What is Major Arcana card in Tarot? The Major Arcana are the named or numbered cards in a cartomantic tarot pack, the name being originally given by occultists to the trump cards of a normal tarot pack used for playing card games.
What is the 16 Major Arcana? The Tower (XVI) (most common modern name) is the 16th trump or Major Arcana card in most Italian-suited Tarot decks. It has been used in Tarot cards since the 15th century as well as in divination since the mid-19th century.
What cards are part of the Major Arcana?
- #0 – The Fool. The Fool is the first card in a Tarot deck because he is the most vulnerable of all the Tarot’s archetypes.
- #1 – The Magician.
- #2 – The High Priestess.
- #3 – The Empress.
- #4 – The Emperor.
- #5 – The Hierophant.
- #6 – The Lovers.
- #7 – The Chariot.
What is the 11 Major Arcana card? Justice is a Major Arcana tarot card, numbered either VIII or XI, depending on the deck. This card is used in game playing as well as in divination.