The Hierophant is known as the Pope, Chiron, Shaman and sometimes also called the High Priest. Taurus rules the Hierophant. The Hierophant is also represented by the figure that is religious and sits within the church that’s formal. The Hierophant is a Major Arcana card.
The Hierophant Upright Tarot Meaning
This card is extremely conventional and that you want to have an approach on things that might be considered more orthodox and stay within conventional bounds which are similar to that approach. There are times that you might not be able to be innovative but find yourself having to adapt the system that is around you. You might be tempted to challenge your current status position but right now is not the good time to do it.
You might want to join a group or either possibly an institution at this time or either might even be thinking about joining the gym or possibly a group that is religious. You will find that now is a good time to join it and you will greatly benefit from whatever group you would like to join and will be able to learn a lot from the group.
The Hierophant also helps to represent education plus it is a card that is about going after knowledge. You might also find yourself seeking help from a teacher who is established right now to help you with being able to learn more. You might find yourself turning to a counselor, psychotherapist or a spiritual mentor who might be able to help you spiritually and give you advice to help with your skills that you have.
The Hierophant Reversed Tarot Meaning
You might feel currently that you are restricted and possibly constrained by rules or structure in your life and might feel as if you don’t have any control or either flexibility in your life. When it shows up as reversed, you could be challenging your current status quo and breaking all of the rules. You seek out opportunities which might appear to be rebel and want to challenge concepts and ideas. You question tradition and everything that is around you.
Reversed, people might see you as like a teenager who is in rebellion or either a young adult that might to question everything about society and possibly be active in activities which are political. This being said, you might find yourself running into problems often with the authorities or either with a figure who is authoritative.
You might currently be struggling with a person that is trying to rule with an iron fist and making it hard for you to do things. If you have someone in your life like this you might have only the choice to follow them.
If you find yourself arguing with people in authority more, take time out to meditate and do things that will help calm you down.
Upright: beliefs, tradition, religion, conformity
Reversed: challenging and questioning your current status quo and feeling restricted