Note: Meaning behind the tarot combinations greatly differ based on the order of the cards you receive. These interpretations are written for when you receive the Hanged Man as the first card and the Empress as the second or ''the outcome'' card.
There are some subtle similarities between the Hanged Man and Empress that you may have missed.
The Hanged Man is 12th card of Major Arcana, combined (1+2) number 3. The Empress is a Major Arcana card as well, represented by the number 3.
Numerological value of this combination is 3+3= 6, which represents seeking for love, harmony and balance.
Astrologically, the Hanged Man card is planet Neptune and the Empress is represent by Venus.
Neptune and Venus are similar in some ways. While Neptune is all about harmony with spirit, Venus focuses on harmony with self and others.
Neptune and Venus energies together (aka the Hanged Man and Empress) symbolize dreaminess, creativity, and divine intervention.
Overall, the Hanged man and Empress together is encouraging you to stop fighting the current (the Hanged Man) and move with the flow in order to reach harmony (the Empress).
The Hanged Man and Empress Tarot Combination in Love and Feelings
It is possible that you had been waiting for a change in your love life, which is represented by the Hanged Man (Especially if Hanged man represents your past). Whether you are in a relationship or single, things had been at a stalemate for a while. You may be feeling like you are suspended in time, head over the clouds, somehow unable to move forward.
Next to the card of standstill and surrender-the Hanged Man, you have the Empress as the solution. Empress is all about power of love and divine feminine. If you had been ignoring these parts of yourself, it may be time to embrace your Empress energy.
During this time, you can practice more self-love and compassion. It is all about giving yourself the love you want to receive from others. Take your time to explore your creative side. Try to see things from a different point of view. Instead of rushing and chasing- which are masculine actions, bask in your receiving and nurturing energy.
The Hanged Man and Empress tarot combination as someone’s feelings suggests that things will move slow. Even though they do have loving feelings (represented by the Empress), they may not open up to you immediately.
The Hanged Man and Empress Tarot Combination in Work and Money
With the Hanged Man in your reading, it is suggested that you are not happy with your current work/money situation.
You may be ‘’stuck’’ in a situation for a long while. It may be that you are unemployed, unable to leave your current work, or perhaps struggling to make the ends meet. You may also be feeling foggy and less motivated.
Whatever the situation is, the next card in your reading brings good news. The Empress is represented by Earth element, which brings abundance and balance in these matters.
The Hanged Man and Empress together suggests that things will change for the better, but you need to be patient.
Your situation requires you to take a step back and reflect on the bigger picture. You also need to be flexible and adopt different strategies or try new things. Your creativity is also boosted during this time.
An alternative meaning to this combination is that you may receive support from a powerful and caring person represented as the Empress.
The Hanged Man and Empress Tarot Combination in Health
You may be feeling fatigued and lethargic. The Hanged man may also represent being moody or depressed.
Good news is, the Empress here brings a boost to your energy levels. Recovery process may be slow, but this combination is generally good news in health matters.
With the Hanged Man and Empress together, there is a need to take care of yourself more holistically. The Hanged man focuses on spiritual healing, whereas the Empress represents your body and emotions.
Empress is also a card that is linked with fertility and motherhood, so this combination may suggest a pregnancy.
Is the Hanged man and Empress together a yes or a no?
Most likely yes, but you need to patient as things will unfold slower than expected.
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