Tarot cards are known as the most powerful method that might clear away our questions as well as helping us study more about ourselves. Since the Tarot is considered as a way for divination, there are various kinds of Tarot cards spreads. Some are available; meanwhile, some are created by Tarot practitioners.
Therefore, it can be said that working with Tarot spreads looks like a journey in answering a certain question. Keep in mind that each card has a different meaning, and whenever placing in a particular position in the spread, it sometimes brings another meaning. So, the Tarot readers have to spend lots of time on studying, examining, and practicing so that they’re proficient in interpreting the Tarot cards.
And now, it’s time for you to learn how to read the most familiar and popular Tarot card spreads!
- The 3-card Tarot spread
This spread represents necessary spiritual power of 3 basic elements in the universe such as past – present – future, body – mind – soul, the heavens – the earth – you, and so on.
The 3-card spread is used widely because its simplicity. Just place each card from the left to right and then study each meaning in the Tarot book to interpret.
- The 7-card Tarot spread
This spread will help us supplement more spiritual awareness into a specific case or bring us more inspiration. You will lay out the card into 3 main groups as 2-3-2. The first group will talk about matters in the past. The middle one represents current conditions and events. The last one symbolizes the consequence.
- The Celtic cross Tarot spread
Normally, the Tarot reader will avail this spread when facing hard issues. And they need more information in order to give a correct answer.
Position 1 denotes what happens in the current time. In addition, it also represents the questioner’s thoughts.
Position 2 mentions about urgent challenges or troubles.
Position 3 talks about the events in the past that might affect the present.
Position 4 signifies issues-to-be (about next couple of weeks or months).
Position 5 points out the questioner’s objective and ambition to a certain situation.
Position 6 highlights the questioner’s inner thoughts.
Position 7 gives useful advice as well as good recommendation.
Position 8 represents powers, people, or issues which can create an effect to the questioner’s control.
Position 9 symbolizes desires and anxiety that may happen.
Position 10 concentrates on the final outcome. However, in case that it’s not a desired outcome, the questioner can change it. If it’s a good result, follow it to get the best things.