Tarot Six Air, Six of Swords

Tarot Six Air, Six Swords, Earned Success

Minor Arcana, Second Decan Aquarius

Tarot Six Air, Six of Swords, Tarot of the Morning Star. A study of the cards symbolism and interpretation

Tarot Six Air, Six of Swords, is allocated to the second decan of Aquarius.

Each of the Minor Arcana cards numbered six express attributes of Tiphareth the sixth sphere on the QBL Tree of life  whose title is Beauty corresponding with astrological Sol.

Sephirothic Planetary Correspondence

Sephirothic Planetary Correspondence assigns the Sol to Tiphareth, and each of the minor arcana cards numberedSix express this astrological body‘s qualities colored by their elemental suit: fire, water, air, and earth. These four suits correspond to the four worlds of the QBL. Fire Atziluth, Water Briah, Air Yetzirah and Earth Assiah.

Astrological Decan Allocation

Astrological Decan Allocation assigns Tarot Six Air, traditionally known as the Six of Swords, to the second decan of Aquarius, whose planetary attribution is Mercury. This combination of Six, Sun and the decan planetary attribute of Mercury is summed up by the card‘s title ofEarned Success.” This success is attributed to mental problem solving through adroit thinking. Be aware that this card symbolizes success attained after and through conflict and struggle; the degree and quality of this success will be indicated in a tarot reading by adjacent or following cards. A SunMercury combination in Aquarius indicates success and growth achieved in undertakings through mental capacity. Previous mentally stressful situations have been overcome to achieve wellearned favourable outcome.


The card indicates a previous state of mental dilemma or conflict has been alleviated through the mental efforts of the individual involved. Additionally this calls to mind the emotional exhaustion that can accompany such efforts and the need to use emotional resources judiciously.  The card further suggests a need to be mindful of one‘s emotional states when dealing with mental tasks, as emotional exhaustion can lead to analytical errors or misjudgments.

In brief; overall the Six of Swords is a card that speaks of successful resolution to mental struggle through creative problemsolving and the ability to rise above difficulty.

For more assistance resolving issues consult tarot major arcana card Magus that corresponds to astrological Mercury.

Tarot Six Air Personality Type 

The character qualities of the court card Prince of Air, representing Air of Air, are those best suited to receive and translate the specific ancestral voice of this decan.

The personality type associated with this card is best exemplified by the Prince of Air, which indicates a master of communication and intellectual pursuits. This individual should be mindful of the consequences of their words and actions and listen to the voices of those around them. They can seek out opportunities and apply them efficiently to their advantage through insightful and intelligent dialogue..

Tarot Six Air Decan Signature

In our attempt to understand what the minor arcana cards are telling us, we should take into account the specific inner voice of the decan. In this case, the conjunction of major arcana cards Star and Magus, corresponding to Aquarius and Magus, is the signature of this decan and will be transmitted through the personality type represented by the Prince of Air.

Let me reiterate; the Court Cards, such as the Knight, Queen, Prince and Princess, are not necessarily genderspecific. For example, the Prince of Air is not necessarily a man but can represent a personality type with airy qualities, regardless of gender. It is up to the reader to use their intuitive abilities to determine the gender of the person associated with the Court Card from the surrounding cards.

In conclusion, the Tarot Six of Air suggests a successful resolution to mental struggle through creative problemsolving, the capacity to rise above difficulty, and the need to be mindful of one‘s emotional states. The personality type associated with this card encourages the use of communication and intellectual pursuits to seek out opportunities and apply them efficiently.

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Tarot Star


Tarot Magus