Continuing in the Card by Card series, now comes the Six of Wands. Wands can also be known as Rods, Scepters, Arrows, Staves, Fire, etc.
Numerically, the sixes can relate to harmony, opposites reconciled, strong relationships, communication.
The Six of Wands from the Universal Waite Tarot.
Keywords: confidence, success, optimism, leadership, victory, adoration, congratulatory.
The subject rides through the welcoming crowd. It seems a victory has been won and congratulations are in order. The rider accepts the praise graciously and is humbled by the occasion.
Steele Wizard Tarot by Pamela Steele – Victory after struggle. Adoration from the masses. Recognition for valor and contributions. Remember who and what it took to get you here. The warrior returns victorious. Advancement in the arts and sciences. Possible journey in a leadership position.
The Star Tarot by Cathy McClelland – The sun is shining brilliantly and the day is yours. The Six of Wands brings good fortune and recognition through your hard work, skilled leadership, and talents. You’ve worked through struggles, making headway toward a dream, and victory is in sight. You feel good about yourself and live life without fear as you move forward with confidence toward your goals.
The Gilded Tarot Royale by Ciro Marchetti – Victory, accomplishment, success, achievement, honor. This card denotes a moment of success when we can wear the laurels of the conquering hero – but we would be well advised not to rest on those laurels.
Journey into the Hidden Realm by Julia Jeffrey – Courage isn’t a lack of fear, it’s being afraid and doing something anyway. This card indicates a situation that requires courage. You may doubt that you have what it takes to achieve what you want. The Six of Wands promises that you do have the inner resources needed.
The Ancestral Path Tarot by Julie Cuccia-Watts – Victory, achievement, adulation, honor, awards, celebration , or recognition; overcoming obstacles.
The Incidental Tarot by Holly Defount – Success at a midpoint in one’s adventure. Victory over challenges, backing in accomplishments.
The Druid Craft Tarot by Philip and Stephanie Carr-Gomm – This card often signifies victory or success, usually obtained through our own efforts. This success may involve public recognition or even fame. It is possible that you have achieved this through being a skilled leader – so that your actions have benefited not only yourself but others. Whatever praise or rewards you receive are the result of your ability to inspire others, and if this has not occurred already, it is possible that you are being asked to take on a leadership role, or that you are looking for this in others.
Pearls of Wisdom Tarot by Roxi Sim – Triumph, victory, good news. Acclaim, celebration, praise. A Leader rises. Fame within the community.
Gaian Tarot by Joanna Powell Colbert – You are raising energy with others for magic, healing, and transformation. You may be experiencing an altered sense of reality, or are charged with power at the center of the circle. You are playing your own instrument and making your own unique contribution to the command dance. Celebrate – dance to the music.
The Six of Wands in Tarot and Astrology. Corrine Kenner’s book, Tarot and Astrology, combines these disciplines in a very organized and understandable fashion. Jupiter in Leo – Lord of Victory. “If you’re looking for a guarantee of honor and acclaim, you’ve found it in the Six of Wands. Here, in the second decan of Leo, Jupiter puts Leo in the spotlight, and hands the sign all the praise and adulation it craves. This is where Leo is at its best, shining at the height of its thirty-day reign on the Wheel of the Year. Leo is being heralded as a conquering hero, the star of the show, the center of attention, and the man of the hour.”