Sign: 21° Leo to 20° Virgo

Element: Fire of Earth

Tree of Life: Chokmah

Light: patient, reliable, responsible, productive, practical

Shadow: stubborn, materialistic, slow, resistant to change

The Lord of the Wild and Fertile Land

The Knight of Disks, also known as “The Lord of the Wild and Fertile Land,” represents the fiery aspect of Earth. He is not a fighter but a farmer, a creator of life. 


He prefers to be humble and is deeply connected to life and grounded in reality. His focus is not on conflict but on the production of food and the nurturing of life. His connection to mother earth and his role as a provider make him a symbol of stability, growth, and abundance

Joe’s Divine Guidance - Knight of Disks in a Tarot Reading



When the Knight of Disks appears upright in a reading, it signifies a time of steady action and practical prowess. This card encourages you to harness your practical skills to build and create. It may also represent a person who is reliable, responsible, and possibly stubborn.

When the Knight of Disks appears reversed, it suggests a need to break free from stagnation and embrace change. It may also indicate a person who is overly materialistic or resistant to change.

Mystical Symbolism - Knight of Disks Thoth

Image of the Knight of Disks in the Thoth tarot deck

Armor: The Knight of Disks is depicted wearing full armor, symbolizing protection and inner strength. The color black represents the quarter of the malkuth saltire representing earth.


Shield: He wields a large solid disk which resembles nutrition. It’s not used for defense


Grounded Horse: Unlike the other horses of the knights, the horse has all four legs on the ground. 


Raised Helmet: Shows that he’s not fighting and he’s more concerned with the production of food.

Flail: Flail is used to thresh/harvest the wheat, and it is a symbol of harvesting time.

Tree of Life: Chokmah and the Knight of Disks

In the Thoth Tarot, the Knight of Disks is associated with the sphere of Chokmah on the Tree of Life. Chokmah represents wisdom and the divine masculine energy. This placement signifies the Knight’s ability to use his practical skills and wisdom to manifest ideas into reality.

Astrology Insights

This card rules over the last decan of Leo and the first two decans of Virgo. Leo, a fire sign, is known for its creativity, passion, and generosity. Virgo, an earth sign, is associated with practicality, reliability, and attention to detail. 


The Knight of Swords combines the creative energy of Leo with the practicality of Virgo, resulting in a card that represents steady and reliable action guided by practicality and efficiency.

Elemental Nature of the Knight of Disks

The Knight of Disks represents the transformative power of fire within the stability of the earth, symbolizing the productive and nurturing aspects of life. It combines the forces of fire and earth, creating a powerful symbol of growth and vitality.