Your Chosen Card – Knight of Wands Upright Thoth Deck
Knights are mature accomplished individuals who are in charge of the matters related to their suit and element. They represent father figures, important men in the querents life and significant personality traits needed by the querent to navigate the situation. When upright, the Knight of Wands usually represents a person of authority who is in a leadership role and has excellent managerial skills. He is likely to be a mover and shaker with entrepreneurial interests and an abundance of enthusiasm. With his thoughtful leadership and fiery personality, he is good at directing other people to get things done.
Keywords Upright: Charismatic, adventurous, virile, enterprising, creative, assertive, strong-willed, dominant, forceful, energetic, proud, dignified, passionate, inspiring, sexy, confident, self-directed, responsible, inspiring, fond of challenge, ambitious, in charge; leadership, executive ability, king of the jungle, the boss.
Decans/Timing: 20 Cancer20 Leo. Tropical, 12 July12 August; sidereal, 06 September07 October.
Astrology: Air of Fire. (Note the airy backdrop of blue sky, clouds, and mountain peaks in the distance. In the foreground, the hot dry dessert becomes a setting for the throne capped with the head of a lion. The salamander at the Knights feet is associated in mythology with Fire; the Central European ‘fire salamander’ has fiery golden-yellow markings on its back.)
Associated Trumps: The Chariot and the Sun.
Crowley/Thoth: Prince of the Chariot of Fire. Proud, courageous, swift, strong, confident, noble, just, ambitious, hard-working, generous, romantic, impulsive, humorous, a practical joker, a boaster, intolerant, prejudiced, callous, cruel, violent, indecisive. (Aleister Crowley identified personally with the Prince of Wands.) The traits displayed depend on the dignity of the card.
When Knight of Wands is upright you can pretty much take it that life is going well but that’s when life takes us by surprise. If Knight of Wands is unclear it may help to choose a card from the Major Arcana to provide more insight into what it is Knight 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 upright card reading for Knight of Wands using cards from the Thoth 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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Complete Book of Tarot: Ruled by expansive Jupiter, Sagittarius comes ninth in the zodiac. Sagittarius the Centaur Archer, a flexible mutable sign, is associated with Temperance, trump XIV. The Knight of Wands falls largely under Sagittarius, a sign whose natives are characterized by these traits:
Creative Tarot: Calvino, both in Castle and his other writings, worked extensively with fairy-tale story lines and imagery. Travelers lost in snowstorms and forests, magical and inexplicable happenings, characters of royalty, peasantry, and nomads. Theres a man who climbs into a tree and refuses to come down. There are cities built out of words, cities built out of dreams. So, of course, a writer like that would be drawn to the tarotthey all spring from the same realm.
Complete Book of Tarot: Strategic Intuition for the 21st Century: Tarot for Business by James Wanless
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