Tarot Card Reading

Tarot Card Reading

“Tarot card reading is defined as the reading of cards for gaining insight into the present, past and future. The practioners of the tarot cards use them and tell about the diffenrt happenings in the life of a person. It is a form of cartomancy.”

A tarot deck traditionally contains about 78 cards. They are subdivided into two major groups known as;

  • Major Arcana
  • Minor Arcana

These terms are used in the occult in the practicing of Esoteric Tarot (the divinatory application of the tarot deck).

Let’s discuss these groups one by one in detail : 

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Major Arcana

These are the numbered cards that are in a cartomantic tarot pack. The occultists gave them the name of the trump cards. They are in a standard tarot pack used for playing the games. The tarot pack contains 78 cards; out of them, 22 cards are named major Arcana. Their numbering is from the start, i.e., from 0 to 21.

In the tarot pack, the first card, i.e., the 0 number card, is kept blank and is not numbered 0. The blank or unnumbered card is called a Fool.

They are numbered in roman, counting from 0 to XXI.

List of Tarot Cards

Let’s have a look at the list of 22 Major Arcana Cards;

  1. Occultist or unnumbered (The Fool)
  2. The Juggler (The Magician)
  3. The Popess (The High Priestess)

  III. The Empress (Queen)

  1. The Emperor (King)
  2. The Pope (The Hierophant or High Priest)
  3. The Lovers (Marriage)

   VII. The Chariot (Osiris Triumphant)

 VIII. Justice (Strength)

  1. The Hermit (The Wise Man who seeks justice and truth)
  2. The Wheel of Fortune (Fortune increases)
  3. Strength (Fortitude, Justice)

XII. The Hanged Man (Prudence)

XIII. Death (Unnamed)

XIV. Temperance

  1. The Devil (Typhon)

XVI. The house God (The Castle of Plutus)

XVII. The Star (The Dog Star, Osiris)

XVIII. The Moon (the Twilight)

XIX. The Sun (Enlightenment or Fire)

  1. Judgement (Creation or the Final judgment)

XXI. The World (Voyage or Earth)

Minor Arcana

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Minor Arcana, also named lesser Arcana, are actually the tarot card in the tarot cards pack used for gaming, gambling, and fortune telling.

In the 1440s, tarot cards were first used in Italy. At that time, they are mainly used for gaming purposes. These cards have four suits, each containing ten cards ranging from 1 to 10. There were also four face cards or court cards.

In the 18th century, the cartomantic cards were first used in France, and Jean-Baptiste Pitois originated the terms such as Major Arcana and Minor Arcana.

In 1910, the Minor Arcana were first popularized by the Rider-Waite Tarot. The Minor Arcana cards are used along with the Major Arcana cards in the tarot card pack. These cards give every single insight and suggest subtleties and details. These cars have deep day-to-day insights.

Minor Arcana consists of 56 cards, and there are 14 cards in each of the subdivisions or suits as;


Alternatively called clubs, batons, staves, or staffs. Their French suit is Club. Their element is fire, and their class is Artisans. It signifies creativity and will.

It has the following gallery of card sets;

  1. Ace of wands
  2. Two of Wands
  3. Three of wands
  4. Four of wands
  5. Five of wands
  6. Six of wands
  7. Seven of Wands
  1. Eight of the wands
  2. Nine of wands
  3. Ten of wands
  4. Page of wands
  5. Knight of wands
  6. Queen of wands
  7. King of wands


They are alternatively called Goblets, Vessels, or Chalices. Their French suit is diamonds. Their element is earth, and their class is merchants. It signifies materials, possessions, or bodies.

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  1. Ace of cups
  2. Two of cups
  3. Three of cups
  4. Four of cups
  5. Five of cups
  6. Six of cups
  7. Seven of cups
  1. Eight of cups
  2. Nine of cups
  3. Ten of cups
  4. Page of cups
  5. Knight of cups
  6. Queen of cups
  7. King of cups

Swords (Blades)

Their French suit is the heart. Their element is water, and their class is clergy. It signifies love and emotions.

  1. Ace of swords
  2. Two of swords
  3. Three of swords
  4.  Four of swords
  5.  Five of swords
  6.  Six of swords
  7.  Seven of swords
  1. Eight of swords
  2. Nine of swords
  3. Ten of swords
  4. Page of swords
  5. Knight of swords
  6. Queen of swords
  7. King of swords


They are alternatively called Coins, rings, or disks. Their French suits spades. Their element is air, and their class is nobility and military. It signifies reason and cause.

  1. Ace of pentacles
  2. Two of pentacles
  3. Three of pentacles
  4. Four of pentacles
  5. Five of pentacles
  6. Six of pentacles
  7. Seven of pentacles
  1. Eight of pentacles
  2. Nine of pentacles
  3. Ten of pentacles
  4. Page of pentacles
  5. Knight of pentacles
  6. Queen of pentacles
  7. King of pentacles

There are also 4 Court cards named King, Queen, Knight, and Page.

In some tarot card packs, the two court cards, Knight and page, are replaced by Prince and Princess. In the historic Visconti-Sforza Tarot, two additional cards are named The mounted Lady, The damsel.

If you want to read tarot cards for you, you can search fortune tellers who offer online tarot card reading services. There are also tarot cards reader in India. If you want to search for them, browse them as the best Tarot card reader in India or the best tarot card reader in Dehli.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How do you read tarot cards in Hindi?

If you want to read tarot cards in Hindi, then follow the following steps;

  • Start to read the cards with a question in your mind.
  • Then shuffle all the cards.
  • Decide on one card yourself before you look at the cards and understand their meanings.
  • Then pick one deck that will speak to you.
  • You can also hunt tarot books for this.
  • Sleep on it, having the question in your mind.
  • Think about the tarot cards reading just like you think of a journey.

Is it reasonable to get a tarot reading?

Tarot reading provides a deep insight into your past, present, and future. They reveal all about who you are, who you are, and what you will become, just like an illuminating mirror. 

Can you read your tarot cards?

Yes, you can easily read your tarot cards and have an idea of your current situation, and you can also have help from the fortune teller.