The Hermit is also strongly connected to all aspects of spirituality. Search inside yourself for a clearer picture. This card suggests you find something that will help shed some light on your situation and guide you in the right direction; whether it is religion, spiritual belief, philosophy or a pursuit of knowledge.
The Hermit often appears when you are going through a difficult time in your life and you may be feeling very much alone in your situation. This card is urging you to seek guidance.
The Hermit could also represent the quest for knowledge or learning and encourages you to take on an educational project.
On the other hand this card could be stressing the importance for self denial, denying your own needs for the greater good of others. But the Hermit warns you not to see yourself as a
martyr, set your ego aside.
If the card appears upside down; it may be suggesting a refusal to listen to wisdom, immaturity.