Nine of Swords Tarot Card

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  • Nine of Swords Tarot Card is the next card of MinorArcana.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, and 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 Nine of Swords Tarot Card Meaning: love, health, money, and Yoga. See also Guide to Tarot Yoga.Nine 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 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: Nine (9) in Minor Arcana. The nines represent fruition. Things are coming together, and you may or may not like what you see now.

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

  • Nine of Swords Tarot Card shows a man sitting up in her bed with his face in his hands. His shoulders are hunched downward, suggesting that he may have awoken from a terrible nightmare or that he is crying into his hands. He is disturbed, scared, and anxious. Nine swords in a line mounted vertically hang on the dark wall behind him. The swords are representing the negative thoughts that weigh heavily on his mind. Below him, a carving of a person being defeated is engraved into his bed. It represents the hopeless despair that he feels.  Roses and the outlines of astrological symbols adorn the quilt wrapped around him.

A statement that represents Nine of Swords Tarot Card: I face my deepest fears and heal them!

Nine of Swords Tarot Card – IN GENERAL

  • Nine of Swords Tarot Card is considered a negative card to draw because of its connection with fear, anxiety, hopelessness, and despair. Similar to the other fear cards, this card is not an indication of negative events happening. The card just represents that your fear and anxiety levels are so high they are making you feel that things are worse than they are. The implication of the card is not that you have a bad life. The implication is that you’ve allowed negative emotions to take over your entire existence. The card indicates that you feel overwhelmed at home or in work situations. Or your nights are riddled with anxiety and grief. It may be the time to take a close look at what is bothering you and determine whether you are making a problem out of nowhere. Sometimes this card can be associated with trauma – one which may be shameful for you to confide with others about. It can also signify feeling isolated and being the subject of gossip and it can represent insomnia and nightmares. 

What does the Nine of Swords Tarot Card mean –UPRIGHT

  • Nine of Swords Tarot Card in the upright position is a card that represents self-defeat. It is another of the fear and anxiety cards in the Suit of Swords.  It represents stress, burdens, negative thinking, and deep unhappiness. You will be feeling overwhelmed and unable to cope with or face situations, problems, or just life in general. If this card appears in your reading, you won’t have to wonder why. The emotions connected to this card are usually so strong that they are what prompt the reading in the first place. Also, you may feel as if there isn’t much that you can do to change your situation. But, this is not true. You just must take a look in the mirror. The problems that you are facing in life are not truly as bad as they seem. The card is here to tell you that you might be carrying a cloak of victimhood.  No matter what the situation is at home, at work, or regarding your health, there is always a way to overcome your emotions. Concentrate on the matters which you can control, and learn to ask for help.

Nine of Swords Tarot Card meaning REVERSED

  • “Reversed tarot card” is a card that appears to be upside down from your angle of vision. Nine of Swords Tarot Card in the reversed position represents overcoming obstacles. You have recognized that you are your own worst critic. Also, you realized that many of your problems are stemming from self-criticism. Some long dark periods are becoming illuminated by optimism. Now is the time to recognize new survival skills that will help you to manage your anxiety. Once this mission is complete, you will gain clarity. It is a card for recovering from depression or mental illness or issues improving, letting go of negativity, releasing stress, and learning to cope. Also, the Nine of Swords Tarot Card signifies opening up and accepting help. This is a tremendous breakthrough, and it’s a blessing when you turn negative thinking around, with the power of renewed hope and optimism.

What does the Nine of Swords Tarot Card mean in LOVE


  • Nine of Swords Tarot Card in a love reading indicates that someone is an emotional wreck. In other words, things aren’t going well in your love life at the moment. This card signifies guilt, remorse, and regret. So it can be a sign that keeping secrets, infidelity or deception is taking its toll on the relationship. It is possible that you and your partner have been arguing a lot and it is causing you both a great amount of stress. It can also simply signify that one of you is overwhelmed with stress or burdens or suffering from an anxiety disorder. Now is the time to take a close look to determine whether things are as terrible as they seem. The trouble in your relationship can be resolved with something as simple as a conversation.
  • If you are single, the card indicates that you may be dwelling on the past. Maybe you wish you could change something that happened in a past relationship. Feelings of remorse, guilt, or regret relating to past relationships may be overwhelming you and causing you deep unhappiness. But, the card suggests that now is not the time to look backward. The past is the past, and you can’t change that. Look forward and determine what can be done to bring about positive change in your future. You need to find a way to heal from the past and learn from it. Once you do that, your future will open up before you.


  • Nine of Swords Tarot Card in a love context, if you are in a relationship indicates that if there has been infidelity or deception it will now come to light. If you have cheated on your partner you may have come clean. Or you may be caught out as this card can also indicate a scandal, regret, guilt, or shame. If you have had suspicions about your partner, the card can indicate that your fears will be confirmed. There is a release associated with this reversed card. It shows the issues being brought to a head so you can face them and move on.  Also, this card may relate to you or your partner having mental health issues. They will either improve or cause more upheaval in your relationship. The supporting cards should give you an indication of which applies.
  • If you are single, the card can indicate that you are starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel. Finally, you are starting to let go of feelings of remorse, guilt, or regret relating to past relationships. You are getting ready to rejoin the world. Also, this card can indicate that you may find yourself in the middle of a scandal. So make sure you are acting with integrity.

Nine of Swords Tarot Card and MONEY


  • Nine of Swords Tarot Card in a career context indicates feelings of hopelessness and anxiety over your work situation. You are deeply unhappy with your work at the moment. Maybe you are having trouble enjoying your job or participating in team activities. You may believe that the conflict with your coworkers is a result of them, not you. This might feel painful, but you can’t let the perceptions of others rule your reality. It may be that the fear and severe anxiety are affecting your perspective and making you believe things are worse than they are. You need to get your negative thinking under control and look realistically at your work. With a positive attitude, things will fall into place.
  • Financially speaking, the card serves to tell you that your financial situation may not be as bad as it appears. Try to focus on what you do have instead of what you lack.


  • Nine of Swords Tarot Card in a career context reversed suggests that the stress and burdens of your work either get better or worsen. You may have found a way to release your stress. Or you may have lost your job or business or you may have collapsed because of the stress. Other cards in your tarot spread will give you an indication of which. Either you’ve learned how to get a more realistic view of your money, or it’s gotten worse, and your fears may now be realized. Find help, others can be useful for support right now. Financially speaking, the card again indicates that either your financial worries have passed or they are overwhelming you to the point of a breakdown. So, seek professional help or share your concerns with friends. Don’t allow financial worries to take over your life.

Nine of Swords Tarot Card and HEALTH

  • Upright: Nine of Swords Tarot Card in a health reading represents different things: anxiety disorders, mental health issues, insomnia, or migraines. This card can also indicate hormonal imbalances or menopause. So, a doctor’s visit is in order. Also, you should be cautious of self-medicating with drugs or alcohol. You need to find healthy ways of managing your stress and anxiety. You must understand that these forms of coping will only make your situation worse. So, reach out to someone who can support you along the way to a happier and healthier life.
  • Reversed: Nine of Swords Tarot Card in a health reading can represent overcoming depression, anxiety, and fear-related mental health issues. Also, it indicates and feeling of being able to cope with life again after such issues. As a reversed card it can signify an escalation in such issues. The supporting card can help you to find out which meaning applies. Nine of Swords Tarot Card can also be a show hormone coming back into balance.  So if you have been suffering from hormone-related issues, you should find the symptoms reduce or go away completely. ​

 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 Nine of Swords Tarot Card your tarot reading, you should practice Vajrasana or Thunderbolt Pose
  •  Want to keep learning the meaning of the Tarot cards with The Tarot Guide? Continue to the next card…Ten of Swords


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