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Death Card - Tarot

The Death Card

Death Card - Tarot

What is the death card in a Tarot deck? “Death (XIII) is the thirteenth trump or Major Arcana card in most traditional Tarot decks. It is used in Tarot, but also Tarock and Tarocchi games.

We all get a little bit uncomfortable when we see something about death relating to our lives. Or seeing the image of something like the grim reaper come upon us may push us to freak out a bit! However, seeing this card does not mean you will be meeting to see your death in the near future. It could mean just that, but for the most part it means otherwise- let us explain.

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The card generally signifies something is coming to an end. This could mean that your relationship is ending, your house plant will die. Or maybe your beloved goldfish might be coming to an end. It will mean the “end” of something.  But, it does not mean that this will mean that your life is coming to and end. We cannot forget that the card can mean death in the literal sense- But, mostly it’ll be something else entirely that’s coming to a close or ending!