2010 ~ Suit of Wands ~ Air

The three airy astrological signs of GEMINI, LIBRA & AQUARIUS are associated with Wands. The suit of Wands corresponds to the East direction or wind; the Air element; the Spring season; the Yetsirah or Formative World of the Kaballah; The letter Vah (Stabilisation of Form) of the Tetragrammaton; the Jungian function of thinking. This Suit is sometimes referred to as Batons, Maces or Sceptres. This suit represents our intellectual and rational faculties, the mental aspects and communicative of our lives. Issues associated with the suit of Wands are: ideas, communication, thoughts, enlightenment, concepts, the mental aspect of our daily lives.

Air is the element of the mind, career, justice, change, speculation, travel, health, new beginnings, learning, examinations, all moves and relocations, trickery and the male/Yang/god in the form of sky deities.

In the tarot, air represents a speedy response of fast-moving event and the need to use the head rather than the heart.

The Wands rule the spirit, especially issues of creativity and energy. By spirit, it means that the meaning of each Tarot card in this suit may rule issues of a deep level, connected to drive, purpose or even faith.

The Cards…

  • Eight of Wands
  • Nine of Wands
  • Ten of Wands
  • Page of Wands
  • Knight of Wands
  • Queen of Wands
  • King of Wands

Please Note: the interpretations presented in this journal are mostly my own and might not necessarily reflect the same ideas intended and presented by the author and artist for this tarot deck in the companion book that accompanies the set.