The Hermit Tarot Card In Love Tarot
In a love tarot and the Hermit card reading, traditionally, the Hermit is the seeker of truth and wisdom. He often represents the seeker’s journey into the unknown. The Hermit’s path is a shadowy one. The lantern he carries is symbolic of a mirror to our own selves. This is wisdom that is within in all of us. It is the power to see ourselves as we truly are.
Another common interpretation of the Hermit is the wise old man or advisor. In this respect, he is the messenger of truth, revealing the importance of forethought and to be cautious and to take a look around. Since the Hermit can be a carrier of light, he is there to share his knowledge and light the path for others. He guides the seeker towards self-knowledge and self-acceptance.
The Hermit encourages you to go and find your truth
When The Love Tarot and The Hermit Card is drawn in a reading, he typically represents a need to pause. This is a time for contemplation and evaluation. In terms of a relationship that has come to a standstill, the Hermit encourages you to go within and find your truth. The Hermit may indicate that your focus on your relationship will need to shift. This is not the time to make your relationship a priority. You would be better served by allowing yourself the freedom to do some soul searching.
Although there may be some loneliness, the ultimate goal would be a transformative experience. After a period of introspection, you may be willing to work things out with your partner. A new perspective and sense of purpose can add valuably for both you and your partner
See the Major Arcana tarot card meanings section to learn more about the Hermit Tarot Card