The High Priestess represents wisdom, intuition, and hidden
knowledge. She is able to bring into consciousness that which
is unconscious. She is able to articulate and illuminate the
deepest mysteries. The High Priestess is steadfast and faithful
and a lover of revealed and unrevealed truth.
Intuition, mystery, and unrevealed influences at work in the
questioner's life is indicated by the presence of the High Priestess.
This card may represent a woman in the questioner's life or
the questioner. A woman who is supportive, loving, wise, and
very intuitive is also represented by the High Priestess. Take
time to listen to the inner voice present in the stillness of
a quiet heart.
When the High Priestess is reversed in a reading it may indicate
a misuse of spiritual or psychic power. It can also represent
the desire to control or manipulate others. This card reversed
may also represent an individual who does not listen to or trust
their own intuition.