"Minor Arcana" in Tarot Reading
Friends, we are here to introduce you to Minor Arcana , so what are the tarot cards that make Minor Arcana:
Swords are the most powerful and the most dangerous. It represents true worldly power, but power which is often misused and abused for selfish purposes. In a reading, Swords warns of enemies, danger, misfortune, even, violence and death.
Originally the suit of the nobility, or warrior class, Swords shows the worst aspects of this upper class. Swords represent powerful political figures such as dictators, extremist groups. On a personal level, Swords cards represents false friends, treacherous business associates or others dangerous to the querent.
The suit describes people who will always do what is best for themselves. Events or situations represented by Swords are merely obstacles in your path, but actively dangerous. In general terms Swords represents illness, natural disaster or other serious or violent problems. Even if the the problem is not that serious , or obviated by other cards in the reading, Swords will at the least indicate frustration,anxiety,arguments or tensions.
In general, Swords is an ominous and unlucky suit, and when cards from this suit
show up in a reading, something unpleasant is in the offing.
Description:-Except for the Ace, Swords are most often depicted as double-bladed sabers, curved blades with a guard at the point .Single swords, such as the Ace are usually shown as unsheathed broadswords. The swords are never shown as rapiers but as battle swords, hacking and killing weapons powerful military swords, and so forth. The symbolism is that there is enough power here.
In modern terms, Cups represents any individual or class of people who act out of love for others. Cups represent philanthropists, charitable organizations, and humanitarian groups. On a personal level Cups cards describe close family members, true friends, or lovers anyone who sincerely cares about the querent. In general, the Cups suit reveals unselfish devotion toward an individual, or toward an ideal.
Situation or events described by Cups are generally fortunate and the suit represents
good things in your life: as love, happiness, good health, true friends, affectionate
and pleasant surroundings or circumstances. In a reading, these cards indicate either
happiness for the querent.While Cups refers to all aspects of your emotional life,
most people getting readings do want to know about love and romance. These cards
are positive in all readings, they indicate strong alliances and people or circumstances
surroundings the querent which will be in his favor.
Description:-Cups are depicted as large and often elaborate richly decorated and usually gold. They give the impression of both richness and beauty the symbolism suggests that it is with love. The suit of Cups shows true love, romantic, or familial, and often selfless devotion.
The third suit of the Minor Arcane Coins symbolizes material wealth, enterprise, business commerce and worldly prestige. Coins originally represented the merchant class in medieval society.
Coins would represents big business, big banking, national and international commerce. On a personal level, Coins depicts very wealthy and influential people in general those have money, and who understand its power and influence and are prepared to use it’s these card appear in a reading means that these advantages and influences exist to some extent to the environment of the querent.Coins in a reading predicts relief from debt, or from other problems caused by lack of money. In some readings these cards can also indicates that your current problems can be solved by an infusion of hard cash.
Coins are a very worldly suit, little concerned with matters of the heart or spirit. It represents’ commercial or financial wisdom. The suit of Wands is fourth and last in the line of precedence of the suits of the Minor Arcana.Wands in its own way promises the greatest glory.
In a reading, this suit usually refers to the querent’s business or financial affairs. Wands describe the potential, ambition, and personal effort which lead to success. Events or situations described by Wands are those involving the potential for success. Wands in a reading indicate the ability or opportunity on the part of the querent, to achieve despite obstacles; or, they describe someone or some set of circumstances that favors the querent and will be helpful in some way. They also indicate a certain amount of just plain good luck: circumstances and events will work in your favor. And here note that while the interpretations of most of the cards refers to business or finance, can be any endeavor in which you are trying to succeed, whether or not it involves the making of money.
The depiction of Wands vary widely from deck to deck, and also, more than in any other suit, tend to be mixed within a single deck. The wands are rods; finished and turned with decorative or rounded ends. In others, they are the wooden stuff which is cut from the living wood with leaves and flowers at one end. In still others, the wands are clubs, heavy ,crudely trimmed, as bat-shaped. This third depiction is often combined with one of the other two: for example, in a suit showing either rods or staffs, the ace may is a club as well as the symbol carried by the Knight.
In the decks which show the wands as staffs, the symbolism is of continued growth: in those which show finished rods the symbolism is of success achieved. The heavy clubs are probably symbolic of both the coarseness of this person’s roots and willingness to fight for position. Any of these interpretations, or a combination of them, gives the inherent in this suit:-achievement accomplishment and self-earned.
Wands allegories financial or business success, personal initiative, and sometime just plain good luck.