Choosing a Divination System – Tarot, Runes Or I-Ching?

There are many divination systems out there, that allows a person to foretell the future events. Europe is famous for Tarot cards, that became a symbol of the western occultism. China on the other side is known for I-Ching, complex and mystical art of hexagrams. And the cold North is known for Runes, magical symbols given to humans by gods. Which system is the best, which one should you choose? This is a question I’m often being asked when people begin their journey into the occult arts. Many wants to learn some divination system, as they perceive it as mandatory element of their occult practises. Well, you can literally divine from everything – bones, ash, tea, coffee, MacBook Pro if …

Divination Tools – Tarot Cards

The Tarot is one of the many different types of divination tools that a psychic may use to gain further clarification during a reading. The most preferred deck of choice is the Rider Waite deck created by one of the leading members of the Order of the Golden Dawn secret society, Mr. Arthur Edward Waite. This deck was first published in 1909. The total amount of cards in a tarot deck is seventy-eight cards and is divided into two Arcana: Major and Minor. The major arcana cards consist of twenty-two cards and represent archetypical characters. Although known by many names in different decks, they are very much similar and are easy to recognize. These are the cards that people tend …

Beware the Tarot

Tarot cards have existed in one form or another since early medieval times. Most historians will tell you that Tarot decks first appeared in northern Italy sometime between 1410 and 1430, that they most likely began as extensions of the four-suit playing card decks already in existence, and that they were originally referred to as “carte da trionfi” or “triumph cards.” The oldest extant Tarot card decks, painted by mid-15th century artists, were probably commissioned by the Visconti-Sforza family which ruled Milan at the time. Almost from the beginning, and certainly by 1540, Tarot cards were being used to predict the future. Divination, however, may actually have preceded the invention of the Tarot; a book known as The Oracles of …