Where Tarot Came From

Haven’t we all wanted guidance at some point? Life would be so much easier if we had an instruction manual. With a skilled tarot reading, you can get guidance for anything you might want to know about. People have been consulting these cards for centuries to learn about love, finances, spiritual direction, and many other topics. It is one of the most popular and powerful divination systems used today.
Where Tarot Came From (Tarot History)
There’s a lot of conflicting information about where these 78 cards came from. Some say they came down from Egyptian times. Others say they’re a modern invention. While there are certainly a lot of modern decks, the classic tarot images come from the late Renaissance era. Our modern playing card decks and the tarot are closely related. Both were used for games of chance originally and now both are used for divination today.
Tarot divination started in France in the late 1700s. The famous reader “Etteilla” was the first known professional tarot reader. Because of his skill and the strong interest in cartomancy (divination by cards) in France, it became popular very quickly. While the history of tarot is full of colorful characters and false claims, the information the cards can give you is very real. Today there are hundreds of different tarot decks that are based on the same underlying structure of traditional tarot decks.
How Does It Work?
There are lots of theories about how it works. Some say it’s the guidance of spirits. Others say it’s the power of the unconscious mind to weave the images together into an answer. Tarot is something that is best experienced. Browse through these pages and see what you can learn from our free tarot readings. You’ll soon see why tarot is such a potent tool for guidance!

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