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Ten of Swords

The Ten of Swords is the tenth card in the Swords suit of the Minor Arcana.

Card meaning

The image typically shows a person lying face-down, with ten swords pierced into their back. The atmosphere appears bleak, with dark skies, though often there is a hint of sunrise or light on the horizon, signaling a new beginning or hope after a difficult time.

The Ten of Swords symbolizes painful endings, betrayal, and feeling stabbed in the back. It’s a card of hitting rock bottom, where situations seem incredibly bleak, and it feels like there’s nowhere else to fall. However, despite its grim appearance, it also carries a message of hope. The worst is over, and from this point, the only way is up. The dawn breaking in many versions of the card signifies new beginnings and the promise that, after the pain and hardship, a new day will come. It encourages acceptance, letting go, and emphasizes that the darkest hour is just before dawn.

Accept the painful endings, for they pave the way for new beginnings.

Someone who has experienced profound betrayal, loss, or hardships but is on the cusp of a new beginning or recovery.

Fool card about Feelings

(Relationship, Love)

In the realm of love, the Ten of Swords may indicate betrayals, heartbreak, or the painful ending of a relationship. Feelings of being backstabbed or deeply hurt by a loved one can be associated with this card. However, for those seeking love or in the early stages of a relationship, it can serve as a reminder to learn and grow from past pain.

Card about Health

For health, the Ten of Swords can point to hitting a low, perhaps after ignoring symptoms or neglecting self-care. It emphasizes the importance of attending to one’s well-being and seeking professional medical advice. A period of recovery might be necessary.

Tarot Card in Finances

Concerning finances, this card signals a low point, perhaps a significant loss, bankruptcy, or financial betrayal. While it does indicate hardships, it also suggests that the worst is over, and recovery, though slow, is on the horizon. Re-evaluating financial strategies and seeking expert advice can be beneficial.

Jobs: Crisis counselors, bankruptcy lawyers, therapists specializing in trauma, or grief counselors.

The Ten of Swords represents devastating setbacks, but also the promise of renewal and recovery.

General meaning: Ending, Backstabbing, Crisis, Desolation, Acceptance, Recovery, Renewal, Rock-bottom, Transformation, Release.
Places: Hospitals, therapy centers, rehabilitation centers, or places of recovery and healing.

Reversed Card

When reversed, the Ten of Swords indicates recovery, regeneration, and resisting victimhood. It suggests a period of healing and bouncing back from adversity.

Numerological vibration : 1
Card number: 10
Type pf Suit: Swords
Other names: Betrayal, Collapse, Release.

Remember to have your own interpretation. Focus and feel individual energy that flows from the Tarot Card.