Two of Swords tarot card

Tarot cards are a form of divination, which literally means working with the divine, or your higher self, which is the ultimate purpose of tarot cards, just like yoga. The tarot is in essence a soul map, a deep psychological guide to self-empowerment. Playing with Tarot cards is a conversation with your higher self. The cards always work. It’s not magic—tarot cards are a sacred mirror. There are now thousands of types of tarot decks. A traditional deck has 22 Major Arcana (or trumps) which are archetypal images. Four different card suits make up the Minor Arcana: Wands, Cups, Swords, and Pentacles. All of these suits contain 14 cards: 10 numbered cards, and four cards called court cards that include the Page, Knight, Queen, and King. Each of these four suits represents a different area of your life, so you know where to direct this guidance when one of these cards shows up in your Tarot reading. There are 56 Minor Arcana cards, sixteen Court or Personality cards; the Kings, Queens, Princes, and Pages. There are four elements or suits: Fire, Earth, Air, and Water, with 10 cards in each. Above all, there are no inherently negative cards. Below is The Two of Swords tarot card Meaning: love, health, money, and Yoga. See also Guide to Tarot Yoga.The Two of Swords tarot card

The  Swords tarot cards

  • The Swords cards are all about challenges. They can tell you when conflict and heartache are looming, and help you harness the strength of your own mind. When a Swords card turns up in your Tarot reading, it’s likely you are facing a challenge or will come into contact with a forceful person or situation. The suit of Swords in a classic Tarot deck consists of 14 cards, beginning with the Ace of Swords and progressing upward through the 10 of Swords, then concluding with the four Court cards, the Page, Knight, Queen, and King of Swords.
  • Numerology: Two (2) in Minor Arcana. Twos carry messages of balance and dichotomy. When Two arises in your Tarot reading, you cannot move forward until equilibrium is reached.

The Two of Swords tarot card DESCRIPTION: illustration, colors, and symbolism

  • The Two of Swords tarot card shows a blindfolded woman.  She is seating, dressed in a white robe, holding two crossed swords in each of her crossed hands. The blindfold over her eyes tells us that the woman is confused. She can see neither the problem nor the solution clearly. She may be missing relevant information that would help her. The swords she holds are in perfect balance. The two swords denote a crossroads. They are suggesting that she is weighing her thoughts and addressing both sides of the situation to find the best solution. The rocky islands in the water behind the woman represent the obstacles that must be faced. The water represents emotions. The Suit of Swords traditionally associates with the mind and intellect. So, the presence of emotions shows that the woman must use her head and her heart to weigh her options. She will have to consider the situation as a whole. Her hair is parted and her third eye is visible as if to tell that the woman sees with her intuition. Also, the crescent moon to her right is a sign that she needs to trust her intuition.

A statement that represents The Two of Swords tarot card: I make decisions that feel right for me!

 The Two of Swords tarot card – IN GENERAL

  • The Two of Swords tarot card appears in a reading when an obstacle is existing in your life. This problem won’t be easy to overcome. It will take a great deal of effort to eliminate them. You might be feeling stuck or unsure of which way to turn. You need more time and space to weigh out your options.  The answer you seek will come after more reflection. The Two in this suit usually represent conflicting ideas. These must be reconciled by communication. Mixed signals prevail. A frank discussion would clear the air and serve both sides, but one cannot expect that in every instance where this card appears. The good news is, once you do resolve the problem that bothers you, you will find peace within. If you need more guidance on what meaning the card might have for you, look below.

 The Two of Swords tarot card – UPRIGHT

  • The Two of Swords tarot card represents an internal or external battle. In some interpretations, the card means unwillingness to see the truth or difficulty choosing a side in an argument. The Two of Swords is not representative of negativity.  It serves as a warning. It is the Minor Arcana of coming face to face with your fears. It can also signify being torn between two loyalties, relationships, situations, offers, or people. If you have come to a crossroads, you should prepare yourself emotionally for the next step. Have a little peace. Do not take action. Just contemplate before taking your next steps or making any decision. Whether it be a person or an internal struggle, your opponent will not go out without a fight. The Two of Swords tarot card also represents blocking emotions, being in denial, blindness and an inability or unwillingness to see the truth. Now is the time to recharge your batteries.

The Two of Swords tarot card meaning REVERSED

  • “Reversed tarot card” is a card that appears to be upside down from your angle of vision. The Two of Swords tarot card represents indecision, delays, or suspension. It indicates that fear, worry, or stress is overwhelming you. You may be experiencing emotional or mental confusion, leading to an inability to make a decision. Also, it can indicate holding onto resentment or anxiety and being overloaded with more information than you can handle. This card can signify someone who is overly cautious or emotionally detached. Alternatively, the card can signify being able to see the truth of a matter after a period of mental fogginess and finally being able to make a decision. It can also represent lies being exposed.  The Two of Swords indicates that the wait is over and action resumes.  You can see exactly what needs to be done.  A decision may be made for you. The traditional meaning is deception, particularly in partnerships. It predicts that you will see the truth of a matter after a period of confusion. The Two of Swords tarot card appears to reassure you that the end is near.

The Two of Swords tarot card and LOVE

Upright:

  • If you are in a relationship, The Two of Swords tarot card tells a story of a standstill or a crossroads in a relationship. Perhaps you are repeatedly fighting with your partner, and aren’t able to agree. So, just sit down and think. Once you put all of your cards on the table, you must decide if you want to stand firm or walk away. You may simply need a bit of time and space to consider the pros and cons of the matter. Also, the card can indicate that a painful choice needs to be made regarding the relationship’s future, but you are both sitting on the fence because of the pain the decision will bring. The card can also signify being torn between two relationships. Whatever the case, you need to face your fears and make a decision If you are single, the card shows a choice between two partners. The two suitors before you both bring something to your life. You might have trouble selecting the person to award your affections. So, you will need to look carefully at both sides. Your higher self knows the right choice. Just seek guidance from your inner self, not others. However, the choice does need to be made for the good of all concerned as it is unfair to keep stringing them along.

Reversed:

  • The Two of Swords tarot card traditionally means deception, particularly in partnerships. If you are in a relationship, the card indicates that you may be experiencing emotional confusion about a decision you need to make,  leading you to become completely indecisive. Anxiety or fear may be overwhelming you so that you are emotionally detaching from your partner. It also signifies holding onto anxiety or problems. Alternatively, it can represent seeing the truth of a situation after a period of being unable to move forward. So, you can now take steps in a positive direction. But do it gently, don’t force it. It predicts that you will see the truth of a matter after a period of confusion. Maybe you are feeling stuck in a toxic relationship. Or, you have been, afraid to make a decision. This card appears in a reading to reassure you that the end is near. You will be able to see this person’s true colors and finally move on to a healthier relationship. If you are single, the card can indicate that you may be experiencing overwhelming anxiety regarding dating, causing you to avoid it altogether. Or perhaps you are still processing the emotional turmoil from your last relationship. Don’t avoid the situation but be gentle with yourself. Get out and meet people without putting too much pressure on yourself to start something new.

The Two of Swords tarot card and MONEY

Upright:

  • The Two of Swords indicates that there is or will be a conflict at work in which you are caught in the middle. Maybe you feel stuck between two colleagues with differing opinions who are putting pressure on you to choose aside. You will feel anxious and stressed. You will have difficulty choosing which person to side with. The same is true of two investments or career paths. .The best thing you can do is critical thinking. Ensure that you have all the facts before you make a decision.  It is important to have an explanation to back up your decision. This strategy will give you peace of mind. Financially speaking, the card indicates that you are ignoring financial stress. Also, you may be refusing to see the truth of a financial matter. The Two of Swords tarot card calls for action. Take time to look at the situation carefully and put a plan in motion. Get professional financial advice if you are unsure of your options.

Reversed:

  • The Two of Swords tarot card indicates that a conflict at work may be causing you an overwhelming amount of stress. It can suggest delays. Also, it can indicate that you can see a work problem clearly now. So, you will be able to take positive steps to resolve it.  The Two of Swords tarot card can indicate the truth being exposed. Be careful Make sure you don’t get dragged into the mud along with the lawbreakers. Financially speaking, the Two of Swords indicates that you may be starting to realize the truth of your situation. That is a good first step to resolving your situation. You need to be practical and balanced in your approach. Look realistically at where you can save money.

The Two of Swords tarot card and HEALTH

  • Upright: The Two of Swords tarot card indicates that unexpressed or blocked emotions are negatively impacting your mental health. The outcome is likely to be resentment or anxiety. Blocked emotions or resentment can block the chakras leading to physical manifestations in the form of illnesses. If you are experiencing physical issues and seeking care from a medical professional, you should consider alternative methods.  So, you must find a way to express your emotions and let the negativity slip away. This may involve seeing a professional who will help you to find the solution for your situation. Other options include self-help reading, meditation, and chakra cleansing.
  • Reversed: The Two of Swords tarot card in a health context, reversed signifies that you may be struggling with finding a healthy balance between your emotions and your mind, which may be the root of any health problems. Overwhelming anxiety, worry, or stress could be leading to a group of physical symptoms. Or just generally not feeling your best.

Tarot Yoga

 Yoga is an expression of body movement, breathing, meditation, and philosophy. Yoga and tarot heal the body by intersecting in multiple realms. They both create a bridge between your subconscious and conscious mind, use archetypes to reveal life lessons, work with the elements, serve as a guide for the appropriate practice, and help us cultivate our intuition and accomplish our life’s true self. Tarot cards are a divination tool made up of 78 images and qualities, split into 22 major arcana cards representing karmic lessons and 56 minor arcana cards representing day-to-day choices. Read GUIDE GOR TAROT YOGA.

If you pulled The Two of Swords tarot card your tarot reading, you should practice  Hasta Uttanasana / raised arms pose  

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