Rider Waite Smith Tarot Cards
If you are a beginner to tarot reading, you may want to start with the Rider-Waite deck. However, it isn’t the only option. There are also a variety of other decks to choose from, including the Wild Unknown and Morgan Greer decks. While they’re more aesthetically pleasing, they’re less intuitive for beginning readers. The Morgan Greer deck is essentially 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 the World of Playing Cards, the original deck was brought to these regions by Islamic soldiers. 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 that the game was invented in the 17th century by a German monk, but tarot cards have been around 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. Originally, the cards were used for a game called Tarocchi. It was used for spiritual divination in the 18th century.
Tarot decks contain 78 cards. There are two types of cards: the Major Arcana or Minor Arcana. The Major Arcana contains 22 trump cards and the numbered Fool. The Major Arcana is the most significant influences in your life. The Minor Arcana is comprised of 56 cards. The Minor Arcana includes 10 numbered cards. Tarot cards can also be used to predict the future and read people’s lives.