Security: The Elephant can help with feeling of insecurity and uncertainty. It can also point to money or career issues and sometimes refer to a jealous person or someone who feels left out.
Message: The Elephant card is all about messages, symbolic or literal such as phone calls, texts and emails. It’s a card of minor warnings and guidance regarding people and situations in our life.
Health: The Elephant can be a card about health and fitness. It can suggest a need for will power. Time to stop smoking/drinking? Count the calories? Get to the gym?
Stability: Often relating to relationships, The Elephant guides us towards strengthening ALL relationships. Have you lost touch with a friend? It can also be a sign of a new job or an improvement in finances.
The Elephant can signify an older male or spiritual advice/knowledge. It can mean parental disagreements or disapproval. It’s very much a stress card indicating overload and a need to recharge.
Upright Meanings: contemplation, feeling overwhelmed, spiritual counselling or support, mental overload, regrouping, rest, introspection, self-protection, planning for the future, relaxation, strife, hospitalisation, needing solitude, fear, anxiety, meditation, peace and quiet, recuperation, retreat, stress, temporary exile, sanctuary
The Elephant represents fear, anxiety and stress. You will be feeling overwhelmed and mentally overloaded when it appears. This card tells you that the issues you are facing are actually not as bad as you believe them to be and there are solutions available. However, it suggest that you are allowing negativity to set in and becoming so overwhelmed that you cannot see the woods for the trees. This card is more to do with your mental state than any problems you are facing. Relax, regroup and contemplate your situation in a calm rational way. If you leave aside your fears and logically plan for the future, you will find a way forward. The Elephant card also indicates that you are in need of peace and quiet, introspection, rest, relaxation and sanctuary. It is a card of recuperation and hospitalisation. And it signifies having faith or receiving spiritual counselling or support.
Reversed Meanings: re-joining the world, restlessness, social unrest, awakening, not accepting counselling or support, lack of self-protection, finding mental strength, mental breakdown/ collapse, labor strikes, recovering slowly, renewed activity, coming out of isolation, burn-out, healing, not taking care of yourself
The Elephant reversed represents awakening and finding mental strength. You will be coming out of isolation after a period of solitude or mental overload and re-joining the world. This card tells you that you are slowly recovering and that healing is possible. Alternatively, The Elephant card reversed can indicate that your stress or anxiety levels have reached such a point that burn-out or mental breakdown or collapse is imminently possible if you don’t start taking care of yourself. You will be experiencing extreme levels of anxiety and a sense of restlessness when it appears.