Bellow are the questions that may arise in your mind while reading about tarot (tarot FAQs):
A Tarot deck is comprised of a set of 78 pictorial cards featuring different symbolic pictures on each. A standard tarot deck is made up of 22 major cards called the major arcana and four suits of 14 cards called as minor arcana.
Tarot cards can be used for practical solutions to everyday problems, creative visualization techniques, and self -motivation and last but not the least. For fortune telling!
Several stories have been their source to the history of tarot right from Atlantis to the Ancient gypsies; the historical evidence is that they were first discovered in Northern Italy in the mid fifteenth century. Although these cards are still used in Italy as part of a card game ritual but not used for divination purposes.
Different clairvoyants perceive the cards in different ways adding their own perspective to the intended meaning. Several themes, which correspond to the Tarot system, have revealed that many types of decks can be created in conjunction with the type of theme in question.
A tarot card deck comprises of the 78-cards of 56 minor arcana cards and 22 major arcana cards. An oracle deck is also a deck of cards which may or may not be equal to 78, used for similar purpose as a deck of tarot cards to gain insight and introspection to events or to predict the future and may also be aptly termed as a divination deck.