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 explore the origin 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. To interpret a Tarot reading, you must first understand how the deck works. Here are some guidelines to help you get started. Tarot readings can be used for personal development and divination. 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 contains the 22 trump cards, which represent different aspects of human life. The Minor Arcana consists of 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. For some people, the spiritual aspect of tarot may go against their beliefs. For those who don’t practice religion, tarot may be a good idea as well. 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 earliest recorded use of Tarot cards was as a parlor game. 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 spread to the Mediterranean natives. 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 types of readings and each one is different.
People believe that Tarot readings can tell them the 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 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, meanwhile, reflect different aspects of an individual’s attitude and outlook. It is important to examine all four cards to fully understand their meanings.