10 - Wheel of Fortune - Tarot Card Meanings
fate, sudden change, a sudden turn, good luck, karma, life cycles, turning point, outside factors taking influence, things working out.
Wheel of Fortune - Description and Symbolism
The Wheel of Fortune Card depicts an orange wheel with Hebrew letters and symbols. At its highest point sits a blue sphinx holding a sword. It represents the riddles of life. The god Anubis ascends on the lower part of the wheel. The snake on the left side shows the Egyptian god Typhon. In every corner there is a creature, representing one of the four fixed signs of the zodiac. Each of them is depicted with the thora, symbolizing wisdom.
Wheel of Fortune - General Meaning
The Wheel of Fortune has the number 10 and refers to endings and new beginnings. It reminds us that life is full of changes and no matter if things are going good or bad, it can all change in an instant. When this card appears, a change might be happening or is about to happen soon. This change most of the time is positive. It is probably happening through something that is not under your control. The Wheel of Fortune is a symbol of fate, a sudden turn and life cycles. It can also indicate that your wishes can be granted and that the universe works in your favor. However, you will probably need to take action to get into that direction as well.
Wheel of Fortune - Love Meaning
In a love reading the Wheel of Fortune can represent a change or the beginning of a new cycle in a relationship. This can be the birth of a child or a marriage. It can also indicate that now is the right time to make changes yourself. The Wheel of Fortune can also suggest a karmic connection to someone. If you ask about someone you just met, it can indicate that this person came into your life for a special reason. For single persons in a future position, it can suggest that you will meet someone new and this person most probably will have a special meaning in your life. The Wheel of Fortune can also represent a fateful encounter with someone.
Wheel of Fortune - As Feelings
If you ask how someone feels about you, Wheel of Fortune can indicate that the person in question feels like they have known you for a lifetime. They might feel like they met you for a reason and think that you play an important role in their life. They might also feel like their life will change through your connection.
Wheel of Fortune -
Reversed Tarot Card Meanings
fate, sudden change, a sudden turn, bad luck, karma, life cycles, turning point,
outside factors taking a negative influence, stagnation, resistance to change
Wheel of Fortune Reversed - General Meaning
If the Wheel of Fortune appears reversed in a reading, you might be dealing with an unfortunate event at the time or you might feel like you are having a strain of bad luck. What you are experiencing might also be out of your control and leave you feeling helpless. This might be the right time to consider if and how you might have influenced the current events with your previous actions. It can also indicate that you have to deal with karma in an unpleasant way.
Wheel of Fortune Reversed - Love Meaning
If the Wheel of Fortune appears reversed in a love reading, it can indicate that an event out of your control is having a negative effect on your relationship. It can also indicate that past mistakes are still affecting the relationship. This might be the right time to consider how your actions influence your partner and your connection. For singles, the Wheel of Fortune in reverse can indicate that you feel unlucky in love. In that case it can remind you to also take responsibility for your own decisions and to think about how you can steer your life in a better direction.
Wheel of Fortune Reversed - As Feelings
If you ask how someone feels for you, the Wheel of Fortune reversed can indicate that their feelings for you are influenced by a fear of a change or turn in their life. They might feel like what they have planned for their life might not be possible to reach when they are in a relationship with you.
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