Rider WaiteTarot Reading

 

 

Properties of Ace of Swords

 

Alternate Names: None

 

Keywords / Additional Meanings:

Great prosperity or great misery. Reversed: Marriage broken off, for a woman, through her own imprudence.

 

Description:

A hand issues from a cloud, grasping as word, the point of which is encircled by a crown.

Divinatory Meaning:

Triumph, the excessive degree in everything, conquest, triumph of force. It is a card of great force, in love as well as in hatred. The crown may carry a much higher significance than comes usually within the sphere of fortune-telling.

Reversed Meaning:

The same, but the results are disastrous; another account says - conception, childbirth, augmentation, multiplicity.

 

Astrological / Elemental Correspondence: The Root of Air