Tarot Card meaning for the Three of Cups

In the Three of Cups, we see three women dancing together, holding their cups up high. It appears to be a period of celebration, and sharing of heightened emotions, and this could be rightfully so. It could also be too much partying, which in the long run might lead to exhaustion.

The Three of Cups as a day card

Today, there is an element of celebration and sharing. What is the reason for this, and who are you celebrating with? This card is obviously very positive, however beware of too much partying or empty get-togethers.

Negative or reversed meaning for this card

As mentioned above socialising and partying can be very enjoyable and true celebrations should not be missed or overlooked. It is when we reach a point when these things become empty, hollow and lose their meaning that this card turns negative. Do we socialise because we feel we have to? Is going out every weekend a joy or is taking a step back from time to time important as well?

How this card could present itself in real life

This card could highlight any celebration, a wedding, a graduation or a big birthday bash. An example of this card in my own life would be an Indian festival I was invited to a little while ago. It was called Diwali, the festival of lights. There was a show on stage, there was authentic Indian food and after this there was dancing for young and old. It was a great night out.

How this card is represented in other Tarot decks

In the Crowley Tarot deck, this card shows there is an abundance of joy, food, love (possibly) and things are in flow, they are moving freely.

In the Celtic Dragon Tarot we see a Dragon in a cave on top of a mountain of gold and treasures, with three cups in front of him. It is a fantastic image to highlight the riches we have and a reminder when drawing this card to enjoy these riches.

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