Minor Arcana Tarot Card Meanings
The suit of pentacles:
The Suit of Pentacles represents the element of Earth and it’s astrological signs Taurus, Virgo and Capricorn. The suit of Pentacles covers money matters, home, career, business, property, trade, family, places, the body and possessions.
Three of Pentacles symbolises your work, especially where team work or listening to clients/customers are concerned. This is a positive card which indicates job satisfaction and taking pride in your work, but you must put in the effort to see results.
Four of Pentacles symbolises the need for security and recognition in your life, to have control over your possession and to keep abundance and money increasing. This card shows stubbornness in the situation or in the querent.
Page of Pentacles indicates reinventing yourself in some way. It often denotes an opportunity to start something new, whether it is a creative venture, studying, business or a new job offer. Page of pentacles is not yet an expert in the field of choice but has a clear goal and dream to achieve.
Knight of Pentacles denotes being of service and doing the actual work (in contrast to Page of Pentacles who enjoys daydreaming about the idea rather than actual living it). Knight of Pentacles is comfortable with routine and is efficient and conservative.
Queen of Pentacles is someone with a down to earth and practical approach to life and situations. It is important to have work/home balance, in fact if you could work from home you probably would. This card takes enjoyment in material pleasures and success.
Knight of Pentacles reversed indicates sloppiness, bitterness and envy. This is someone who is sucking up to those who can help them climb the ladder to wealth and success, but will do nothing for those who haven’t got money or connections.
King of Pentacles reversed indicates someone who is too conservative and who won’t take any chances. He is reluctant in making any changes in the way things are. He is likely to be a miser and a hoarder.
What do the pentacles tarot cards tell us in a reading
Many pentacles in a reading indicate a time where security is deepening and your roots are digging in deeper. You might find that you are earning more money and that people depend on you more. There are more responsibilities in your life, and the financial rewards are also greater. You might be expanding to have more comfort such as a bigger house, better car, nicer and more expensive things. If your reading is dominated by pentacles you are operating on the physical plane. Health wise it is important to exercise and eating well. You might be drawn to plant medicine and growing your own fruit and vegetables. Connecting with the Earth brings rewards.
The pentacles message is: The earth needs you. Stay grounded. Your efforts will be rewarded well.