Golden Dawn title of Five of wands
Lord of Strife
Divinatory meanings of 5 of Wands
Pain, especially physical; an aching questioning of one’s actions leading to despair. War. Strife, internal or external. Actions against life and death must lead to regret. (Constructive use of a potentially destructive force. The ability to still question things and ideas to which one has given much.)
Gold, Opulence, Gain, Heritage, Riches, Fortune, Money.
Legal proceedings, Judgment, Law, Lawyer, Tribunal.
Astrological attributions of Five of wands
The first or Ascendant decan of Leo ruled by Saturn from July 23rd-August 2nd
Magical Image of the First Face of Leo in Picatrix
In the first face of Leo ascends a man riding on a Lion; it signifies boldness, violence, cruelty, wickedness, lust and labours to be sustained.
Perhaps this was the image that inspired Crowley to rename Strength to Lust?
Imitation, as, for example, sham fight, but also the strenuous competition and struggle of the search after riches and fortune. In this sense it connects with the battle of life.