The Meaning of The Hanged Man Tarot Card 12
When The Hanged Man turns up in a reading patience and sacrifice may be called for. The number 12/3 denotes the power of thinking things through and coming to the right conclusion. The thought process may also allow you to see things from a different point of view with this card. Reversal of view, patience and sacrifice may be needed. The number 3 is creative in thought so there is a cognitive process happening and a need to evaluate things carefully and to take time to do so. The number 3 can be analytical asking you to evaluate things carefully. This card also shows that you recognise the need that self sacrifice may be required and patience in order to achieve goals. A result will take time to achieve. He has the halo of enlightenment as a result of his letting go and self sacrifice. This is decision he has come to by meditation and analysis of his circumstances - the thought process of the number 3
When the Hanged Man turns up in a reading it does say standing still and contemplating where you are will actually lead to progress. It is inspiration and awareness from doing nothing but receiving enlightenment. It is a card of patience and waiting , of giving up your physical input or will in a situation. It can mean surrender to the universe and a positive outcome and reward will take place. It takes time and sacrifice at the moment but the outcome is positive. Keywords sacrifice and dedication.
Reversed: dissatisfaction, depression and apathy. You may need to find a new purpose and something worthwhile to focus on. you may have your life out of balance focusing on material gain and not on your spiritual growth and well being whilst trying to please others and keep commitments. There is a need to reorder priorities.(3 - change in thinking, Take a different attitude or view by flipping the situation 180 degrees).