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The Meaning of the Tarot Suit of Swords

Author: Gwydion

The tarot suit of swords is also known as the suit of blades or spades, depending on the deck. Swords represent the element air. They represent your mental, rational, logical functions, also communication and thought. Swords are indicative of a struggle or conflict and point to a need for decisions about or separation from past attachments. Desire for truth and a need for discrimination are often indicated.

The meaning of any card of this suit is modified by the following general correspondences:


Astrological Signs
Gemini, Libra, Aquarius
Judgmentalism, sharp-tounged, fear or confusion
Penetration, courage, strength, truth and justice, organization

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