The Eight of Wands Meaning, Reversed, Yes and No, Love Life, Numerology

Eight of Wands Basically stands for Speed. When the Eight Wands appears in the layout , everything happens quickly.

Eight of Wands is a flashing fire card, call answering card . All the forces of fire are reflected in this flash, burning, incinerating an obstacle. This is a magic card that makes it clear who you are, and also that you no longer need external influences, that you are not dependent on the resources that there is a fire within you that you can easily control. Although this is only the first attempt that weakens the character, it already gives an idea of what the power of fire is and how it can be controlled. And their own rage and power surprise a person no less than the obstacle to which they were the answer.

Eight of Wands Upright Keywords:

Keywords: activity, speed, messages, communication, arrows of love, Enormous efforts , “Inflow of energy”

Active actions. Forward movement. Smooth and fast progress. Immediate results. Quick step. Travel without interference. Activity, Movement. End of deferrals. Urgency. Excitement. Fury. Acceleration … New ideas. Experience, contributing to the expansion of horizons. Offer a new job. Moving forward after a delay. Fast achievement of goals. Communication. News. Good posts. Trips. Vacation Business trips. Sudden ride. Travel by air. Flight. Movement. Gusts of creative inspiration. Productivity. New friends. An unexpected affair. Archery. Athletics classes. Physical exercise. Running all systems

Eight of Wands Reversed Keywords:

jealousy, quarrels, remorse, repentance, guilt, Wasted energy, Block. Out of control. Excessive perseverance. Impulsiveness. Insecurity. Pressure. Rush. Poorly thought out solutions. Swift action. Too quick step. Theft. Opposition. Fight. Job loss. Strike. Bad news. Misunderstanding. Embezzlement. Dismissal. Exile. The desire to accelerate results. Delay news or messages. Canceled or delayed trip. Announced engagement. Problems with transport. Plans are not implemented. A teenager who is constantly being taught. The possibility of violence.

The Eight of Wands: The Meaning Of The Symbols In The Card

Eight of Wands in Raider Waite Tarot Deck:

In Waite’s classic deck, eight wands fly through the air in an open countryside. In the background is a river, as well as a castle on the horizon. According to Waite, wands fall to the ground rather than take off. In other words, they will land soon, and what they predict will come true soon. Waite called this card Swiftness.

There are flying wands in this cards. These wands will fall to the ground – soon something will become reality or soon changes will come

Eight of Wands in Tarot Llewellyn :

In Tarot Llewellyn, eight wands fly over a flock of five antelopes. Each of the animals reacts differently to this: two antelopes simply chew the grass, two dance on the spot, and none of them seem to notice the movement. A map means speed and opportunity, as well as the importance of careful thought.

Eight of Wands in Crowley’s deck :

In Crowley’s deck, the eight electric rays vibrate so vigorously that they either support or even create matter that symbolize the red, yellow, green and blue pyramids, which seem to serve as the focus of the map. The figure in the red cloak and hood seems to mix energy with the hilt of a two-handed sword in a magic cauldron. Behind it, a web of time stretches into infinity. The rainbow at the top of the card is pure light divided into a spectrum of seven colors; it symbolizes a bridge to other worlds. Astrological signs on the map mean Mercury, the planet of speed and communication, and Sagittarius, a sign of adventure, higher education and long-distance travel. The map symbolizes dynamic action. Like Waite, Crowley called this card Swiftness.

Eight of Wands Significance in Tarot Cups Reading

♦ Traditionally, the Eight of Wands has been associated with traveling long distances, as well as with the speedy receipt of letters and news from afar. Times have changed, but the meaning of the card is the same: although today we don’t send a lot of letters, we still communicate at a distance almost instantly – using faxes, phone calls and e-mail.

♦ Based on the above value, each rod becomes a new side of communication – they all fly through the air, and each of them – message, parallel ports, emails, phone calls, speakerphone, official letters from distant countries. There’s a lot to work on, and this map can mean several distance novels, alliances, support groups, and interest communities.

♦ Sometimes the Eight of Wands is associated with arrows of good luck.

♦ Some tarologists see the Eight of Wands as Cupid’s arrows flying through the air at a target.

♦ Historically, the Eight of Wands portends divisions for a married couple.

In short, 8 Wands represents organized energies, plans, ideas, and people. If it fell out of alignment, it means that a favorable period is beginning, a person needs to take measures and achieve their goals.

Upright Eight of Wands Meaning:


All systems are running. You are quickly moving towards the goal. The period of stagnation and forced delays is drawing to a close. You will find joyful messages and promising opportunities. You are pleasantly excited about moving forward and new beginnings. Attempts to advance through the ranks will be successful. You are full of energy and right now you can start a cycle of wellness exercises to improve your fitness. The experience gained by you contributes to the expansion of your worldview. You may receive an urgent message. Possible unexpected trips (maybe by plane) or moving. If your question was about a romantic relationship, then the eight Wands portends an unexpected and passionate hobby. New friends will appear in your life. The Eight Wands is a kind of green light, a sign that “all systems are working properly.”

The efforts made will bring results. Development of new requirements. You are capable of much and must achieve new results. A difficult situation, there is even some danger in your views.

Get ready internally for a new step. Only you can fulfill your dreams. “Learn to fly. After all, your whole life you cherish the dream of flying!”

Take a look at yourself. Do not let your energy burn in a hurry. Concentrate and gather all your power into a fist.

Appearence of Eight of wands in a reading indicates that sudden changes are taking place. Promotion in one area or another. Counteractions and obstacles put an end. Ideas, dreams and aspirations are rapidly moving towards implementation.

For entreprenuers, it eight os wands indicates that the way forward is open.

Eight of Wands can indicate Travel and True Happiness coming to your life.

Eight of Wands represent an organized train of thought, and 8 Wands show that a person adheres to traditions and has positive habits. If a person instills good habits, then he has less worries.

8 Wands are sometimes called “Speed”, and therefore, appearing in the alignment, it indicates the transience of new events. You will complete what has been planned.

8 Wands indicates a strong position, concentration of energy. Plans are put in place, loose ends connected and past projects completed. The ending … is in sight, and success is possible.


Traditionally, 8 Wands are associated with movement and travel, particularly in air transport.

Eight of Wands in Profession

Good news is in the air. Promotion in business. Implementation of pans in professional affairs. Sudden progress.

Eight of Wands in Love Reading

Attention! Amur’s love arrows are already flying through the air. Revitalizing relationships, new incentives. No wonder you fell in love again.

Reversed Eight of Wands Meaning:

  • obstacles
  • criticism
  • delaying decisions
  • home scandals
  • fighting
  • envy

Perhaps you feel depressed due to the too rapid development of events. You are confused and therefore can not direct energy in the right direction. Hasty action will not help you achieve the desired result. Be careful now and do not rush things, otherwise you can be strongly resisted. Expect delayed action. Your plans may be destroyed, especially if they were related to the trip. There may be problems traveling by plane or other means of transport.

Eight of Wands also represents people those in a hurry to nowhere, people putting pressure. people from whom you can expect physical assault.

Reversed Eight of Wands indicates that a person can achieve amazing results if he has teamed up with others, is accurate in his work and knows his job. 8 Wands shows us the goals achieved as a result of cooperation and organized actions that cause changes in society.

Having upside down indicates that the group needs restructuring in order for the functions to be more effective, or it is necessary to form a new group or a new leadership.

Eight of wands upside down, the card indicates bad habits and disorganization.

Having fallen upside down, the card says that problems can arise due to scattering, oversights or breakdowns, it is important to make sure that all stages of projects or plans are well thought out and coordinated. Pay particular attention to the documents or other details that are involved. You will personally have to monitor and lead everything.

Reversed Eight of Wands indicates that plans and other issues still hang “in the air.” Obstacles, delays, changes in plans, disagreements, quarrels or overestimation of priorities may cause a suspension. It is necessary to pay attention to the vital elements.

Delay in Travel

Eight of Wands upside down indicates a delay or a problem while traveling.

Reversed Eight of Wands in Profession

In an inverted position, the card informs you that it received unpleasant news. The questioner is criticized. There is a danger of facing falsehood …

Reversed Eight of Wands in Love Reading

In an inverted position, the card reports scandals, misunderstandings, unpleasant surprises.

Eight of Wands Numerological meaning

The figure eight represents infinity, since in the “lying” form it resembles a lemniscate – a symbol of infinity. There are eight peaks in the Yearly Wheel. For Christians, eight is the number of baptism and spiritual rebirth; many church fonts have eight sides. The eight also represents the eternal cycle of rebirth.

Eight also represents exit to another reality.

Predicting Using Eight of Wands:

When predicting the future, the number eight may refer to eight hours, eight days, eight weeks, or eight years. Or mean August – the eighth month. The astrological reference of the Eight of Wands is 0-10 ° Sagittarius (November 23 – December 2).

Element Associated with Eight of Wands

Element Fire – energy, liveliness of mind

Astrological Significance of Eight of Wands

Sagittarius – indicates grandiose plans, Mercury – activates and inspires the

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