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 many other decks you can choose from, such as the Morgan Greer and Wild Unknown 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. Whatever tarot deck is chosen, it is important to find one you like and easy to interpret.
It is believed that tarot card originated as a bridge-like card game. 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. 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. 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 represents the major 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.