Two of Swords | Symbology & Interpretations | Tarot Card Meanings

Two of Swords | Tarot Card Meanings & Interpretations.

The Two of Swords is a card depicting an individual sitting in front of flowing water, holding two swords which are crossed across their chest. They wear a blindfold and a long white garment which covers their whole body. Behind them, the Moon illuminates in a clear sky.

Keyword Meanings

Upright: Confusion, blindness, in the middle, conflict, inner turmoil, illusions, deception, crossroads, stalemate, burdens, defensiveness, avoidance, lack of clarity, mental imbalance, overwhelm, lack of intuition, caught in a web.

Reversed: Making an assertive choice, new purposes, coming to a conclusion, intuition unblocked, exposure, removing the blindfold, being open-minded, calm decision-making, clarity, clearer perspectives, having free will, going within to sort out the confusion.

Eight of Wands
  • River: The water in the river symbolises the healthy flow of emotions.

  • Blindfold: Covering the eyes can suggest a lack of foresight and not seeing what is ahead or around you.

  • Moon: In divination, the moon represents emotions and intuition.

  • Stool: In divination, stools and chairs can represent groundedness and rest.

  • Rocks: The small rocks behind can suggest obstacles.

  • Mountain: In divination, mountains represent difficult situations that must be overcome.


Two of Swords Meanings:

General Meanings: The Two of Swords is a card that appears when you are confused or struggling to choose what to do within a situation. In this circumstance, it is better to take a ste