People used tarot cards to play games when it first came into existence during the early 14th century. Although the origin story of tarots was never recorded, it is speculated to be of French or Italian origin. Many countries in Europe still play games with cards, just like ancient times. However, the cards are not the same as the ones used for divinity readings.
Tarot cards were used to solve divination problems since the late 18th century.
What is tarot?
Tarot is the 78 deck card that represents two significant groups.There are the 22 major arcana cards, and the rest of them are the Minor Arcana cards. The Major Arcana cards show the karma in life. These Major Arcana cards also teach us an essential or urgent message which can either be positive or negative. Therefore it is necessary to pay special attention to these cards.
The Arcana minor Cards, on the other hand, display the daily trails and also how to get past them quickly without any trouble. This set contains four suits that include pentacles, wands, swords, and cups.
How Does Tarot Work?
According to OnlineTarotReadings.Net, Tarot is the way you can calm your mind, get into the soul, and then speak through your heart. We do believe that we are always receiving messages from the universe, either through the angels or spirits. However, we are not able to receive those messages properly due to the distractions we face in our day-to-day life. Pulling a card and preparing an entire spread can help you see the path you are on and where the road is heading.
Some points you need to know before you start reading tarot cards
1. Choose a classic deck inspired by whatever you find interesting. Be sure that the deck you choose is the reflection of yourself. A good deck to start with is the Rider-Waite -deck.
2. Many experts suggest that sleeping with a tarot card under your pillow is also useful. They claim that the energy from the card will get into your dreams .Then once you wake up in the morning, read the different meanings of the card. Then determine the type of card(Major Arcana or Minor Arcana?) and which card is it (wand, cups, swords, or pentacles). Then notice what happens during the entire day with you. You may realize that the events may be a sign of the cards. Then connect the message, and you will understand that the events are not happening by coincidence.
3. Try it out with someone who is not close to you. Just say out what you read, no matter how far-fetched, to start creating confidence in your intuitive side. Faith is the key to success.
So the next time you feel anxious, pull out a tarot card. Study the card and check out if it helps you feel better, and you can pinpoint the problems in your life. It can be an excellent tool for self-care.