Eight of Wands relates to someone who is determined to make new ground.
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 urgency important (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 speed.
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.
Eight of Wands
Upright= Accelerating Quickly
Element= Fire (which influences desire and actions)
Yes or no=This card is it typically a yes
OCHO DE BASTOS
VERTICAL= ACELERACIÓN RÁPIDA
INVERTIDA= FALTA DE MOVIMIENTO
Eight of Wands holds Primary Zodiac influence for Sagittarius, 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 strategy are seen with: MERCURY.
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.
Eight of Wands, like all cards, is part of a cycle of beginning, middle, and end. The stage of this event is Mutable (End), and may be related to November/December and the energy of Late Fall.
As with all 8s in the Tarot, this card is associated with the time that led up to the current level of expertise. This card carries the energetic influence of 8. Watch for repeating numbers of 8 after the reading for confirmation of their importance in the reading.