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?
What is the Tarot?
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.