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 basically 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 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 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. The history of the Tarot is interesting. The cards were originally used to play a game called Tarocchi. During the 18th century, it began to be used for spiritual divination.
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 includes 10 numbered cards. Tarot cards can be used to read people’s lives and make predictions.