The High Priestess Tarot Card Meaning

Have you had the High Priestess card in your reading and want to know what it means? Maybe you have been offered one meaning and want to know what else the card could mean?

Today we are here with the answers you need. Keep reading to see all the meanings of the upright and reversed High Priestess Tarot card and what you should do if you get this card in your reading! 

Upright High Priestess Tarot Card General Meaning 

Let’s dive straight in and look at the general meaning of the upright High Priestess Tarot card! Generally, the card suggests sensuality, mystery, intuition, and common sense.

The card suggests it is time to trust your gut feeling and instincts.

Be sure to pay attention to dreams, signs, and symbols the universe is sending you when you see the card in your reading! 

Now that we have looked at the general meaning of the card, let’s dive in a little deeper and look at what else the card can suggest! 


Health-wise, the High Priestess card tells you to listen to the messages your body is sending you about its needs. The card suggests your health concerns aren’t being taken seriously.

Do not let this happen! Make sure you speak to a professional and continue to seek advice to get the treatment you need. 

The High Priestess card symbolizes hormones and fertility balancing and menstruation. 

Love And Relationships

For men, the High Priestess card suggests you will become infatuated with an attractive and sensual woman, but they might not be attainable for you!

If you are a woman, the card suggests you will be desired by more than one man! You will be irresistible! 

If you are in a relationship or involved with someone, the High Priestess Tarot card is an indicator of a good sex life too. 

Money And Career

Work-wise, the card suggests you might become aware of an opportunity or information that will benefit you greatly. The card also suggests inspiration and creativity if you are involved in the arts.

If you are a student, the card indicates a good teacher is entering your life to help you with your studies.

Take care when you see this card when discussing your finances. Only tell people you trust, and keep them on a need-to-know basis! 


The card suggests now is a good time to connect with your inner intuition and voice.

Now is the time to trust your higher power! The High Priestess is the card of spirituality and wisdom and is a good card to appear if you are interested in psychic development. 

Reversed High Priestess Tarot Card General Meaning 

The reversed High Priestess Tarot card has a slightly different meaning, let’s take a quick look at it now! Generally, the card suggests that your intuition is guiding you and any instincts you feel are correct.

But you might not be hearing them! 

You might be more focused on winning the approval of others or their opinions instead of your wisdom. The card can also suggest you are neglecting needs and focusing on caring for others. 

You need to spend time connecting with yourself and listening to your inner voice. The card is telling you to trust yourself, as you have the knowledge and wisdom that you need! 

Now that we have looked at the general meaning of the card, let’s dive in to see what else it can mean in closer detail.


Health-wise now is the time to get active, especially if you have been isolating yourself! The High Priestess card represents menstruation issues for women, fertility issues, or hormonal imbalances.

You might be experiencing a health issue and aren’t being taken seriously by your doctor. 

Make your voice heard! It is worth seeking help from other healthcare practitioners too, to ensure that you get the treatment you need.

Love And Relationships

The reversed High Priestess card suggests you will be highly desired by others but might question the attention you are receiving or the motives behind it. The attention might make you feel uncomfortable too.

If you are in a relationship, there might be high sexual tension and uncontrolled emotional outbursts in your future. You might find that you lose your patience with your partner, or are seeking out arguments.

Pause here and take some time for yourself to figure out why.

Money And Career

Career-wise, the reversed High Priestess suggests you have not been kept in the loop in work. This might leave you feeling isolated and detached from your colleagues.

There might also be a duplicitous female, so take care not to trust too easily! 

Financially, make sure you are aware of all the conditions before signing a contract or taking out a loan. Somebody might be being dishonest, so be sure to trust your intuition and walk away if a situation doesn’t feel right! 


The reversed High Priestess card suggests you might feel you have lost a previously strong connection to your spiritual side. Don’t panic! You need to spend some time relaxing to tune into what the spirits are telling you.

Take care here not to become too dependent on mediums or psychics too! 

Final Thoughts 

And there you have it, all the possible meanings of the High Priestess Tarot card! No matter the context you see the card in, be sure to trust your instincts and focus on your spiritual path. It won’t lead you wrong! 

Zhara O’Brien
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