The Sun: general, standing and reversed meaning

The Sun, general description

The Sun is the 20th card of the Major Arcana. It is part of Fatecaster’s Tarot card list that summarizes the Rider Waite Tarot cards’ meaning.


This card is the incarnation of the love of life, vitality, coziness and hope. It also means the enlightening power of the conscious with which we can figure out and master our problems, the irritating factors and the ghostly fears.

Our brightest star presents you with youthful vitality and the feeling of rebirth. It depicts the bright side of life. According to deeper interpretations, it calls to defeat the inner darkness, blossom out our bright nature and thus redeem and help our dark sister or brother to the light.

The Sun, standing

Satisfaction and freeing from obligation. Creative inspiration. Effectiveness, success and vehemence. Light and love in personal or business affairs. Joy and faith in relationships.


The Sun, reversed

Solitude and unhappiness. Nostalgic memories. The weakening power of the twilight sun. Peace leaning towards incautiousness.