Rider WaiteTarot Reading



Properties of 8 of Wands


Alternate Names: Swiftness


Keywords / Additional Meanings:

Domestic disputes for a married person.



The card represents motion through the immovable - a flight of wands through an open country; but they draw to the term of their course. That which they signify is at hand; it may be even on the threshold.

Divinatory Meaning:

Activity in undertakings, the path of such activity, swiftness, as that of an express messenger; great haste, great hope, speed towards an end which promises assured felicity; generally, that which is on the move; also the arrows of love.

Reversed Meaning:

Arrows of jealousy, internal dispute, stingings of conscience, quarrels; and domestic disputes for persons who are married.


Astrological / Elemental Correspondence: Mercury in Saggitarius