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The Meaning of
the "Two of Swords" Tarot Card

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A decision lies before you. There is a kind of perfect balance to indecision. A different option in each hand -- only you can remove the blindfold and choose for yourself.

What is the inverted meaning of
the "Two of Swords"?

Out of balance. Old rivalries reappear. A time of peace may be the calm before the storm. Arguments arise.

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The Symbolism in the "Two of Swords" Tarot Card:

A young woman sits on a stone chair in front of a beach. There is a shallow, rocky lake in the background. A waning moon is high on the horizon, suggesting that it is midnight or shortly thereafter. The woman crosses two swords in front of her chest. The studies and initiation of the Priestess of the Major Arcana. Her grey robe suggests a scholar or supplicant, rather than one who has achieved a station. Unlike the rest of the cards in the suit, water is featured prominently rather than air.

The Meaning of the "Two of Swords" Tarot Card:

Contemplation, meditation on a course of action. The need to decide between two opposing forces. The path that is chosen will determine the course of the individual's life. The need to cut to the heart of a situation. Introspection, the need to focus and banish inner demons before taking on the outside world.

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