Five of Wands indicates someone isn’t working well as a team.
In a tarot reading, it is about the inquirer (querent), someone close to the inquirer, or a hidden aspect within the inquirer that needs to be acknowledged for the inquirer to reach their highest consciousness. The happiness the inquirer is seeking can be found by answering a question:
Why is it important to compromise (or not)?
It is import to consider that this is a Minor Arcana card (pip card), which carries a message that signifies an event that impacts your immediate past and future. When it appears the universe wants you to focus on actions related to working well with others.
Don’t let the set structure of the Tarot distract you from its primary use as an intuitive divination tool. Use the keywords, images, and symbols of the card to tap into your intuition and deeper inner knowing.
Five of Wands
Upright= Frictional Conflict
Element= Fire (which influences desire and actions)
Yes or no=This card is it typically a no
CINCO DE BASTOS
VERTICAL= FRICCIÓN CONFLICTIVA
INVERTIDA= RESOLUCIÓN DE UN CONFLICTO
Five of Wands holds Primary Zodiac influence for Leo, and the Elemental Zodiac relates to Aries, Leo, and Sagittarius.
The signs are less important than the traits they represent because a person has sun, moon and rising signs, and one or more of these is often unknown to the tarot reader. The zodiac for this card relates to traits of self-awareness, domination, and intellect. And, planetary concepts of uncertainty are seen with: SATURN.
Note: These traditional tarot-astrology references are based on concepts commonly attributed to the secret society knows as the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn from the turn of the 20th century.
Five of Wands, like all cards, is part of a cycle of beginning, middle, and end. The stage of this event is Fixed (Middle), and may be related to July/August and the energy of Summer.
As with all 5s in the Tarot, this card indicates a time of struggle. This card carries the energetic influence of 5. Watch for repeating numbers of 5 after the reading for confirmation of their importance in the reading.