9 of Pentacles

Nine of PentaclesElement: Earth
Timing: Sept 2 – 11. Venus in Virgo
Numerology: 9 – Strength, compassion, completion, optimism, suffering.
Card Counting Value: 9 – card number
Yes/No Questions: Yes
Keywords – Gain; rewards for your efforts; success in projects and business deals; realizing your goals; financial and personal independence; material security; self-sufficiency.
Reversed: loss of indepence; financial instability; living beyond your means; losing your allowance.
As People: Those with a trust fund; the retired; horticulturalists; florists; bird keepers; landscape gardeners; nature lovers.


The 9 of Pentacles is a card of enjoying the rewards of your work, usually associated with material success. This card also shows the rewards of your physical efforts, your spiritual pursuits and emotional nurturing. Surrounding yourself with nice things and a beautiful home and garden is only part of the joy available to you when you experience this card. Gratitude and a joyous heart are the perfect ingredients for continuation of all the positive experiences bestowed upon you. The garden of the 9 of Pentacles is not just nurturing, it is also very grounding, helping to keep you attuned to your own essence.

Tarot Affirmation

“With the result of my efforts around me and the gift of abundance before me, I accept my prosperity and material blessings with joy in my heart and gratitude in my soul.”

Virgo Through the Eyes of Tarot

Explore the Hermit and related cards associated with Virgo. Cards shown here are from the Nigel Jackson Tarot

A detailed and thoughtful exploration of Virgo as represented through tarot including topics such as numerology and astrology, ancient history, mysticism and alchemy. See how the 9 of Pentacles relates to Virgo and it’s partner cards directly associated with this zodiac sign and see how you can relate them to yourself and your life in a more meaningful way.

The Nine of Pentacles as a Daily Tarot Card

In a nutshell: “Your efforts are rewarded as the fruits of your labour blossom. Enjoy the day & all it brings – you earned it. “
Perhaps the strongest weekend card of the tarot, this is a day to enjoy your surroundings and spend some of your hard earned money at the shops, have dinner out, go to the cinema – a whole host of pleasing and fulfilling activities that you can do because you worked all week and now you can just relax…
And that’s exactly what you should be doing today.
The is all about seeing the fruits of your labours. Seeing the flowers blossom in your garden, seeing a return on your earlier investment, a kindly word from your teenager, chocolates from a grateful friend. Whatever you planted has taken root and is rewarding you with not just material things but with joy and happiness.
You have all this because you earned it, one way or another. You may not do physical work, but you worked for someone else’s need. You may not have a lot of money to spare at the shops, but if you have some, it’s more than most.
There’s a win-win situation to this card that isn’t first evident. It focuses on what you put in at the beginning, pretty rewarding in itself to see a job well done, but then you get your prize which makes it all the more worthwhile.
Good things come to those who wait, they say, but they also come to those who made the effort in the first place. The positive aspect of cause and effect in the 9 of Pentacles should be enough for you to see you reap what you sow and if you planted well, your reward will be just peachy.

The 9 of Pentacles as the Tarot Card for the Week

Card for the Week Ahead 9 of Pentacles: What a wonderful card to herald in a new week. There’s lots of promise with the 9 of Pentacles. Usually associated with resting after working hard and reaping the rewards, there’s also another side to this card and that is one of abundance on its way to you.
In some decks it is called Gain or Material Gain and refers to the money aspect only. That only tells half the story.
The other half refers to earning money through independent means, standing on your own two feet and making your own living. This is your reality this week. If you have been planning ways to increase your income, or start a new business then this card signals your success. If you had any doubts, then push them to one side – you have found your winning formula and you will see your success.
One side of this card to be aware of is to not get too complacent or sit on your laurels. If you have already experienced some success, now is the time to build upon that and not just stand and admire your work.

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