Can you read your own tarot cards?Can you give yourself a reading? With very few exceptions, no.It’s just a bad idea. You see, most of us use astrology or tarot when we’re seeking clarity during a time of uncertainty.
How do beginners use tarot cards?
From there, tarot readings generally follow a simple format:
First, you need to ask the card deck a question. It should be clear and open-ended.
Once you have the question in your mind, it’s time to shuffle.
Pull your card(s).
Once you’ve chosen your card or cards, lay them facedown in your spread.
Is it hard to read tarot cards?But reading tarot can feel daunting because of how much you have to memorize and learn. We’re here to tell you something: It doesn’t have to be that way. Just follow our quick-start tarot guide and you’ll be a pro by the time your BFFs come over for drinks tonight.
Is it good to read tarot cards?Tarot can provide an illuminating mirror to reveal who you were, are, and are becoming. It can put your story into a greater context and extract life lessons, wisdom, and self-awareness. One of my most popular readings is my “Life Story Tarot Reading”—people love, love, love having their life told like a story.
Can you read your own tarot cards? – Additional Questions
What should you never do with tarot cards?
Questions not to ask in tarot card readings
Questions you don’t really want answered.
Questions that already have answers.
When you’re going to die.
Questions about other people.
The same question, over and over again.
What religion do tarot cards come from?
The early French occultists claimed that tarot cards had esoteric links to ancient Egypt, Iran, the Kabbalah, Indic Tantra, or the I Ching and these claims have been frequently repeated by authors on card divination ever since.
When should you read tarot cards?
Labrador, for one, skews more toward morning readings because they help her “transition from just waking up to being awake and ready to face the day.” However, you might prefer later at night so you don’t have anxiety about juggling your tarot reading with getting your day started, or you might simply enjoy it as a way
What do I need to know before getting a tarot reading?
7 tips for getting the most out of your next tarot card reading
Every reader is different.
Show up with an open-ended question.
Don’t like what you hear?
Time-related questions are tricky to answer.
The death and devil cards are not (usually) omens.
Tarot often helps confirm what you already know.
How do you read tarot cards?
What do the tarot cards represent?
In general, what do tarot cards represent? Tarot cards are there to give guidance, and as shamans like to say, “medicine” around what is happening in your personal orbit: love, money, career, goals, and general life path.
What is the most powerful card in the Tarot?
In almost all tarot games, the Fool is one of the most valuable cards.
As lowest trump.
As highest trump.
As excuse and highest trump.
As excuse and wild card.
What questions do you ask tarot cards?
Questions for your tarot spread
What is the relationship’s current energy?
What’s the root cause of the split?
What are their true feelings for me right now?
What are their intentions to me now?
What is the future nature of this relationship?
What’s the best step for me to take now?
How do you clean a tarot deck?
Different ways to cleanse your tarot deck
Use sacred smoke.
Place a selenite stone (or black tourmaline or clear quartz) on the deck.
Put them out on under a New Moon.
Stick the cards in a bowl of salt.
The sort and shuffle.
You can also book a tarot reading or tarot tutoring session with me.
What happens if someone touches your tarot cards?
It’s totally fine for others to touch away.
In fact, I feel like this enhances the authenticity of a reading. You just need to trust in the power of your intention to clear your Tarot deck of any unwanted energies afterwards.
Why do you knock on tarot cards?
Place your tarot deck face down on your non-dominant hand. Make a fist with your dominant hand and knock the tarot deck once, visualising your own energy being put into the cards as you expel excess energy from their previous use.
How do you get rid of tarot cards?
Among the most ancient and pure methods is to burn them. Fire is a powerful element, so this process should be carried out with the intention of cleansing the energy within the tarot cards. Alternatively, you can place them in the trash or recycling bin, or feed them into a shredder.
Do you need to cleanse tarot cards?
That’s right—to ensure the most accurate of readings, Magdaleno actually recommends cleansing your deck every time you do a reading. “Whether it’s for someone else, or yourself,” she says, “it’s always best to start with a cleanse to clear the cards for your reading.”
How do I charge my Tarot deck?
Like a loaf of rising bread, leave your deck in a sacred charging spot where you can “knead” (shuffle) it each hour, giving it your magical power with your hands, for one waking day. This charge is best when you’re taking a day of rest at home or in retreat.
Why do I feel disconnected from my tarot cards?
Lacking enough intellectual understanding of the cards, we feel disconnected from them, simply because we are, at the moment, disconnected from our intuition. That intuitive disconnection is an unavoidable occurrence from time to time. And, sometimes intuition simply isn’t enough to give a great tarot reading.
How often should I read my tarot?
You *Just* Had a Tarot Reading
I advise leaving a gap of at least three months between professional tarot readings, UNLESS the reading is about a totally different and specific question. Let things change and progress before going back to the cards.