Death, tarot card #13

22 major arcana of tarot The Unnamed - Tarot of Marseille

The Unnamed 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 Mountebank, the Fool, the Devil, the Hanged Man, the Lovers, and the Hermit.  You can find the analysis and detailed interpretations of that Tarot card below.

Meaning of the Death card, symbol of transformation

Just like the Hanged Man card, you should not draw any hasty conclusion about that Arcanum from its name and appearance. That Tarot Arcanum is not necessarily a sign of impending doom or drama, and it would need to be aspected (surrounded) with other negative arcanum for it to be the case!

The Unnamed - Tarot of Marseille

The Unnamed card is a sign of great change, or the end of a problem. Often, it even heralds the end of a painful situation.

Even if the Unnamed tarot card is not usually a sign of good news, it could also mean the existence of limitations or a lesser amount of luck in every domain: Love, Money, Work, Luck… This Arcanum could indicate sudden developments that could be hard to bear or deal with.
That Arcanum is a symbol of metamorphosis, fate, material restrictions, sudden rupture from the past, and isolation…
This card calls for some radical changes that will not suffer any half-measure. When you draw that Arcanum in a reading, you need to take drastic action. Sometimes, it could imply a definitive break-up, or turning your back on anything that would be useless to your own evolution in order to move forward.

Drawing the Unnamed card

In a tarot reading, it often implies some upcoming change in your way of life or way of thinking, in what you are accustomed to. In that case, you have to break away from your routine because it is slowing you down, preventing any evolution.
The Unnamed card calls for some reflection, intelligence and reason in order to make the right decision without undue hast, but without too much hesitation either.
Contrary to what it looks like, this Arcanum symbolizes the triumph of live over death, and even reincarnation. It hints at hidden spiritual options, dormant deep within your soul, which need to be awoken in order to move forward.
As such, it is a “positive” Arcanum in that it calls for some deep changes and serious introspection in order to find the right solutions to a problem. The Unnamed tells you not to panic or lose your cool before the essential transformations you have to undergo if you do not want to let your life pass you by. You will need a lot of courage, but it will clear up any situation and let you see the true intentions of people you thought you knew well.


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