How to read tarot cards: a quick introduction
To learn how to read tarot cards, you must decide which tarot cards you want to use. Picture tarot cards are a good option if you are just starting out as pictures are great guides and you can learn as you go. You need to familiarize yourself with the tarot cards. You must determine how you would interpret each card and focus on the material, spiritual and emotional connotations of each card.
You want to interpret each card yourself before looking for the standard meanings of the cards. This ties your intuitive response to the card, which is what you will use when reading tarot. Many times, a person’s individual interpretation will actually be very close to the standard meaning of the cards.
The tarot card 78 can be divided into two groups, numbered from 0 to 21, which contain the 22 Major Arcana cards and the 56 Minor Arcana suits. Many beginners start with the Major Arcana cards. You can shuffle the tarot cards so that they are upright. If the cards are reversed, the meanings of the tarot cards are different. All tarot cards will contain both positive and negative energy.
The cards of the Major Arcana include 0 – the Fool, which means innocence, blinded by ignorance and the novice. 1 is the Magician, which means skill, self-control, and taking charge. 2 – the high priestess is synonymous with wisdom, secrets, tenacity, intuition and mysteries. 3- the empress is synonymous with goodness, health, mother, abundance and fertility. 4 – the emperor represents ambition, father, willpower, stability and benefactor. 5- the hierophant is synonymous with religion, mercy, marriage and good advice. 6-Lovers stand out from love, beauty, tests passed, sexual union and emotional success.
7-the car represents providence, revenge, war and triumph. 8 – strength means courage, success, fortitude and self-discipline. 9-the hermit is synonymous with betrayal, inertia, caution and prudence. 10 – the wheel of fortune represents luck, abundance, destiny and the hand of destiny. 11 – Justice means control, contract, balance, law and truth. 12 – the hanged man represents self-sacrifice, initiation, intuition, prophecy and wisdom in difficulties. 13 – death means important and inevitable changes, a new but difficult beginning and the end of corruption.
14 – temperance means economy, moderation, wise advice and administration. 15 – the devil represents deception, greed, jealousy, violence, anger and sexual passion. 16 – the tower represents ruin, recovery, catastrophe, adversity and calamity. 17 – the star represents expectations, goals, enlightenment and hope. 18 – the moon represents nightmares, dark forces, hidden fears and illusions. 19 – the sun represents joy, rebirth, happiness, success and freedom. 20 – the final judgment represents the result, the final result, the rebirth and an important decision. 21: the world is synonymous with assured success, long-distance travel, harmony and successful completion.