Lover Tarot Readings and the Two of Swords

In tarot reading, The Two of Swords is associated with denial. It often indicates an impasse or stalemate.Its traditional imagery depicts a women holding up two swords while blindfolded. In this context, the blindfold is self-imposed. She has clearly chosen to remain oblivious to the environment that surrounds her. The Two of Swords is also associated to indecision or an inability to make an important choice. It is clear that she is avoiding an important truth. She has created a false sense of reality and is choosing to live in a state of oblivion. This reality offers her a moment of peace. However, this does not negate the existence of the necessity of choosing a new path. At some point, …

The Base Cards for the Tarot Suit of Swords, Ace Through Five

You may need help in deciphering the sword cards in a tarot deck. This article will help you understand and use these cards more effectively. The Ace of Swords carries with it a duality of authoritative justice and its polar opposite of negative (or aggressive) power. The tarot card itself isn’t inherently positive or negative but depends on the placement in the pattern or the situation presented. It is an all consuming, double edged sword of a power. There is an inner strength here that can carry a person through a victory or send them into defeat. This card can usher in a breakthrough of mental or spiritual clarity. If motivations are positively charged, anything is possible. The Two of …

Tarot Suits and Astrology

The Tarot Deck is made up of 78 cards, and these are divided into two sections, the Major Arcana, and the Minor Arcana. But, you knew that right? What you might not be aware of is, that the cards have influences which are associated with astrology, mainly the elements. It would take hours for you to read the influence of each card in this article, so we will start small. Tarot cards are spilt up into suits, just like your lucky Poker deck. I will be referring to the Rider-Waite deck. It is the most widely known of the decks. The four suits are: Swords, Wands, Cups, and Pentacles. Each of these suits are associated with the four elements of …

What Does it Mean When You Draw the King of Swords in a Tarot Reading

To be able to give accurate tarot reading, you need to know an overview of the four tarot card suits of the Minor Arcana. And be familiar with the generic character traits represented by the four tarot card suit of cups,tarot suit of pentacles, tarot suit of wands and tarot suit of swords. People represented by the tarot card suit of swords especially the King of Swords are thinkers and intellectuals. King of Swords is clever, well educated man with talent of gab and logical thinking. More often you will find him working in some professional capacity as a lawyer, doctor, accountants or psychologists etc. King of Swords has a bright and restless mind. He has a surplus of mental …

Tarot Reading – What You Should Know About Elemental Dignities

There are three layers of interpretation when you read the tarot cards. First, the individual cards and it’s traditional meanings. Second, the card’s meanings according to the corresponding positions in a layout. Third, how the rest of the cards relate to each other. Elemental Dignities is a method of giving special attention to and eliminating irrelevant cards based on the card’s elements (air, fire,earth,water) It is also called dissonance and resonance. Each suit/element is strengthened, weakened or remained neutral in the presence of other suits and it basically transcends the individual meanings of the cards. So here are the rules: 1. When the suits/elements are the same, they strengthen each other. Swords (air) + Swords (air)= very strong. 2. When …

Love Tarot – The Crossroads of Our Relationships

One of the most common inquiries during a Tarot reading typically concerns matters of romance and partnerships. Naturally, people consult the Tarot for answers about love. One would expect that most people would want knowledge about their future love life: who and when that special somebody would be entering their life. Yet, many come to the Tarot for guidance about a current relationship. Typically, these are the relationships that have reached a stalemate. In these cases, the relationships have lost their sense of direction or purpose. The Tarot has an exceptional ability to uncover the areas in a relationship that are struggling. More importantly, the Tarot can identify the key issues that are going on within each partner. This often …

The Knights of the Tarot Cards – Heroes Galloping to the Rescue

Wherever there’s a Knight, there’s action; movement; activity; drama. It’s better than Xena and Hercules, because it’s happening in your life. It’s your very own, exciting 5-star event. But not all Knights create the same events. If the Knight of Cups rides into your Tarot reading (unless he’s tempered by a card suggesting a let-down, such as the 8 of Cups; or a card suggesting caution, like the 7 of Swords), you can expect to be swept off your feet by a sensitive, romantic guy or gal. Go for it! The Knight of Swords means well, but this guy will bring major chaos into your life. He’ll swoop in, create issues, and ride away – leaving you with a big …

Symbolism in Tarot Reading – Blindfolds

One of the most powerful symbolic images reflected within the Tarot is that of the blindfold. Blindfolds are barriers, both literally and emotionally. Symbolically, they refer to one’s level of denial or inability to perceive things as they really are. They can represent a distortion of reality and typically refer to lack of insight. With their appearance, there is an element of darkness. They convey a lack of light, insight or inner knowledge. In Tarot readings, blindfolds can refer to our anxieties, fears, and the reluctance to acknowledge important truths. It’s important to note, however, that there are also positive aspects to blindfolds. In tarot reading, the image of the blindfold reminds us that there is always a light within …

Tarot Symbols – Clouds

Clouds have many symbolic meanings. In general, clouds symbolize revelation. Since they come in layers, they symbolize the unveiling of an answer or solution to something that has been bothering a person. On the other hand, they can also symbolize things that can cloud one’s judgment or reasoning. Sometimes they also symbolize a confused state of mind. Tarot card meanings that have the clouds as a symbol are lovers, wheel, tower, judgment, world, Ace of Swords, 3 of Swords, 5 of Swords, Page of Swords, King of Swords, Ace of Cups, 4 of Cups, 7 of Cups, Ace of Wands and, Ace of Pentacles. Clouds come in many shapes and forms. Thus, the interpretation of the clouds as a symbol …