Six of Swords Tarot Card

Six of Swords Tarot Card is the next card of Minor Arcana. 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. Every one of these suits contains 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 Six of Swords Tarot Card Meaning: love, health, money, and Tarot Yoga. See also Guide to Tarot Yoga.Six 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: Six (6) in Minor Arcana. Sixes represent growth — overcoming challenges, leaving bad situations behind, and gaining a greater understanding of who you are right now.

Six of Swords Tarot Card DESCRIPTION: illustration, colors, and symbolism

  • The Six of Swords shows a woman and a child heading out on a journey. Her head is covered. It suggests sadness or loss as she moves away from something in her past. She is leaving a troubled place, and she needs to either hide for her safety or to hide her identity. Her child nestles in close to her body, looking for safety and comfort as they make this journey together. A man at the rear of the boat pushes them along the river. In the boat stand six swords.  They are suggesting that the woman and child are still carrying memories or baggage from their past. All three persons face away from us. That indicates that they made their decision and are determined to go to their new destination. The water on the right side of the boat is turbulent, and the sea ahead is calm. This suggests that they are leaving behind a tumultuous situation, bound for a more peaceful and supportive environment. They are headed for new beginnings and a brighter future.

A statement that represents Six of Swords Tarot Card: I am ready to move forward!

Six of Swords Tarot Card – IN GENERAL

  • Six of Swords Tarot Card represents overcoming obstacles and moving forward. The battle has been won and now is the time to relax. It is time to recharge your batteries. Healing is headed your way. If you have been battling with someone close to you, your hard work in trying to resolve the problems between the two of you is about to pay off. All you need to do is trust in yourself. The person who draws this card is being typified as a person with special knowledge.  The person has an insight into sophisticated techniques that may be powerful enough to effect a rescue in a dangerous time. Other related titles that are mutual to this card are The Path out of danger and The Way Through. In conclusion, the Six of Swords represents progress, moving into calmer waters, moving on, or moving forward.

Six of Swords Tarot Card – UPRIGHT

  • Six of Swords Tarot Card upright indicates that now is the time to leave your troubled or chaotic past behind. It is the time to move toward a new existence. It may be painful to leave some people in your past. But sometimes you must do so to protect yourself and your inner peace. Walking away is sometimes the only logical choice. The upright Six of Swords is a gentle hand, ready to guide you forward if you are ready. It is a card of overcoming hardship, healing, relief, and stability. You can expect things to be much easier to deal with. The card can also represent escaping, running away, journeys, and going on holiday. It is also a Tarot card of intuition, inner guidance, and spirit guides.   You are experiencing a transition of some kind. This transition will most likely be the result of decisions you made in the past. Now they are forcing you to leave something behind to move forward. Life is filled with moments when you will be forced into letting go of things you have become attached to.

Six of Swords Tarot Card meaning REVERSED

  • “Reversed tarot card” is a card that appears to be upside down from your angle of vision. In a general context, the card represents moving into troubled waters, lack of progress. In a reversed position, it is a card of feeling stuck, trapped overwhelmed, restricted, and having nowhere to run. This card signifies instability and stormy relationships. So you can expect life to be a little turbulent now. This card also signifies slow healing. The Six of Swords reversed can also represent returning from travel or holidays, changing plans, and eloping to get married. It can signify floods or accidents in the water.  Also, you may feel that you are being forced into making moves before you wanted to. Or you do not want to move at all. In this case, you should think about the benefits of the moves, instead of the drawbacks. So, you must only look ahead and not backward, for if you do look backward, you risk falling apart.

Six of Swords Tarot Card and LOVE


  • Six of Swords Tarot Card denotes shifting to an easier time after a tumultuous period in your relationship. Maybe you and your partner have been arguing lately. Or you might feel stuck in a cycle of having the same argument over and over. The card is here to tell you that all that is about to come to an end. Healing, stability, and open communication are all coming to the fore now and it is a positive time where the relationship can progress. If you are single, the Six of Swords Tarot Card symbolizes moving on from past relationships or betrayals and into the arms of someone new. It might be scary for you to move on, especially if you have been hurt in the past. But, now is a great time to move forward. You deserve to feel happy and to be loved. Just avoid letting your past interfere with what brings you joy. You have come through the bad times. Now you can allow a healthy relationship to come into your life. If your previous partner was abusive, the card usually signifies a period of healing after you have found the strength to leave the situation.


  • Six of Swords Tarot Card reversed represents feeling stuck and unable to move forward. You may be finding it hard to end the bad relationship you are in, regardless of how badly your partner treats you. The card can also indicate that a third party may be causing trouble in your relationship. If you are getting married, this card reversed can indicate that you will elope. Remind yourself that you deserve all the love and happiness that a relationship can bring. If you are single, the card can indicate a period of disruption or simply a time when nothing is happening. The wounds of your previous relationship are slow to heal at the moment. So, you need to allow yourself time to heal. Do not jump into a new relationship before you have processed the effects of the last one. You feel stagnant right now. But, that doesn’t have to last forever. Now is the time to make the right decision, despite hesitation or fear. You deserve a new relationship that you can be happy.

Six of Swords Tarot Card and MONEY


  • Six of Swords Tarot Card is an indication that you will soon be free of any conflicts at work. Things will calm down soon and you will be free of the stress that comes with work. Also,  you will find yourself being more productive and pleased at work. Another interpretation of this reading is that you will move on to a better job.  This card can also indicate traveling overseas for business purposes.  Financially speaking if you have been struggling financially the Six of Swords Tarot Card can indicate overcoming hardship and relief from financial problems. You should be moving into a calmer time financially.  If your finances have been going well this card indicates that they should progress pleasantly. However, don’t start wasting money. Look at the supporting cards to ascertain whether the storm is ahead of you or behind you in terms of money.


  • Six of Swords Tarot Card reversed indicates that things on the work are turbulent. Someone may be trying to cause trouble for you.  Or you may feel trapped in a job you don’t like. Some business plans may be canceled or changed. Also, you may experience delays in projects. Financially speaking,  the card indicates that you may be running away from financial problems. The only thing you can do is confront them face to face and deal with them honestly and calmly. What seems insurmountable may seem much simpler to face once you’ve done the work of actually accepting your situation. Now is not a time to run. You may feel like you don’t know what to do to manage the situation.  But if you put a little effort in and seek some professional advice, you may get your finances under control.

Six of Swords Tarot Card and HEALTH

  • Upright: Six of Swords Tarot Card predicts overcoming an illness. You have fought for long enough. It is finally time for you to start feeling back to normal again. Your strength will return with time, as things are certainly moving in the right direction for you. Six of Swords Tarot Card is generally a good card to get. You may still be feeling lethargic or drained. But things should be moving in the right direction so stay positive. A vacation or a weekend away would do you good.  Spiritually, you will be headed to a new plane as well. The lessons you will learn will be vital for your future.
  • Reversed: Six of Swords Tarot Card in a health Tarot reading, reversed can show that recovery from illness or injury will take longer than you hope. There may be delays in healing or setbacks. You may feel like your health is up in the air at the moment. So, the card advises you to try not to let the instability you feel overwhelm you. Remember that it shall pass. You just need to find some balance and allow the healing to take place in due course.

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 Six of Swords Tarot Card your tarot reading, you should practice Navasana or Boat Pose
  • Want to keep learning the meaning of the Tarot cards with The Tarot Guide? Continue to the next card…Seven of Swords

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