Tarot Seven: Wands, Fire, Valour
Minor Arcana: Third Decan Leo
Tarot Seven of Wands
Each of the Minor Arcana cards numbered Seven, express attributes of Netzach, whose title is Victory, the seventh sphere corresponding with Venus on the QBL Tree of life.
Sephirothic Planetary Correspondence
The planetary correspondence of Netzach is Venus and each of the minor arcana cards, numbered “Seven”, exhibit this planet’s quality colored by their corresponding elemental suit of fire, water, air or earth.
These four suits correspond to the four worlds of the QBL: Fire: Atziluth, Water: Briah, Air: Yetzirah and Earth: Assiah.
Astrological Decan Allocation
This card is allocated to the Third decan of Leo whose planetary attribution is Mars.
The combination of Leo’s ruler Sun, the decan planetary attribute of Mars and the auspices of Venus, is summed up by the card’s title of Valour.
A Sun Mars combination in Fire indicates an inflammatory attitude in achieving one’s ambitions. It is an expression of frustration to difficulties in expanding on the accomplishments won with Six Fire. The Venus component adds an idealistic element resulting in the cards title of Valour.
Valour, expressed by the Sun Mars combination under the influence of Venus evokes the image of fighting for what is right and true. It is an idealistic pursuit of one’s objectives without consideration of the price to be paid.
Opposition evokes fearlessness in the opposed to meet challenge head on.
The card represents innocence, strength and courage to fight what is a wrong action without consideration of personal loss or gain.
The image is one of a youthful hero/heroine driven by idealism to overcome forces antagonistic to the achievement of their objectives.
In addition, Netzach’s title of Victory indicates the mindset of the objective desired to be obtained. This may or may not be achieved, indicated by the cards title Valour, meaning firmness of character in the face of adversity.