Ten of Wands Tarot Card Symbolism

Ten of Wands Tarot Card Symbolism

What is the meaning of symbols in Ten of Wands Tarot Card?

The Ten of Wands is a card of dark mood. It is showing that we expected too much, and now all our bright prospects have dispersed like smoke. Maybe we ourselves have worked badly somewhere and are now clearing up.
In the picture of the Ten of Wands, we see a young man that carrying with difficulty an armful of ten staffs. It is clear from his posture how hard it is for him, but he stubbornly continues to go forward. The meaning is quite easy to understand from the image: difficulties, circumstances that require strength and stamina, an unbearable load, a difficult goal.

Card Symbolism

Figure with Head Down
This illustrates a person who has gone astray and cannot understand if he has achieved anything and if there is progress. Also personifies the moment of not letting go of difficulties.

Red and Brown Tunic
It symbolizes smart motives and instincts, but at the same time it means the ability to survive, cunning and the ability to fool around on others.

The wands symbolize your innermost creative thoughts, ideas and energy. They also represent the burden of commitments. They can also mean a full-fledged charge of energy, also that now it is worth giving all your best at 100%.

Blue Sky
The clear, beautiful sky depicted on the card means that the problems and stresses that the person experiences are associated solely with his inner burden.

Village in the Background
Represents a desired goal.

It symbolizes confidence, prosperity, its place in the world, protection.

Color of Earth
Mixing Sun and Shadow, Light and Dark. Represents the mixing of good motivation with dirty or mundane reasons. At the same time, it means a clear vision of reality.

Blue Sky
A symbol of purity, innocence, carelessness, purposefulness, clear consciousness. At the same time, it means naivety, wishful thinking and intoxication.

Number Ten
The number Ten symbolizes the end and the beginning. This can be the final phase of your past cycle and the likelihood of new, fresh opportunities emerging. It also means an overabundance of something.

The Ten of Wands is the Minor Arcana Tarot card that suggests a burden or too many responsibilities. The fact that this card was dropped in the spread means that you may have to adjust your expectations and obligations.
This card means a person who has taken on too much: a responsibility that he cannot complete, or obligations that he cannot fulfill. Instead of walking further with this burden, he needs to stop, throw off at least part of it and look around: where has he gone and if it is worth dragging all this load further?


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