Three of Cups Tarot Card Meanings

Pamela Colman Smith, 1909

Three of Cups Keywords: Celebration, Happy Occasions, Collaborations, Abundance

Three of Cups Tarot Card Description

Three young women raise golden cups to each other as they dance in a circle. One of the women holds a bunch of grapes in her hand and there are plants and fruit on the ground around them. Their robes are white for purity, red for vitality and yellow for joy, happiness, and friendship.

What The Three of Cups Means In A Tarot Reading

The Three of Cups is a card of success and celebration. It might be that you’ve completed a project and you’re celebrating with friends. These are real friends who have your back and are genuinely happy for your achievements. It’s possible that they’re not only celebrating for you, but that this was a team effort and you’re all celebrating together. There’s genuine happiness and affection here. These people are your allies.

In some readings, the celebration we see in the Three of Cups may be something more formal like a wedding perhaps. Everyone feels included, involved, and happy to be a part of the celebration.

The symbols of a successful harvest that we see on the card highlight another meaning for the Three of Cups. There’s abundance and plentitude here. You’ve worked hard and now you can enjoy the rewards for all the effort you put in. You have more than enough and can save for later.

When you see the Three of Cups you know that the situation you’re reading about has a happy ending. If you’re wondering how something is going to work out, then you can rest assured that you’re going to be very happy with the outcome.

Three of Cups Love And Relationships Tarot Meaning

The Three of Cups is a lovely card to see in a reading about love and relationships. Your partner and you have lots of fun and happiness together. People in your life can see this and are very happy for you. Of course, no relationship is like this all of the time, but there’s an overall feeling of celebration and enjoyment in this relationship.

If you’re wondering about marriage or pregnancy, then the Three of Cups is a good indication that either one or both of these outcomes are on the cards for you.

This is a wonderful time for you.

Three of Cups Career Tarot Meaning

In a reading about career and work, the Three of Cups can indicate that you’re going to be celebrating an achievement at work. Maybe you’ve completed a big project, or you’ve gotten a promotion. Perhaps you’re about to land your dream job. Whatever it is, the situation you’re reading about will have a happy outcome.

Quite often the Three of Cups reflects a team effort. With this in mind, its appearance in a reading may be about a group celebrating their success together, rather than people celebrating just your success. The question you’ve asked and the surrounding cards in the spread will give you a clearer picture of the exact meaning in your reading.

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