What Does it Mean When You Draw the King of Swords in a Tarot Reading

To be able to give accurate tarot reading, you need to know an overview of the four tarot card suits of the Minor Arcana. And be familiar with the generic character traits represented by the four tarot card suit of cups,tarot suit of pentacles, tarot suit of wands and tarot suit of swords.

People represented by the tarot card suit of swords especially the King of Swords are thinkers and intellectuals. King of Swords is clever, well educated man with talent of gab and logical thinking. More often you will find him working in some professional capacity as a lawyer, doctor, accountants or psychologists etc.

King of Swords has a bright and restless mind. He has a surplus of mental energy, to burn it off he needs constant mental stimulation and mental challenge from playing games like crossword puzzles, chess and card games etc. The sparkling wit of the King of Swords and his wide ranging conversations can be enjoyable. King of Swords also represents people who care so much about law and order and equality. They are negotiators concerned with fairness and giving disagreements a slant of reason.

The King of Swords is idealistic, inventive thinker even to the point of being eccentric. They are attracted to progressive movements, politics and visionary spiritual philosophies. And they are mostly attached to a group or organization concerned about the fate of humanity as a whole. When it comes to emotions, King of Swords is uncomfortable expressing it, not that he doesn’t have feelings, they are capable of deep feelings but have difficulty expressing it. Thinking it’s unacceptable and embarrassing.

When negative, King of Swords is a character who makes destructive use of words either generating written libel or spoken slander. King of Swords in reversed position in a tarot reading indicates a silver tongued liar, who prefers to use their pens and mouths as weapons intending to hurt with words as opposed to physical violence.

Negatively, King of Swords represents people who are malicious, spiteful and verbally abusive. they may manifest as a smooth talking con men and unfaithful partners. Their ever changeability or fickle mindedness can be exhausting. They usually scatter a lot of their energy to useless pursuits. King of Swords also represents power hungry types,extremely egoistic and not a thought of other people.

These are basic illustration of the character traits of people represented by the tarot card suits of Swords-King of Swords. Let me make a point that real life human beings are too complex to be categorized but this is just a sort of handy guide to easily know what general type of person an individual can be.

To give accurate tarot reading, it’s not only a prerequisite to have a comprehensive understanding of the meaning of each tarot tarot cards, be familiar with many different spreads in tarot but also have a basic knowledge of the general sketch of characters represented by the four tarot card suits of the Minor Arcana. Let me make a note as well that to be able to offer an inspired tarot cards interpretation you need also to develop and enhance your intuition. That’s basically the tarot card meaning of King of Swords when you draw it in a tarot reading.

Source by Jovita Orais

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