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Suit of Pentacles Card Meanings

Within tarot card meanings, the tarot suit of pentacles represent all things material and physical, what you experience using your senses. They deal with your money, business deals, material possessions, your job, arts, crafts, your home & garden. Working hard & getting the job done are attributes of this suit. Pentacle people don’t mind getting their hands dirty whether that’s working with the land or in a factory. Strong & dependable, often found in the trades, removals, farming, landscaping & homemaking.

Keywords for the Suit of Pentacles
Sensual, sexual; strong; lithe; dependable; reliable; stoic; practical; skilled & skillful; artistic; common sense; traditional; regular; straightforward; grounded; sensible; lush; fertile; growth; luxury; wealth; prosperity; apprenticeships; scholarships; dull; dutiful; realistic; down-to-earth; materialistic; money motivated; domesticity; health & fitness; exercise.
Reversed Keywords
miserly; slave drivers; workaholics; pleasure seekers; neglectful; shoddy work; dullards; negative; pessimistic; superstitious; thoughtless; penny pinchers; lazy; unforgiving; selfish; greedy; covetous; moronic.

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Correspondences for the Suit of Pentacles

Other NamesDisks, Coins, Deniers, Stones, Diamonds
ElementEarth
AttrubutesPassive, female; cold and dry
Astrological SignsTaurus, Virgo, Capricorn
DirectionNorth
SeasonPagan - Winter
Esoteric - Winter
SelfBody, foundation, touch
Jungian FunctionSensation
Body PartFeet
Qabbalistic WorldAssiah - the World of Action

To help you learn the associated correspondences for the tarot suit of Pentacles, see my colour coded minor arcana correspondence charts. They include the four elements, astrology, timing, numerology, card counting values and yes no tarot listings.

A separate post, Timing Events Using Tarot and Astrology, goes much deeper in explaining how to derive timing from each tarot card in the deck using Traditional Tarot Timing and the complex astrological model by the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn. Also colour coded, the post uses no less than seven tables to show the development of the system in an easy to understand tutorial.

Element of Earth

As one of the four elements, earth is seen as the material, the physical & the sensual. A Passive element, Earth allows growth & production; promotes prosperity; is the foundation on which anything is built.

Minor Arcana Numerology

Numerology of the Minor Arcana is a concise explanation of the numbers 1 – 10 through the eyes of numerology, modern and ancient, and is designed to assist you in seeing patterns across the suits as well as see the value of using numerology with tarot.

Tarot Court Cards

This group are somewhat complex and require more than just a few keywords to see them expressed with any sense of completeness. I grouped them into their rank in the following posts:

How to Finally Conquer the Tarot Court Cards also shows you how to bring this tarot family alive in a way you can relate to.

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