Tarot suit of Wands

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, including staffs or as staves. The names of suits vary between 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 orientation ('upright' or 'reversed' of each 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,
    hence also the fire signs of the zodiac
  • 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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