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Card Meanings:

The Major Arcana...

0 or 22 -The Fool
1 - Magician
2 - High Priestess
3 - Empress
4 - Emperor
5 - Hierophant
6 - Lovers
7 - Chariot
8 - Strength
9 - Hermit
10 - Wheel of Fortune
11 - Justice
12 - Hanged Man
13 - Death
14 - Temperance
15 - The Devil
16 - The Tower
17 - The Star
18 - The Moon
19 - The Sun
20 - Judgement
21 - The World

The Minor Arcana...

Wands (Rods):
King of Wands
Queen of Wands
Knight of Wands
Page of Wands
Ten of Wands
Nine of Wands
Eight of Wands
Seven of Wands
Six of Wands
Five of Wands
Four of Wands
Three of Wands
Two of Wands
Ace of Wands

King of Cups
Queen of Cups
Knight of Cups
Page of Cups
Ten of Cups
Nine of Cups
Eight of Cups
Seven of Cups
Six of Cups
Five of Cups
Four of Cups
Three of Cups
Two of Cups
Ace of Cups

King of Swords
Queen of Swords
Knight of Swords
Page of Swords
Ten of Swords
Nine of Swords
Eight of Swords
Seven of Swords
Six of Swords
Five of Swords
Four of Swords
Three of Swords
Two of Swords
Ace of Swords

Pentacles (Coins):
King of Pentacles
Queen of Pentacles
Knight of Pentacles
Page of Pentacles
Ten of Pentacles
Nine of Pentacles
Eight of Pentacles
Seven of Pentacles
Six of Pentacles
Five of Pentacles
Four of Pentacles
Three of Pentacles
Two of Pentacles
Ace of Pentacles

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The Six of Swords
Six of Swords

Card Nicknames: Coming soon!

Short meaning: Short meaning coming soon!

Full meaning: Full meaning coming soon!

(The full meaning of this card is under construction. Selected quotes to follow.)

Ellershaw (see Sources) - "Moving out of stormy waters inter calmer times. Matters will improve and harmony restored. A journey over water." (Ellershaw, p. 219)

Weschcke and Slate - "Labor, work, journey by water.

"Success after anxiety and trouble. Selfishness, beauty, conceit, but sometimes modesty therewith, dominion, patience, labor, etc., according to dignity." (Weschcke and Slate, pp. 475-76)

Gearhart - "Upright: Retreat from Travail

"Retreat from temporary failure. Some attempt to change patriarchal structures or individuals has fallen into futility. The figure takes the child (herself) to a place of rest, having paid some boatman too high a price so she can gain quiet.

"Drawing back from some venture perhaps to catch one's breath, to retrench, or remake strategy. Political disappointment. A possible trip, taking the querent away from the source of travail.

"Responsibility for someone or some enterprise weaker than the querent." (Gearhart, p. 50)

Six of Swords Reversed
Meaning coming soon!

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Above illustration: Although the original credit was listed as The Glastonbury Tarot deck (Lisa Tenzin-Dolma), the card image above looks a lot like the Rider Waite deck's illustration for the Six of Swords (or one of Rider Waite's many variations). The original credit may have been a typo, and so I'll update this page after I find my old Glastonbury cards.

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