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 explore the origin 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 also be used to divinate and personal development. If you’re just beginning to explore the art of Tarot, this book can help you get started.
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 helps you make sense of your life.
Professional tarot readers weigh the pros and cons to using the cards for mental well-being. 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. Tarot can be useful for those who don’t believe in religion. The use of the cards should be accompanied by therapy and professional guidance, as it is easy to see what you want to believe.
The first recorded use of Tarot cards as a game was in parlors. In the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries, people started to use the cards for divination in Italy. They likely brought the original deck of cards with them on duty. The culture of Tarot then made its way to the native populations of the Mediterranean. In the eighteenth century, however, people began assigning specific meanings to the cards and suggesting layouts for divination.
The benefits of using the cards as a guide are numerous. Tarot readings are most accurate when they are collaborative, as the reader uses the cards as prompts to help the querent understand their own motives, patterns, and relationships. 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.
People believe that Tarot readings can tell them the future. Tarot isn’t a psychic reading but it can help you tap into your intuition. You can create the life you desire by understanding the images of the cards. Tarot readings help you create the ideal future and manifest your dreams. Tarot readings can help you tap into your intuition to make the right decisions and bring joy and fulfillment to your life.
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 reflect the different aspects of an individual’s outlook and attitude. It is important to examine all four cards to fully understand their meanings.