A Brief History of Tarot:
origin of the Tarot is not known. However, it is thought
that they originated from somewhere around India and was brought
to Europe with the Gypsies. The earliest known deck seems to
have appeared around the fourteenth century. There is no real
evidence to reveal how old these cards are or whether they ever
appeared on Indian playing cards.
is a visual map of consciousness and a symbolic system that
offers insight into professional, personal motives and spiritual
development of each individual. As a map of consciousness, the
Tarot represents a facet of the total life experience incorporating
the practical everyday world with the spiritual growth of each
Renaissance, the Tarot became a part of the growing interest
in the studies of the mystic such as Qabbalah and Alchemy. The
Tarot saw a revival in the nineteenth century.
a deck of 78 picture cards that have been used for centuries
to reveal the future. In the past several years, interest in
Tarot readings has grown tremendously. People are looking
for ways to blend their inner and outer realities so that they
can gain more control over their lives. The Tarot is a tool
used to help you connect into your life and it's path. You can
gain insight and use this information for personal growth. More
and more people are seeking ways to tap into their own psychic
abilities and Tarot is something anyone can learn.