It’s tempting to think that some genius, or conspiracy of geniuses, must have created the Tarot with great care and intention. But how did it really come to be?
Author and Kabbalah Scholar Colin Low presents what I consider to be essential viewing for anyone who is new to the art of Tarot.
The Celtic Cross is one of the oldest and most popular Tarot spreads. Along with simple “past/present/future” three-card spreads, it is often the first spread that many readers learn.
Tarot has moved swiftly from the fringes into our cultural mainstream, but why?
Here’s a quick primer on the Tarot – what it is, whence it came, how it’s used and where to learn more.
The Tarot is a collection of 78 cards, divided into two categories, the Major Arcana and the Minor Arcana. The word “arcana” simply means a secret, a mystery or something that is hidden.