everyone starts out as The Fool in this journey we call life.
2. III Empress/IV The Emperor
The Empress symbolizes femininity. She encourages you to stay patient and surround yourself with love. What you’ve been manifesting is near. The Emperor card on the other hand, is for stability and security. It represents hard work, discipline and self control which in turn makes you in charge of your life.
3. XIII Death
The Death card is a Scorpio’s calling card but you dont have to be one to invoke this bold symbol of rebirth. That’s right, death is an inescapable matter of life but it is also a transition to new beginnings. This card is one of renewal, releasing negativity and change in all aspects of your life.
4. VIII Strength
The Strength card represent compassion, bravery, and boldness. Thus, making this a beautiful reminder to stay calm and strong, when you really want to tear life apart. A symbol of the zodiac sign Leo, this makes a great tattoo for signs wanting to rep their birth month, Release your inner Leo!
5. XVIII The Moon
The Moon is full of mystery which leads to illusions and the unknown. That doesn’t mean that something magical can’t come out of it. Therefore, pay more attention to your dreams and connect to your higher self to find what you’re searching for. This Pisces card is a reminder to always follow your intuition.
The collection of these cards hold magical value. Each card has special significance that can remind you to stay strong, and live your full potential while embracing change. The Fool reminds us everyday to stay carefree and enjoy life, The Empress will always keep us full of life, while taking the lead of The Emperor. In the toughest times of life, strength will help us survive as we use our intuition. All artwork featured in this post belongs to Eight Coins’ Tattoo Tarot by Lana Zellner.