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 78-card deck was the first and most widely available deck in the United States. 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 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 consists of 56 cards, divided into four suits. These cards are often 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 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. 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.
There are many benefits to using the cards as a guide. 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. They can only provide confirmation of what the querent already knows, but can also reveal little new information. 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. Tarot isn’t a psychic reading but it can help you tap into your intuition. By interpreting the imagery of the cards, you can create the kind of life you want for yourself. 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 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 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.