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The Structure of Tarot: Major, Minor, or Court

Posted by on Sep 11, 2016 in Tarot | 7 comments

Do you sometimes get lost when reading the 78 tarot cards?  When I teach tarot and a student can’t interpret a card, I ask if the card is major, minor, or court. If you can place the card in one of those three categories, then you can determine meaning by following the structure of tarot. There are 22 major arcana cards, 40 minor arcana cards, and 16 court cards. (Arcana means secret, or arcane.) Each tarot card is either major, minor, or court. The 22 cards of the major arcana tell the story of the Fool’s journey. They are a richly symbolic pattern of a very old mystery. They...

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