The Hanged Man Tarot Card Meaning
Meaning - Symbolism & Visual Elements
Each of us goes through a vulnerable phase of life. There is no clear path forward. There are sacrifices to be made, but you are reluctant to do so. As you can see, the Hanged Man tarot card signals the same thing.
The hanged man is one of the Major Arcana cards in the Tarot set. Divination is its main purpose. There is a sense of sacrifice and ultimate surrender in this card. It may seem as if a person is in limbo between time and reality. It may appear initially to be a negative card, but it represents an oxymoron. Success in defeat is symbolized by the card. Success requires sacrifice.
The Hanged Man Tarot Card symbolizes:
The Hanged Man Card depicts a man hanging upside down. With his leg, he holds the tree. In the underworld, the tree is deep-rooted. According to him, he represents free will and heaven, whereas the tree represents heaven. It is evident from his facial expressions. A branch binds his right foot, but his left foot is free. The hand behind the man's back forms an inverted triangle when viewed more closely. His clothes demonstrate human passion and serenity. The red trousers symbolize human passion and the blue shirt, serenity. A hermit's appearance is suggested by this color combination. He is symbolized by the yellow color of his shoes, hair, and halo, which is a symbol of intellect. The upright card and reverse card both indicate something.
As a symbol of peace of mind, the Hanged Man represents personal knowledge and experience. It's when you learn to let go of the little things and take advantage of changeable situations.
Although you acknowledge that not everything in life can or will be pleasing, you have also learned to accept that both the good and the bad will pass. Learning and growing are what remain. A Hanged Man makes an incredibly good omen and one of the most important cards in any spread, changing the entire meaning of the reading. Especially in negative readings, the Hanged Man lets you understand the unfortunate situation completely, stay calm, and act accordingly.
Additionally, it can be used to visualize, contemplate, and meditate when feeling negative or overwhelmed. Though the figure on the card is upside down, he appears calm and relaxed. While he has one leg bent, he is so calm, with so much energy and light all around him, symbolic of wisdom and awakening. Alternatively, if painting appeals to you, you can paint this card.
Upright Hanged Man Tarot Card
Hanged men understand that their position represents a sacrifice they must make to progress forward - whether it is repentance for past wrongdoings or recalculation of their future paths. It is part of his progression forward that he spends time here; he will not waste this time. A person on a spiritual path may also experience this feeling as they view the world differently, as he is upside down. Other people do not understand why sacrifice is necessary, but you do. It is only natural for you to take this route since you are alone on the path.
A Hanged Man card indicates that certain actions need to be suspended. The result may indicate a period of indecision. This means that certain actions or decisions which must be properly implemented may be delayed even if it is urgent to act at the time. The best thing you can do is stall some actions as long as you do so to have more time to make the right decisions.
Love - Upright Hanged Man Tarot Card
Those looking for love can take a different approach to find the Hanged Man. If everything you have been doing doesn't seem to be working or producing the results you desire, you might be realizing that it doesn't. It could now be time to change your approach - to turn 180 degrees and maybe even do the exact opposite from what you have been doing.
Take things slow if you rushed before. You may benefit from adding a bit of excitement and passion to the mix if you took things too slowly previously. Hanged Men are great for those who have been dating the same person for a long time. Now that you understand the patterns, do the opposite.
The Hanged Man shows that despite rough patches, destructive patterns, or just days where you are irritated with each other, you can make it work despite these things. You and your partner can find a solution that works for both of you, despite your troubles and disagreements. Having this relationship has allowed you to grow so much, so you should continue doing so. It is a blessing to have this relationship.
Career - Upright Hanged Man Tarot Card
Hanged Man cards indicate waiting in terms of careers. The future of your profession and workplace might be unclear to you. There will be stagnation in your projects and a lack of progress in your career. No thoughts are coming to your mind because you are saturated. Let your mind flow without toxins before making any new plans. You can help yourself by taking a vacation. Occasionally, you will be unable to force something. That's a lesson we can learn. It is sometimes necessary to wait and watch. Let time do its work. It will happen when the time is right, no matter how hard you try, whether it is for your work, a project, a colleague, or a client. You should just relax. A second meaning for this card is that you are considering changing careers. Taking a step back might seem like a step back; however, it is the first step in starting a new life. If you maintain a positive attitude, you'll be successful in life.
Concerning your career, the Hanged Man may represent a feeling of waiting or uncertainty. Possibly, you need to take a break from your projects, or perhaps you are waiting and considering your next steps. With this card, there is a lesson, and that lesson is that at times, you can't force a decision or change to happen if the time isn't right. Some things, whether it's a response from a colleague or a client, a change in your career, or a response from a business partner, will happen in time. Take a deep breath, and just be. Another possibility is that you're on your way to making a career change. Your return to a path that feels right for you may be a calculated step backward to get back on track.
Health - Upright Hanged Man Tarot Card
Physical illness is symbolized by the Hanged Man. Associated with pregnancy problems, high blood pressure, and chronic conditions such as diabetes, it may also play a part in chronic conditions such as hypertension.
Hanged Man tarot cards serve as warning cards in a health context that can alert someone to seek medical assistance if signs of illness appear.
Spirituality - Upright Hanged Man Tarot Card
In accepting these pauses with open arms, you allow yourself to surrender to what is. You can gain a new perspective and new way of thinking by taking time away from your routine. If you do this, it might be inconvenient and maybe even put important projects on hold, but it will be worth it. By making you aware of new perspectives, the Universe helps you prepare for the next step in your evolution. You will encounter more obstacles if you push or resist; instead, set yourself up to be open to opportunities that come to you.
Reversed Hanged Man Tarot Card
Having the Hanged Man reversed shows a stubborn attitude of "I know it all" that represents an inability to overcome difficulties in a positive, or even less negative way. In other words, it means denying evidence and support from others that might change your perspective.
There are times when we all feel helpless because of outside events. We are overwhelmed by them and we cannot see solutions. If in the past you could not change a situation, you expect it to be the same now. Learning to respond this way takes time and practice.
Love - Reversed Hanged Man Tarot Card
It is time to act according to the Hanged Man reversed. It might be time to board the train if the card is reversed. It is not the time to give up, even though there has been a slowdown in the past. You have reinvented yourself, and your love life is ready to go. By having clarity of thought, you gain a fresh perspective on love and can achieve fulfillment. With your partner, you will enjoy a relationship full of energy and trust. Furthermore, this card shows that you do not always have to sacrifice to gain your partners' trust. With a balanced approach of yours and your partner, you can take the relationship long distances.
Career - Reversed Hanged Man Tarot Card
Changes in your job or a break to spend time with family might not work out as you expected. You may feel that doing these things enhanced your work. Your career has also taken a break when this card appears. As a result, you might become rash and take rash decisions that may prove costly in the end. Your energy has been drained by the waiting, and you feel frustrated. Rather than being reactive, be proactive.
Health - Reversed Hanged Man Tarot Card
The situation may already be in a state of uncertainty, which is very frustrating for you. In the Hanged Man's reversal, you may feel stuck, restricted, or stalled, since other people or circumstances have left you on hold. Despite your resistance, it is important to surrender to 'what is and to let go of how things should be. Live in the moment, even if things don't go as you'd hoped really, how often does life go as you'd planned it? , and let go.
Spirituality - Reversed Hanged Man Tarot Card
Fear of the future can prevent an individual from investing. Consider ending negative patterns and draining situations instead of saying 'never again' and take action to break the cycle. Those who think the Hanged Man Reversed represents someone who makes impulsive decisions and faces (or is about to face) serious consequences may want to consider the first. You want to make right a mistake you made, but you don't know how? The past cannot be changed, but we can use our perspective to make any outcome work for us.
How can we apply this to our lives? Answering this question can lead to a change of direction