Five of Wands divinatory Meanings
The Five of Wands is a turbulent card; the Light and heat of Leo contrasts with the darkness and nigredo of Saturn.
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.
A man controlling nature
The first or Ascendant decan of Leo ruled by Saturn from July 23rd-August 2nd
Perhaps this was the image that inspired Crowley to rename Strength to Lust?
72 Names of the Five of Wands
VHV covers from 0 to 5 degrees of the astrological sign of Leo
6. Wisdom Psalms:The wisdom literature in the Bible creates a sharp antithesis between wisdom to folly. In much of this literature the wise are blessed, while the wicked are considered foolish and cursed. There is also a direct correlation between wisdom and obedience to the law
YYL’s reign covers from 5 degrees to 10 degrees Leo and is associated to the second half of the decanate of Saturn
Goetic Spirits of the Five of Wands
Bael appears with three heads
Baal is a Duke with sixty-six legions of demons under his command. He has the power to make those who invoke him invisible or wise.
Agares is a duke “under the power of the east,” an “old man, riding upon a crocodile, and carrying a hawk on his fist,” who teaches languages, stops and retrieves runaway persons, causes earthquakes, and grants noble titles.