Your Chosen Card – Four of Swords Reversed Thoth Deck
When reversed, the Four of Swords warns of possible rejection or ostracism, which can leave you feeling lonely and abandoned. Sometimes feeling cut off in this way is self-imposed by your choice to withdraw from involvement with others. The meditative isolation so much sought after by hermits may not be the oasis you were expecting.
Keywords Reversed: Exile, ostracism, rejection, banishment, isolation, exclusion, abandonment, loneliness, being stuck in a stressful situation.
Timing: 20 Libra30 Libra. Tropical, 13 October22 October. Sidereal, 6 November15 November.
Astrology: The expansive benefic Jupiter in the third decan of airy Libra, realm of the Waite King/Thoth Prince of Cups (Air of Water) and Justice (Libra). Jupiter is linked to the Wheel of Fortune.
Number Symbolism: 4 – structure, stability, order, logic, foundation, manifestation.
Etteilla: Retreat, solitude, desert, hermitage, loneliness, exile, banishment, ostracism, sepulcher, coffin, tomb; (R) prudence, proper conduct, harmony, good management, discretion, moderation, economy, thrift.
When Four of Swords is reversed you can pretty much take it that life is going well but that’s when life takes us by surprise. If Four of Swords is unclear it may help to choose a card from the Major Arcana to provide more insight into what it is Four of Swords is trying to tell you. If you had a particular issue in mind, or want to seek clarification on something else, you can also choose again to get more guidance.
This chosen card is part of your reversed card reading for Four of Swords using cards from the Thoth Tarot Deck. You will find many more tarot pages that will be of great help if you need tarot card meanings. Use the search at the bottom of the page. We have some amazing tarot books for you to browse. Please see below.
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Complete Book of Tarot: The accompanying table shows the Golden Dawns scheme of zodiac signs and planetary rulers for the pip cards. Some tarot readers use the range of dates assigned to each card as an aid to judging the timing of events in a spread. (In this table: W = Wands, P = Pentacles, S = Swords, and C = Cups.)
Complete Book of Tarot: When reversed, the Four of Swords warns of possible rejection or ostracism, which can leave you feeling lonely and abandoned. Sometimes feeling cut off in this way is self-imposed by your choice to withdraw from involvement with others. The meditative isolation so much sought after by hermits may not be the oasis you were expecting.
Complete Book of Tarot: At the end of the fifteenth century, the French conquered Milan and the Piedmont region of Italy. One of the spoils of this war was the Italian tarot deck, which the French brought back to their homeland. The city of Marseille on Frances Mediterranean coast became a center for the production of tarot cards and the origin of the Tarot of Marseille, which set the standard pattern for all subsequent tarot decks. As a result, todays tarot consists of:
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Complete Book of Tarot: Hidden or unconscious factors as opposed to the overt or conscious meanings of the upright card.