Tarot cards are highly popular in making readings for future situations or events. In fact Tarot cards are used to assess current and past situations too. It is a very simple and inexpensive way to know the future. Tarot card reading is the practice of using tarot cards to gain insight into the past, present or future by formulating a question, then drawing and interpreting cards. There are many kinds of Tarot decks available. The best one is Rider-Waite tarot deck. It was originally published in 1909. While the images displayed in the cards are simple, the details and backgrounds feature abundant symbolism. There are total 78 cards out of which 22 are major arcana cards and remaining 56 are called minor arcana cards. The major arcana cards depict a principle whereas the minor arcana cards throw light on outcome or event. The minor arcana cards are of 4 types namely wands, swords, pentacles and cups. Each group represents an element. The power stands for fire, swords for air, cups for water and pentacles for earth. A querent has to shuffle the cards and then pull out cards with the intent to know the answer from cards. The cards pulled out from the deck give a fairly good indication of the answer. There are various types of card spreads depending upon the need. for short term predictions, there is a 3 card spread. For long term predictions there is Celtic Cross spread. One can also pull out just one card for knowing the day’s prediction or for a new project being undertaken. One interprets the cards as per generally understood meaning of the card as well as through his subjective intuitive ability.
There are various books and online courses to learn Tarot readings. Choose the same as per your inner voice. It takes at least 2 years of practicing Tarot to truly start understanding its power. It is like attuning yourself with the cards and then the cards will start talking with you. Always remember that the Tarot cards are not any magic. They are simply like words of a language. You just need to learn the language. Don’t overtly depend on Tarot. These cards are meant to serve you and not vice-versa. Be practical in your approach to use. You cannot ask Tarot to tell you if you pass in your exams without studying or without appearing it for the same ! There has to be something being done by you and only then you should use Tarot to guide you. You should not do Tarot readings for another person without his permission. It is unethical and harmful for you. Tarot is a gift and should be used wisely and for right purpose only. You should not gamble or buy lottery ticket and use Tarot readings to tell you the outcome. This is simply not right. Be industrious, moral and ethical in your life.
Buy your own Tarot cards deck and use it respectfully. Don’t make Tarot readings a fun activity. It has to be used in the right spirit. Once you learn and start practicing Tarot readings, a whole new world will open to you.