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When the judgment card appears, it could be interpreted as the card representing the last judgment, in many beliefs and forms.

The judgment is represented by figures of women, men and children who are raised from their graves to respond to the call of the trumpet sounded by the angel Gabriel. That their arms are outstretched represents that they are ready to be judged by the universe.

Everyone is ready to meet their creator again, be judged for their actions and thus discover where they will spend the rest of eternity; in heaven or in hell. What the massive wave in the background symbolizes is that judgment is inevitable and that judgment will be final.

This card is ruled by Pluto, who is the ruler of the underworld. There are echoes of this letter in Death, because both remind us that everything comes to an end and that a new beginning is coming.


The card of judgment is represented by men, women and children who are naked and come out of their graves with outstretched arms looking up at the sky. Above, the Archangel Gabriel, the Messenger of God, blows his trumpet. People respond to his call, ready to be judged and to find out if they will be accepted into heaven or not . In the background there is an extensive mountain range, which represents the insurmountable obstacles and the impossibility of avoiding it.

the jugement tarot card

What does the Jugement card mean in the Tarot?

The meaning of the card varies according to the position it adopts in the tarot spread, its interpretation will also change if it is related to any other card.


the jugement to the right

When Judgment appears in your tarot spread, it alludes to the moment you reflect on and evaluate yourself and your recent actions, that you can do it through self-reflection. This therapy will help you understand, in a clear way, where you are now and where you want to go and what you have to do to continue growing as a human being. It is time for you to start seeing yourself and evaluating yourself.

Seeing this card can also indicate that you are in a awakening period, caused by the act of reflection. You now have a clearer idea of what you need to change and how the real you and your needs should be. This can mean making small changes in your daily life or making big changes that will affect not only you but those close to you.

The universe is calling on you to rise up and embrace a higher level of consciousness for the greater good. It is time to have a spiritual awakening so that you realize that you are destined to do something more.

It is your cosmic moment to improve, you are being called and you are ready to act and tune into a higher frequency. It's time to leave the old you behind and welcome this version of you, which is really who you are.

The time has come to make a decision that will change your life, but to make it you must combine your intuition and intellect or you could make the wrong choice. You may find yourself at a crossroads, aware that any choice you make will bring about significant change with lasting effects. Tune in to your Higher Self, trust your judgment and see that you are on the right path. If you still need clarity on the situation, refer to your past and life's lessons to guide you.

When judgment appears in your tarot, it announces that you are close to reaching a significant stage in your life. It is time to review and evaluate your past experiences because you have learned from each one of them. It's time to tell your great story and put the pieces together.

You have found your absolution and resolved any irregularities in order to free yourself from the guilt sadness. You are purging your energy and renewing yourself to face new challenges.

The Judgment card suggests that you can find solace in sharing your struggles with others within a group setting. There will be others who have experienced something similar and who can show you the way to free yourself from your problems. Let them guide you and help you rise together.


the jugement inverted

The Judgment card reversed suggests you take time out of your life to self-evaluate, this could be through medication or silent contemplation, that will lead you to a deep understanding of universal themes.

You may have kept things hidden for fear of being judged. To remove these past mistakes and regrets, and any associated guilt or shame, work on your forgiveness, self-acceptance, self-love, and release and freedom.

The universe is trying to send you a message and inviting you to do something bigger, but you're not listening. You may be afraid of the sacrifice you have to make to answer the call.

You're doing your best to pretend you didn't get it and go about your daily life, hoping it will go away. Attention the call never goes away; it just gets louder and louder until you pay attention. It's time to overcome your inner fears and doubts, and trust that the Universe has your back. This is happening for a reason.

You may be telling yourself negative messages, judging and punishing yourself which is preventing you from reaching your full potential and being your best self. The judgment card reversed can mean that you doubt yourself and judge yourself harshly. Lost momentum pushes your plans behind schedule, which can make it difficult to move forward. This means that you shouldn't be cautious, but you should move forward with pride and confidence.

It's time to take time out of your routine to reflect on your life, what you're doing, and what you've learned so far. Chances are you don't give yourself the time or space to fully think about the matter and learn the lessons you need to be able to progress with awareness.