Tarot cards have been used for divination since the mid-15th century. Different parts of Europe, including France and Italy, used them. To this day, the French tarot and the Italian tarocchini have survived. Many tarot games can be played and studied today. 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. Many people view this deck as the definitive one. 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. 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 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. Despite being used for divination, Tarot isn’t a fortune-telling machine. 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. 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 probably brought the original deck of cards 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.
There are many benefits to using the cards as a guide. 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. 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. 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 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 reflect the different aspects of an individual’s outlook and attitude. Often, it is important to study all of these cards in order to understand the meanings behind their meanings.