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Did You Know? Fun Facts About Tarot Cards

Tarot Cards Were Originally Used for Playing Games You might be surprised to learn that the original purpose of Tarot cards was for playing games. The manuscript of Martiano da Tortona contained rules for playing the game of "Tarot," which many Italian residents enjoyed throughout the the 1400s, 1500s and 1600s. Over the years, several different variations of the game emerged, each of which had its own characteristics. While Tarot the game has since decreased in popularity in Italy, one variation remains: Tarocco Bolognese. Shuffling Can Affect a Reading The act of shuffling a Tarot deck may have a direct [...]

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Don’t Fear the Death Card

There’s nothing to fear from the death card. Have you ever watched a movie where a tarot reading takes place and the death card foretells the future of a victim who is subsequently shot or stabbed and meets an untimely death? Whilst this might create a suspenseful movie scene, it has unfortunately resulted in the death card becoming one of the most feared and misunderstood cards in the tarot deck. If you consult with a psychic for a tarot reading and the death card comes up, there is no need to be alarmed. This is a positive card, which indicates [...]