Since the mid-15th century, Tarot cards have been used to divinate. They were used in different parts of Europe, including France, Italy, and Spain. 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. 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 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 consists of 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. 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 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 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 a powerful experience. There are many different types of readings, and each one is unique.
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 is a set of 14 cards and revolves around common areas of 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.