The Star – Tarot card meaning

The Star is the seventeenth card in the Major Arcana. a refreshing change from recent cards, the Star is a positive change.

The Star represents inspiration, hope and confidence. Stars remind us of where we are in the universe, as well as inspiring us.

In antiquity we never knew what they were, and by creating constellations we sought to explain the cosmos. The Star as a tarot card represents this feeling.

Card meanings


There may have been some issues in the past but you’re well over them when the Star shows in the past position. Look to the past as inspiration.

Treat everything you have done as a lesson, training for a greater future. In the past you may have gone with a gut choice, a decision which has played out for good or bad.

No matter what, you’re here now. use the past as a tool and learn from the experience.


You’ve been in a calm, relaxed state of mind recently, especially when compared to the past.

You could be feeling a sense of relief that you’ve just finished something, but soon that feeling of having to start something new will dawn on you.

There is no need to rush at all, let the ideas and inspiration flow through you.


There is light at the end of the tunnel when you see The Star in the future position. in nay situation we tend to favour one point of view.

True clarity can be seen from all points. Try to play devils advocate with yourself when you’re assessing any situation. Look for contradictions in your own arguments.

Understand how people can think and act differently than you.

Work, careers and education

Things should be going well in your professions life when The Star shows up. If you have a good idea, then run with it. work on it alone if you have to.

Nobody achieved greatness by starting in line and we have to make opportunities for ourselves.

Love and Relationships

Get to know your partner at an even deeper level. Have more conversations and spend more time together. Relationships change over time and it can change everything to learn something new about your partner years down the line.

Go and explore somewhere new, and build new experiences if you wish to deepen your relationship. The Star shows its a good time to get out and meet new people; potential loving partners will make themselves known.


Things should be going well when you draw The Star in relation to finances and wealth. The Star is a positive card; so expect gains if you follow your instinct. Also, consider your passions. Many people are able to turn their passions and hobbies into a core aspect of their life; one which provides for them fully. Consider if you could turn your hobby into your career.

It’s never safe to expect to get money from any game of chance, but if you can afford to lose it, then by all means take a risk. It could well pay off.

Health and well-being

Expect a recovery if you’ve been going through a rough patch, physically or mentally. You should be at, or heading towards, one of the healthiest points of your recent life.

Being around others and creating and maintaining friends are some of the best things we can do to improve our quality of life. Look actively to make new friends and connections.

Other associations

Element: Air

Astrology: Aquarius

As a Yes or No question: Yes


Hope, help, tranquillity, optimism, happiness, inspiration