Tarot cards are used to predict the future. The origin of Tarot card is not known to us but has suffered the influence of different customs, culture and time. Some identify it of having Egyptian origin others say it traveled the world with the gypsies. Thus it was influenced by various ages like Medieval period, Celtic beliefs or Mithras religion. Others opine that in Western parts of Europe, people began using the card to foretell the future for the first time History. In the 14th century people used to play card for fun and entertainment. The packs were designed in various motifs from Greek Mythology, Geography, Art, Religion etc.
Another school of tarot card readers believes that these cards have come from the Italian word “Tarocchi” or Tarot River. However, the pack of tarot cards that is used by most readers of the time is a descended of French Tarot of Marseillies. It contains about 78 cards and 22 trumps. The card is divided into two major categories, Major Arcana and Minor Arcana.
There are different types of Decks namely Coins, Cups, Wands, Sticks etc. These are used for psychic analysis as well. The reader asks the subject to select three cards from the pack. After selecting the cards he or she has to hand over the cards to the reader. Now the images are interpreted and the reader informs what all can be identified from the cards.Major Arcana
Minor ArcanaCups Cards