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How do you play with tarot cards? And, is the tarot card deck at barnes and nobles any good?

I mean, i’m really interested in this predicting the future stuff and i’m thinking about buying this tarot deck at barnes and nobles store. Can anyone teach me how to play it?

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hudsongray
hudsongray
10 years ago

WHICH deck? They carry a lot of different ones.

The best one I have is the Robin Wood tarot, and my second favorite is the Animal Lords Tarot. Both are easy to read.

There are lessons over at http://www.learntarot.com

SadharaSatguru
SadharaSatguru
10 years ago

Hello Dani

You do not ‘play’ Tarot, you consult, meditate upon & study Tarot.

It can take many years to fully grasp them.

Any deck which you feel drawn to will be ideal.

Sadhara

vid
vid
10 years ago

You don’t really “play” Tarot when wanting to find out the future–the term is divination. I don’t know what particular deck you are looking at at Barnes and Noble, but I suggest the “Rider Tarot Deck” (aka Rider-Waite-Smith deck, aka Rider-Waite deck) as your first deck as there are pictures on all of the cards which can help you learn how to read them. My favorite version is the one in a yellow box with the Magician on the front as that an “The Original Rider Waite Tarot Pack” are the only two of the Rider-Waite-Smith versions that I pay… Read more »

philebus
philebus
10 years ago

Well, I’m not sure that fortune tellers would describe what they do as playing tarot – that phrase is usually used with reference to the games of tarot. Tarot cards were originally created for playing card games – which are still played throughout continental Europe today. Fortune telling with tarot didn’t really start until the end of the 18th century, gaining popularity in France during the 19th century and then spreading to English speakers in the 20th century. If you want to learn how to play tarot then you can check these sites: http://www.tarocchino.com http://www.pagat.com If you want to learn… Read more »

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