The Hermit embodies seeking the highest version of self to live a better life.
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 it important to connect with what you really want (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 the need for self-reflection.
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= Soul Searching
Element= Earth (which influences responsibility and obligations).
Yes or no=This card is it typically decided by the intuition of the reader.
VERTICAL= BÚSQUEDA INTERNA
The Hermit holds Primary Zodiac influence for Virgo, and the Elemental Zodiac relates to Taurus, Virgo, and Capricorn.
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 collecting, precision, and pragmatism. And, planetary concepts of the connections between things are seen with: the Universe.
Note: These traditional tarot-astrology references are based on concepts commonly attributed to the secret society knows as the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn from the turn of the 20th century.
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 9. Watch for repeating numbers of 9 after the reading for confirmation of their importance in the reading.