Sign: 21° Aries to 20° Taurus

Element: Air of Earth

Tree of Life: Tiphareth

Light: hardworking, competent, ingenious, thoughtful, cautious, trustworthy

Shadow: stubborn, materialistic, slow to anger, resistant to change, overly cautious

The Prince of the Chariot of Earth

The Prince of Disks, also known as “The Prince of the Chariot of Earth,” signifies the airy aspect of earth.  This Prince of disks represents the application of logic and reason to the physical world, often seen in the form of sacred geometry or secret patterns. 


This Prince is a blend of the Knight of Disks and Queen of Disks’ energies, combining the knight’s activity with the queen’s stability. He is not as active as the knight nor as stable as the queen, but he harmonizes these qualities to enhance their effectiveness.


He is a figure who has applied his ideas to the material world to achieve something, oversee growth, or reach a certain destination. He is the embodiment of intelligent earth, a meditative figure who brings forth the vegetation that sustains the spirit itself.

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



When the Prince of Disks appears upright in a reading, it signifies a time of steady progress and practical action. This card encourages you to harness your practicality to manifest your ideas into reality. Choose long term efforts but always go in a direction that is promising, based on logic and data. 

When the Prince 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 cautious, resistant to change, or too focused on material possessions.

Mystical Symbolism - Prince of Disks Thoth

The Prince of Disks is a figure of energy applied to the most practical matters. He is a symbol of growth and the great energy brought from the thoughtful application of ideas to the material world.

Image of the Prince of Disks in the Thoth tarot deck.

Black Chariot: The black chariot, drawn by a bull, symbolizes the Prince’s connection to the earth and his ability to manifest ideas into reality. The color black is associated with the element of earth and the sephira of Malkuth


Bull: The bull pulling his chariot represents his stubbornness and resistance to change, as well as his reliability and hardworking nature.


Orb Resembling a Globe: The large orb in his left hand, marked with mathematical symbols, represents the planning involved in agriculture. It symbolizes the Sun and its role in agriculture.


Wand in Right Hand: The wand in the Prince’s right hand symbolizes the great work accomplished. This represents his ability to manifest spiritual sustenance from the material realm.


Background: The background, filled with fruits and flowers, symbolizes the potential for growth and the manifestation of ideas into reality.


Winged Bull Head Crest: The winged bull head crest represents Taurus. Taurus is responsible for the Prince’s material, earthy, down-to-earth, and practical attributes.

Tree of Life: Tiphareth and the Prince of Disks

In the Thoth Tarot, the Prince of Disks is associated with the sphere of Tiphareth on the Tree of Life. Tiphareth represents beauty and harmony. This placement signifies the Prince’s ability to create harmony in the physical world through his practical actions and steady work.

Astrology Insights

This card rules over the last decan of Aries and the first two decans of Taurus.


Aries, a fire sign, is known for its initiative, courage, and impulsiveness. The Taurus influence is more pronounced as it covers two-thirds of the prince’s astrological rule. Taurus, an earth sign, is associated with practicality, reliability, and patience. This sign is known for its steady progress and resistance to change, which are traits of the Prince of Disks.


Through the Prince’s rule over the last decan of Aries and the first two decans of Taurus, he combines the initiative of Aries with the steadiness of Taurus. This unique blend of astrological influences contributes to the card’s representation of steady progress, practical action, and resistance to change.

Elemental Nature of the Prince of Disks

The Prince of Disks symbolizes the combination of air and earth elements within his character, which creates an inherent tension. As the embodiment of the intellectual aspect of the physical world, he applies logical thinking and reasoning to practical matters. 


The combination of air and earth in the Prince of Disks can create conflicts within him, like trying to balance idealistic thoughts with practical realities. He faces the challenge of blending his intellectual pursuits with the practical needs of the real world.