Butterfly As a Tarot Symbol


Butterflies, for centuries, have been a universal symbol of change and transformation. This is because butterflies go through a transformation process called metamorphosis, which goes through stages – from egg to larva, then to caterpillar until it becomes a full-fledged butterfly. . It truly is an amazing transformation, especially when the worm-like caterpillar transforms into a beautiful butterfly in all its glory.

Human beings go through many transformations, from infancy to puberty and then to old age. Just like the butterfly, which must struggle, human beings must also overcome challenges before they can become perfect themselves. In ancient times, butterflies were known to symbolize the human soul. In fact, the ancient Greek word "psyche" means "soul" or "butterfly". Those who believe in reincarnation see butterflies as wandering human souls awaiting rebirth or reincarnation.

Butterflies also have a mystical symbolism. Even in dreams, it has various interpretations. When a dreamer sees a butterfly in their dream, it usually means that they are about to undergo changes, which are usually positive. It can also mean opportunities that will allow the dreamer to move forward. The butterfly is also a symbol of the fulfillment of its destiny.

In tarot readings, butterflies are depicted on the queen and king of the sword cards. This usually indicates a change in the thoughts of the applicant or a loved one in the applicant's life. Other Butterfly Tarot symbols are: rebirth, immortality, freedom, marital bliss, happiness, new hope, and a journey of transformation.

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