How do you pronounce “tarot”?
In English, Tarot is pronounced “tah-row.” The final “t” is silent.Read More
Which tarot deck do I use and why?
I currently use the Osho Zen Tarot Deck for most of my readings because it is focused entirely on life as a journey of awakening. This is in complete resonance with my perspective and my work with clients. I have used this deck for so many years that many levels of meaning for each card…Read More
What are the four suits of the minor arcana?
The Minor Arcana suit names vary from deck to deck. Traditionally, the suits were called Wands, Cups, Swords and Pentacles (or Disks). In the deck I use most often (Osho Zen Tarot Deck), they are Fire, Water, Swords and Rainbows.Read More
What are tarot cards?
Tarot cards are a tool for self-understanding using symbolic imagery and words and consisting of two parts – the Minor Arcana and the Major Arcana. The Minor Arcana is just like a deck of playing cards, with 4 suits and 14 cards per suit (ace through king). The Major Arcana usually includes 21 cards that…Read More
What is a tarot reading?
The purpose of tarot cards is not fortune telling, as some seem to mistakenly think. Instead, a tarot reading is an exploration of your question or issue, using the symbolic meaning of the card or cards that are drawn to delve deeper into what is going on, what it means for you, what is called…Read More
Are tarot cards a load of rubbish?
What’s the difference between a psychic reading and a tarot reading?
Tarot readers use tarot cards as the foundational information for a reading. They refer back to the meanings and symbolism of each card during the entire reading. Psychics, on the other hand, profess to tap into a source of knowledge about the person they are reading for that is outside the material world. Most tarot…Read More
Do tarot cards predict the future?
It is important to recognize that here at The Umaverse, tarot cards and readings are not meant to predict the future. This is not their function. They are a tool for self-understanding that helps you successfully navigate life’s twists and turns and make the best choices for yourself.Read More
Are tarot readings accurate?
Tarot readings are always “accurate” in that the cards chosen are always delivering a relevant communication about your situation. It is your reader’s to interpret the cards correctly and specifically for you.Read More
Can I read my own tarot cards? Can I learn to read for other people?
Absolutely. It just requires you to start drawing cards and playing around with a deck (or decks) that you resonate with. Most decks come with a book that tells the basic meanings of each card. There are also courses and books you can study. However, most professional tarot readers will tell you that the best…Read More