Suit of Pentacles
The Suit of Pentacles is one of four suits in tarot that make up the Minor Arcana cards and corresponds with earth signs in astrology. It includes 10 numbered cards plus Page, Knight, Queen and King. Pentacles represent more esoteric areas of your life, revealed mainly by your self-esteem and ego.
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How many Suit of Pentacles cards are there?
A traditional tarot deck contains 78 cards: 22 Major Arcana cards and 56 Minor Arcana cards. The Minor cards are further divided into four suits: Wands, Swords, Cups and Pentacles. Each suit, like a traditional deck of playing cards, has 10 numbered cards plus four face cards; in a tarot deck the face cards are: King, Queen, Knight and Page. Therefore, there are 14 total Suit of Pentacles cards in a deck of tarot cards.
What do the Pentacles cards mean?
In general, Pentacles cards represent external forces that affect your life. These cards are associated with stability and security in matters such as finance and work but also health and wellness. Click on an image of a Pentacles card above to learn its meaning plus its interpretation in a tarot card pull or tarot spread reading.
Suit of Pentacles and astrology
Pentacles are associated with earth signs in astrology: Taurus, Virgo and Capricorn. Earth signs are thoughtful and pragmatic. People born under these signs plant the deep roots needed for long-term growth. Earth energy is physical, tangible and sensual. Like the earth element, the Pentacles are associated with the foundations of your life and the potential for what can be built, or grown, and can have a feminine energy.
What does a Pentacle card mean in a reading?
Pentacles cards can be helpful for learning what areas of your life need to grow. These cards inform your life surrounding the material world, such as work, business, property and finance. Click on any of the Pentacles card images above to learn its full meaning in a tarot card pull or tarot spread reading.
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