What is the most authentic tarot deck? First published in 1909, the Rider-Waite-Smith deck is known as the most influential. “It really helped popularize having accessible images on every card,” tarot reader Aerinn Kolfage says.
How many cards are in the original Rider Waite Tarot deck? There are 78 cards, divided into the Major and Minor Arcanas, designed by Pamela Colman Smith in accordance with A. E Waite’s instructions. An instructional booklet by A. E. Waite is included, explaining the meanings of the cards and how to use them for divination, with an introduction by Stuart R.
How do you play Rider Waite Tarot deck?
How do you get tarot cards?
- Pick a tarot deck that speaks to you.
- Take care of your cards.
- You can use books—but make your own meanings too.
- After becoming acquainted with the cards, start doing readings for yourself and others.
- Visit other readers, as well.