Tarot is a type of astrology. In simple term Tarot is an art of future prediction by using card reading. The Tarot is an ancient meditative discipline by which one can gain access to higher levels of consciousness. The magic of Tarot cards combines astrology, numerology, symbology and the occult to gain insights into the past, present and future. Tarot commonly used for prediction, healing, reflection and analysis. In Tarot cards a series of images represent a summary of all knowledge, ancient energies, teachings and the wisdom of sages. Every card in the Tarot pack has a numerical value and an astrological reading. Since the symbols are used in different cultures and parts of the world, it makes the Tarot universal.
Tarot cards are still used in modern lifestyle world to predict future.
Types of Tarot Cards
Usually, there are 78 cards in the Tarot pack, which is divided into two types -
* Major Arcana
These cards symbolize the elements, planets and zodiac signs. Then there are the royalty cards - Knight, Queen, Prince, and Princess - that symbolize people, characteristics and qualities.
* Minor Arcana
These cards are presented in four suits from one to 10 and they are Wands, Cups, Swords and Pentacles. They express spiritual, emotional, mental and physical energies.