Five of Wands | Symbology & Interpretations | Tarot Card Meanings

Five of Wands | Tarot Card Meanings & Interpretations.

The Five of Wands is a card that brings along tension and high-energy movement. It is typically a sign of being too busy to focus on anything else, but can also indicate competition, jealousy, or doing something against others for personal gain.

Keyword Meanings

Upright: Tension, petty arguments, hostile environment, high drama, lack of listening to others, competition, being too busy to focus on anything else, pressure, obstacles, battling differences.

Reversed: Acceptance of different beliefs and paths, trust and teamwork, coming to agreements and decisions, slowing down, finding solutions, internal conflicts, jealousy from others, harmony, avoidance, internal conflicts.

Symbology & Imagery:

  • Five Men: The number 5 in numerology and tarot is symbolic of change, and the men being shown together but a bit scattered is a representation of high energy and tension.

  • Diverse Outfits: The diverse range of outfits are symbolic of each of these characters' differences in opinions and beliefs.

  • Leg Stance: If you notice the stances of these five characters, their legs are apart, stable and rooted into the ground to give them a strong foundation. This is symbolic of their unwavering opinion.

  • Ground/Grass: The ground and grass are not scattered, and are almost flat, which is a positive sign that although their opinions have substance, there is a possibility of coming to an agreement or acceptance of differences.

  • Blue Sky: The sky is clear, and there are no chaotic clouds scattered about, which gives room for thinking and coming to solutions with a clear mindset about disagreements.


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