The Star Tarot Card Meanings

the star tarot card


The Star is the 17th Major Arcana card among all the other 22 Major Arcana cards. On this card, a naked woman is seen sitting near the edge of a small pool or pond, with her right foot in the water, representing her psychic abilities and intuitive powers, while the left foot on the ground, representing her practical thinking and good sense. In her hands, she is holding the two containers of the water, representing her conscious and subconscious mind. She pours the water on the earth’s surface near her, to ensure it’s nourishment and fertility which is evident from the lush green area surrounding her. Behind her, a large star shines (symbol of angels’ blessings and guidance) along with seven other stars which represent the seven chakras. A bird is standing on the branch of a lush green tree which represents the holy ibis of thought (symbol of wisdom, creativity, knowledge, fertility, trust, and communication).


  • Spirituality
  • Creativity
  • Hope and Faith
  • Positivity
  • Healing
  • Fertility
  • Inspiration
  • New Beginnings

General Meaning 

This card signifies that after facing the several difficulties of your life, you are realizing your real essence. You have entered the new peaceful phase of your life where the universe is showering the divine blessings on you. All the stars are in your favour. You will realize that all your work which was stopped earlier is now coming on the right track. This card brings new hope and faith with lots of opportunities to grow in life. You will be able to see a positive change in your attitude. You will be motivated to work and look for several options in your life. This card is a very positive sign, as you will be both physically and mentally fit. This card also suggests the best period to start some artistic work or any creative hobby.

Upright Position

the star-upright position

If ‘The Star’ card appears in the upright position in your spread, then it signifies a positive omen. It symbolizes some new beginnings which will prove to be very fruitful. It ensures the arrival of the good times of your life where you can look for several opportunities. All the divine angels are showering the blessings on you. The universe and all the stars are in your favour. After facing a lot of troubles in your life, you will notice a peaceful change which will help you to grow well in life. If you are looking or a job or thinking of starting a new business, then the appearance of this card in your spread assures the favourable outcome. This card also suggests improving your artistic hobby as it may prove to be very fruitful in future.

Reversed Position

the star-reversed position

If ‘The Star’ appears in the reversed position in your spread, it signifies that still who have not overcome the impact of some painful incident which had happened in past. You are questioning the divine powers of God. You are not able to understand that whatever bad that had happened in your life, it’s all to make you stronger than before. You have lost all the faith and hope in God. If you are still under the impact of the trauma, try taking some professional help which will help you to understand the things well.

It also denotes that earlier you had started some creative work. But now you have lost all the interest in it. You may be finding that work boring and unfruitful. The reversed card advises you to keep some patience as the good things always take time. You need to trust your hard work and the divine energies of the Supreme power.

This card in the reversed position also suggests taking proper care of your health. Stop worrying about unnecessary things. You may take a break from your daily routine and go for a trip with your family or friends for the recreational purpose.

The Star in Past Spread

If ‘The Star’ card appears in the past spread, it suggests that recently you have recovered from some tragic event of your life. It also advises not to worry unnecessarily as things will be in your favour. You had got several opportunities in life or you had started doing some work in past. This card suggests not to lose hope as soon you will receive the rewards of your hard work.

The Star in Present Spread

If this card appears in your present spread, it suggests that you don’t worry about anything as the universe is showering the blessings on you. You will notice that all your work in getting on the right track. You are enjoying the results of your hard work. This card also signifies the favourable time to start a new work or job. It also ensures spiritual, mental, physical, and emotional stability in your life.

The Star in Future Spread

If this card appears in the future spread, it denotes that currently, you might be struggling in your life, but stop worrying as the things will turn in your favour soon. You may get several opportunities which will help you to grow well in life. Your life will become more peaceful and positive. Your health will be fine. It also denotes that soon you may start a new business which will be very productive.

The Star in Love Spread

If you are single, the appearance of this card shows that soon you may find a suitable partner for yourself. For that, you need to overcome the memories of your past relationship, else you will end up losing the best one for you. This card also signifies a future blissful relationship. If you are committed, the appearance of this card indicates the blessings of divine angels. You will be experiencing a peaceful relationship based on mutual love, respect, care, and trust. If all the things go well, this card also indicates engagement or marriage.

The Star in Career Spread

The Star in the career spread is a very positive sign which indicates growth and prosperity. You will be getting the reward of your hard work. Your superiors will be impressed with you and there might be the chances of job promotion. Your work will be appreciated and others may look for your advises on different topics. Your astrological stars will be in your favour. If you are thinking of expanding your business or starting a new venture, the appearance of this card assures a positive outcome. If you are a student, this card indicates a good result. You may find several career opportunities. This card also indicates choosing a creative career option.

The Star in Finance Spread

In the finance spread, the appearance of this card shows the favourable outcome. If you are thinking of investing your money, this card indicates a favourable time to go ahead. This card also denotes financial growth in life. Instead of spending your money on unnecessary things, start investing in the productive areas as this card assures a positive result. If you have lent your money to someone, this indicates that soon your amount will be recovered.

The Star in Health Spread

In the health spread, the appearance of this card is a good omen as all your past health issues will be resolved soon. You will notice a positive change in your attitude, Spiritually, mentally, emotionally, and physically you will be fine. This card also indicates a new routine which you are following to improve your health.

The Star in Family Spread

In the family spread, the appearance of this card shows a lovable and caring bond among the members of the family. You don’t have to worry about anything as the relationship with each member will be based upon mutual love, care, trust, loyalty, and respect. It also indicates the starting of a new creative venture like a boutique, salon, home decor, cooking classes, restaurant, etc. Sometimes, this card also indicates a female (especially in the family) which may bring a good name.

The Star in Yes or No Spread

This card is a very positive card which assures good times of life. The answer to the question you are looking for is ‘Yes’.

Other Facts

  • Element: Air
  • Astrology/Zodiac Signs: Aquarius
  • Period: January 20 to February 19

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