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Card Meanings:

The Major Arcana...

0 or 22 -The Fool
1 - Magician
2 - High Priestess
3 - Empress
4 - Emperor
5 - Hierophant
6 - Lovers
7 - Chariot
8 - Strength
9 - Hermit
10 - Wheel of Fortune
11 - Justice
12 - Hanged Man
13 - Death
14 - Temperance
15 - The Devil
16 - The Tower
17 - The Star
18 - The Moon
19 - The Sun
20 - Judgement
21 - The World


The Minor Arcana...

Wands (Rods):
King of Wands
Queen of Wands
Knight of Wands
Page of Wands
Ten of Wands
Nine of Wands
Eight of Wands
Seven of Wands
Six of Wands
Five of Wands
Four of Wands
Three of Wands
Two of Wands
Ace of Wands

Cups:
King of Cups
Queen of Cups
Knight of Cups
Page of Cups
Ten of Cups
Nine of Cups
Eight of Cups
Seven of Cups
Six of Cups
Five of Cups
Four of Cups
Three of Cups
Two of Cups
Ace of Cups

Swords:
King of Swords
Queen of Swords
Knight of Swords
Page of Swords
Ten of Swords
Nine of Swords
Eight of Swords
Seven of Swords
Six of Swords
Five of Swords
Four of Swords
Three of Swords
Two of Swords
Ace of Swords

Pentacles (Coins):
King of Pentacles
Queen of Pentacles
Knight of Pentacles
Page of Pentacles
Ten of Pentacles
Nine of Pentacles
Eight of Pentacles
Seven of Pentacles
Six of Pentacles
Five of Pentacles
Four of Pentacles
Three of Pentacles
Two of Pentacles
Ace of Pentacles


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The Six of Wands
Six of Wands

Card Nicknames: The victory card, the satisfaction card, the fulfillment card, the accomplishment card, the success card, the good news card.


Short meaning: The Six of Wands represents a positive and fulfilling success or victory.


Full meaning: While several cards of the Tarot can represent a type of victory, for example the motion and destiny of the Chariot, the sudden and complete victory of the Ace of Swords, or the ambiguous win of the Five of Swords, this card represents a positive and fulfilling sort of success.

Arrien (see Sources) describes it as "...the experience of a deep victory or win that touches you at an intuitive and spiritual level." (p. 182)

Kettlewell's divinatory summary is "Victory, fulfillment, great news, " with a longer explanation of "...the arrival of great news, and the complete fulfillment of hopes and wishes." (p. 122)

Hansson desribes a few of the card's meanings, among others, as "Victory after a struggle. Triumph. Good news. Winnings. Diplomacy." (p. 123)


Six of Wands Reversed
Meaning coming soon!

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