What is a spread in Tarot cards?
A three-card spread has the reader pull three cards from the deck after it’s been shuffled and halved by the querent (more on that in a moment). Usually, the first called pulled represents the past, the second represents the present, and the third represents the future.
How do you organize Tarot cards?
Drawing from the top of the deck, place the first card in front of you (a card will be added on each of its four sides). This card will represent the present. The second card goes to the left of the first, and represents the past and its effect on the present. The third will go to the right, and represents the future.
What are the 4 suits of tarot cards?
Tarot variations derived from Italian decks and Spanish decks typically have a Minor Arcana of 56 cards, with 14 cards in each suit: Wands (alternately batons, clubs, staffs, or staves), Cups (chalices, goblets, or vessels), Swords (or blades), and Pentacles (coins, disks, or rings).
How do I read my own tarot cards?
So below, get readers’ top tips for learning how to read tarot cards for yourself intuitively, sans memorization….
- Understand the major arcana.
- And also the minor arcana.
- Pull a card.
- Tell the story of the card.
- Pay attention to the intuitive hits.
- Trust yourself.
What are pip cards in tarot?
With both regular playing cards and pip Tarot decks, there are the face or royal cards i.e the jack/page, king, and queen. The remaining ten cards in each suit are called the pip cards. So, this means that in every minor suit, cards 1-10 have minimal illustrations, similar to an ordinary deck of playing cards.
Is it OK to read your own tarot cards?
It absolutely is. Tarot is a modality that helps us gain greater insight into our current situations, honor our intuition and forecast potential outcomes. It might seem a bit daunting, but it’s really a simple process.
What questions should I ask my tarot cards?
Questions for your tarot spread
- What is the relationship’s current energy?
- What’s the root cause of the split?
- What are their true feelings for me right now?
- What are their intentions to me now?
- What is the future nature of this relationship?
- What’s the best step for me to take now?
Which suit is first in tarot?
In ascending order the value progression in each suit is ace to 10, then jack, knight, queen, and king (though the ace is sometimes assigned a high value, as in modern playing cards). The adaptation of tarots to occult and fortune-telling purposes first occurred in France about 1780.