Tarot cards are the most ancient way to do divinations and the experts who can do so are known as tarot card readers. It is basically a way by which you can get your future predicted depending on the card u drew out of the 78 in front.
Tarot card reading is a special tool of divination which is used to predict your future. The reading comprises of two major steps. First the person who is willing to get a prediction or intuitive advice draws a random card from a set of well shuffled deck of 78 tarot cards which are laid inverted before him or her. Then the psychic reader who has the ability to understand the meaning of the card and can relate it to the person starts giving a divination. It all depends on you as which card you choose and hence the prediction is completely not biased to any circumstances. This art of cold reading helps you find your horoscope for the day.
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The term tarot is derived from the Italian word triumphs or trumps and is initially used for a deck of playing cards in Europe. When the deck entered French territory it was around the 16th century, the French edited the Italian name to Tarot which is now the common name for the deck of cards. Earlier tarot were used for playing purpose But as time progressed the cards were getting used for divinations and ultimately became the biggest source of divination today.
Let us now explain the details of the tarot cards which are used for
tarot card reading
. The deck of card consists of 78 cards out of which 22 are known as the major arcana and the remaining 56 are known as minor arcana. The minor arcane has been further divided into four suits each containing 14 cards. These suits are namely the elements of the universe namely
fire, earth, water and air. Each card has a pictorial representation on it which defines the meaning of the card. Apart from the picture on each card, each of the cards is numbered for further classification. The 22 major arcana cards are numbered from 0 to 21 and then for each suit we have 1 to 10 numbered cards ad for face cards that are a page, a knight, a queen and a king represent the last four cards in each suit. Each card is interpreted according to the arcana, suit and number it is assigned.
Now the procedure goes like this. The inquirer is asked to draw any card of his choice and then another card from different arcana. The cards from the major arcana are given much more importance than the minor arcana card as they are much more revealing about the person. The 22 major arcana cards are believed to affect your life. The experienced tarot card reader knows the importance of the major arcana card and is able to interpret the meaning of the cards in harmony to the position they occupy in a reading.