Death embodies the law that everything that begins must end.
In a tarot reading, it is about the inquirer (querent), someone close to the inquirer, or a hidden aspect within the inquirer that needs to be acknowledged for the inquirer to reach their highest consciousness. The happiness the inquirer is seeking can be found by answering a question:
Why is the end important for the next beginning (or not)?
It is import to consider that this is a Major Arcana card (trump card), which carries a message that signifies an event that will forever change lives. When it appears the universe wants you to focus on feelings about endings.
Don’t let the set structure of the Tarot distract you from its primary use as an intuitive divination tool. Use the keywords, images, and symbols of the card to tap into your intuition and deeper inner knowing.
Upright= Necessary Ending
Element= Water (which influences love and emotions).
Yes or no=This card is it typically a no.
VERTICAL= FINAL NECESARIO
INVERTIDA= RESISTENCIA A UN FINAL
Death holds Primary Zodiac influence for Scorpio, and the Elemental Zodiac relates to Cancer, Scorpio, and Pisces.
The signs are less important than the traits they represent because a person has sun, moon and rising signs, and one or more of these is often unknown to the tarot reader. The zodiac for this card relates to traits of sensitivity, focus, and intuition. And, planetary concepts of the connections between things are seen with: the Universe.
Everything is a cycle of beginning, middle, and end. The stage of this event is dependent on the reading, and may be related to any month and the energy of any season. The “fool’s journey” is the passage of a soul’s life, with all of its lessons learned, from start to completion. It starts with The Fool and completes with The World.
This card carries the energetic influence of 13. Watch for repeating numbers of 13 after the reading for confirmation of their importance in the reading.