As you develop your Tarot reading skills, you may find that you prefer one particular spread over the others. One of the most popular spreads in use today is the Seven Card Horseshoe spread. Although it utilizes seven different cards, it’s actually a fairly basic spread.
A frequent query we ran across in our research was “How to choose a tarot spread?”.
How can I best work with this energy ? What lesson am I being invited to learn this week?
Take your Tarot cards in your hands, and knock or tap the pile of cards a few times to spread your energy into the deck. Think of your question while holding your cards, really try to feel it deep inside. When you’re ready, you can shuffle the cards.
This begs the query “What are tarot spreads and how do they work?”
Tarot spreads are the patterns in which the cards in a tarot deck are laid out for the reading. Each layout has an energy of its own, and each card within the spread represents an aspect of the reading as a whole. Overall, there are hundreds of possible tarot spreads, and new ones are created on a regular basis.
Is a 3 card tarot spread the best for beginners?
When first learning to read tarot cards, a 3 card tarot spread is the perfect place to begin. Here are a few simple three card spreads I use with those learning to read. All of these spreads are linear spreads.
How do you use the situation situation advice tarot spread?
Situation-Obstacle-Advice/Outcome Tarot Spreads This spread is especially useful to help understand a conflict or resolve the tension. The first card pulled for the situation often represents the querent’s role. Then, the obstacle card in this tarot spread crosses the first card to show what elements are causing the conflict or tension.