What are the Elements in tarot?
THE ELEMENT OF FIRE.
Fire is expressed through wands. And relates to the three fire signs of the zodiac.When the Court Cards appear in a spread they frequently indicate the state of mind of a person or situation. The King Queen Knight or Page of Wands usually mean a fiery person, fire sign may dominate their birth sign, or fiery behaviour may be indicated. They may also be “Go ahead people” work oriented, active extravagant! And sometime selfish
THE ELEMENT OF AIR.
Air connects to the Air signs of the zodiac, and the so called “civilised mind” there may be a sense of aloofness about these people, and a detachment on the surface, these are often difficult to read as the can think on their feet and will try to out smart you! The Court Cards often indicate qualities of professions educated to some degree and sometimes spiteful and dangerous. Be careful always of the Court Cards of Air.
THE ELEMENT OF EARTH.
Earth is expressed through Pentacles, the Court Cards may indicate the person concerned has the zodiac qualities of the Earth signs, Hard working plodders! Good with money and property. Practical people, or some aspect of these traits. They may also lack imagination and tend to get “stuck” in life.
THE ELEMENT OF WATER.
Perhaps the easiest to deal with! Being linked to the Water signs and emotion, they seen to be the court cards that are connected to births and weddings, partnerships, and the aspects they portray are sensitivity, emotionalism, friendship often self indulgent and artistic in some way. They also may be moody and negative.