Symbolism: El Sol represents triumph, pleasure, satisfaction, sincerity, abundance, and good relationships. A card of success that holds strong love energy, the sun itself is often considered a symbol for life - this card therefore represents a good time in one's life, and potentially a birth. The Santa Muerte in this card wears a red cloak, the color associated with love in the Santa Muerte tradition. The green land over which the Santa Muerte hovers represents fertility and abundance. The sun in the background is blood orange, as a sun would appear in the very early morning - the sun on this card rises to greet a new day.
The medallion in Santa Muerte's hands is a golden disc appearing to bear the symbol of a golden scarab (beetle), on a blue background. The scarab has long been a symbol for life and the cycle of life and rebirth. The color blue is associated with wisdom and understanding, and gold is associated with wealth and things of value - these colors together with the scarab represent a time in our life where our wisdom pays off.
Clouds are generally symbols for hope and fertility. The golden / bright orange color of the clouds represents intensity and vitality - emphasizing the message across the rest of the card.
In a reading upright, this card signifies a triumphant and satisfying period of your life. The love and fertility symbolism on this card may also represent an exciting new journey in your love life or family life. This card represents a time of abundance and a period of growth.
In Reverse, El Sol represents defeat, potential money problems, and a period of dissatisfaction. Upside down, the rising sun becomes a setting sun, ushering in a period of darkness. You may not get what you want in terms of personal satisfaction. Relationships and projects may go sour.
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