The suit of swords exists within the tarot's Minor Arcana, a set of 56 cards which typically symbolize with everyday happenings in one's life. The suit of swords corresponds to the element of air. Imagine this element when you see a swords tarot card; wind can be sharp, carries messages, clear and transparent, so that it lets you see things plainly.
The suit of swords represents our capacity for thinking and logic. When the suit of swords appears in a tarot reading, they can signify what our rational mind says, as well as things that are related to communication, and sometimes, conflict.
Suit of Swords Strengths
This suit's strengths are all in the realm of thought, intelligence and communication. It is how we structure our world, organize and analyze data. This provides us with knowledge and clarity. People that are connected to the suit of swords, are curious, logical, disciplined, moral and fair.
Suit of Swords Weaknesses
Within the tarot, the suit of swords can also be a problematic one. Think of the swords being able to be used for both good and evil; it has the power to save, sever, or to hurt. Therefore, this element is also associated with conflict, aggression and violence. At its worst, the suit of swords can use logic and words to bully and intimidate. Reversed swords cards usually have to do with feelings of ruthlessness, coldness, and confusion.
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The Suit of Swords Tarot Correspondences
|keywords||logic, ideas, intellect, communication|
|astrological signs||gemini, libra, aquarius|
The Air Element & Suit of Swords Tarot Correspondences