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The Hanged Tarot card Meaning

The Hanged Man Tarot Card Description

The hand man is the 12th card of major Archana. The hanged man is a card of sacrifice. There is a "T" shaped tree in the picture. And a man is hanging upside down from the tree by the ankle, viewing this world from a completely different perspective.  He surrendered himself. He has calmness on his face which shows that he is sacrificing himself for his own will. His right foot is bound to the tree, but his left foot remains free, bent at the knee, and tucked in behind his right leg. His arms are bent, with hands held behind he is the right leg. His hands are behind his back. His arms are bent, with hands held behind his back, forming an inverted triangle. There is a ball of light behind his head which shows that he has awareness, good Insight, and a different thought process. He is wearing red pants which represent his passion and a blue shirt which represents calm and controlled emotion like a saint. As this is a card of sacrifice. This card tells us that sometimes we have to sacrifice our happiness for the greater good. This card also reveals a change that can transform your life and bring inner peace and wisdom.


Upright card(Keywords) - resilience, rebirth, sacrifice, positive change in life, liberation, release, willpower, Inclination towards spirituality, etc.

Reverse card(Keywords) -   Worldiness, (materialism), ego, lack of willpower, ill health, pressure and tension, blackmail, easily influenced, waiting, etc.

Zodiac Sign - Pisces

Element - Water

Planet -  Neptune

The Cards in Combination

When temperance sits next to the Hanged man, there will be hypocrisy or indecision through false promises.

if Hangedman follows death, it means a sad ending or a great sacrifice.

if the devil comes after the Hangman, a great sacrifice will bring strength and power. if they will comes before the Hangman, a sacrifice will be made by the marriage partner, but the other partner must be prepared to give more.

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