Tarot Reading Am I going towards the right path?
Click for the meaning of each position and the interpretation of its card.
This Covers You
This card gives the influence which is affecting the person or matter of inquiry generally, the atmosphere of it in which the other currents work.
Five of Cups from the Vivid Waite Smith Deck
Inheritance, patrimony, transmission of wealth, but not corresponding to expectations; marriage, but not without bitterness or frustration.
A dark, cloaked figure looks sideways at three cups lying on the ground. Two others stand upright behind him. A bridge in the background leads to a small keep or holding. This is a card of loss, but something remains at the end; three have been taken, but two are left.
This Crosses You
It shows the nature of the obstacles in the matter. If it is a favourable card, the opposing forces will not be serious, or it may indicate that something good in itself will not be productive of good in the particular connexion.
Queen of Swords from the Vivid Waite Smith Deck
Widowhood, female infertility, absence, sterility, mourning, deprivation, separation.
Her right hand holds her weapon vertical, and the hilt rests on an arm of her throne. Her left hand is extended, the arm raised. Her expression is stern but humble; it suggests familiarity with sorrow. It does not represent mercy, and despite her sword, she is not a symbol of power.
This Crowns You
It represents (a) the Querent's aim or ideal in the matter; (b) the best that can be achieved under the circumstances, but that which has not yet been made actual.
This is Beneath You
It shows the foundation or basis of the matter, that which has already passed into actuality and which the Significator has made his own.
Eight of Swords from the Vivid Waite Smith Deck
This is Behind You
It gives the influence that is just passed, or is now passing away.
Knight of Wands from the Vivid Waite Smith Deck
Parting, division, interruption, discord.
A knight rides on a journey, armed with a short wand. Although wearing armor, he is not on a warlike errand. He passes pyramids on the horizon. The rearing of the horse is a hint at the character of its rider, and suggests an expectant mood or things connected with expectation.
This is Before You
It shows the influence that is coming into action and will operate in the near future.
Two of Wands from the Vivid Waite Smith Deck
Surprise, wonder, enchantment, emotion; trouble, fear.
A tall man looks from a roof with battlements, overlooking sea and shore. He holds a globe in his right hand, and a staff in his left hand rests on the battlement. Another staff is fixed in a ring. The Rose and Cross and Lily appears on the left side.
Signifies the person or thing about which the question has been asked, and shows its position or attitude in the circumstances.
Two of Swords from the Vivid Waite Smith Deck
Your environment and the tendencies at work therein which have an effect on the matter €”for instance, your position in life, the influence of immediate friends, and so forth.
The Final Result
The culmination which is brought about by the influences shewn by the other cards that have been turned up in the divination.