Interpreting the Mountebank card

The Mountebank - Tarot of Marseille

The Mountebank is among the 11 trumps from the 22 major arcana that symbolize the various stages of the human condition, with the Pope, the Papess, the Emperor, the Empress, the Fool, the Devil, the Hanged Man, the Unnamed, the Lovers, and the Hermit.  As a psychic reader, I will explain the meaning of that major Arcanum.

Drawing the card of the Mountebank, the first arcanum

The Mountebank is among the positive major arcana. In other words, if you draw it you can expect some positive developments. It symbolizes initiative, entrepreneurship, a new beginning, or a fresh start.

It is a positive sign to find it in a tarot reading in any domain.

tarot card the mountebank

This tarot card is an extremely interesting Arcanum as it indicates that you are in the most auspicious conditions to succeed in any new undertaking…

Provided that you act with some discipline and reflection, ignoring any distraction! The Mountebank shows you the path you have to tread, but you still need to make the right decisions, as the cards will not make them for you.


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This Arcanum shows you many possibilities and grants you certain mastery over the unknown and unexpected. 

  The latter being, by definition, impossible to anticipate, you need to think things through before you commit to any course of action.

Symbolism of the Mountebank card

The Mountebank Arcanum is a symbol of intelligence, wit, and daring. Emotionally, it means the beginning of a new love interest. Professionally, it is a green light for any project.

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