What is Tarot Reading and Why Do I Enjoy It?
How do you envision your future? Will your dreams come true? Are you going to get a better-paying job? How soon will you meet your soulmate? What will your relationship and career be like? The list goes on. It is common for Tarot readers to get questions alike. I enjoy listening to Tarot because it inspires me to achieve and work towards my goals. You may not receive an accurate tarot prediction as your fate will not be reflected, but each suit in a topic will be addressed by the reader based on the cards given.
The History of Tarot
Tarot cards have a vague history with claims coming from countries around Europe and the Arab world. Tarot came to Europe through Arabs, who arrived in many European cities between 1375 and 1378. Tarot cards are based on Islamic Mamluk cards, which comprised four suits: cups, swords, coins, and polo sticks. The Tarot is divided into 4 suits that vary by region. The painter Michelino da Besozzo created a 60-card deck with 16 cards illustrating Roman gods and four suits depicting 4 kinds of birds.
The word Tarot, “tarocchi”, first appeared in 1530. The original word was widely used in Italian, then in Germany as “tarocks”, and finally in French as “Tarot,” which continues to be the official name today. As early as the 16th century, poets used Tarot cards to create a version of “Tarocchi appropriate”. After that, this version became more popular for describing personality characteristics and predicting the future. (Hehe, 2019)
Why is Tarot Reading So Popular?
YouTube has a huge library of Tarot reading videos covering a wide range of topics based on one out of three cards you choose. Numerous topics are covered by Tarot readers, such as fortune/unfortunate, career, health, relationship, and predictions based on your zodiac sign.
Tarot reading is legal and free on YouTube. Nevertheless, some flea markets offer Tarot reading services, but they charge for the service. Overall, it is great entertainment to explore another perspective, believe in the future, and I felt really pleased to just relax and think positively about life as I listened to it. It is advisable not to rely on Tarot prediction as a life guide. The engine that operates and drives your way is you. Isn’t it true they said that everything happens for a reason? No matter how good or how bad the choices you made, they’ll have an impact.
Interested in Tarot Reading?
Every time I see Tarot readers, I usually think of how they can predict and interpret their meanings. The Tarot contains around 60 cards with a few thousand messages in each, as I mentioned before. Then again, if they can, so can you. Here are a few tips to read and play Tarot for you and invite your friends to be more interesting.
There are two types of Tarot cards: the Major Arcana and the Minor Arcana. The Minor Arcana consists of 56 cards, grouped into four suits: Wands, Cups, Swords, and Pentacles. There are also 22 cards of the Major Arcana that represent your life journey.
- Wands: Focus on Inspiration, Tasks, Goals, and Creativity
- Cups: Emotions, Relationships, Celebration, and Feelings
- Swords: Reasons, Truths, and Observations
- Pentacles: Material items, Careers, or your Home Life.
A Major Arcana card relates to a momentous event in your life, whereas a Minor Arcana card addresses routine problems.
Tarot reading begins with setting the surrounding mood. Try lighting candles, decorating your space with stones, or whatever makes you feel relaxed. Then, you should ask yourself questions about things you feel curious about. When you have your questions ready, shuffle the cards while you think about your questions. Choose one of the three stacks to answer the question from. If your question is simple, you may want to pair it with a simple layout, and vice versa. Last but not least, concentrate on the big picture, rather than the details. (Main, 2020)
Tarot can be mastered if you follow detailed instructions. Tarot card reading is a way to improve your astronomy abilities and tell the future of your friends and family members. What a neat idea, huh?