Rider WaiteTarot Reading



Properties of 3 of Wands


Alternate Names: Virtue


Keywords / Additional Meanings:

A very good card; collaboration will favour enterprise.



A calm, stately personage, with his back turned, looking from a cliff's edge at ships passing over the sea. Three staves are planted in the ground, and he leans slightly on one of them.

Divinatory Meaning:

He symbolizes established strength, enterprise, effort, trade, commerce, discovery; those are his ships, bearing his merchandise, which are sailing over the sea. The card also signifies able co-operation in business, as if the successful merchant prince were looking from his side towards yours with a view to help you.

Reversed Meaning:

The end of troubles, suspension or cessation of adversity, toil and disappointment.


Astrological / Elemental Correspondence: Sun in Aries