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 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. 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 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 allows you to make sense of your own 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 first recorded use of Tarot cards as a game was in parlors. People began to use the cards in Italy for divination in the late sixteenth century and early seventeenth centuries. They probably brought the original deck of cards on duty. The culture of Tarot then made its way to the native populations of the Mediterranean. However, people started to assign specific meanings and suggest layouts for divination in the eighteenth-century.
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. They can only provide confirmation of what the querent already knows, but can also reveal little new information. It can be a powerful experience. 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. 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 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, meanwhile, reflect different aspects of an individual’s attitude and outlook. It is important to examine all four cards to fully understand their meanings.