Lord of Material Trouble: 5 of Pentacles – Golden Dawn

5 of Pentacles - Golden Dawn Minor Arcana

Golden Dawn title - Lord of Material Trouble

Divinatory meanings of Five of Pentacles

Containment of great internal or external pressures; stress; strain; worry that arises as a result of this constant pressure. (The strength to stand solidly before threat or adversity.)

MacGregor Mathers

Lover or Mistress, Love, Sweetness, Affection, Pure and Chaste Love.


Disgraceful Love, Imprudence, License, Profligacy.

Astrological attributions

The first or Ascendant decan of Taurus is ruled by Mercury from April

Magical Image of the First Face of Taurus in Picatrix

In the first face of Taurus ascends a naked man, an Archer, Harvester or Husbandman, and goes forth to sow, plough, build, people, and divide the earth, according to the rules of Geometry.

Picatrix commentary

We see this card as loss, but Picatrix shows a skilled man who is preparing the land and people for something better, but maybe they do not have the vision or patience to see what he is doing.

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