Ten of Swords Tarot Card Meaning
Meaning - Symbolism & Visual Elements
If you can let go of matters that are no longer worth holding onto, you will be able to see how bright your future can indeed be. No, that does not appear to be a good idea.
However, please look at his hand in the Ten of Swords. It's making the benediction sign.
That's a good thing. Onlookers may believe he has been defeated, but he has won a spiritual victory.
But he is no longer alive! It has separated the trivial, unimportant details from what is truly important in life. It is viewed as ruin because so many people become overly agitated over trivial matters. The man is lying on the floor and is no longer concerned about these matters.
He's looking at the perfect blue water, clear and calm. His next spiritual direction will take him across it to that range of Blue Mountains on the horizon, where he will reach new spiritual altitudes. The man inside the Ten of Swords witnesses the Golden morning sky driving away from the Dark clouds of desperation.
Upright Ten of Swords Tarot Card
The swords that pierced him have come to rest in the Ten of Swords. Six are visible through the red drape covering his lower body, indicating that he has conquered his passions. Four are buried in the Brown clothes on his upper body, suggesting that he is no longer concerned with material matters.
Any loss suggested by the Ten of Swords card isn't as significant as you make it because let's face it; it only takes one sword to kill, so ten is overkill.
Whatever you "lost" may have been moved out of the way so you can see the open doors that lead to far better things.
The Ten of Swords is a worrying sign because it can represent backstabbing betrayal, badmouthing, backbiting, bitterness, and enemies. It is a Minor Arcana card of defeat, spoil, crumble, severing ties, saying goodbye to a relationship or situation. It can indicate nervous breakdowns, chronic fatigue, exhaustion, and inability to cope. It can also suggest hitting rock bottom, hitting a wall, or being at a crossroads. The Ten of Swords can also mean someone acting like a victim or martyr, being overly dramatic, wanting attention, or overstating. It can also represent violence, attacks, or curses.
Love - Upright Ten of Swords Tarot Card
The Ten of Swords is not a favorable indication of a love Tarot spread because it represents breakups, remarriage, disconnection, negativity, or severing ties. If this card represents a detachment, you are likely already aware that the relationship is in serious trouble. Acceptance is the message from this Minor Arcana card. This card can also represent betrayal or infidelity. This card could also indicate that you are overly dramatic, seeking attention from your partner. In an abusive relationship, this card is your talisman. If you are single, it may indicate that you are still grieving the loss of your last connection. Even though you knew the relationship was unhealthy and had run its course, you were not prepared for it to end on some level, and you are still having a hard time accepting the breakup's finality. Take some time away from the affair to heal and rediscover who you are and what truly makes you happy.
Career - Upright Ten of Swords Tarot Card
During a career, The Ten of Swords is not a good omen in tarot reading; it can imply that you have reached a dead-end in your job or that your time in your current role is coming to a close and you will be cutting ties. It can also indicate that you will be the target of gossip, backstabbing, or backbiting, so keep looking for colleagues attempting to undermine you. It may also imply that you have been overdoing it at work, pushing yourself to exhaustion or collapse. You may have reached a snag and need to take care of yourself because you will be no longer able to do so.
A company's failure or collapse. The Ten of Swords is not good in a financial Tarot spread because it can indicate financial ruin and loss. Be extremely cautious in your financial dealings and avoid unnecessary risks; this is not the time to gamble.
Health – Upright Ten of Swords Tarot Card
This is not a good indicator in a health Tarot reading because it indicates that you have reached a snag and need to take a break to address your health. This card represents chronic tiredness, fatigue, crumble, and even anxiety attacks. When this card appears, you must priorities your health. However, the swords in the image portray acupuncture needles, so this card can indicate that acupuncture may be beneficial to you.
Spirituality - Upright Ten of Swords Tarot Card
The Ten of Swords typically indicates that you are breaking away from an old belief system in a spiritual context. It can be a warning sign to look for people in your spiritual circle.
Reversed Ten of Swords Tarot Card
In general, the Ten of Swords reversed can represent things improving, getting much better, surviving/being saved from tragedy, and having escaped ruin. It is a Minor Arcana changed card of coming together now and learning from past adversity. It can represent something resurrecting from the verge of death or failure and Near-Death Experiences and Out of Body Experiences. It can also express fears coming true, the worst yet to come, and is beyond help.
It can also represent total disaster, despair, relapse, and the return of problems.
Love – Reversed Ten of Swords Tarot Card
The Ten of Swords reversed in a love Tarot spread can result in a connection coming back from the brink of failure.
The Ten of Swords reversed can indicate that you will leave the relationship; however, be aware that this card can also mean a severe intensification in the abuse. You must flee to a safe location because the remaining could be fatal. You are beginning to recover from a painful breakup and trying to overcome the despair caused by the division. It implies that you have learned from the adversity and how to deal with it.
Career – Reversed Ten of Swords Tarot Card
In a career Tarot reading, the reversed Ten of Swords can indicate that you have gotten tensions in your job or severed ties with a job, pushing you to the brink of collapse. Alternatively, it may suggest that a bad work situation is causing you over the edge. You should ask yourself if it's worth it. Other jobs could be better for you.
This card can represent a business reviving or collapsing altogether if you are in business. A financial Tarot spread can mean being saved from financial ruin and failure or total financial failure.
Health - Reversed Ten of Swords Tarot Card
The Ten of Swords reversed in a health Tarot reading can indicate health improvement and survival of a severe illness or disease. However, it can also portray relatively close expertise, inability to survive, and suicidal thoughts, so consult supporting cards for confirmation. Seek help if you are starting to struggle! Numerous people and organizations are willing to assist you.
Spirituality – Reversed Ten of Swords Tarot Card
The Ten of Swords reversed denotes that you have overcome past adversity and learnt a lesson that you will carry forward on your life's journey. These interactions may have given you a lot of wisdom and empathy for others. On the other hand, it may signify that you are refusing to accept the lessons, causing you to spiral downward. Try to pick up on what your spirit guides are saying; they're all around you—lovingly guiding you through this. It can also indicate near death and out of body experiences so that an astral forecast may come so quickly to you.