Six of Pentacles Tarot Card Key Meanings:
Gifts, generosity, charity, donations, money, community, assistance, support, employment, sharing, kindness, wealth, prosperity, power, authority, control, investors, giving/receiving, gratitude, being valued, being well paid, rewards for hard work, fairness, equality
General meaning and interpretation
In a general context, the Six of Pentacles Tarot card represents gifts, kindness and generosity. Someone in your life may be very generous towards you with gifts or money or simply generous with their time, knowledge or wisdom. Alternately, you may have so much wealth and prosperity that you are the one in a position to help others. This Minor Arcana card can indicate sharing, support, charity or donations. As such, if you are in a difficult situation at the moment, this card can indicate that there is help available and that someone will assist or support you if you reach out. You may be feeling a strong sense of community spirit or compelled to help those around you when it appears in your Tarot spread. It is also a card of power and control so you may find yourself in a position of authority or being well-respected by others when it appears in your Tarot reading. The Six of Pentacles is usually a positive card to get as it can signify equality and fairness and can also symbolize being well paid, being valued or being rewarded for hard work. If you are prospering when it appears, remember to share your good fortune with those around you!
In a health Tarot spread, the Six of Pentacles Tarot card can signify an upswing in your general health and wellness. If you have been dealing with an illness, this card can indicate that you may need to reach out for help and support from others such as healthcare professionals in order to bring about healing.
Love & Relationships
In a love Tarot reading, if you are in a relationship, the Six of Pentacles is a good card to get as it indicates that you and your partner will be kind and generous towards each other. Make sure you maintain the balance of give and take in the relationship and it should go from strength to strength. You should be experiencing a period of prosperity and positivity when it appears. If you are single, the Six of Pentacles can indicate that you will meet someone who will be generous and kind to you. It can also be an indicator that being generous with your time and energy may lead you to meet someone new. Be open and giving and the universe will reward you for it.
Money & Career
In a career Tarot spread, the Six of Pentacles Tarot card is a good card to get as it indicates employment and being valued in the workplace. It is a great card to get if you are job hunting or considering changing careers as it can indicate that you will be more successful than you anticipate. The Six of Pentacles can signify someone in a powerful position being generous towards you. This could take the form of a boss or powerful business associate offering you a financial bonus or giving you their time, support or advice. If you are in business, this Minor Arcana card can symbolise a bank or investors investing in your business. In a financial context, the Six of Pentacles Tarot card is a very good omen signifying gifts and generosity. This card can also signify charity and charitable donations. As such, you may either be the benefactor or beneficiary of generosity when this card appears in your Tarot reading. Look to the surrounding cards for confirmation. The Six of Pentacles also represents wealth and prosperity. It usually represents financial rewards that you have earned so if you have been working hard, expect to start reaping the benefits.
In a spiritual context, the Six of Pentacles advises you may be in a position to share your spiritual knowledge or wisdom with others or you may need others to share with you. Whatever the case, it is worth reaching out to others as you will benefit from the experience either way.
Six of Pentacles Reversed Tarot Card Key Meanings:
Lack/abuse of generosity, abuse of power or position, gifts with strings attached, subservience, inequality, lack of charity, scams, fake charity, extortion, unemployment, lack of investment, underpaid, undervalued, bad debts, poor financial decisions, greed, meanness, gullibility, kiss-ass
General meaning and interpretation
In a general context, the Six of Pentacles reversed Tarot card can represent lack of generosity, meanness or gifts that come with strings or conditions attached. Someone in your life may be showing you generosity but have ulterior motives or they may be in a position to help you but they may be abusing that position or trying to make you subservient to them. If you are in a position of power, it can be an indication that you are using your power for ill means. This Minor Arcana card reversed can signify lack of charity or community spirit. It can also represent fake charities, scams, extortion or being conned. When it appears you may need to assess if you are going to the extreme of being too greedy or mean or the other extreme of being too generous or gullible. It can also indicate that you are grovelling or being a kiss-ass to someone with wealth, power or authority or someone is behaving that way towards you.
In a health Tarot spread, the Six of Pentacles Tarot card reversed can indicate that a delay in seeking medical advice or not taking advantage of the support or advice available to you could exasperate an existing medical issue or cause poor health.
Love & Relationships
In a love Tarot reading, if you are in a relationship, the Six of Pentacles reversed is not a good card to get as it indicates that your relationship lacks balance and that one of you may be dominating the other or abusing your power over them or that one of you has become too dependent or subservient to the other. It can also indicate that one of you may be abusing the other person’s good nature, taking too much and not giving anything back. This lack of balance in the relationship could lead to serious problems if left uncorrected. If you are single, the Six of Pentacles reversed can indicate that greed or meanness may be putting off potential partners. You may be putting up barriers by not having an open and kind approach to the new potential partners you meet. Alternately, you may be too generous for your own good and letting new people use you or take advantage of your kindness. Try to find the balance, be open to the possibility of meeting and trusting someone new but keep your eyes open and don’t allow yourself to be played!
Money & Career
In a career Tarot spread, the Six of Pentacles Tarot card reversed is a not good card to get as it can indicate unemployment, being fired, being under-valued or under-appreciated in the workplace. The Six of Pentacles reversed can signify someone in a powerful position being generous towards you but with an ulterior motive or someone in charge abusing their power. If you are in a senior position in your career, it reminds you to be generous and kind to those you work with. Be nice to the people you meet on the way up as you could be meeting them on the way back down! Alternatively, this Minor Arcana card reversed can indicate that you may be becoming a yes-person or kiss-ass to those in senior positions. There is nothing wrong with getting along with your boss or co-workers but you must be true to who you are and keep your self-respect at the same time! If you are in business, this Minor Arcana reversed card can symbolise a bank or investors being unwilling to back you in your endeavours. In a financial context, the Six of Pentacles Tarot card reversed is not a good omen as it can represent bad debts or bad financial management. This card can also signify lack of charity or generosity. If you are doing well financially, don’t be greedy! Share some of your good fortune with others. However, don’t overdo it as this card can also represent the other extreme where you are so generous people take advantage. This can take the form of fake charities, scams, extortion and being conned so caution needs to be used in financial matters when it appears. The Six of Pentacles reversed can also indicate being underpaid in your career or financial woes being made worse by not availing of the financial advice, support or assistance available to you.
In a spiritual context, the Six of Pentacles reversed indicates one-sided generosity. This may take the form of you giving your time and energy to others constantly but getting nothing in return or becoming subservient to someone because they give you the benefit of their wisdom or making others subservient to you as you know they respect you. Whatever the case, this is not the essence of true generosity so if you are sharing your wisdom or knowledge with others, make sure they are not taking advantage of your good nature or becoming dependent on or subservient to you or you to them.