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Tarot with Jennifer
Saturday, January 26, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm$20.00
Tarot Card History
Contrary to popular belief, Tarot cards aren’t quite as old as people think. Although they have been around for centuries, their first appearance happened sometime between 1420 and 1440 in norther Italy. This early iteration of Tarot cards was not what it has evolved into. These early cards known as “triumph” cards were used for playing card games similar to Bridge. Although there is some evidence that people used these playing cards for casual divination or predictions, the art of cartomancy (using cards for divination) didn’t rise in popularity until the 18th century.
These early triumph card decks are the basis for the Minor Arcana of today’s Tarot cards. They had the suits cups, coins, swords, and polo sticks (which would later become wands). They also had a court consisting of a king and two male underlings. As these cards evolved into Tarot, Queens, Trumps, and The Fool were added.
The True Purpose of Tarot Cards
As has already been stated, Tarot cards are used for divination. The art of reading Tarot is a type of cartomancy or fortune telling using cards. Although this is the basic use of tarot cards, they can be used for so much more. Going to a Tarot card reader isn’t just about having your future read. A Tarot card reader can help you answer any of your burning questions, help you see your past and present more insightfully, help you reflect on your behavior, and really anything that you can think of.
A common misconception about Tarot readings is that they will help you change your life overnight. While the Tarot cards might provide insight or present you with options about your future, a reading is only there to provide guidance.
20 mins for $20.00
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