The Sun


The Sun Major Tarot card has the image of a big orange sun with a calm expression on its face. Below the sun is a naked child atop a white horse. The child’s arms are spread in joy, and she has a wreath of flowers on her head. On the child’s left hand is an orange banner symbolizing victory. She rides the horse with no reins or saddle, signifying that she is confident and trusts her abilities. There is also the opposite card i.e. The Sun Reversed which is also explained below for the benefit of our readers.

The white horse represents purity, while the sun is a source of warmth and joy. It also symbolizes life while its 22 rays symbolize the Major Arcana. In the background, we can see four sunflowers that are a symbol of the four Minor Arcana suits. The sunflowers also represent happiness and love.

The Sun in the Upright Position

In the upright position, the Sun represents:

  • Happiness
  • Warmth
  • Joy
  • Celebration
  • Success
  • Abundance

The card in the upright position represents joy and happiness that you are about to experience.  You are about to enjoy everything around you, and your life is about to get very simple. Your relationships, career, and business are blossoming. This is a positive card that brings you what you desire. This card may also implicate positivity in your life. It shows you are an optimistic person full of warmth. People are attracted to you since you radiant a lot of positivity, inspiring others to move forward in life.

When it comes to career and work, this card indicates that you will influence the success of your workplace projects. Your optimism is also noticeable by those around you, and they appreciate it. Your hard work is also about to be rewarded, so wait for success. In relationships, the card signifies that you have a bright future with your partner. You positively influence your significant other, and they enjoy having you around. In case you are single, the card indicates that you are about to find your soul mate, and this love will flourish.

In money and investment, the card indicates that your investments are bearing fruits. This calls for a celebration but don’t overspend your money. Health wise, the Sun in the upright position indicates a time of vitality. You are well physically, spiritually, and emotionally.

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The Sun in the Reversed Position

The Sun card in the reversed position indicates:

  • Overconfidence
  • Shadow
  • Uninspired
  • Sadness

The Sun, even in the reversed position, is never a negative card.

The card signifies negative energy, blocking feelings of optimism and confidence. However, such feelings and obstacles will soon give way, and you will experience warmth and joy. Though you may be feeling uninspired and a bit sad, know that this is only temporary.

The Sun in a Time Based Position

  • Past – In the past position, the Sun signifies that the past has given you a good foundation for the happiness you are experiencing now. You also might have had a good childhood, which is why you are so optimistic and full of energy.
  • Present – In the present position, the Sun tells you that you are in a good place. The card brings in good tidings of joy and fulfillment. You’ll meet wonderful people and great opportunities.
  • Future –In this position, the Sun indicates that what you are working on will have a good outcome. You will win and find enlightenment shortly.

Other Associations

  • Element  – Fire
  • Yes or no answer – Yes
  • Astrology – Leo


In conclusion, the Sun is a card of optimism, warmth, success, and enlightenment. It is a wonderful Yes card. If you have been going through a rough patch, there is no better card to restore your hope than the Sun card. If you wish to know more about this tarot card visit here.

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