Rider WaiteTarot Reading



Properties of 3 of Swords


Alternate Names: Sorrow


Keywords / Additional Meanings:

For a woman, the flight of her lover. Reversed: A meeting with one whom the Querent has compromised; also a nun.



Three swords piercing a heart; cloud and rain behind.

Divinatory Meaning:

Removal, absence, delay, division, rupture, dispersion, and all that the design signifies naturally, being too simple and obvious to call for specific enumeration.

Reversed Meaning:

Mental alienation, error, loss, distraction, disorder, confusion.


Astrological / Elemental Correspondence: Saturn in Libra