The Chariot Card is the Eighth card in the 22 trump cards (Major Arcana) and is associated with the number 7. It’s a symbol of possible forthcoming obstacles to conquer which may experience dramatic changes of growth which you will learn how to gain emotional self-control.
As shown on the image of this Rider-Waite deck, The Charioteer is youthful and wears a crown of pointed stars, which is a sign of perfection. The yellow sky represents optimism while the black armour is an indication of strength. The Egyptian headdress which resembles a cobra means he is going to attack any obstacles that it is in his way. There are two stationary contrasting sphinx which are taking a look at another direction. The white sphinx represents the conscious level and the black sphinx represents the unconscious (unknown).
The charioteer leaves his secure kingdom, as depicted by the stone walls and buildings with red roofs, and has crossed the river. This symbolises a new mission and he’s prepared for each step along the way. The wreath on his head represents success, success, success, and acquired wisdom.
Despite his calm exterior, his emotions are actually volatile. You may need to work on assessing on your emotions.
You may be having numerous goals in mind and in a tarot reading, the Chariot Card is a card of struggle, but finally, a great indication you will be moving forward very soon as it is an indicator of both private development and possibly travelling. It can also be an indication that you will experience a new beginning or an end.
The Chariot brings success and victory and it’s an indication that you are on the road to success. Remember to keep your eyes and mind open for opportunities, be firm, confident, stay calm, and take control of the reins and take action with focus and purpose.
In a love relationship reading, this card may indicate that reconciliation is occurring between couples. You may also be planning a holiday together. In another scenario, it could also indicate that you or your partner may not be ready for a committed relationship. Gather the courage to fix the relationship, or end the connection if it is not working out for you. Find your own happiness.