Also, in the Tarot, there are twenty-two major arcana cards. Each card describes
a tarot basic principle. In the traditional Rider-Waite-Smith
deck, these major arcana, (also called trump cards), are numbered
from #0, (the Fool), to #21, (the World). The numbers are represented
in Roman numerals, where 1=I and 2=II, and 3=III, etc.
From Wikipedia, " Some using tarot for cartomancy believe that the cards have
esoteric links to ancient Egypt, Iran, the Kabbalah, Indian
Tantra, or the I Ching, though scholarly research has demonstrated
that tarot cards were invented in northern Italy in the 15th century
and confirmed that there is no historical evidence of the usage of tarot for
divination until the late 18th century."
It is my personal belief that the Tarot holds many ancient truths
associated with the human psyche. Like Astrology, the Tarot can be a basis
for conversation on human relationship and on personal human development.
If you are interested in the Tarot, I would highly recommend my favorite
book on the subject, A Complete Guide to the Tarot by Eden Gray. You can
Find it here: Silver 2 Moon
Please visit the website,The Tarot for more information.
To learn more about the Major and Minor Arcana please use the links below.
Major Arcana of the Tarot. Minor Arcana of the Tarot.