Two of Swords Tarot Card

Two of Swords Tarot Card
Tarot Card Meanings: Tarot Reading and Understanding The Two of Swords Tarot Card

The tarot card meanings associated with the Two of Swords often refer to issues of denial. It reflects a disconnection between matters of the heart and matters of the mind. You may feel more comfortable living in oblivion, but this is only a temporary resolution. Ultimately you must come to terms with a truth. There is anguish associated with a suppression of emotions. You may be feeling paralyzed with indecision and fear.

Upright Two of Swords Tarot Card Meanings in a Tarot Reading

When the Two of Swords appears In its up right position in a tarot reading, it indicates that you are experiencing a stalemate. You may be feeling overwhelmed, lack clarity, or are having difficulty choosing a path.

Your emotions may also be being held in too tightly and you are falsely relying on your intellect. Intellect in this case will not serve you. You must be willing to acknowledge what you are feeling, however uncomfortable this may be, because ignoring the issues at hand can cause further damage. This may mean that you need to let go of your thoughts and emotions, and instead, take have faith in the spiritual forces to guide you.

On a more positive note, the Two of Swords also suggests that a truth may be revealed through conflict and discord. If you are in conflict with others, such as in a legal matter or disputes, there may be a settlement or agreement

  • Difficulty making decisions
  • Denial
  • Stalemate
  • Need for balance
  • Confusion

Reversed Two of Swords Tarot Card Meanings in a Tarot Reading

When the Two of Swords appears in a reversed position in a tarot reading, it often suggests that your emotions have been released and tensions have been dispelled. You have faced your feelings and now have clarity. If you have been indecisive, a decision can be made and movement is possible. It may indicate a time to leap into action. Even so, however, there still may be some period of delay to see how things develop prior to a transformation. Nevertheless a resolution is still very near at hand.

The negative aspect of the Two of Swords reversed suggests that you may be too attached to discord. It is at times easier to feel anxiety rather than feel feelings of grief or sadness. Choosing to stay in fear enables you to halt spiritual and emotional growth. You may find that your own  selfish behavior and lack self-control is the root of your issues.  Someone you know may be deceitful.

  • Clarity
  • Ability to make important decisions
  • Inner balance
  • Expressing one’s emotions

© 2010 All Rights Reserved. Images of individual tarot cards are from the Aquatic Tarot Deck created by Andreas Schröter and are used with his permission. They are for example purposes only.


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