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Understanding the Page of Pentacles in the Tarot

Updated on May 9, 2018
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The Page of Pentacles is one of the court cards of the minor arcana. The minor arcana deals with events which are part of our day to day life. They are not typically as profound as the events predicted by the major arcana. There are 78 cards in most tarot decks.

This card is associated with the element of earth. The pentacles suit is one which deals with financial issues, health, and material matters. The page can suggest new beginnings in terms of financial matters, a new job, or a new health program. This is the most mature of the 4 pages. This youthful card can suggest different things depending on the surrounding cards.

We know that this card can represent events occurring in your life or a person with the qualities of this card. It is up to you to determine the meaning based on the surrounding cards and your question.


  • Student
  • Practical
  • Careful
  • Steady
  • Messages from nature
  • Signals from the body
  • Gifted
  • Thoughtful

Card Meaning

The page of pentacles card in a reading is a signal of positive new ventures. It can signal the arrival of a new love or a marriage proposal. If you are doing a reading about your love life this would signal the arrival of a new partner who may not be mature, but who would be enterprising and career oriented. There are other interpretations in a love reading. It might also signal a need to balance your work with your love life. Overall, this is a positive card to find in your reading.

If you are looking for a new job this is a very positive card to pull. It suggests you will find one and it will provide you with material stability. This card can suggest exciting new business ventures which will be fruitful. This card is a wonderful card if you are looking for financial growth. It will suggest a new start if you interpret it that way. Some people interpret this as a person coming into your life who is young and practical. This is one other interpretation. It is good to understand the placement of the card when you are interpreting it.

This card in the past position would suggest a stable upbringing which taught you how to deal with the world around you in a mature way. This is a very fortunate placement and means that you are in a stable position to move forward. You have your experience lined up and the preceding cards will tell you how to pursue what you want. In other placements this card could be interpreted differently. You need to look at the placement every time you do a reading for any card.

Reversed Card Interpretation

When the page of pentacles card appears in a reading in the reversed position it can indicate red tape from sources. You might find that there are complications with your life which slow down your financial growth. This is not necessarily a bad thing. These matters might be ones that you can resolve. They are not as troublesome as some other cards in a reading. It merely means some minor complications which you need to look out for.

Additionally, it can also mean that a person will become an obstacle to your goals. This would be a young person who might get in the way. You may have an opportunity which is lost because it is given to somebody who is quite young and dependable. You might wish to understand the situation from this angle. You might want to find ways to make people understand you as a more practical person. These are traits in yourself which you can work on in order to manifest your goals.


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