The World card has four creatures’ heads on the sides of the card. At the top left, there is a human head that represents Aquarius, and the lion on the top left symbolizes Leo. The ox on the bottom left represents the Taurus Zodiac sign, while the eagle on the bottom right represents the zodiac sign Scorpion. The four creatures’ heads also symbolize the four writers of the four gospels in the New Testament namely Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. They also represent harmony in the universe and between all the energies in the world.
We also see a naked dancing lady in the middle of the card, surrounded by a green wealth representing victory. The dancing lady has a purple shawl wrapped around. The lady also holds a baton on each hand. Her dance shows evolution and balance.
The World in the Upright Position
The last card in the Major Arcana Tarot cards signifies:
The World card is the last in this deck, and it represents the completion of a cycle. It signifies that you have had life lessons that have made you smart. The world is ready for what you have to offer. The card may also indicate that you have accomplished your goals. Although you may have faced difficulties in the past, you preserved, and now you are reaping the fruits of your handwork. When it comes to career and work, this card in the upright position indicates that you are almost attaining your dream position. Don’t give up now. Pursue the opportunities that you hope to attain.
Concerning romance and love, the World in the upright position indicates that your relationship is flourishing. You will attain the goals you have set, and your relationship will reach new heights. If you are single, the card may signify the end of your single hood and the start of a new relationship. Now would be a good time to meet someone new. When it comes to money, this card shows that if you had been doing bad financially, this cycle is coming to an end. Don’t overspend or gamble your new-found wealth.
Healthwise, this card is a good indicator that your health will improve if you have been battling a disease. It could also mean that you will take on a new habit that will affect your health. Ensure it is a good habit that will improve your health.
The World in the Reversed Position
In the reversed position the World card indicates:
- Lack of discipline
- Lack of closure
The World card in the reversed position indicates incomplete projects. The seeker does not finish what he started. You may have taken half heartened efforts, and that’s why you have a series of abandoned ventures. You may also be holding back due to fear and worry. The card may also mean that you are yet to find closure on a past issue. You need to let go of whatever is holding you back and move forward.
The World in the Time Based Position
- Past – When the World appears in the past position, it means that you have experienced great successes in the past. Your present situation is rooted in this history.
- Present – This card signifies a time of accomplishment in the present. You’ll achieve what you have been seeking. If you are yet to meet your goals, the card tells you to keep at it as a positive ending is almost near.
- Future – The card in the future position advises you not to give up on your aspirations. The universe is supporting you, and since you are on the right path, you will attain fulfillment and success soon.
- Element – Earth
- Yes or no question – Yes
- Astrology – Saturn
The World card indicates success, accomplishments, and the end of a cycle. The card marks the end of an important project or phase in your life.