I’ve written interpretations for every card in the Wild Unknown Tarot. As the box of the deck states, there are no rights or wrongs. These are simply my perspectives on the tarot card meanings. I hope you find them useful!
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Nine of Cups :: Wild Unknown Tarot
Creator’s keywords: bliss, wishes granted
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The Nine of Cups is one of the most colorful cards in this deck. It brings to mind a sunset with the gorgeous shades of pink, purple, blue and green. The more bold colors (orange, red and yellow) are absent from this card. The chosen colors are strategic – all of these colors evoke feelings of comfort, peace, and happiness.
The horizontal lines show a stable, calm energy. There are no turbulent waters here. Things seem tranquil – maybe even to the point of feeling a bit stagnant! This is a card of enjoying the things that make you feel good – a nice meal, beautiful music. It’s a card of indulgence. Pleasure is the name of the game.
The crescent moon hanging in the distance reminds me that it is important to feel good NOW, not hinge our positive emotions on reaching some far away goal or distant state. Life is happening around us every moment, and we can generate the feelings we desire in big ways and small every day.
In a reading, this card can serve as a reminder to let yourself really enjoy the abundant pleasures in your life. Even things that seem simple, like a bowl of cereal and a roof over your head – can seem like ultimate luxuries if you have the right perspective. There’s also an interesting balance at work in this card. On one hand, it is always a good idea to appreciate the luxuries we already have, but on the other hand, we don’t want to become too complacent. It’s good to continue to stretch ourselves and expand our horizons even when we are perfectly content where we are now.