Your Chosen Card – Nine of Pattern Upright Mage Deck
When upright, the Nine of Pentacles depicts the discerning virgin of the sign Virgo, a self-contained maiden modeled after Astraea/Dike, the goddess of purity and justice who held a grain of wheat in her left hand. Under Astraeas rule, the human race enjoyed peace, prosperity, perfect weather, and eternal youth. Unfortunately, the increasing vileness of human behavior caused the discerning goddess to flee to the heavens where she became the constellation Virgo, isolated from the wickedness of humankind. The Nine of Pentacles is a card of accomplishment, refinement, material fortune, and enjoyment of the fruits of the harvest. It indicates being rewarded for discretion, hard work, meticulous care, and prudent planning.
Keywords Upright: Gain, accomplishment, fulfillment, discernment, fruition, discretion, refinement, favor, elegance, meticulous care, material security, financial reward, self-sufficiency, solitary satisfaction, valuable time alone, self-reliance, pregnant with ideas or with child, fondness for small animals, enjoying the bounty of the harvest.
Timing: 10 Virgo20 Virgo. Tropical, 2 September11 September. Sidereal, 27 September6 October.
Astrology: Lovely and affectionate Venus (debilitated) in the second decan of earthy Virgo, realm of the Knight of Pentacles (Fire of Earth) and the Hermit (Virgo). Venus is linked to the Empress.
Number Symbolism: 9 – the final single digit, culmination, fruition, attainment.
Rider Waite: A woman, with a bird upon her wrist, stands amidst a great abundance of grapevines in the garden of a manorial house. It is a wide domain, suggesting plenty in all things. Possibly it is her own possession and testifies to material well-being. Divinatory Meanings: Prudence, safety, success, accomplishment, certitude, discernment; (R) roguery, deception, voided project, bad faith.
When Nine of Pattern is upright you can pretty much take it that life is going well but that’s when life takes us by surprise. If Nine of Pattern is unclear it may help to choose a card from the Major Arcana to provide more insight into what it is Nine of Pattern 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 Nine of Pattern using cards from the Mage 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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