Which Tarot Card Represents Your Higher Self? Test

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The Emperor

6 0Fool, 1 1Magician, 1 2Priestess, 0 3Empress, 14 4Emperor, 1 5Hierophant, 2 6Lovers, 1 7Chariot, 2 8Strength, 1 9Hermit, -1 10WheelOfFortune, 3 11Justice, 1 12HangedMan, 5 13Death, 2 14Temperance, 1 15Devil, -1 16Tower, -1 17Star, 2 18Moon, 3 19Sun, 2 20Judgement and -1 21World!

The second leg of the Body-Mind-Spirit triad is the Emperor, representing the power of the mind to shape the world. Such action does not take place at the command of the will, but through the command of the spoken or written word. The Emperor is the representation - and the ruler - of the structured and regulated world. This is an ideal world like the Empress', though one that is not always as beautiful or lavish. But just because it is more harsh does not mean it is any less necessary to enlightenment; on the contrary, it is completely necessary to balance Mind and Body, male and female.

The Emperor is the opposite of the Empress in many ways. She is the Mother, he is the archetypal Father, wise in the ways of the world and knowledgeable of how to live as part of a structure along with everyone else. The Emperor does have a strong and powerful heart, as every father should, but he shows this side of himself through the imposition of strict guidelines and rules, as most fathers do. If anything he is even more protective than the Empress, because he has created order from chaos and wishes nothing to disturb that order. Underneath his royal robes hides the suit of armor which he proudly wears when defending those under his protection.

The Emperor teaches us many things, the first of which being that every rule has an application and a reason for being. If we can understand this, then his world may not seem so restrictive after all. In fact, all restriction is ultimately for your own good, because without the law and order that this card so powerfully symbolizes, the world would fall into anarchy. Government and law both draw their power from him, but unlike the governmental figures that we hear so much about in modern times, the Emperor cannot be corrupted by power. He rules like King Arthur, who brought together the warring powers of England and knit them into the greatest empire the world has ever known.

He is truly the master of his realm, and he rules with a firm hand, but a just one. He will listen to the counsel of others, though the final decision is always his. War is one of his many tools and he will not hesitate to use violence to protect those he cares about. The privileged few who are subject to his protection always repay him with the loyalty and respect he deserves. But the Emperor's power does not only extend to the controlling of nations. He is also the father, the male role model who offers advice, sets direction and brings security. He takes what he has learned, and passes it on to the next generation, so someday they can be as wise and powerful as he is.

Any of the Major Arcana can represent people, but the Emperor is the kind of energy that often manifests in the form of a person. Obviously all kinds of leaders and fathers will harbor some of his influence, but he can also show someone who acts like a father by setting tone and imposing structure. He is a regulating force and thus associated with the government, bureaucracy and the legal system; his appearance often indicates an encouter with one or more of these systems. The Emperor can also personify the assumption of power and control, by you or someone close to you. If you are the one in power, take care that you always use it wisely.

Above all else, the Emperor shows the benefits of structure and logic ruling over the emotions and lesser desires. Often, domination of the mind over the heart is not wanted, but in some cases is it necessary and even welcomed. When hard choices must be made it's important to maintain your concentration and focus, and this is something the energy of the Emperor allows you to do. When he shows a part of you, let that part of you manifest and take control. Enjoy the assertiveness and confidence it brings. Forge ahead and do what you know is best. If you can master yourself then you should have little problem mastering the world and all the things in it.


Tarot card interpretation by James Rioux, CTM

Their Analysis (Vertical line = Average)

  • 0Fool Distribution

    They scored 6% on 0Fool, higher than 77% of your peers.

  • 1Magician Distribution

    They scored 1% on 1Magician, higher than 44% of your peers.

  • 2Priestess Distribution

    They scored 1% on 2Priestess, higher than 9% of your peers.

  • 3Empress Distribution

    They scored 0% on 3Empress, higher than 24% of your peers.

  • 4Emperor Distribution

    They scored 14% on 4Emperor, higher than 99% of your peers.

  • 5Hierophant Distribution

    They scored 1% on 5Hierophant, higher than 46% of your peers.

  • 6Lovers Distribution

    They scored 2% on 6Lovers, higher than 78% of your peers.

  • 7Chariot Distribution

    They scored 1% on 7Chariot, higher than 19% of your peers.

  • 8Strength Distribution

    They scored 2% on 8Strength, higher than 40% of your peers.

  • 9Hermit Distribution

    They scored 1% on 9Hermit, higher than 28% of your peers.

  • 10WheelOfFortune Distribution

    They scored -1% on 10WheelOfFortune, higher than 30% of your peers.

  • 11Justice Distribution

    They scored 3% on 11Justice, higher than 75% of your peers.

  • 12HangedMan Distribution

    They scored 1% on 12HangedMan, higher than 24% of your peers.

  • 13Death Distribution

    They scored 5% on 13Death, higher than 82% of your peers.

  • 14Temperance Distribution

    They scored 2% on 14Temperance, higher than 42% of your peers.

  • 15Devil Distribution

    They scored 1% on 15Devil, higher than 34% of your peers.

  • 16Tower Distribution

    They scored -1% on 16Tower, higher than 21% of your peers.

  • 17Star Distribution

    They scored -1% on 17Star, higher than 18% of your peers.

  • 18Moon Distribution

    They scored 2% on 18Moon, higher than 30% of your peers.

  • 19Sun Distribution

    They scored 3% on 19Sun, higher than 58% of your peers.

  • 20Judgement Distribution

    They scored 2% on 20Judgement, higher than 90% of your peers.

  • 21World Distribution

    They scored -1% on 21World, higher than 34% of your peers.

All possible test results

The World

After every obstacle has been faced and surmounted, after every path has been travelled and charted, there remains only the last step to the next level of existence - the World, the final gateway. ... Read more


The card originally known as Judgement Day derives from Christian scripture, but in most religions and cultures there is the concept of spiritual rebirth after the end of the world. This is anothe... Read more

The Sun

The Sun symbolizes many things depending on how you look at it. The ancients saw the sun as the giver of life and light, and almost every polytheistic faith has a Sun God. It brings light and cla... Read more

The Moon

It has been said many times that things are not always as they seem, and in the influence of the Moon this axiom is particularly true. In the moonlight, things that are benevolent during the day c... Read more

The Star

Whenever all hope seems lost, it will reappear to prove that you have really lost nothing, except perhaps your sight of the path to enlightenment. And in the absence of that sight, the Star will l... Read more

The Tower

Sometimes, when accepted and welcomed, divine wisdom and enlightenment flow freely like a calm river. The rest of the time, wisdom is blocked until it rages forth like a tidal wave and crushes any... Read more

The Devil

The Devil is another of the popularly misunderstood cards of the Tarot, perhaps second only to Death in this category. In our modern world we do not like to think that there is a seed of negativit... Read more


After the purging experience of Death, it is necessary to rebuild and improve on that which has been left over. Now that old habits and beliefs are gone forever, new attitudes must be acquired to ... Read more


The image of Death charging across a field on his spectral steed would strike fear into the heart of almost any man. The appearance of the Death card has a similar effect on most people, though it... Read more

The Hanged Man

The Hanged Man is the only Tarot card visibly based on a mythological figure. He is Odin, the Norse god who hung from the World Tree for nine days to earn the knowledge of the Runes. Of all the cu... Read more


Since the Major Arcana do not apply directly to physical life, it must follow that Justice does not apply to the laws made by mankind. True, sometimes the laws of mankind mimic the laws that Justi... Read more

The Wheel of Fortune

The Wheel of Fortune is a type of energy that stands beyond the realm of our understanding and control. Certainly you can experience its effects in life, like you feel the pull of gravity on your ... Read more

The Hermit

When questions about the nature of existence and the purpose of life start eating away at your mind, answers will not be found in the physical world. They can only be found inside of you. You have... Read more


The title of this card is often misleading because most people tend to think of strength as a property of the physical body. But this is not a card of brute force, because none of the Major Arcana... Read more

The Chariot

It is somewhat of a mystery why the Chariot, clearly a card of force and of control, should be of the Water element. But its attribution to Cancer is indeed valid because this card deals heavily w... Read more

The Lovers

The Lovers card is not just about love and sexuality; it has several meanings which are all related to the duality expressed in the image of the card. The image of the two lovers holding hands or i... Read more

The Hierophant

Spirit is the final leg of the triad that has been previously seen in the Empress and Emperor; the archetype of the spiritual world is the Hierophant. This is the card of beliefs, both religious an... Read more

The Emperor

The second leg of the Body-Mind-Spirit triad is the Emperor, representing the power of the mind to shape the world. Such action does not take place at the command of the will, but through the comm... Read more

The Empress

The Empress represents a departure from the dualistic philosophy of the first three Major Arcana, as well as from the strongly spiritual teachings of those three cards. Rather than simple dichotom... Read more

The High Priestess

The High Priestess is arguably the most difficult of the Major Arcana to qualify with words alone, because so much of her power and ability is veiled in mystery that it is difficult for anyone to f... Read more

The Magician

The Magician's number is One, the number of creation and individuality; his power is transformation through the use of his will. In his manipulation of the basic elements into all the substances a... Read more

The Fool

Without the notion of Zero, our system of mathematics becomes meaningless. Similarly, the Fool is an essential part of the Tarot because he is the spark that sets everything else into motion, the d... Read more


I guess you have blocked my psychic abilities! You unbeliever!   Tarot card interpretation by James Rioux, CTM http://tarot.f... Read more

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