Your Chosen Card – Lord of Wands Reversed Salem Deck
When reversed, the Knight of Wands warns of travel difficulties and disharmony in relationships. His unpredictability can catch you off guard. He may suddenly change his mind and take off without warning on some half-baked adventure. Remaining responsibly committed to a relationship is not his strong suit. This Knight may light fires that he cant put out.
Keywords Reversed: volatile, indecisive, unreliable, cruel, intolerant, recklessly unpredictable, irresponsible, stuck in a rut; discord, alienation, disruption, abandonment, unnecessary risk, avoidance of commitment, a break-up in a relationship.
Decans/Timing: 20 Scorpio20 Sagittarius. Tropical, 12 November12 December; Sidereal, 06 December04 January
Astrology: Fire of Fire.
Associated Trumps: Death and Temperance.
Etteilla: Change, departure, flight, alienation, displacement, emigration, moving, relocation, abandonment; (R) separation, parting, breach, discord, disruption, discontinuity, interruption. (Note that the Knight of receptive Cups arrives whereas the Knight of outgoing Wands departs. Cups, being watery, are emotionally oriented and inner-directed. Wands, being fiery, are energetically active and outer-directed.)
When Lord of Wands is reversed you can pretty much take it that life is going well but that’s when life takes us by surprise. If Lord of Wands is unclear it may help to choose a card from the Major Arcana to provide more insight into what it is Lord of Wands is trying to tell you. If you had a particular issue in mind, or want to seek clarification on something else, you can also choose again to get more guidance.
This chosen card is part of your reversed card reading for Lord of Wands using cards from the Salem Tarot Deck. You will find many more tarot pages that will be of great help if you need tarot card meanings. Use the search at the bottom of the page. We have some amazing tarot books for you to browse. Please see below.
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Portable Magic: The final stage in the realization of the ritual purpose is represented by the Six of Cups, which bears the title Lord of Pleasure. This card is a good choice for initiating a period of steady growth and success. It is the Sun ruling the second decanate of Scorpio, and also the Sun in Tiphareth. The Sun in Scorpio indicates both heat and penetration. Scorpio concerns the critical phases of transformation in life, resulting in a kind of rebirth. The Sun is the life principle of wholeness and self-integration. Its action in this card is uncommonly strong because it not only rules the decanate of the card, but the Sephiroth where the card resides on the Tree. Tiphareth is the centre of the Tree, the sphere of complete balance and harmony. The pleasure of this card is the pleasure of desire realized. Crowley called this card ‘one of the best in the pack’ (The Book of Thoth, 182).
Complete Book of Tarot: Just as you can calculate cards that are symbolically important for your year of birth, you can also identify cards that are significant for any given year of your life (a year being measured from one birthday to the next). Lets look at an example.
Complete Book of Tarot: If I faithfully observe this oath, may I thrive and prosper in my fortune and profession, and live in the estimation of posterity; or on breach thereof, may the reverse be my fate!
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