Tarot cards are not simply a deck of playing cards, but they are an immensely powerful divination tool. The cards do not reveal the future to us, but they offer valuable advice to better face tomorrow, understand our past and to unravel the tangle of a complicated present.
Another frequently asked question is “Where do tarot cards come from?”.
The most widespread tarot cards are that of Marseille, but little or nothing is known about this. It is only known that decks spread to Marseille, but it is not known where they came from or who created it. It is not even known the origin of the term tarot, different explanations have attributed the following languages.
This of course begs the inquiry “How to make your own tarot cards?”
My answer is to create your own tarot cards, first pick what tradition you want to use. Then, figure out your theme, which will determine what type of images you will use. After you have brainstormed, you will need to choose your artwork and put it on your cards using hand drawings or a printing service. The steps to creating your tarot cards are simple.
That is the power of Tarot Cards and the reason why they are one of the best tools we have to work on our personal growth, and the realization of our projects and dreams. They also give us clarity and guidance when struggling in a relationship, with certain questions or situations. The short answer is YES.
Why were tarot cards invented?
Tarot cards were invented by the Romani people as a fortune-telling tool. Tarot is not a game.. It’s a serious, mystical spiritual practice. Tarot decks were designed for telling fortunes. Tarot is occult, pagan, satanic, anti-Christian.
When did tarot cards become popular for divination?
It appears that divination with playing cards started to become popular in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth century, although at that time, it was far more simple than the way we use Tarot today.
What can be told for certain is that the earliest deck known in Europe was the Venetian Pack, according to Benham. It was produced in Lombardy around the year 1320 and consisted of four suits of ten cards with four court cards per suit . It also included the twenty-two trump cards which in modern Tarot are known as the Major Arcana.
What was the original purpose of tarot?
Tarot as Divination In both France and Italy, the original purpose of Tarot was as a parlor game, not as a divinatory tool. It appears that divination with playing cards started to become popular in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth century, although at that time, it was far more simple than the way we use Tarot today.
For some it comes from taroté, the back of the first crossed-striped cards or by tarotiers, the makers of the first cards, and others by the god thot. In short, nothing sure is known about the tarot.
Why can’t you question the Tarot cards?
This is because the Tarot Cards have already given you the answer to the question and, just because you might not like the answer, continuing to interrogate the cards can only lead to the opposite result, that is, confused, untruthful answers or no answers at all. You must respect this “law” to leave the consultations in a peaceful way.