There are two parts to a Tarot deck. One part is called the ‘Minor Arcana’ and the other part is called the ‘Major Arcana’. But what do these labels mean? Continue reading
The Tarot cards that refer to a disaster of the scale of Frankenstorm come near the end of Life Lessons Tarot (otherwise known as the Major Arcana.) They are the heavy-hitters of the Tarot pack. The sequence of events might be summed up as follows: Continue reading
I’ve never liked the phrases ‘Minor Arcana’ and ‘Major Arcana’ which are used to refer to the two types of card you find in Tarot. These terms are meaningless to a modern audience. As a writer I believe strongly that it is important for words to conjure up the things of which they speak. So I’ve been raking my brain to come up with more contemporary titles.
The Minor Arcana consists of Continue reading
The Major Arcana cards read like a book that follows the journey of a human soul through life.
The first volume covers childhood:
The Fool – The soul waiting to be born
That’s one way of looking at it anyway. There are many more. That’s the beautiful confusing thing about Tarot. It’s like a diamond. Every time you turn it in your hand you see another side.
What about you? What’s your take on the first 8 cards of the Holy Book of Tarot?
The Tarot card deck is divided into two parts called the Minor Arcana and the Major Arcana which literally means the Little Secret and the Big Secret. In other words: hidden knowledge. But why was it hidden? This is just one of many unanswered questions about Tarot. We don’t know where it came from or who invented it but if you study the cards what you discover is this: Tarot is one of the most profound and beautiful books you will ever read.
I hope you’ll let me share it with you.