The Hierophant tarot card

The traditional meanings of Hierophant are faith, traditions, rituals and ceremony. While the Emperor speaks about the structure holding our society together; the Hierophant speaks of our spirituality keeping us ethically and morally together.

Learn more about the Hierophant tarot card meanings here. 

The Hierophant in the Grand Tableau

Hierophant in Fool position: Baptism, renewal of faith, a new religion or community with shared beliefs. Students.

Hierophant in Magician position: A preacher, selling a spiritual belief, a celebrant.

Hierophant in High Priestess position: A female priest, a nun.

Hierophant in Empress position: An abundant and happy tradition.

Hierophant in Emperor position: A powerful church. A very powerful and stable organisation.

Hierophant in Hierophant position: Schools and institutions, churches within a church, sub-religions.

Hierophant in Lovers position: Getting married, a married couple.

Hierophant in Chariot position: Missionaries, expansion of religion/tradition.

Hierophant in Strength: A charity, a courageous and passionate organisation.

Hierophant in Hermit: A spiritual teacher. Guru.

Hierophant in Wheel of Fortune: Rescued by faith. Reborn.

Hierophant in Justice: Ethical legal system. Youth workers, social workers, parole officer.

Hierophant in Hanged Man: Traditional psychology.

Hierophant in Death: Funeral directors, A funeral, transformation of tradition. Taxes.

Hierophant in Temperance: Anthropology.

Hierophant in Devil: Traditions corrupted.

Hierophant in Tower: Traditions and organisations falling apart due to lies and corruptions.

Hierophant in Star: A star spiritual leader, a motivational teacher.

Hierophant in Moon: Psychiatric institution. Hiding in an organisation.

Hierophant in Sun: Successful organisation working with people.

Hierophant in Judgement: Bringing salvation, a political organisation.

Hierophant in World: World wide organisation.