Six of Wands Tarot Card Meaning

Key meanings (Upright): Success, victory, rewards, triumph, fame, praise, pride, acclaim, winning, having advantage, achievements, recognition, good-will, fans, well-wishers, supporters, being in the spotlight

Key meanings (Reversed): Lack of recognition, failure, no support, no achievements, lack of endurance, being haunted, disadvantages, disgrace, ill-will, mob-mentality, unfulfilled promises, treachery, backstabbing, disappointment, following others, low confidence, weakness, arrogance, unsuccessful project

Six of Wands Tarot Card Description

The image on the card of Six of Wands depicts a man wearing a garland around his head, representing his triumph. He can be seen riding a horse amongst people, who are also cheering and applauding him. As we notice closer, we see that the horse that the man is riding is white, and the colour white is a symbol of purity, strength, and victory. The crowd around the man is a good representation of the support and appreciation of the public and other close people around him.

Six of Wands

The man is also holding and probably waving a wand in his hand, which is also adorned with garlands and wreaths, further symbolising his success and victory. The man is proud of his achievements, as he is not shy around the people and is confidently flaunting himself. Seeing his confidence, the crowd gets more excited and cheers him with more enthusiasm.

Six of Wands (Upright)
Upright Six of Wands Meaning
Six of Wands

Six of Wands represent victory, fame, and triumph. This card indicates that you have successfully achieved everything that you have ever desired, and because of that you are getting the recognition, which you truly deserve. Because of your results, you are being publicly acknowledged and becoming the recipient of fame. This card signifies that you have or you will soon receive a form of award or something equivalent to it due to your success.

The Six of Wands is a great sign that tells you that you were working on yourself for a while now and finally have gained the inner or outer strength which you needed to get the success. The confusion which was indicated by the five of wands previously, with the appearance of this card, you have managed to get rid of the confusion and have started to focus on your goals and achievements.

One should be careful when this card appears, as along with an indication of success, it also brings overconfidence and egotistical behaviour. Even if you have successfully achieved everything that you desired and made a name for yourself, make sure to stay grounded and humble as the prior can hurt your reputation.

Love and Relationships (Upright)

The Six of Wands (upright) are a great indication of new love and relationship, if the card appears upright. If you are single and are waiting for the right person, this card is a sign that you will meet that right person very soon. Chances are that people around you are finding you more attractive and good-looking now and the person who you were interested in is now looking at you in a new way and is more receptive to you. You just need to take the initiative now to let them know your feelings towards them.

Those who are in a long-distance relationship, or a relationship in general, and we’re working together for something, like moving in together or moving to a city to be closer, your plans are about to come to fruition. All around, the six of wands upright mean good news and happiness in the relationship, for now, and for the future.

Finances (Upright)

Financially, you are feeling very secure and comfortable currently, as this is what the six of wands indicate. This card says that you have been working very hard for a long time now, and your dedication and perseverance have proved to be very beneficial for your financial stability. And now is the time to appreciate and enjoy the rewards of your dedication and success. Don’t be hesitant to spend some on things of your liking, but keep everything moderate and limited, without going overboard.

Also, the upright Six of Wands tarot card signals a favourable time for investments. So, if you have recent plans to approach that thing, go for it. Moreover, it indicates that wealth accumulation would be there too. However, for abundance to be regular in your life, you would have to manage your money well and value it at all cost.

Career (Upright)

Success and confidence is the most significant aspect of the six of wands cards, from all the tarot cards. If this card appears upright, this means that these qualities will be added to you in terms of your work and career. You must have achieved something very important or reached a goal you had set faster than you anticipated, which is a positive thing for your work. You are proud of yourself, and so are your seniors and colleagues, because of which you can expect a raise in your salary or a promotion to a higher position. You can rest assured for now, if you have been working on an important project for a while, good results are on the way. At every turn of your profession, you will encounter positive results and outcomes that are in your favour. Enjoy being successful and confident, but don’t let this get to your head. Try being down-to-earth and humble and celebrate previous conflicts being ended.

Health (Upright)

Just like every other aspect of life, the six of wands is a very good omen for health. If you have been fighting an illness for a long time, and are currently going through treatment, very soon you will defeat the illness, which will give you a sense of new life. Physically you will feel strong and healthy, and this will help you immensely to focus on work and your family. It is also an indication of you getting back to the field if you are in sports and couldn’t perform because of your health.

Ahead, this Minor Arcana card reveals that health-wise, you can make plans as per your needs. You can begin with

Six of Wands Tarot Card (Reversed)
Reversed Six of Wands Tarot Card Meaning
Six of Wands

If the Six of Wands appear reversed, this is an indication that you are having a crisis in your life and are not feeling confident at all. All your time is being spent self-doubting every decision you ever made and worrying about failing yourself along with those close to you. You are constantly scared that you are being a disappointment to everyone and this is causing stress and anxiety. An aura of negativity has surrounded you and made you doubt your abilities to achieve anything in life.

Six of wands reversed also means not getting recognition for the work you have done, and this is stopping you from getting motivated. This minor arcana card represents mob mentality. This means because of your self-doubt, you don’t trust yourself right now and you are ready to do what the person in front of you is doing without much evaluation. Because of low motivation, your creativity has gotten dry and you find that you have no other choice but to follow and copy what others are doing. You might also get backstabbed by someone close to you. So keep your ears and eyes open.

Treachery is also an indication of the Six of Wands being reversed. It is suggested that you spend time with your friends whom you trust completely or close family members, and confess your worries and issues. This is going to help you a lot as they will show you how important and talented you are. Spending time with them will also uplift your mood.

Love and Relationships (Reversed)

In a love and relationship reading, the six of wands reversed to mean that you are not very confident about yourself right now, and this is affecting your relationship. Maybe you are feeling that the love that you deserve, you are not receiving, or your efforts are going under appreciated because of which your confidence level is getting low.

People around you are getting more recognition and success even with the least amount of effort. Don’t let these incidents change your attitude towards the world and make you bitter about everything. Know that your positivity and goodness are what attract people the most, and negativity always repels good people.

Finances (Reversed)

The appearance of the six of wands reversed means that you must evaluate and assess your finances. You might have noticed that recently there has been a decrease in income or savings. This indication could be about a single event, such as an investment that you have made that might not bring much revenue or buying something that did not end up to your liking, or it could mean about the whole financial situation.

If it’s later, and you have not made any investment lately then it can mean that your income is decreasing gradually without you noticing. Even if the situation might not get extremely adverse, it sure will be a tough time to go through. Also, six of wands reversed represents low confidence, which means that you will not have much confidence in your financial situation to improve. Keep working hard diligently and be proactive about your finances.

Career (Reversed)

Mostly everything gets reversed with the reversal of the six of wands, and this includes your career and profession as well. Where you would have expected success and wealth if the card appeared upright, with the reversed card chances are that your career may have to take a few hits during these times. Projects that you were working on might end up being a flop, and this is hurting your confidence and ambition.

You must have been passed over for a better position at work or a raise or if you were in any form of conflict at your office, chances are that they did not end up in your favour. The Six of Wands reversed can also be an indication of your general feelings towards your current work, which are loaded with boredom and zero motivation. Because of the lack of motivation, you are just not able to tap into your creativity which in result delaying all your projects and work.

Health (Reversed)

Six of wands reversed is not a good sign for a healthy tarot reading as it can be interpreted as degrading health, both physically and mentally. This card should be taken as a warning that some old wounds are going to bother you again. Maybe you had an illness that required a lot of special attention or maybe you had an ailment which got cured but is re-appearing again. The Six of Wands (reversed) says that its time to look after yourself again and believe in the process of healing and understanding.

You have been given the clear and you were doing fine all this time. But this card is indicating that you might have to go through a relapse, and have to start treatment again, which will be extra stressful for you. If you are in the sports field as your career, disappointment could haunt you as you might get injured or your return from a break is not turning up into good results.

Six of Wands: One Card Pull

One card pull is done when you want to have straight to the point and quick answers. It is for the time when you wish to know specific answers in the form of Yes or No. So, if you are going through any tough situation or stuck in a dilemma, getting a one card pull is always helpful. Post shuffling the card, you can choose one from the deck. Depending on your question, you shall get the answer to the question. The results for one card pull in the six of wands card is:

Upright Position: If you have pulled the six of wands upright, rest assured as the answer is a yes in every angle and your desired wish is soon going to come true.

Reversed Position: If you pull the six of wands reversed, the answer is still yes, although it won't be that easy to get your wish fulfilled and you will have to work harder and get rid of your overconfidence.

Six of Wands Card for Timing

If the question is about the exact time when something you are wishing for will come to reality, and the six of wands has been pulled out, this can indicate that the time is very near. To be very specific about the time, one should expect it to be during the spring, or zodiac sign season Aries, Sagittarius or Leo.

In numbers if one wants to count, they should expect the time to be one month later, or specifically 6th, 15th, 24th or the upcoming month.

Keep in mind that whatever you are wishing for is right around the corner and needs just a bit of patience. You will soon figure out the time. If the reading is done during the summer season, this does not mean that your wish will be fulfilled during the spring. It means that you should expect the time to be during the Leo season or the upcoming month.

It could also be interpreted by taking the number of the card. And in this case the number is six, so you should expect it to be during the 6th day, 6th week or 6th month of the reading. It is hard to predict the future taking into consideration years since our future keeps changing by every action we take.

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