Discover all 78 Tarot cards
Tarot Cards are a collection of 78 cards belonging to the Major and Minor Arcana. The history of Tarot cards goes back to the 15th and 16th centuries, when the first decks of Tarot cards that were originally used to play. In the 17th century, Tarot cards were divided into 22 Major Arcana cards and 56 Minor Arcana cards. In the 18th century two types of Tarot cards were distinguished: cards used for gambling and those used for fortune telling. Nowadays, Tarot cards are a combination of Kabbalah and astrology, which are a foundation for them in terms of structure, symbolism and interpretation. Nowadays, the effectiveness of Tarot cards is less and less often referred to as occultism, and more and more often it is based on the unconscious and subconscious, which have been classified in science as depth psychology referring to symbols and archetypes hidden in us. It is well described by Carl Gustav Jung's psychology book entitled "Jung and Tarot". Most Tarot decks are currently based on one of the oldest patterns known as the Tarot of Marseilles. Tarot card decks are usually divided into two groups. One is based on Rider-Waite cards created by Arthur Edward Waite, while the other is based on the symbols and appearance of Aleister Crowley's Tarot cards.
Currently available Tarot card decks differ mainly in the technique of fabrication, expression and symbolism. Therefore, although the very basic meaning of Tarot cards remains the same, their interpretation may differ. Below you can see all the Tarot cards based on the Rider-Waite deck. You can learn their meaning by clicking on the image of the card. Below you can find a list of the 22 Tarot cards of the Great Arcana. The Major Arcana are the most important cards that tell us about important matters, major and significant events in one's life and show the course of a given situation. The Tarot cards known as the Great Arcana are numbered from 0 (the Fool) to 21 (the World). You can check the meaning of each of the Tarot cards below by clicking on its picture. The Minor Arcana are a collection of 56 Tarot cards, divided into: Wands, Pentacles (Coins), Cups and Swords. The Minor Arcana are usually related to less important matters or events in the life of the person asking a question. They are a kind of background or supplement to the story told by the Major Arcana cards. Familiarize yourself with all the Tarot cards and their meaning by clicking on them.