What Does the Page of Pentacles Mean?


A studious youth or the beginnings of new study & learning. Or both. The Page of Pentacles contains within it potential & an eagerness to become more. This is done through doing, action is begun, the new is born.


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Tarot Card Meanings for the Page of Pentacles


Page of Pentacles General Keywords & Reversed Meanings

Keywords
Students; apprentices; scholarships; physical communication; new projects involving research/study; school/college friend; youngster/child.
Reversed
Delinquent; absent from school; gives up on plans; plans fall through; finding study difficult; immaturity; inability to express yourself; closing yourself off from others.

Page of Pentacles as People

Occupations
Apprentice in a trade; trainee financier/stoke broker; student/undergraduate; postman/courier; personal assistant; kennel maid; veterinary assistant.
As People
A studious and methodical youth; enjoys learning, usually through practice; an apprentice; a nature lover; a doer and go-getter; a bringer of change; self-disciplined and determined.

Page of Pentacles as Events & Inner Processes

As Events
News of a financial or business matter; a job offer or promotion; increase in physical activity; joining a gym or other outdoor activity; taking up a new hobby, particularly relating to nature.
As Inner Processes
Reconnecting with nature; preparing yourself for change(s); embarking on shamanic or meditative work; learning to accept your inner and outer beauty; empathy and benevolence; perseverance and application.

Pages, Princesses & Daughters

Not all decks portray the Pages as the young boys that are seen in the Rider Waite-Smith Tarot. In the Crowley-Harris Thoth they are Princesses (based on Qabalah) and in the Quest Tarot they are called Daughters (based on the family). Changing the title of the card does shift the meaning a little and humanises the court card in a more familiar way, as I explore in How to Finally Conquer the Court Cards. For a little more information about this group in general, see my post Pages, Princesses and Daughters.

Page of Pentacles Correspondences

ElementalEarth of Earth. Pages are earth, the suit is earth
TimingMar 21 – Jun 20
Is the throne of the Ace of Pentacles. Rules space not time*
QabalahMalkuth in Assiah
Numerical Values7 – card counting value: # planets of the ancients + palaces on the Tree of Life
10 – Tree of Life sephira – Malkuth
11 – sequential, following the 10 of Pentacles
Yes or NoYes

*See Timing Events Using Tarot and Astrology for an explanation of the Ace & Page rulerships.

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