The Rider-Waite deck is a good choice for beginners to tarot. However, it isn’t the only option. There are many other decks you can choose from, such as the Morgan Greer and Wild Unknown decks. They are more visually appealing, but they are less intuitive for beginners. The Morgan Greer deck is basically the Rider-Waite on steroids. With big faces, vivid colors, and Game of Thrones-themed imagery, this deck has something for everyone. Whatever tarot deck is chosen, it is important to find one you like and easy to interpret.
It is believed that tarot cards originated as a card game similar to bridge. They were first introduced in Europe in the 15th century and were popular with wealthy families in Italy. According to World of Playing Cards the original deck was brought by Islamic soldiers to these regions. The deck was probably carried by soldiers while on duty. The culture spread to the native populations. However, this is not the only theory. The TreeHouse Society believes the game was created in 17th century by a German monk. However, tarot cards have existed for centuries.
While Tarot is a popular form of fortune telling, it can also be intimidating and scary. While it isn’t possible to tell the future with Tarot cards, a good tarot reading can help you increase awareness of your innermost truths. It is fascinating to learn about the history of Tarot. The cards were originally used to play a game called Tarocchi. It was used for spiritual divination in the 18th century.
Tarot decks contain 78 cards. The cards are divided into two categories – the Major Arcana and Minor Arcana. The Major Arcana includes 22 trump cards, and the numbered Fool. The Major Arcana represents the major influences in your life. The Minor Arcana consists of 56 cards. The Minor Arcana contains 10 numbered cards. Tarot cards can be used to read people’s lives and make predictions.