1- Can a normal deck of playing cards be used in place of a tarot deck with the same results and such?
2- What does each card represent? Or mean when read? Specifics please?
3- If yes to number one then how do you lay the deck out and go through them in order to give yourself a reading? What other motions do you go through? Specific instructions please?
4- And when giving yourself a reading do you have to think of a specific question or no?
Suggestion by Roddy
Isn’t it odd that if you don’t like the reading you can just mix up the cards and do it again? Tarot cards are nothing more than toys.
Suggestion by Jingwa
Dont know to much about the specifics of the cards etc etc, so i cant answer this properly… but i do understand few points as i had a friend which was very good with them.
generally as with any magic spells or other stuff you want your “tools” to be good for the task…sure you can settle for less and use things perhaps not well suited…but then you have to be prepared to acept the results may not be as good as you wanted.
In terms of tarot cards i know you can make your own, but either way the imagery should be weel defined and make sense to the person using the tarot cards. Its much the same as giving a spell ritual to another person…if it translates diferently to them…the results will also vary.
So i would think the end goal of any serious tarot card user is to make their own special deck of cards…unique to them. So sure you could use standard playing cards….long as you can define each cards meaning to that in the purpose of tarrot reading…and your mind doesnt get confused by their normal card playing meaning. If your mind cant instantly and completly see the playing cards as in their purpose for a tarot reading…you have picked a miserable set of tools and well dont expect results which will satisfy.
so answer your first question i would say yes, but it is a 99% NO in general…it just doesnt make sense to try use a tool which is good for playing cards, but never designed for tarot….in terms of magic this would almost be inviting failure or results which could even be dangerous….so your answers from the cards are 99% chance to be a flop.
second question….im not sure what the actual tarot definitions are for a normal tarot deck, but i do understand there can be variations based on the individual using the deck…as it all comes down to “their” interpretation of what the cards say beyond their default meaning and how it ties with other cards out. If you just use the default meaninsg for the cards you can get a not very accurate result…so its the tarot users need to get the corect feeling and understanding of why the card came up and how all the others fit together…to basically give the answer with “human” interpretation and not “computer” interpretation.
third question…i would imagine with my lack of knowledge on tarrot as a gues…using logic…you would need to give each card a definitive meaning, so it represents something such as in a tarrot deck…you would have to keep this brunt in your brains as if you cannot…then the reading will flop is my expectation.
Far as i understand it there are multiple layouts to pulling cards out from a deck and puting them before you, though from start to end focused on your qestion at hand, which is why your using the tarrot cards in the first place.
looking at it from a logical magical stand point the card user channeles their energy into the cards with the question asked…it is like a spell with the intent for the cards to give that answer as the conclusion of that spell….so in that regard the cards should relay meaning back to the card user and guide the process so the answer is clear.
in terms of actual tarot process and so forth…wouldnt ahve a clue as i never used them or never studied them. Either way would sgest getting a tarrot deck…last check they aint expensive.
4th question…from my understanding…i would assume yes, you would hold the cards and focus on your intent to using the cards…which is the question you want an answer to…though i would believe the question should be easy to undersatdn for yourself, so a easy to understand answer can be derived.
eitherway like said tarrot i dont know much about…any tarrot user even casual would know the details which i have no clue…so i simply rationalized it from a “how does a engine work” without actually knowing the details :).
eitherway id assume someone would answer seriously…as tarot is popular.
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How to read Gypsy Witch Cards/ tarrot cards/ Lenormand deck?
Okay I just bought myself a deck of Gypsy Witch Cards and would like to know how to read them exactly. It came with instructions but I’m so new to this reading stuff. What exactly am I supposed to do to do readings? (pray ritual etc.) but these cards also I heard are different than normal tarots because they are Lenormand style. I know the inside square is for destiny or future, but what are the outside cards mean as in influence? What does that mean? Help!!!
Suggestion by KimIsland
I have some information on such things if ur a big enough person to absorb and handle the truth. Well??? Here goes!!
Leviticus 19: 26
“YOU must eat nothing along with blood. YOU must not look for omens, and YOU must not practice magic”.
Deuteronomy 18: 9 – 13
There should not be found in you anyone who makes his son or his daughter pass through the fire, anyone who employs divination, a practicer of magic or anyone who looks for omens or a sorcerer, or one who binds others with a spell or anyone who consults a spirit medium or a professional foreteller of events or anyone who inquires of the dead. For everybody doing these things is something detestable to God, and on account of these detestable things God your God is driving them away from before you. You should prove yourself faultless with God your God.
Acts 18: 18 – 19
And many of those who had become believers would come and confess and report their practices openly. Indeed, quite a number of those who practiced magical arts brought their books together and burned them up before everybody. And they calculated together the prices of them and found them worth fifty thousand pieces of silver.
Suggestion by K. Plesner
Any which way you choose. They won’t work anyway.
Suggestion by Pytr Pytr
look, if what you want to do is either look stupid, or lie to your friends, then tarot cards are perfect for you.
but if you want to act like a sensible person, then maybe you ought to spend your time on something that isn’t an obvious scam.
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