TAROT SYMBOLS

What Do Salamanders Symbolize on Tarot Cards?

Salamanders appear on these Tarot cards:

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Salamanders are a subtle but interesting symbol used on three different cards in the classic Rider-Waite deck of Tarot cards.

The symbols won't necessarily show up in all modern decks, however many newer Tarot decks often include variations of the same, widely recognized Rider-Waite symbology.



Here's What salamanders symbolize in Tarot

The word salamander originally comes from the ancient Greek words for "fire lizard". Throughout history, salamanders have been connected with the primal element of fire, and have always been an important part of occult teachings and magic.

salamanders are connected to the Suit of Wands and are seen as a living manifestation of fire itself

In the symbolism of Tarot, salamanders are connected to the Suit of Wands and are seen as a living manifestation of fire itself.

Salamanders, along with the clasical element of fire, also represent passion, assertiveness and energy.



Here Are the 3 Tarot Cards on Which Salamanders Appear

The Page of Wands

The Page of Wands

The Knight of Wands

The Knight of Wands

The King of Wands

The King of Wands

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