Reading Tarot Cards

Article Highlight: Meaning of the Hierophant Card in Tarot

The Hierophant (pronounced HIRE-oh-fent) tarot card appears in the major arcana in tarot decks based on the Latin Tarot (Tarot de Marseilles) such as the Rider-Waite-Smith deck. As with all other cards in traditional… Keep reading »

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Reading tarot cards is a form of divination that is often used to answer questions about the past, present and future. Discover the many articles about tarot cards and how to use different card spreads to find solutions to problems and challenges you or others may be facing. When you learn to read Tarot cards you can provide in-depth insights into hidden influences and aspects affecting your life or the life of others.

How to Read Tarot Cards for Beginners

If you're just starting to learn about tarot cards and how to read them, you can find articles on tarot card basics and how to choose a tarot deck that speaks to you. If you're a DIYer, then you may be interested in learning where you can find printable tarot decks.

Choose a Simple Tarot Card Spread

Once you have your ideal tarot deck, you'll want to explore topics, such as simple card spreads and when to use them. For example, a three-card spread provides you with insight about the past, present and future and can be used in response to questions about a current circumstance. You can also conduct "yes and no card spreads" and then advance to more complex tarot card spreads.

What Do Tarot Cards Mean?

In the beginning, most students memorize the traditional meanings of the tarot cards. Each card has a specific meaning as well as different attributes that must be applied and interpreted for each individual. For example, if the death card turns up in a reading, don't panic. It doesn't necessarily mean the person is going to die, so it's important to learn the meaning when this and other cards turn up in a reading, so you know how to interpret them within the card spread. You'll find individual tarot cards discussed with entire articles dedicated to the individual card, such as the Lovers or the World cards.

How to Interpret Tarot Cards

You can learn the tarot basic and how to interpret the symbolism used throughout the cards. At some point, all students graduate from this kind of restrictive readings and begin to trust their intuition more and more. You can learn how to tap into your own psychic abilities for a greater interpretation and reading of a tarot card spread. Click onto an article about gauging the accuracy of a psychic reading to gain a better understanding of the nuances of a tarot card reading.

Learning to Read Tarot Cards

You can find tips and instructions on reading tarot cards. Once you understand the basics of a tarot card spread and interpretation, you'll have enough confidence to imbue your personal psychic insights to provide a helpful reading.

Reading Tarot Cards