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 …

The Different Varieties of Tarot Card Decks

Specific Tarot readings will be affected by the Tarot card deck you have chosen. Because of this fundamental reason, it is important to know and understand the differences inherent in different decks. While some decks may be popular and others obscure, all hold power and insight. Knowledge is always important, and knowing the fundamentals about the Tarot decks which are out there will help you interpret your reading. The Rider-Waite Tarot Deck The Rider-Waite Tarot deck is one of the most popular decks in the Americas. This deck was initially published in 1909 by the Rider company. The visionary behind the cards was Arthur Edward Waite. He took the popularized Tarot de Marseille from France and, with the help of …

A Crash Course in Tarot for Newbies #2: All About Tarot Decks

If you would like to learn to read tarot cards, your first challenge is to choose a deck from the 8,000 or so published brands of fortune telling cards on the market. What works for one person often doesn’t for another. Some people are comfortable reading several decks and others just identify with one deck. In my experience you will find that over time, you will grow in and out of several decks. You may also find that the deck that you prefer to use to read yourself is not the deck that you prefer to use read others. For instance, when I first began reading I started out with a deck that was too heavy for me – The …

Understanding Different Types of Tarot – Aeclectic Tarot

There are many types of tarot decks available and it may confuse the novice. Understanding the different types of tarot decks helps to get a clearer picture when the reader connects to the subconscious through the cards. The largest variety of tarot card decks is available online at the website of tarot Aeclectic from Australia maintained by the webmaster Solandia. The reason why tarot card decks come in many forms of artistry is because the conscious and the subconscious readily relate only to images. In their role as the connection between the conscious and the subconscious each tarot reader sees different meanings and finds greater clarity in the images on the tarot deck. In short while one set of imagery …

Tarot Cards: Predicting Time-Intervals Within a Reading

Many people, even very experienced people, have trouble deriving time-intervals from Tarot. Just assume you have cards on the table indicating that you – or a querent – will face a turbulent emotional time, when they will need the support of their friends. You – or the querent immediately asks: “When will this start?” and “How long will it last?” How do you get the answers to these questions? My system will show you how. I have a Tarot deck that I only use for timings in addition to the decks I use for readings, with unillustrated pips and with Majors I don’t care much for. You are never going to actually READ with this deck, so it’s better if …

Tarot Reading – The Major Arcana

It is the Major Arcana of the Tarot Deck that represents some aspect of the human experience we go through in our lives. When we think of tarot cards we know there is what is called the Major Arcana. It is the Major Arcana that is considered the heart of the tarot deck. They are also known as the Trump Cards. There are 22 Cards that make up this part of the tarot deck. The Major Arcana are not associated with suits or court cards like the rest of the Tarot Deck. The Arcana represent life and its cycles from birth do death. It symbolizes the physical, spiritual, intellectual and emotional aspects of man and his relationship to the universe. …

Traditional Tarot

The tradition of tarot is estimated to be over five hundred years old with archetypal roots that can be traced back to almost two thousand years. The traditional tarot has given way to the modern methods of divination, but it still remains a reservoir of ancient wisdom. The traditional tarot decks are the source of origin of the modern playing cards. The history and origin of tarot is not very clear, though there are numerous theories supporting beliefs of its origin from various places such as China, India or Egypt. However, the oldest Tarot cards that are found date back to the fifteenth century and were found in Spain, Italy and France. According to historical evidence, traditionally, tarot cards were …