Rider Waite Tarot Deck Pocket Size
The Rider-Waite deck is a good choice for beginners to tarot. It’s not 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 essentially the Rider-Waite on steroids. With big faces, vivid colors, and Game of Thrones-themed imagery, this deck has something for everyone. But whatever tarot deck you choose, the most important thing is finding one that you like and is intuitive enough to interpret.
It is believed that tarot cards originated as a card game similar to bridge. They first appeared in Europe during the 15th century, and were most popular among the rich families in Italy. According to World of Playing Cards the original deck was brought by Islamic soldiers to these regions. The soldiers probably carried the deck on duty. The culture eventually spread to the indigenous populations. 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. The history of the Tarot is interesting. Originally, the cards were used for a game called Tarocchi. During the 18th century, it began to be used for spiritual divination.
Tarot decks contain 78 cards. There are two types of cards: the Major Arcana or 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 also be used to predict the future and read people’s lives.