What Are Tarot Cards?

The tarot is a pack of playing cards that have been around since the middle of the 15th century. During the late 18th century, the cards started being used for divination. The deck contains both major arcana and minor arcana cards. Readings are carried out by psychics.

Tarot cards are commonly used for both divination (predicting the future) and as a form of guided meditation. The belief is that the future is fluid and predicting the exact future is always impossible. However, they can be used to influence issues at hand. Tarots provide a wide range of avenues and influences can be made on subjects you’re not even aware of yet. The cards are used to help guide a person’s future and the decisions they make.



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How Many Cards Are In A Deck Of Tarot Cards?


The major arcana deck contains 22 cards and the minor arcana deck contains 56 cards. The minor cards are divided into 4 suits. Although there is no set tarot deck, this tends to be the standard combination. Most decks have a particular theme and many modern decks are created to give more light-hearted readings.

What Is Included In A Deck Of Tarot Cards?


Whilst the deck includes 22 major cards and 56 minor cards, the minor cards are split into suits. The four suits of the Minor Arcana cards are:

  • Wands
  • Swords
  • Cups
  • Circles or Pentacles

The cards in each suit are numbered one through to ten and also include four court cards. The court cards in tarot are known as the king, queen, knight and page. All Major Arcana cards are numbered one through to twenty one, with twenty second card marked as 0 for ‘The Fool’ card.

How Do Tarot Readings Work?

All reading using tarot cards are carried out by psychics. When having a psychic reading carried out, major arcana cards can play a huge role in a reading. Before a reading is carried out the deck is shuffled by the person having a reading as this can help to pass their energy through to the cards.

When shuffling the person should concentrate on the on the question or problem they have. Many people who have tarot readings carried out are seeking an answer to a question or a guidance in their life. Seeing cards that have a particular meaning, can influence the actions you choose to make in your life leading to a more positive outcome.



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How Accurate Are Tarot Predictions?

Reading someone’s tarot is a bit like forecasting the weather. There are plenty of signs that cards can show and it’s up to the reader to interpret them. The interpretation can give different results or have different meanings depending on who is reading them.

The main aim of a reading is to build a psychic connection that can then be used to read a tarot. Although they aren’t a hundred percent accurate way of reading the future, they can be used to benefit a person’s way of life and their way of thinking. Having a reading carried out will help to answer questions that you might have and will give you guidance on a particular thought or subject.

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