The Chariot

“Use pain as a stepping stone, not a camp ground.” —- Alan Cohen

The Chariot card is the 7th card in the Major Arcana. It comes directly after the airy Lovers and prior to the fortitude of the Strength card. The Chariot represents a breakthrough energy and indicates having a target or place you want to go to. The Chariot is also associated with journeys and motor vehicles.

Keywords

Breakthroughs, emotional perseverance, success, ambition, determination


Timing

7's also indicate you need to maneuverer or change something. It is a card of needed to take action. In timing, it means you should take action soon, as if not, you remain stuck.

Symbolism

Astrological Associations

The Chariot is associated with Cancer and cardinal energy. Cardinal energy iniates and starts things.


As Advice Take action from an emotional place. What are you passionate about? Go after it. This is a time to be ambitious and full of drive.


The Chariot Reversed

Car problems, problems with travel, unexpected routes, diversion off course, staying stuck, not moving forward, resisting action.