The meaning of the King of Wands Tarot card is ‘hobbyist.’ The King of Wands often represents an individual who has accomplished something in their hobbies or interests. In a Tarot reading, the King of Wands can represent you or an important man in your life. Sometimes, the cards suggest that you take on the qualities of the King of Wands, especially if this card falls in an advisory position.
In some Tarot card decks, such as The Wild Unknown, the King of Wands is called the Father of Wands or Batons. However, the Tarot card meaning of the Father of Wands/Batons and the King of Wands is the same.
King of Wands General Tarot Meaning
The King of Wands represents pure passion. When he makes an appearance, it means that the person represented by him is consumed with the pursuit of the things they want. Not only do they have the drive but also the know-how to achieve their desires. Like the Queen of Wands, the King is a step up in maturity, persistence, and skill to the Knight and Page of Wands.
Confidence is a defining trait of this King. He enjoys being somewhat of a center-stagist. Perhaps he played sports in his younger years or has an interest in sports. In his older years, he is likely to be a boss, business owner, or in charge of others in some way. The King of Wands often represents men who are in authority. He is also knowledgeable and well educated, even if self-taught.
Usually, the King of Wands appears as someone who is business-orientated. They have good ideas and like to take charge of others. They are typically on the cutting edge with their creativity, inventing the iPhones, software, and solutions of tomorrow. You (or whoever is represented by the King of Wands) have the power to shake things up in your life.
The King of Wands is certain of his convictions and will argue his case to the end. However, he can be dictatorial in his views, preferring to think of everything in black and white terms. The King of Wands will make it his mission to encourage other people to convert to his way of thinking. Regardless of this trait (or because of it), The King of Wands can easily amass himself a following.
King of Wands Love Tarot Meaning
The King of Wands is not too bad when it appears in a love Tarot reading, and some readers interpret its meaning favorably. Generally, the King of Wands does not make a bad life partner. They are willing to go out and work hard for their families. While he may be enthusiastic and creative, he is not the type to prioritize partying over his loved ones.
The King of Wands is much more secure than the Knight or Page of Wands. He knows what he wants, and usually, Tarot Kings settle down with their partners, as they are at that stage in life. If the King of Wands represents you, this means you’re the one who’s ready to commit to someone, even if you’re still focused on your career and work.
I will say that the King of Wands can be difficult to live with. If you’re certain of the things you believe in but this clashes with what the King of Wands thinks, this could become a problem. The King of Wands can be an extremist. If the King of Wands appears in a negative reading, it can mean that they are not willing to listen to your opinion or change their minds, even if they’re in the wrong.
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King of Wands Feelings Tarot Meaning
It’s possible that the King of Wands is a sign that either you or your partner is very focused on their work, and even their friends, but not on the relationship. They don’t set out to be this way intentionally but can be inconsiderate with their feelings and actions.
In some instances, The King of Wands can mean that your partner has mostly sexual feelings toward you but isn’t looking for a relationship.
King of Wands Career & Business Tarot Meaning
The King of Wands is generally favorable for a career-orientated Tarot reading. It means that you are at the top of your game and will be recognized for your efforts. Your business is innovative and different from anything else available on the market. You (or the person represented by the King of Wands) will stand out as a public figure in your chosen field.
There will be times, however, when the King of Wands can appear in a negative or blockage position or spread. In these instances, it may mean that you assume that innovation is all that’s needed to succeed.
The King of Wands can also mean that you believe you are somehow better or above other people, including your customers and competitors. Your delusions can become a problem if you’re not open to any possible issues with the way you sell your products or the offerings you bring to the table. The King of Wands serves as a warning that you should assess all the options available to you, not just the ones you’re adamant are the best.
King of Wands Future Tarot Meaning
The King of Wands will pop up in the future or outcome position of your Tarot spread when you will meet a King of Wands character in the future. This person is going to be very accomplished in their hobbies (for example, they may have achieved a black belt in karate). While they’ll be fun to be around, they may also be a little extreme in their views.
When the King of Wands appears in the outcome position of a love spread, it can mean that your partner will grow to embody the qualities of the King of Wands in the future. Alternatively, you will meet someone new who already has these traits.
Yes or No with The King of Wands Tarot Meaning
General – Like the other Wand Courts, I read the King of Wands as being neutral.
Do they like me? – Yes, this person likes you, especially if there is no negativity.
Am I pregnant? – I would not interpret the King of Wands as a pregnancy card.
Is this relationship going to last? – This relationship is going to last for the foreseeable future.
Does the future of this look promising? – Yes, the future of this matter looks positive.
Am I going to reconcile with my ex? – In some cases, the King of Wands can indicate that your ex-lover will return. If your ex does not come back, you will meet a new partner.
The King of Wands as a Negative, Weakness, or Obstacle
When the King of Wands appears in a negative, weakness, or obstacle Tarot spread position, this means that you or someone else in your life always thinks that you’re right. This person can be an extremist and is a black or white thinker.
In some cases, the King of Wands will also appear as a negative if you enjoy getting attention. For you, being noticed is more important than anything else – if you’re in business, you’re more likely to want to grow your following than your bank account.
The King of Wands as a Positive, Strength, or Advantage
When the King of Wands appears in a positive, strength, or advantage Tarot spread position, it means you are very business-minded. You’re at the cutting edge and are a visionary for tomorrow.
The King of Wands can also mean that you or someone else in your life is willing to take charge. The King of Wands does not hesitate. When it comes to their hobbies, creativity, or ideas, the King of Wands is an executor.
Finally, the King of Wands will pop up as an advantage when you or someone else in your life is certain of your convictions. You never sit on the fence!
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