9 of Wands Tarot Card Meanings – nine of rods – upright and reversed

9 of Wands Tarot Card Meanings – nine of rods – upright


9 of wands tarot card meanings upright and reversed

The nine of wands upright indicates a self-defending attitude. The querent is probably hurt in the past. The querent is protecting him or herself for something that has not quite happen yet. It is important to stay alert but not to isolate yourself.

Advice for the 9 of wands is to have courage because you are almost at the end of the cycle and success is nearby. Don’t get paranoid.

It could be that you have a wall around you in your relationship because of past experiences but you have to be confident that you have learned from these experiences.

The 9 of wands can show someone taking action on their own because of not being sure if they can rely on other people.

The 9 of wands as feelings: cautiousness, feeling irritatable, fear of getting hurt, feelings a need for defending yourself, feelings of needing to do it all by yourself, feelings like you can trust no one at this moment of time.

  • withdrawing yourself from a situation out of fear
  • fearing the next step
  • being alert for the things to come
  • afraid getting hurt again
  • untrustworthy people in your environment
  • courage
  • feeling irritatable


9 of Wands Tarot Card Meanings – nine of rods – reversed


When reversed the nine of wands can indicate that your fears aren’t based on reality and that you wasted your energy on fear.

The 9 of wands reversed can indicate that the self-defending attitude is transforming into paranoia.

Another meaning of the 9 of wands reversed is that the self-defending attitude is fading away but you might still operate on your own in the situation.

The 9 of wands reversed as feelings: paranoia, hesitation, fearing fear, getting hurt by your own fears, fears are calming down.

  • wasted energy
  • delay
  • hesitation
  • paranoia


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Suit of Wands:

Ace of Wands 2 of Wands 3 of Wands  4 of Wands 5 of Wands 6 of Wands  7 of Wands  8 of wands 9 of Wands 10 of Wands Page of Wands Queen of Wands Knight of Wands King of Wands

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Ace of Cups 2 of Cups 3 of Cups 4 of Cups 5 of Cups 6 of Cups 7 of Cups 8 of Cups 9 of Cups 10 of Cups Page of Cups Knight of Cups Queen of Cups King of Cups

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