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Tarot Major Arcana 10
The Wheel of Fortune

Overall meaning
Tarot card The Wheel of Fortune indicates that the time is favorable for your luck, your destiny, changes. The universe is working in your favor to help you achieve your goals. Make sure you make the most of this time by focusing your intention on what you really want!

The wheel of fortune is an invitation to you to believe that you are on the right path and to continue. Not all of your changes are easy, but the universe has a plan for you, even if that plan isn’t clear to you at this time.

The Wheel of Fortune shows a wheel with several symbols on it from the Egyptian, Hebrew and Christian traditions. For example, the four Hebrew letters that make up the name of God or Jehovah appear. The letters are: yod, he, vau and he. The wheel floats in the air between clouds. On each cloud is a figure – the four living creatures from Ezekiel’s vision: a bull with wings, a lion with wings, an eagle and an angel. They each sit with a book in hand and read.

In addition, around the wheel there is a snake, a sphinx and a devil. We can see that as the wheel turns, the snake will fall off the wheel, in return the devil will come up. The sphinx, half woman, half lion, sits and enthrones over the fate of men.

The wheel of fortune is an ancient symbol of life’s changeability. Most often it is seen with the man on the left, who is getting on the wheel, the mature man in his prime on top of the wheel and the old man falling off the wheel on the right.

It is the destiny card that reminds us that life is always changing, always has its ups and downs and its growth, crowning and decay. One must know that the word destiny in this context does not mean that man’s life is predetermined. We ourselves are masters of the choices we make, and we must take responsibility for them – both the stupid actions and the wise ones.

There is a stability and changeability symbolized in the wheel, in that the circumference moves and attracts attention, and the axis is the stable, calm center. At the same time, the constant movement of the wheel tells us that everything is changing and in constant motion.

First of all, the Wheel of Fortune symbolizes new opportunities, the opportunity to achieve results, the opportunity to change your life in more favorable and positive directions. It is an opportunity to change old patterns and old ways of doing things. When you pull the Wheel of Fortune, it symbolizes that a new beginning is coming.

As you begin a new chapter, you will also be present to the cycle and magic of life. This cycle says that just as the earth and nature are in motion and accept the changes that come – without judging them as good or bad – it will be beneficial for you to meet the changes with the same acceptance.

Find out which attitude is most beneficial for you to have in your situation. The cycle of the wheel symbolizes that the first half of the journey in the outer world is completed and it is now time for the second, inner journey to begin. It may also be that you find that problems are solved because circumstances change.

Other words that describe the Wheel of Fortune are: life’s constant ups and downs, karma, luck and changes. Fate, change, decisive moments, upheaval, chance. A new beginning. Major events that cannot be influenced. Reaping what has been sown. Financial possibilities

The tarot card is associated with number 10 – which in numerology is often reduced to 1 (the sum of 1+0) which means that you must pay attention to these two numbers in relation to the challenge you are asking the tarot cards about.

The card is linked to Jupiter, which stands for growth, joy and development.

I am flexible in periods of change. I take care of my changes.

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