Tarot cards have been used for divination since the mid-15th century. Different parts of Europe, including France and Italy, used them. The French tarot, the Italian tarocchini, and the Austrian Konigrufen have survived to this day. Today, many tarot games are played and studied. Let’s look at the history of tarot. It all started in ancient Greece, where the Tarot card games were created.
The first deck, the 78-card version, was the only one widely available in the United States for years. Many people view this deck as the definitive one. The 78-card version of the Tarot deck has its 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 have 78 cards. They are divided into Major Arcana and Minor Arcana. The Major Arcana includes 22 trump cards that represent different aspects of human existence. 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 evaluate the pros and cons of using the cards for mental health. The cards can be used to help you identify the meaning of your life and spark a conversation with counselors. 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. People began to use the cards in Italy for divination in the late sixteenth century and early seventeenth centuries. 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 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. As with any psychic reading, they can reveal little new information, but they can also confirm what the querent already knows. It can be quite powerful. 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. By interpreting the imagery of the cards, you can create the kind of life you want for yourself. 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 Minor Arcana’s four suits are Pentacles, Cups and Swords. Each suit has a unique meaning and focuses on different aspects. The four personality cards, meanwhile, reflect different aspects of an individual’s attitude and outlook. Often, it is important to study all of these cards in order to understand the meanings behind their meanings.