Introduction to Tarot Reading
Tarot cards are a type of card that can be used for a variety of things, including providing insights into the future.Used since the 15th century, Tarot reading has been used as a way of gaining insight and understanding into the future or present and to discover underlying patterns. Tarot readings can provide a psychological and spiritual form of guidance that can help facilitate self-discovery and personal growth.
Benefits of Using Tarot Cards
Using tarot cards can benefit your life and can be used in combination with other methods and forms of counselling to aid in a more holistic approach to helping people understand themselves better and make informed decisions. It can be an incredibly helpful tool for understanding how you relate to yourself, your relationships, and the universe as a whole. It can also provide valuable insight about your future and long-term goals.
How to Read Tarot Cards
There are many ways to read tarot cards. It’s important to make sure you’re familiar with the different meanings of the cards before attempting to interpret their messages. Different readings require different approaches, such as using specific elements of the tarot deck or asking specific questions to focus the tarot reading. There are even online resources available to help you get started.
The Meaning of Specific Cards
One of the key things to consider when deciphering tarot cards is to look at the context of each card and how it relates to other cards around it. The meaning of specific cards can vary depending on the style of reading and whether the cards are placed upright or reversed. Each card represents different elements in the tarot deck that can be used to make interpretations and predictions.
Using Tarot Cards to Reveal Possibilities
The power of tarot cards lies in their ability to reveal possibilities. Using tarot cards can help us explore situations and our thoughts on them in depth, enabling us to look into our lives in new and creative ways that can offer insight into how we can move forward. The process of understanding and interpreting the cards can present us with the ideas and opportunities for growth that we need to make positive changes in our lives.
Tarot readings can be incredibly insightful and powerful tools for understanding ourselves and the world around us. By understanding how to read tarot cards, we can harness the power of these cards to ask questions and unlock possibilities. Tarot reading can help us grow in ways that are beneficial for both our physical and emotional well-being.
What is the history of tarot cards?
The traditional Tarot deck consists of 78 cards divided into two sections, the Major Arcana (22 cards) and the Minor Arcana (56 cards). The Major Arcana cards are also known as the Trumps, while the Minor Arcana cards are divided into four suits of 14 cards each (Cups, Pentacles, Swords and Wands).
The origin of the Tarot is uncertain, and some scholars believe that it was invented in the early 15th century in northern Italy as a game. Tarot symbolism and artwork has been interpreted as having roots in the Egyptian, Hindu, Gnostic, and Christian faiths.
Some scholars believe that the Tarot was created to express principles of mystics, and the cards may symbolize divine forces as seen in many mythical or religious texts. Others believe that the Tarot was used as a divination tool, similar to the I Ching or other forms of divination.
The Tarot has been used over the centuries for various purposes such as self-reflection and guidance, as well as fortune-telling and divination. It has also become a part of many spiritual and occult practices, such as Hermeticism, Kabbalah, ceremonial magic, and the Western Mystery tradition.
What tarot decks are commonly used?
Popular tarot decks include the Rider-Waite, the Thoth Tarot, the Morgan-Greer Tarot, the tarot of the Oakwood, the Universal Waite Tarot, the Cosmic Tarot, the Golden Universal Tarot, the Deviant Moon Tarot, the Wild Unknown Tarot, the Archeon Tarot, the Druidcraft Tarot, and the Tarot of the Pagan Cats.
What tarot decks are suitable for beginners?
1. Rider-Waite Tarot
2. Tarot of Marseilles
3. Hanson-Roberts Tarot
4. Universal Fantasy Tarot
5. Equinox Tarot
6. Witches Tarot Deck
7. Osho Zen Tarot
8. MaPremiere Tarot
9. Cosmic Tarot Deck
10. Gilded Tarot.