• Tarot Minor Arcana

Ace of Swords

Tarot Minor Arcana

The Minor Arcana cards contain answers to questions from everyday life, thus complementing to the aspects of the main Tarot cards. There are 56 cards in the Minor Arcana, divided into 4 Suits times 14 Cards. Each suit is represented by a symbol, Pentacle, Wand, Cup, or Sword. There is a one-to-one correspondence between these symbols and the four elements of the esoteric science: earth, water, air, and fire.

Ace of Swords


“Life is just like a double-edged sword. Sharpen your mental clarity to unveil the truth and serve yourself well.“

The card shows the image of a hand coming out of white clouds with a crowned sword representing the presence of the Divine. The sword symbolizes mental clarity, wisdom, intellect, and the crown over it represents success, victory, and achievements. It also implies the power of royalty. The mountains and the sea reflect this universe's vastness and distant lands that one can conquer with solid ambition and iron will.

The ace of swords card comes with the fresh energies of the intellectual realms. You may be feeling submerged into the depths of confusion. However, it is time to innovate yourself. Declutter yourself to see the clear path before you and draw a conscious realization of your intellectual potentials.

The card suggests that you are in expansion mode and ready to embrace new ideas and initiate your dream project. Time, resources, people, everything is in your favor. Brainstorm your ideas, hone your communication skills and use the magic of your words to draw everyone's attention towards you.

You have drawn the card of motivation for yourself. The message is clear. The decision lies in your hands whether you want to use your potentials to uplift others' spirits and steer them towards a direction of accomplishments or to misguide others. Uphold your sense of justice and honesty despite the harshness of the situation. You are clear in your thoughts and are ready to fight against injustice.

Reversed Ace of Swords Meaning :

When the ace of swords appears reversed, it denotes that several new ideas are popping in your mind, but you are reluctant to share. You are not only confused about your thoughts, but you are also confused about your relationships. The card encourages you to set smart goals and define a clear line of action if you want to manifest your ideas. Do not judge things or people at their face value. Invest your time and energy to see beneath the surface because appearance is mostly deceptive.

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