Two of Wands

Two of Wands

Basic card meaning (Rider-Waite)

The Two of Wands is the second card in the Tarot’s Minor Arcana within the wand suit and symbolizes planning, decision-making, and expansion. The card’s image shows a man standing between two wands and looking out over a vast horizon. It represents that as we plan and prepare for the future, we can make well-founded decisions and expand our opportunities and horizons.

Upright meaning

When the Two of Wands appears upright in a tarot reading, it means that it is a time of planning, decision-making, and considering various possibilities. The card encourages you to be proactive and to think long-term in your plans and goals. It is a time to consider opportunities for expansion and to be open to new ideas and perspectives.

Reversed meaning

If the Two of Wands is reversed in a reading, it can indicate that you are having trouble making decisions or that you feel uncertain about your plans and goals. It can also mean that you feel afraid of change or taking risks. The card encourages you to overcome your fear and uncertainty, to be open to new opportunities, and to think long-term in your plans and decisions.

Example of an interpretation

If the Two of Wands appears in a reading along with the Queen of Swords and the Five of Cups, it can be interpreted that by focusing on planning and decision-making (Two of Wands), you will be able to develop greater clarity, insight, and communication skills (Queen of Swords). This will help you to manage and overcome feelings of loss, grief, and disappointment (Five of Cups), leading to a deeper sense of personal growth and understanding of your inner emotions and needs.


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