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The Divinatory Meanings of the Suit of Pentacles

The tarot pentacles also referred to as the Disks or Coins are the representation of the Earth element. The card meanings are generally about material aspects of life such as property, business, work, trade, money and any other material belongings or possessions. It has positive connotation including prosperity, manifestation, proof and realisation. Its man coverage is on the external sphere of the consciousness reflecting outer conditions of work, creativity, finances and health. Its negative aspect deals with greediness, possessiveness, overly indulgent and overly materialistic.

In a tarot card reading with predominance of tarot pentacles, it is most likely that the client is looking for solutions regarding material conflicts, work and financial matters.

Here are some of the suits of pentacles and their upright and reversed symbolism.

Ace of Pentacles

Ace of Pentacles:

This card represents prosperity, financial opportunity and manifestation. The reversed meaning is lack of foresight and planning and opportunity loss.

Two of Pentacles

Two of Pentacles:

The Two of Pentacles shows adaptability, prioritisation, balance and time management. When reversed, it means financial disarray and disorganisation.

Three of Pentacles

Three of Pentacles:

The Three of Pentacles upright position means collaboration, teamwork, learning and initial fulfilment. Reversed position means disregard for skills and lack of teamwork.

Four of Pentacles

Four of Pentacles:

This card when shown upright, it means possession, stability, control, conservatism and security. When reversed, it means materialism, greed and self-protection.

Five of Pentacles

Five of Pentacles:

When presented with this card, it means poverty, isolation, worry, insecurity and financial loss when shown upright. The reversed position means spiritual poverty and recovery from loss of finances.

Six of Pentacles

Six of Pentacles:

This card usually means prosperity, wealth sharing, giving, charity and generosity while the reversed meaning is selfishness, one-sided charity and debt.

Seven of Pentacles

Seven of Pentacles:

This card means investment, reward, perseverance, vision and profit when upright and very little reward or success and lack of long-standing vision when shown in reverse.

Eight of Pentacles

Eight of Pentacles:

This card means engagement, apprenticeship, quality and education while reversed position means lack of focus or ambition and perfectionism.

Nine of Pentacles

Nine of Pentacles:

The Nine of Pentacles means culmination, luxury, self-sufficiency and gratitude. When reversed, it means financial downsides and over-investment in your career or profession.

Ten of Pentacles

Ten of Pentacles:

The Ten of Pentacles symbolises wealth, retirement and anything associated with establishment. The upright card position may also mean connection to family or impending inheritance. The reversed card is indicative of loss, loneliness and utter failure in terms of financial concerns and properties.

Page of Pentacles

Page of Pentacles:

The Page of Pentacles signifies manifestation or expression of things or emotions. It may also mean opening of a new threshold or opportunity in terms of financial resources. The upright position of the card may also symbolise upcoming and new job or career. The reversed card position signifies short-standing and limited focus or concentration. It may also mean no planning or lack of progress on chosen endeavours and venture.

Knight of Pentacles

Knight of Pentacles:

This card means routine, system, organisation or the tendency to be methodical in doing or planning something. It also symbolises conservatism and efficiency in either work or any plan of action. When reversed, the card means boredom and the feeling of being stagnant or stuck in something or someone. It may also mean sloth or laziness.

Queen of Pentacles

Queen of Pentacles:

This card represents there is a homely or motherly environ or tendency. It also represents practicality and security in different aspects. The upright card position likewise symbolises being down-to-earth or humility. When reversed, the card is symbolic of chaotic family relations and commitment. It also means imbalance in important aspects of life particularly work and career.

King of Pentacles

King of Pentacles:

The King of Pentacles symbolises control, management, power, security and discipline. When positioned upright, it could also mean abundance and plenty. The reversed position however is indicative of extreme controlling and manipulation. It also means authoritative and domineering.

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