The Rider-Waite deck is a good choice for beginners to tarot. It’s not 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. This deck is a great choice for anyone looking for big faces, bright colors, and Game of Thrones-themed imagery. 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 deck was probably carried by soldiers while on duty. The culture eventually spread to the indigenous populations. 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.
Tarot is a popular method of fortune telling. However, it can be scary and intimidating. Although it’s impossible to predict the future using Tarot cards, a good reading of the Tarot can help you gain insight into 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 contains 22 trump cards and the numbered Fool. The Major Arcana represents the major influences in your life. The Minor Arcana is comprised of 56 cards. The Minor Arcana contains 10 numbered cards. Tarot cards can be used to read people’s lives and make predictions.