The Tarot path facts and mystery

Written by Amber

For five centuries or more Tarot cards have been used in Europe as a means of divination (fortune-telling).

The Tarot pack contains 78 cards: 22 Major Arcana Cards and 56 Minor Arcana cards; these Minor Arcana cards are broken into four suits: Wands, Cups, Swords and Pentacles. Each suit contains four suit cards: King, Queen, Knight and Page, and 10 cards numbered from Ace to Ten.

RW The rest of the pack the Major Arcana – contain symbolic images/pictures, each has a title and number – although in some packs the Fool is not numbered.

The doctrine behind these images has assumed many forms. The Tarot speaks many languages; its images/pictures are full of meanings to every student of the Tarot regardless of which path led them to study and learn this ancient mystery.

The Tarot path facts and mystery shows that the Tarot has foundations – links to the Qabalah and its ancient alphabet.

The Tarot Major Arcana shows the occult meaning of the 22 Hebrew letters as given in the Sepher Yetzirah.

The Tarot Minor Arcana cards represent the four worlds, or planes of existence which are given in the Qabalah. Each of these worlds has its own unique characteristics, and will represent a human quality/distinguishing feature; this is typified by one of the living creatures mentioned in the Ezekiel and Revelation. Each of these creatures represent one of the four cardinal signs of the Zodiac, the suits of the Tarot also represent this.

The Tarot Minor Arcana cards:

Wands: Atziluth, archetypal world; Spirit; Lion; Leo; Fire

Cups: Briah, creative world; Soul; Eagle; Scorpio; Water

Swords: Yetzirah, formative world; Astral body; Man; Aquarius; Air

Pentacles: Assiah, material world; Material body; Bull; Taurus; Earth.

The four court cards represent the constitution of mankind. The king is symbolic of spirit; the queen is symbolic of the soul; the knight is symbolic of the astral body and the page is symbolic of the physical body. There are four of each because each principle may manifest in each of the four worlds at the same time; this can be seen in any of us as different aspects of our personalities.

This is a short introduction to the Tarot path facts and mystery…for an in-depth reading to help you overcome any pressing issues or to simply help you make choices contact me for a one-one reading using the form below:

Written by Amber

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