This is a reblog of Tarot: “Most Relevant Generalities / Major Arcana”🗝️. posted on 01/15/2018 by Aquileana. This article resonated with me because symbols used in Tarot cards have universal meanings in mythology, religion, and psychology (dreams) across the world. Tarot cards do not predict the future but opens up the realm of possibilities with issues at hand.
Hope you enjoy!
“Most Relevant Generalities / Major Arcana” 🗝️:
The twenty-two cards of the Arcana Major. Tarot deck: Rider,Waite & Smith.
►Introduction and Sketch of this Post:
This is the first post of the series on “Tarot”.
Firstly, in section 1), I´ll present an overview of the story of Tarot, its use for divination purposes, tarot spreads, cards´positions (upright or reversed), total number of cards, division into two categories: Major and Minor Arcana.
In the second section (2) of this post, I´ll assess in-depth the Major Arcana.
For that purpose, I´ll use the classic Rider-Waite deck, illustrated by Pamela Colman-Smith, which has been continually printed since 1909. Hence, it is easy to find in Bookstores or online nowadays.
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