Tarot cards have been used for divination since the mid-15th century. They were used in different parts of Europe, including France, Italy, and Spain. To this day, the French tarot and the Italian tarocchini have survived. Today, many tarot games are played and studied. Let’s look at the history of tarot. It all began in ancient Greece, where the Tarot card game was created.
The first deck, the 78-card version, was the only one widely available in the United States for years. This deck is considered the definitive. However, the 78-card version has its own limitations. Before you can interpret a Tarot reading, it is important to understand the deck’s structure. These guidelines will help you get started. Tarot readings can be used for personal development and divination. This book is a great resource for anyone who just wants to learn more about Tarot.
Modern tarot decks include 78 cards, divided into Major and Minor Arcana. The Major Arcana contains the 22 trump cards, which represent different aspects of human life. The Minor Arcana is 56 cards divided into four suits. These cards are commonly referred to as’sacred’ cards. Tarot is not a fortune-telling tool, even though it’s used for divination. It’s a mirror that allows you to make sense of your own life.
Professional tarot readers evaluate the pros and cons of using the cards for mental health. They say the cards are a good tool for identifying the meaning of your life circumstances and can spark a conversation with a counselor. Some people may find the spiritual aspects of tarot to be contrary to their religious beliefs. For those who don’t practice religion, tarot may be a good idea as well. Therapy and professional guidance should be used in conjunction with the use of the cards, as it is easy for you to see what you believe.
The first recorded use of Tarot cards as a game was in parlors. People began to use the cards in Italy for divination in the late sixteenth century and early seventeenth centuries. They probably brought the original deck of cards on duty. The culture of Tarot spread to the Mediterranean natives. However, people started to assign specific meanings and suggest layouts for divination in the eighteenth-century.
The benefits of using the cards as a guide are numerous. Tarot readings are more accurate when they are collaborative. The reader uses the cards to guide the querent and help them understand their own motives, patterns, relationships, and needs. They can only provide confirmation of what the querent already knows, but can also reveal little new information. It can be a powerful experience. There are many different types of readings, and each one is unique.
Many people believe that Tarot readings can predict their future. Although Tarot is not a psychic reading, it does serve as a way to tap into intuition. You can create the life you desire by understanding the images of the cards. Tarot readings can help you create your ideal future and realize your dreams. Tarot readings are powerful tools that help you access your intuition and make decisions that will benefit your life and bring you joy and fulfillment.
The Minor Arcana consists of 14 cards, and revolves around common areas in life. The four suits of the Minor Arcana include Wands, Cups, Swords, and Pentacles. Each suit has a specific meaning and focus on different aspects of life. The four personality cards, meanwhile, reflect different aspects of an individual’s attitude and outlook. It is important to examine all four cards to fully understand their meanings.