Tarot and Planets – The Sun
The “inner king”. All planets in our solar system revolve around the sun, which is the symbol of our basic nature; our whole essence comes from the position of the sun at our birth, which is reflected in our sun sign. The Sun is associated with a sense of power and represents our divine inner spark—the vital force that urges us to seek greater expression of our nature.
Ruler of: Leo; in the physical body the Sun rules the heart and the blood as carrier of life-sustaining substances.
In Nature: masculine, hot and dry; mildly malefic (due to the heat)
Positive aspects: creativity, independence, courage, strength, success, affection and generosity.
Negative traits: arrogance, over-confidence or lack of confidence, selfishness.
Associated Tarot cards: The Sun, Strength