The Queen of Pentacles represents the best of both worlds. She is a wealthy, successful woman of royal blood. But even with the world at her fingertips, the Queen is still connected to reality.
If she were alive today, she would definitely be involved in ‘green movements’ as she cares about the world as a whole, not just her own prosperity.
A representative of both a pragmatic and caring nature, her highness symbolizes all that is gained when one combines ambition with a caring nature and desire to see everyone succeed.
What can you learn from the Queen of Pentacles’ message of charity and compassion? If she has presented herself to you in a reading, it may be time to dig in deep while also opening your heart.
Queen of Pentacles Key Words
Before diving deeper into the upright- and reversed Queen of Pentacles tarot card meaning, and its connection to love, work, and life, below is a quick overview of the most important words connected to this Court card.
|Upright||Nurturing healer, down-to-earth, gratitude, social consciousness|
|Reversed||Neglectful of self, smothering, obsessed with status, dependence|
|Yes or No||Yes|
Queen of Pentacles Tarot Card Description
To fully understand the Queen of Pentacles tarot card meaning, we will first take a look at the illustration, its colors, and its symbolism.
Like the Page, Knight, and King of her suit, the Queen of Pentacles is set against a golden sky. She also holds a pentacle of the same hue which represents all of her earthly desires.
Although she is seated on a beautiful throne, her posture is one of humility and grace rather than pomp and circumstance.
She is surrounded by budding flowers and earthly abundance, which represent both growth and intellect. The cherub and beasts carved into her throne, as well as the rabbit positioned nearby, represent her connection with animals and fertility. Both a mother and a shrewd businesswoman, the Queen can do it all.
Queen of Pentacles Tarot Meaning
The 13th card in the Pentacles suit, the Queen in the upright position represents anything but bad luck. If she has appeared in your reading, she is here as a motherly figure to help you maneuver through all the different avenues of life.
Are you trying to balance family, work, children, or other responsibilities? Are there some serious decisions that need to be made? If so, the Queen of Pentacles is a sign that all the resources you need are already present. You just need to find a way to tap into them.
Money and Career
The Queen of Pentacles is as much more about her buck than she is her beauty. In a money or career reading, the Queen is a good sign.
You should be focusing on self-development as a way to increase your nest-egg and improve your connection with self. You might consider taking some college courses, trying out a hobby that you love such as baking, or getting involved in a DIY project.
By connecting the things that you enjoy to your ambition, you’ll be able to ‘kill two birds with one stone.’ Just make sure that you are resourceful with your choices.
Love and Relationships
If you are looking for love or currently committed, the Queen of Pentacles serves as a reassurance that you will soon get what your heart desires.
Do you want to be a wife? A working mother? A stay at home mom? This Minor Arcana card supports all of these ambitions.
When it comes to friendships, the Upright Queen of Pentacles represents a friend who is both loyal and supportive. You should nurture this relationship more.
Also, be careful not to take the position of the reverse Queen (read more about her below). Stay loyal and keep any secrets that you are entrusted with by family or friends.
Health and Spirituality
One of the most important messages delivered from the Queen of Pentacles upright is to practice gratitude. When we experience a lot of growth, it is easy to get complacent.
If you find yourself feeling disconnected physically or spiritually, you might consider gratitude journaling, meditation, or practicing affirmations. The Queen of Pentacles urges you to be more grounded.
This card is also a good sign for those wanting to become pregnant since fertility is one of the things she represents.
Queen of Pentacles Reversed
In this paragraph, we will talk a bit more about what it means if you’ve pulled the Queen of Pentacles tarot card in the reversed position.
The reversed Queen of Pentacles shows the negative side of a woman who is overly focused. It usually depicts a woman in your life who indicates a woman who is overly focused on the material world.
Not only is she jealous of others, deep down she is an insecure woman who is a real worrier. Because she is so obsessed with things outside of herself, this version of the Queen neglects her own self.
When the reversed Queen of Pentacles shows her face in a reading as someone else, you should be on the lookout for a gossiping person (possibly in your social circle or at work) who is trying to cause drama.
If the Queen represents you, you may be dealing with a fear of failure or a lack of motivation.
Either way, you should take some time for you–the internal you. Instead of worrying about money, working on projects, spending time with kids, or helping others, hit the reset button.
During this time, do things that will help you connect with your authentic self. Focusing on the positive and not being influenced by negative outsiders will help you embrace the aspects of the Queen of Pentacles that is uplifting.
Queen of Pentacles Yes or No
In most cases, the answer in a yes or no reading from the Queen of Pentacles is yes. Embrace all parts of yourself and your desires will manifest right before your eyes.
You’ll need to be practical and take a sensible approach to all that you take on, but the outcome will be a positive one.
If the Queen of Pentacles is reversed in a yes or no reading, proceed with caution, especially with matters of money and romance.
Queen of Pentacles and Astrology
The Queen of Pentacles is connected to Capricorn. Capricorn is like the traditional business- person of the Zodiac. Practical, earthy, and enduring.
The element of Capricorn is earth, for material needs, and its ruling planet is Saturn. Back in the day, Saturn was the Roman God of time, which traditionally was the ultimate enemy of man.
Important Card Combinations
Down-to-earth, social consciousness, resourcefulness are all keywords that are represented by this Pentacles card. However, when combined with other cards the meaning of this card can change. Below you can find the most important card combinations of the Queen of Pentacles.
Queen of Pentacles with other Pentacles
If the Queen of Pentacles appears with other pentacle cards, it indicates that money and financial concerns are an important part of the reading. Money problems can bring a lot of stress and tension. Don’t let this paralyze you. Instead, try to think of creative solutions to solve your financial concerns.
Queen of Pentacles with other Queens
If there are two Queens showing up in a spread, this can be an indication that there may be trouble brewing with your mother or a female friend. Three or Four Queens are a sign that gossip and workplace drama is on the brink. Steer clear of the whispers and rumors.
Queen of Pentacles with a knight or Page
If the Queen shows up with any knight or page, it indicates an issue with a younger male who is immature. This could be a lover or a child, depending on the circumstance.
Queen of Pentacles with the King of Pentacles
If the Queen of Pentacles is paired with the King of Pentacles, there is a romantic interest or potential business partner who is in the same industry as you.
Queen of Pentacles with the Empress
Prepare to connect with another woman of power, if the Queen of Pentacles shows up together with the Empress tarot card. She will bring the creative side and you the pragmatism. If you keep your egos in check, together, you will achieve something great.
Queen of Pentacles with the High Priestess
Is there ‘another woman’ in your life? This can, but doesn’t necessarily signify an affair. The High Priestess tarot card together with the Queen does suggest that someone is keeping secrets.
Queen of Pentacles Tarot Art
The description of the tarot card in this article is based on the Rider-Waite Tarot deck. But that doesn’t mean that I use other decks too. And there are so many stunning cards of this powerful woman out there! Therefore, I added some of my favorite Queen of Pentacles cards to this article.
Queen of Pentacles in a Reading
If you have pulled the Queen of Pentacles tarot card in your spread, just remember that she is here as a motherly figure to help you manage all the different avenues of life.
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