Rider WaiteTarot Reading



Properties of Ace of Wands


Alternate Names: None


Keywords / Additional Meanings:

Calamities of all kinds. Reversed: A sign of birth.



A hand issuing from a cloud grasps a stout wand or club.

Divinatory Meaning:

Creation, invention, enterprise, the powers which result in these; principle, beginning, source; birth, family, origin, and in a sense the virility which is behind them; the starting point of enterprises; according to another account, money, fortune, inheritance.

Reversed Meaning:

Fall, decadence, ruin, perdition, to perish also a certain clouded joy.
A sign of birth.


Astrological / Elemental Correspondence: The Root of Fire