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. 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. This deck is considered the definitive. However, the 78-card version has its own limitations. To interpret a Tarot reading, you must first understand how the deck works. 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. 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. 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. 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 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.
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 types of readings and each one is different.
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 four suits of the Minor Arcana include Wands, Cups, Swords, and Pentacles. 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.