Three of Cups Upright: Significance for Love, Money, Profession, Health, Spirituality

Three of Cups Significance in Tarot Cups Reading

When you reach the card The Three Of Cups, then it means you have already read and known about the cards ‘Ace Of Cups’ and ‘Two Of Cups’. This card – ‘Three Of Cups’ brings a time for celebration and enjoyment. If we look that the card, we can see that there are three women dancing together. There are just enjoying and giving a toast to each other. They seems to be the focal point of celebration.

The Three of Cups: The Meaning Of The Symbols In The Card

Three of Cups card has 3 women dancing together. They are in a joyful mood. Their energy is high. Each woman is holding a cup in her hard. They all raise this cup to cheer. This looks like a marriage celebration. They seem to be close friends or sisters. The three women are wearing beautiful, rich clothes. They hair is made-up in elegant flowy hairstyle. Out of the three, one woman is wearing a tiara made of flowers and leaves. She is holding a bunch of grapes in the other hand. She seems to be special, maybe the bride.

Though his card shows three women, we can estimate that there are lot of other people in the background, who are seeing these women dance. The women seem to be taking centre stage of the celebration.

The area is decorated with apples, pumpkin, grapes and beautiful leaves. This symbolizes abundance. Symbolically, these are the fruits earned from hard work. The celebration may also be related to the success achieved by hard work.

As this card depicts women only, this is strongly a feminine card.

Note: The Three of Cups symbolism discussed here is with reference to Ryder Waite Tarot Deck.

“Three of Cups signifies working together, social gathering, celebration and getting fruits of hard word”

Three of Cups Upright:


Three of Cups Upright is a positive card which shows social interactions. If there were problem before, this card shows that your social issues will be past.

Cups being related to water element, Three of Cups Upright shows that your creativity is at its peak. Also, it will work best if you collaborate with a creative group. This will take your project to a different level.

Three of Cups Upright also denotes that you will receive support from your colleagues, buddies and friends. They will cooperate with you and help you succeed in the matter at hand. You might be celebrating success launch of the event for a business or completion of project. You would experience some good atmosphere in your workplace or there would be a lot of buzz regarding some project that you might be working on. You can also get a promotion in your workplace. When you are seeking for some job opportunities, then you might be getting a lot of job offers from all the sectors. You would be having an abundance of money which in turn will bring a lot of celebration.

“Three of Cups Upright” tells you that it’s time to spend wonderful moments with family and friends. There may be celebration related to marriage, birthday, celebrating a success or just meeting up. Whatever may be the reason, it’s Party Time! You will be all ready to celebrate. You will be making lovely memories. Do not miss this opportunity. There will be a exchange of positive energy. Take a break, forget your worries and have fun. It will bring you joy.

Three of Cups Upright in 3-card PastPresentFuture reading:

Three Of Cups Upright In Past :

When Three of Cups Upright is representing Past of the question, it indicates that you had a great time in a social gathering or a celebration of some kind. You will cherish those happy memories for long. Your colleagues might have been supportive in your work.  

Three Of Cups Upright In Present :

 If in case the card is representing Present of the question, then you have abundant energy and enthusiasm. You will have a break from your routine. Socializing is on the cards.

Three Of Cups Upright In Future:

If this card is representing Future of the question, you will go out of your way to help others. You may volunteer in a community activity. You will find it fulfilling to contribute towards a social activity. You may be looking forward to a social event.

Three of cups Reversed:


When Three of Cups Reversed appears in a reading, you may find it difficult to socialize. Or, you will want some alone time. This card denotes loneliness. If you are working in a group project, you will feel excluded. Your opinions might be overlooked.

At this time, your creativity will be stiff. Ideas will not easily come to you.

When Three of Cups Reversed shows disagreement in a group. You may have different views from those of others.  This can create uneasy situations in a group.

Three of Cups Reversed may denote lack of moderation. You may be crossing limits in certain aspect. You may be influenced by wrong group.  Take a step back and analyse. This is a signal provided to you by the divine.

Cups stands for water and emotions. Three of Cups is a negative card for relationships. There will be emotional outbursts. There may be cheating. Control your emotions and analyse before you react. 

Now is the time you do some introspection. Meditate and get you thoughts straight. This can guide you further. This may be a good time to take up projects that you can do single handed.

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Interpretation Of Yes Or No Through The Three Of Cups Card:

If Three of Cups appears upright in a reading, the answer if positive.  It’s a time to celebrate. There will be social gatherings related to marriage or celebration of success. If the Three of Cups appears reversed, then the reading is not so positive. There will be miscommunication, misunderstanding. You will face relationship problem. You may face difficulties at work.

Three Of Cups Impact On Every Aspect Of Your Life:

Impact of Three of Cups on Work Life:

When Three of Cups is upright in a reading related of work life, you will receive additional support from your colleagues. Your creativity will be good. You and your group will get things done and the result will be amazing.

When Three of Cups reversed appears in a reading, instead of being happy for your success, your own people or friends would envy you and would try to bring you down. You might be surrounded by mean friends. Your team would not be willing to work with you. You may become a target for their conspiracy. They would not try to accomplish their goals rather than they would waste the time gossiping. You should not trust anyone, not even your closest friends.

You would not get any potential growth or promotion that you might be waiting for so long. It might also suggest that you will have to face a lot of competition in your work environment. You will not be able to see a clear growth path in your current job. Your existing projects will suffer because of  lack of resources and non-cooperation from the team.         

Impact of Two of Cups on Love Life:

Three of Cups Upright is very positive for love life. It implies that communication will be good between you and your partner. You will share lot of good moments together.

The reversal of this card would bring a stop to romance in your life. You would experience tears, great level of unhappiness and shocks. It might happen that your engagement would break, or your marriage would be on the verge of divorce. Three is cups also indicated a third person between husband and wife. Problems may be caused due to this third person.

You many face disagreements with your friends or family members. You can also face problems related to pregnancy.

Impact of Two of Cups on Finance:

When Three of Cups appears upright, your finances will be flowing. You will have more than enough funds at hand.

Three of Cups reversed creates deficit in terms of finances. You will face issues related to lack of resources and money.

Impact of Two of Cups on Health

Three of Cups Upright indicates good health and happiness. Incase you are not well, this card tells you that you will soon be fine again.

If Three of Cups Reversed appears in a reading, then drinking problems or some accusation may be an issue. This might take over your will power. You need to take control over the vices. You should recognize and accept your addiction. Do take necessary attempts get over it. Seek professional help if needed.


o now you know and are aware of all the signs and features of Three Of Cups and what would the implications when it is found in different positions. Three Of Cups Upright is positive for social life and relationships. It brings you happiness and joy. Three Of Cups Reversed is damaging for marriage and social life. It creates loneliness.

Cups – Upright Card Meaning

Ace of cups , Two of CupsThree of Cups Four of Cups , Five of Cups , Six of Cups , Seven of cupsEight of Cups , Nine of Cups , Ten of Cups , Page of CupsKnight of Cups , Queen of Cups , King of Cups

Cups – Reversed Card Meaning

Ace of Cups Reversed Two of Cups Reversed Three of Cups Reversed Four of Cups Reversed Five of Cups Reversed Six of Cups Reversed Seven of Cups Reversed , Eight of Cups Reversed Nine of Cups Reversed , Ten of Cups Reversed , Page of Cups Reversed , Knight of Cups Reversed , Queen of Cups Reversed , King of Cups Reversed

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