The Hermit

The Hermit

Meaning

When you see The Hermit Tarot card in your day, know that you are likely in for some alone time. And that’s not a bad thing! You could also experience some influence from a Virgo in the day or situation. Virgo is not exactly a social butterfly, and likes to retreat to the cave once in a while to mull things over, or, just take a break. That could very well be the message for you when you see this card in your day or your Tarot reading. This could be a nice respite if things have been busy and chaotic for a little bit. This card brings with it not just solitude, but also a time of reflection. If you ask the Tarot about love and see this card, the gentle message from the Major Arcana is, you are better off alone at this time. It also signifies that your partner is exclusive with you and that you are the only partner for them now. Depending on the other cards, The Hermit in love could also mean that you are about to be alone. Never take this card as a negative card. When The Hermit appears, he conveys that you have the light of solutions and clarity in your hand. How will you use it? Alone time is the best answer when The Hermit asks the question.

Symbolism

With the arrival of The Hermit, we see a lone figure dressed in robes and holding a beacon of light before him as he pauses in reflection. And thus, the Hermit symbolizes the zodiac sign, Virgo. Virgo is a Mutable Earth sign that is practical, reliable, and very philosophical in nature. Virgo also likes their alone time to conduct all of their reflection and philosophizing. This is a card that sends the message that alone time and reflection are required. The important message from this card appears in the beacon of light being held by the Hermit. You hold the answers to your problems right in your hand, and if things seem bleak now, just remember that you have that light to guide you. The arrival of the Hermit in your day brings with it the message that action is not favored in your situation at this moment in time. Instead, stay in for the night and spend some alone time to think things through. The light will shine its way to your desired destination if you do.

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