Tarot Card Reader – 3 Things to Consider Before Downloading

A tarot card reader is traditionally a person who has studied the art of cartomancy and tarot. Usually, a cartomancer (more commonly known as a fortune-teller) has his or her shop set up in the city near the shopping districts. Psychic tarot reading used to be a novelty, and anyone who needs a reading has to travel by car or on foot to the psychic’s shop. Now that almost everyone has internet access, online cartomancy computer programs have been invented to help people read tarot cards themselves. These cartomancy tools available online or those that can be purchased for immediate download are a great help for tarot enthusiasts or practicing cartomancers. If you’re not a regular practitioner of tarot, but …

Spades In Cartomancy – Tarot Reading With The Suit Of Danger And Troubles

Cartomancy is the art of divination using a common deck of playing cards. Spades is the suit of warning of danger and troubles ahead. Take care to learn the meanings of the various Spades in a clients reading, or even your own. Cartomancy roots in the Tarot When we think of cards and divination, we thank of the Tarot. In fact, modern playing cards are descended from the larger and more ornate Tarot deck. With the Major Arcana stripped away, excepting the fool, now transformed into the modern Joker, playing cards became simple to mass produce, and were a common pastime in most homes. It only stands to reason, that divination with cards would also pass to the new simpler …

Tarot- Secrets of the Devil Card

A scowling winged goat-man, often holding a wand of fire, is an unpleasant picture. Add to that all kinds of scary devil-like signs and two captive humans, and you’ll wish you never went in for that Tarot reading. But let’s take a deeper look. This card can save your life. What the Devil Card Really Means Like all Tarot cards, the Devil has many meanings. Some depend on what question you asked. Other meanings depend on the other cards in the reading. But let’s look at it by itself for a moment and decrypt its essential message. The basic message is actually a question: What are you holding on to in your life, that is holding you back? This is …

The Magi Cards: Learning the Basics Which Are Related to Tarot and Astrology

The ancient Magi cards are similar to the Tarot and other Divination decks of cards as well as the regular playing cards we are so familiar with. This system is also referred to as the Mystic Cards and the Quadrate system. It is also similar to Astrology in that there are elements and planetary energies affecting the Magi Card natal and progressed charts. There are four Suits. Each suit has it’s characteristics that affect those whose primary Magi birth cards are of that suit. In reality, our complete Birthday chart often has all or most all the suits represented, but are defined within certain perimeters. A Venus Heart card functions differently than a Saturn Heart card for example.. In fact, …

The Chariot Tarot Card and the Power of Our Intentions

The Chariot tarot card is the card of triumph, conquest and victory. When it appears in a tarot spread we often can expect a great deal of movement in our lives. In certain circumstances, the Chariot can indicate challenges or obstacles that will require us to rise to the occasion and face the adversity that stands between us and our objectives. In order for us to manifest our goals, there first must always be energy or momentum behind our ideas. The Chariot Tarot Card symbolically represents the need for us to harness our instinctual drives and appropriately redirect this energy. This is, in fact, a call to put our intentions to work. In tarot readings, the Chariot reminds us to …

So You’ve Always Wanted To Learn Tarot

Are you curious about Tarot? Is it something you’ve always wanted to learn? 78 Cards??? That can seem just a little intimidating and overwhelming. But you don’t have to learn all 78 card meanings before you can actually read Tarot! But if you’re really interested, what’s stopping you? You CAN teach an old dog new tricks! Even though I’ve had a life-long fascination with Tarot, it wasn’t until later in life that I finally picked up my first Tarot deck intending to actually LEARN how to read. And that is the first step… Step 1 – Buy a Tarot Deck! It’s easier than you think. Many bookstores carry them… I know Barnes & Noble does, and I’m sure many of …

Love Tarot Readings and The Temperance Tarot Card

In love tarot readings, the Temperance Tarot Card is the card of patience, cooperation, balance and moderation. She urges us to not act compulsively. Instead her appearance is always an indicator that it is a time for us to stop and think. This holds particularly true when we are contemplating our romantic relationships. If you are in a relationship, and you draw the Temperance card during a love tarot reading, then there may be a need for cooperation and consideration. You and your partner may need to explore ways to bring harmony back into your relationship. One way to do this is by thoroughly examining where your relationship is struggling and coming up with a solution as to how you …

Love Tarot Readings and the Justice Card

When the Justice Tarot card appears in a love Tarot reading, you can be sure that issues surrounding balance, fairness and equilibrium are influencing your relationship. The Justice Tarot card often indicates that a relationship may need an overhauling. Mutual understanding and acceptance need to be obtained in order for the relationship to move forward. This is often achieved through compromise and give and take. In a love Tarot reading, the Justice Tarot card urges you to harness your emotions and think objectively. It’s time for you to speak your truth to your partner. Justice often appears in love tarot readings when the cycles of a relationship are coming to completion. This indicates that a relationship is at a crossroads …

Understanding the Empress Tarot Card in Love Tarot Readings

In tarot readings, the Empress often signifies commitment, marriage and loyalty. Her appearance in a love tarot reading is always a positive sign as she often refers to abundance in all areas of one’s life. As a card of the Major Arcana, the Empress Tarot Card warrants attention. Her presence symbolizes mother earth and the life force. She represents the feminine aspect of the psyche and encourages one to tap into the nurturing side of their nature. In love tarot, she can be a symbol of partnership and devotion. Traditionally, the Empress represents creativity, productivity and prosperity. She is associated with the physical realm and has the power to use its resources. In this regard, she can produce material possessions …

Amateur Tarot Card Readings – How to Find Great Tarot Card Sets

As a beginner Tarot student, your choice of Tarot card sets is key to the successful understanding of the messages the cards offer. It’s important to find a tarot deck that suits your style and personality and makes you comfortable. Some decks such as the Minchiate tarot have extra cards that makes them not the best one for beginners, but they are the exception. As a novice to the Tarot you’ll still be spoiled for choice in terms of beautiful Tarot decks full of symbolism, so the problem is less about how to find great Tarot card sets and more about how to choose a single one. Aeclectic Tarot This website is probably the most exhaustive directory of tarot decks …

Love Readings and the Chariot Tarot Card

In a love Tarot reading, the Chariot Tarot card is a symbol of energy, action, courage and success. The Chariot card is a symbol of our intentions, and if it is love you seek, the Chariot often signifies the onset of new romantic experiences or relationships. In a Love Tarot reading, The Chariot can also represent changes in one’s relationship. The Chariot Tarot card often urges one to redirect their energy towards one’s own goals, and if you have been consumed by your current relationship, the Chariot reminds you to put the focus back onto yourself. Traditionally, the Chariot Tarot card is the card of triumph and victory. In a reading, the Chariot references one’s ability to accomplish their goals. …

Tarot Cards – What the Chariot and the Hanged Man Symbolize

The Chariot The Chariot is the No.7 card of the Major Arcana in the tarot. Numerologically No.7 is magical number which indicates changes, turning points, surprises & destiny. The Chariot means a conveyance symbolizing advancement, movement or moving forward. The Chariot card is associated with the astrological sign of Cancer. As we see in tarot every card carries symbolic meanings. Here, The Chariot too has symbolic meaning. The Chariot itself stands for the human personality which is a vehicle for expression of self. The symbol on the front of The Chariot shows the wings of inspiration, above the Hindu sign of union of positive and negative forces. The Chariot is pulled by the two sphinxes. One is black and the …

The Tarot, Terrorism And Global Warming: What The Tarot Has To Say About The Modern World

I wanted to write this article to demonstrate how the ancient philosophy behind the Tarot is still relevant to us today, and to show how these ideas can be used to illuminate our modern world. Whether or not the Tarot has any mystical power I believe a lot can be learned from the view that it gives of the universe, which goes back to antiquity. As someone who teaches and practices Tarot I also wanted to create a guide to help people understand the meanings behind each card, by reframing tarot in a modern context which can be related to more easily. When someone receives a Tarot reading the cards offer meanings that are universal but also personal to the …

Tarot Card Meanings

Tarot is an ancient tool of divination that uses a set of cards to impart insight into the daily problems and dilemmas of life. This set of cards is known as the Tarot deck and is used for readings that can help people achieve greater understanding of issues relating to relationships, opportunities and changes in life. All the cards included in the deck are assigned specific meanings, which are used to interpret the reading and offer guidance. Tarot deck consists of 78 cards that are divided into two parts known as the major arcana and the minor arcana. The major arcana consists of twenty-two cards and the minor arcana is made up of the remaining fifty-six cards. These fifty-six cards …

Three Parts to the Tarot

Most people think Tarot consists of two parts-the Major Arcana and the Minor Arcana, but really there are three! The Court cards from the Minor Arcana (Page, Knight, Queen and King of each suit) are a separate group. The Major Arcana: Starting with The Fool and moving through to The World, this series of cards illustrates progress from a naive, simple attitude, to a state of enlightenment. This part of the deck is full of archetypal images and symbols that indicate psychological aspects of situations. The Major Arcana tells you why things are happening in your life. The Minor Arcana: In the Minor Arcana the suits also show advancement. It starts with the Ace, which indicates the beginning of each …

Love Tarot Readings and the Two of Wands

In a love tarot reading, the Two of Wands tarot card is often an indicator that new directions or movement will soon be influencing your life. When it comes to one’s relationships, the Two of Wands can signify some promising changes in your love life. In its upright position, the Two of Wands is generally a favorable card. If you have wanted a relationship to move forward or if you have desired a more committed relationship, the Two of Wands is an encouraging sign. Traditionally the Two of Wands often signals a period in which you must let things unfold. You need to trust that your have done all the preliminary steps and that things will work out as they …