Suit of Wands
The Suit of Wands is one of four suits in tarot that make up the Minor Arcana cards and corresponds with fire signs in astrology. It includes 10 numbered cards plus Page, Knight, Queen and King. Wand cards represent energy, ambition, spirituality and sexuality.
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How many Suit of Wands 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 Wands cards in a deck of tarot cards.
What do the Wands cards mean?
In general, Wands cards represent your personality and ego. Click on an image of a Wand card above to learn its meaning plus its interpretation in a tarot card pull or tarot spread reading.
Suit of Wands and astrology
Wands are associated with the fire signs in astrology: Aries, Leo and Sagittarius. Fire signs ignite action. People born under these signs are excitable, possess creative and visionary energy, and generally like to jump into things. This energy can be quite strong! While it can be used to create and build, it can also become destructive when channeled in the wrong direction or too great an amount. The Wands are also associated with spirituality and the subconscious, masculinity and sexuality.
What does a Wand card mean in a reading?
Wand cards can be helpful for understanding yourself, including your motivations and needs. Click on any of the Wands card images above to learn its full meaning in a tarot card pull or tarot spread reading.
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