How do Tarot Cards work?

Published: 08/17/20 10:10 PM EDT

How do tarot cards work? The art of Tarot evolved from playing cards around the 15th century. Originally designed as a parlor game or party trick, they quickly gained credibility as a legitimate spiritual tool. Used primarily by psychics for energy readings, tarot cards add another layer of meaning to the divination process. A common misconception is that they predict the future, however, that is not strictly true. Readings are intended to connect an individual to their inner wisdom or intuition. The cards provide guidance by describing potential outcomes based on your current vibration. But they can also facilitate greater insight into past events or your present situation. There is no exact formula for reading cards, but there are a couple of things to think about which can make your life easier. There are quite literally thousands of tarot decks available, each one with a unique, beautifully illustrated design. The…

How Many Tarot Cards are in a Tarot Card Deck?

Published: 08/17/20 9:55 PM EDT

How many cards are there in a tarot deck? Tarot cards have been used to divine the future since their invention in the mid 15th century. The tarot has inspired many artists over the centuries, and today thousands of beautifully illustrated decks exist. The most popular and likely the one you are familiar with is the Rider Waite set illustrated by Pamela Coleman Smith in 1910. These types of divination cards have a specific structure; each deck has 78 cards broken into two parts, the major and minor arcana. The major arcana consists of 21 numbered cards plus one face card, The Fool. The minor arcana is made of 56 cards divided into four suits, Wands, Pentacles, Cups and Swords. THE MAJOR ARCANA   THE FOOL Upright- Innocence, new beginnings. Reversed - Reckless or inconsiderate.   THE MAGICIAN Upright- Desire, creation. Reversed- Trickery, illusion.   THE HIGH PRIESTESS Upright- Intuitive,…

Should I Trust Free Tarot Reading Websites?

Published: 08/17/20 9:52 PM EDT

The psychic industry is getting more and more popular through various websites and mobile apps, allowing people to connect with top psychics from any region of our planet. Online psychic services are beneficial for several reasons, including the availability of advisors, an easy-to-use interface, the ability to check customer feedback, and, most importantly, for relatively low prices. Besides, you only need a few minutes to find a really good psychic and pay much less for an online reading compared to an in-person session. Along with that, some websites even offer specific services at no extra cost. Most commonly, the services include Tarot card reading and daily, weekly, monthly, or annual horoscopes. In this article, we will focus on the trustworthiness of free Tarot reading websites. If you are wondering whether the readings generated by these free websites are reliable, keep reading! You will find comprehensive answers to many of the…

Empress

Published: 08/09/20 8:36 PM EDT

Empress Tarot Card Meaning   The Empress tarot card is full of significant imagery. First, we see this beautiful woman resting on a throne covered in pillows. She is in a meadow full of ripe and a river meandering around her. She has gold accompanying her, with a staff held high like a blessing and a symbol of Venus under her throne. The crown upon her head has stars, a symbol of her connection to the higher world. The pomegranates all over her gown represent the fruit of carnal knowledge. She is the quintessential image of femininity, mother, and goddess. She is the ultimate symbol of fertility, accentuated by the ripe pomegranates and wheat, both ready to be harvested and created into something new. The river flows, as does her emotions and sexuality, engulfing her. The Empress is comfortable with her position. The phallic-like wand appears to be no burden…

Fool

Published: 08/09/20 8:36 PM EDT

Fool Tarot Card Meaning The fool is not a card of stupidity but of innocence and this is reflected in the image. A young man stands on the edge of a cliff with no fear of the dangers. He is accompanied by a non-judgmental puppy that also has no concerns about what could happen. The theme of innocence is continued through the white rose that the Fool is offering to the sun. As the Fool is not a counting card, the number zero shows a lack of experience, of riches, and of wisdom, which comes with both age and experience. His torn clothes and lack of shoes not a problem for this man who stands proud. He has no need for material objects and feels as light as the feather decorating his hat. The contents of his bag are a mystery. It might be brimming with things he needs for…

Magician

Published: 08/09/20 8:36 PM EDT

Magician Tarot Card Meaning The red roses and white lilies that surround the Magicians feet are both the colors of life and the symbol of magic. White lilies represent purity and his purity is of intention. While focusing his gaze straight ahead, his right hand holds a baton pointing to the heavens above. Balance is maintained as his left hand points to the Earth below. The Magician shows to symbols of wholeness, the infinity sign floats above his head and his clothes are ties with an ouroboros. Finally, a sword, a pentacle, a cup and a wand are carefully placed to the right on the table in front of him. These minor arcana symbols are next to the Magician’s righteous side. The position of the Magician shows his capabilities of bridging the spiritual and physical worlds. He has gone further in his spiritual journey than the Fool who was just…

High Priestess

Published: 08/09/20 8:35 PM EDT

High Priestess Tarot Card Meaning As a pearl for a crown, the High Priestess is a symbol of wisdom. She sits on a throne between a black pillar and a white pillar, a sign of the beginning and end for everything. Behind the High Priestess, there is a tapestry brimming with rich grapes that represent fertility and prosperity. To emphasis her higher mind, she wears blue robes. In her right hand, you will just make out a Torah scroll protruding from her robe. To her left, there is a crescent moon, poised by her feet. The moon represents the part of us we don’t see, out instinct and intuition. But is she balanced by the moon, or it is the other way around? Behind all is an infinite blue sky. The two pillars have a deeper meaning. The black pillar has the letter B, for Boaz and is one the…

Emperor

Published: 08/09/20 8:35 PM EDT

Emperor Tarot Card Meaning The Emperor sits firmly on his throne, set in a mountain range of gold. The sky is beginning to turn red like the world is on fire. The arms of this thrones have ram’s heads carved into them. He wears a gold crown decorated with precious gems, but it looks more like a helmet. His long white beard stands out against his red robes. Though slightly concealed, you can notice parts of blue clothing under his robe. On the lower part of his body, he has armor. In his right hand, leading to righteousness, he holds a gold scepter which resembles an ankh, symbolizing life. The hand that leads to the profane, holds a gold orb. The Emperor is a sign of masculine energy. Because of his years, he has gained wisdom and is also determined. He lives his fast-paced life with passion and zest. His…

Hierophant

Published: 08/09/20 8:35 PM EDT

Hierophant Tarot Card Meaning The Hierophant sits on a throne in front of two monks. He is wearing clothes of white and blue, symbolizing purity and spiritualism respectively. His robe is red, the color of life. In the religious realms, he is the supreme leader, represented by the three-tiered crown he wears, its height reaching to the heavens. The staff in his left hand is gold and has three gold bars, a symbol of unity. With his right hand, he is giving a blessing. His throne sits between two Roman pillars with a stone-grey background. The monks are identical, only differing in their robes. One is covered in red roses, representing magic, while the other blue flowers. Although the monks are looking at the Hierophant, he looks straight ahead. Despite the Hierophants kingdom is a spiritual one, he is still an emperor of sorts. His path to Heaven is paved…

Lovers

Published: 08/09/20 8:35 PM EDT

Lovers Tarot Card Meaning  The male and female in the meadow are naked but have no shame in this. The angel who towers above them wears purple, the color of royalty and high spirituality. The sun is present behind the angel, beaming as if to warm the naked lovers. The angel’s hair has streaks of red, almost representing fire and passion. The female lover is on the left, close to a fruit tree. The snake wrapped around the tree is a symbolizes the story of Adam and Eve and temptation. The woman is looking up to the angel, her arms open appearing prepared for an embrace. On the contrary, the man is stood next to a tree with fire replacing fruit. This fire implies passion or even the burning bush that God communicates to Moses through. The man seems eager to embrace the woman, looking at her with his arms…