Four of Wands Tarot Card

Tarot Suit of Wands

Read more about the Suit of Wands below.

The Fours in the tarot deck are the cards that begin to define situation and set relevant boundaries. These incorporate order and structure, although not repression of expression or self-discovery.

In the case of the 4 of Wands this represents accomplishment, satisfaction, achievement, and replenishment of personal energies. It is a joyful card that often includes images of fun, partying, and celebration. Some popular decks depict a couple dancing, indicating possible 'completion' in the form of a rite of passage.

Some tarot readers are prompted to interpret this card in terms of a wedding celebration or similar e.g. a civil partnership or pagan handfasting.

The 4 of Wands tarot card may encourage the seeker to complete any relationship or issue that he or she has left unfinished and to enjoy the satisfaction of his or her achievements.

Keywords and phrases for possible interpretations of the 4 of Wands Tarot Card include:

  • Harmonious relationships
  • Recently acquired prosperity
  • Romance
  • Wedding
  • Celebration

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What about the Four of Wands Reversed ?

Some interpretations of the meaning of the 4 of Wands reversed include:

  • Success or a happy event may be delayed
  • A positive outcome may have a higher price than initially expected
  • Pay attention to detail if organizing a large event. Risk of unexpected issues e.g. due to suppliers, weather, etc..

The Tarot Suit of Wands

The Tarot Suit of Wands is associated with the suit of Clubs in standard playing cards. The tarot suit of wands is also known by other names, such as staffs or as staves in some decks.

There are meanings associated with each of the suits in a tarot deck, as well as the more specific interpretations associated with each individual card - and yet more precise meanings pertaining to particular cards in particular locations within spreads. The suit of wands is associated with the element of fire (as in the fire signs of the zodiac). It is also associated with the season of summer - i.e. of the sun, which is a "fire", and with the direction "South".

The suit of wands may be thought of as concerning personal growth and the expression of our "inner fire", through our work, intellect, or creativity.

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Visions of the heavenly host of angels singing mentioned in the Bible (Revelation 5) inspired the majestic choruses of Handel's Messiah.

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