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Wands

THE MEANINGS OF THE SUIT OF WANDS

The Suit of Wands Tarot card meanings are associated with primal energy, spirituality, inspiration, determination, strength, intuition, creativity, ambition and expansion, original thought and the seeds through which life springs forth.

The Suit of Wands is associated with the element of Fire. Fire is hot, wild, unpredictable, and energetic. It can be creative in helping us to cook food or build tools, or it can be destructive, like a devastating bush fire or house fire.

Fire is symbolic of passion, energy, enthusiasm, and sexuality. It is a masculine element and reflects the drive and willpower of the masculine energy.

In a deck of playing cards, Wands corresponds to Clubs.

WHAT DO THE WANDS TAROT CARDS MEAN IN A READING?

The meanings of the Wands Tarot cards deal with the spiritual level of consciousness and mirror what is important to you at the core of your being. They address what makes you tick – your personality, ego, enthusiasm, self-concept, and personal energy, both internal and external.

The negative aspects of the Suit of Wands include illusion, egotistical behaviour, impulsiveness, a lack of direction or purpose, or feeling meaningless.

Wands Tarot cards often represent the astrological signs of Fire – Leo, Sagittarius and Aries. When you see a Wands Court Card in a Tarot reading, it often relates to a person with a Leo, Sagittarius or Aries star sign. Generally, Wands people are energetic, charismatic, warm, spiritual.

WHAT DOES IT MEAN WHEN A TAROT READING IS MOSTLY WANDS TAROT CARDS?

Should a Tarot reading be predominantly Wands cards, you can be sure that you are seeking solutions to issues that are based mainly in the realm of thought, or that are in the first stages of development. You may also be seeking greater purpose and meaning in your life and will want to understand more about what motivates and energises you.

UPRIGHT

Inspiration, Power, Creation, Beginnings, Potential

REVERSED

Delays, Lack Of Motivation, Weighed Down

 


ACE OF WANDS

UPRIGHT

Future Planning, Progress, Decisions, Discovery

REVERSED

Fear Of Unknown, Lack Of Planning

 

 


TWO OF WANDS

UPRIGHT

Preparation, Foresight, Enterprise, Expansion

REVERSED

Lack Of Foresight, Delays, Obstacles To Long Term Goals

 


THREE OF WANDS

UPRIGHT

Celebration, Harmony, Marriage, Home, Community

REVERSED

Breakdown In Communication, Transition

 


FOUR OF WANDS

UPRIGHT

Disagreement, Competition, Strife, Tension, Conflict

REVERSED

Conflict Avoidance, Increased Focus On Goals

 


FIVE OF WANDS

UPRIGHT

Public Recognition, Victory, Progress, Self Confidence

REVERSED

Egotism, Disrepute, Lack Of Confidence, Fall From Grace

 

 


SIX OF WANDS

UPRIGHT

Challenge, Competition, Perseverance

REVERSED

Giving Up, Overwhelmed, Overly Protective

 

 


SEVEN OF WANDS

UPRIGHT

Speed, Action, Air Travel, Movement, Swift Change

REVERSED

Delays, Frustration, Holding Off

 

 


EIGHT OF WANDS

UPRIGHT

Courage, Persistence, Test of Faith, Resilience

REVERSED

On Edge, Defensive, Hesitant, Paranoia

 

 


NINE OF WANDS

UPRIGHT

Burden, Responsibility, Hard Work, Stress, Achievement

REVERSED

Taking On Too Much, Avoiding Responsibility

 


TEN OF WANDS

UPRIGHT

Enthusiasm, Exploration, Discovery, Free Spirit

REVERSED

Setbacks To New ideas, Pessimism, Lack Of Direction

 


PAGE OF WANDS

UPRIGHT

Energy, Passion, Lust, Action, Adventure, Impulsiveness

REVERSED

Haste, Scattered Energy, Delays, Frustration

 


KNIGHT OF WANDS

UPRIGHT

Exuberance, Warmth, Vibrancy, Determination

REVERSED

Shrinking Violet, Aggressive, Demanding

 

 


QUEEN OF WANDS

UPRIGHT

Natural Born Leader, Vision, Entrepreneur, Honour

REVERSED

Impulsiveness, Haste, Ruthless, High Expectations

 

 


KING OF WANDS