Upright: Wealth, success, father figure, leader, conservative, power
Reversed: Workaholic, materialistic, controlling, domineering
King, pentacles (coins), throne, grapes, garden, castle, armor, scepter, bull
Upright: This card represents a person or aspect of your personality which is powerful, successful, and ambitious. This king is a strong business person and hard worker who is cautious and careful in his endeavors but reaps great rewards for his efforts. He enjoys spending his money on life’s luxuries and wants himself and his family to be as comfortable as possible. This card can represent a father figure or one who cares for his family’s material, financial, and physical needs. This card represents security, ambition, drive, and success. It calls you to work hard, focus on what matters most, but also know when to enjoy life’s pleasures.
Reversed: If this card is pulled in a reverse position, it may be pointing to pieces of your personality or someone in your life who is materialistic at the expense of their spiritual, physical, and emotional health. They may think that work and money is the only measurement of success and wind up far too focused on their career to the detriment of everything in their life. This card may be pointing to an overindulgence in material things like sex, food, and alcohol. It also can represent one who is overbearing, controlling and domineering, such as an abusive spouse or difficult boss.
The King of Pentacles is the 71st card in the tarot deck: 7 = 1 = 8
The number 8 represents abundance and infinite resources. It carries with it emotions of honor, prestige, reward, sound judgment. The number 8 points to both material and spiritual aspects of our life.
In a positive light, the number 8 represents executive character, fair politics, decisiveness, abundance, infinite resources, and sound judgment.
In a negative light, the number 8 can mean poor financial management, impatience, materialistic priorities, selfishness, and workaholic tendencies.
The Solar Plexus Chakra which expresses our life force, creative energy, passion, choices, and willpower. It governs our self-esteem, encourages us to trust our gut instincts, and reminds us that everything we need is always within us. Tarot cards associated with this chakra have to do with inner power and self-awareness.