Category: Tarot Card Spreads

What are good tarot card spreads?

tarot card spreads

What are good tarot card spreads?
If there are any online stuff I could print out that would be great?

Suggestion by Astro Lady
Sure, there are tons of info online.

Some of the most popular spreads are:

* 3-card spreads

* Celtic Cross Spreads

* Tree of Life Spreads

* Horseshoe Spreads

You can look for more here

http://www.aeclectic.net/tarot/learn/spreads/

Suggestion by Maralee Fox-Heins
If you are looking for something beyond the typical Celtic Cross, I suggest going to my site: http://www.maraleefoxheins.com
I have sixteen different spreads there from my highly anticipated book, “The Ultimate Tarot Spread Guide.” Just be sure to get my written permission first and give me proper credit if you plan on posting them anywhere or using them for anything beyond your own personal use of reading for yourself.

Joy to you,
Maralee Fox-Heins

Suggestion by Rev. Lynn D.
Just google your question and you will get lots of information. It really doesn’t matter what spread you decide to use as long as you feel comfortable with it. It isn’t a good idea to change spreads often so pick one and stay with it.

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How many 3 card tarot spreads can you do in one sitting?
I know you really shouldn’t do it on yourself, or so I hear, but I was practicing because I was bored and it actually came out kinda true, so I did it again and yea you get my point. But how many can you do on yourself until it’s considered “cheating” or whatever. I don’t really know too much about tarot readings and stuff.
I hope this is the right section….
A 3 card tarot spread. It represents your past, present and future.

Suggestion by kenkitsune
it depends on what questions your asking about your self. there are loads of personal tarot spreads, including those to find love, ask questions, or decision making. i do alot of spreads atleast a few times a week and i don’t consider it cheating. things like tarot are made to guide you through your life. I even do tarot readings for friends when they have questions. None of us consider it cheating, and alot of people will laugh cause they don’t think its real.

when i usually stop is when i get tired. i mean physically tired.

Suggestion by Peter B
3 card spreads are a good way to practice. But they’re rather useless unless you have a lot of other information. As for doing readings on yourself, the cards will tell you if you’re pushing the limit.

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What is the best book/ website to learn Tarot and Card spreads from?
Would really like some good recommendations. There are tonnes of books out there and want to know what people have found useful.

Suggestion by Scorpio
http://www.aeclectic.net/tarot/ – to see Tarot Reviews… usually about the deck’s beauty and appeal, but it’s a good starting point to go look for the deck that would attract you…

http://www.alchemywebsite.com/tarot/tarot_collection.html This site has the biggest listing of Tarots in print (international)… The owner of the site reviews and analyzes Tarot Art. – you’ll find all sorts of Tarot decks here…

http://kirinouji.wordpress.com/tarot-studies/ – place to learn Tarot at your own pace.

The Tarot is something people innately understands, because its symbols are from a collective memory, a world memory.

Good luck on your quest.

Suggestion by Rev. Lynn D.
My personal opinion is that Tarot is best learned in person and hands on. You can find classes at a Metaphysical school or New Age book store. These type of classes also give you the benefit of exchanging ides and practicing on other people to get comfortable with it.

I need a simple Tarot Card Spread that i can use for performing readings for other people?

tarot card spreads

I need a simple Tarot Card Spread that i can use for performing readings for other people?
I don’t need it to be complicated at all as i am very new to this, it would be nice if it would be a very general spread that could answer a variety of questions someone might have.

Suggestion by vid
One of the best and easiest spreads for answering questions is the Past, Present, and Future spread. It’s a three card spread and the first card is laid to the left–past–the middle card–present–and the card to the right is the future. This can answer a variety of questions and shows the person’s past on the matter, present, and future. It’s also best to add a timeframe to the question so they know that the card for the future will happen within that timeframe.

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Tarot card spread for someone who has died?
Im trying to focus on a friend of mine who has recently passed away, i just want to know if he is in a safe place and maybe bring some understanding to why things happened the way they did when he passed away. If any one knows a good spread for this i would be very grateful. Thanks!

Suggestion by vamp boy
This will not work because the tarot tell the future and someone who is dead has none.

Suggestion by Athena
I think you might be better off trying to use a ouija board for that. I am sorry for your loss and i hope you find what you are looking for.

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How to design your own Tarot Spreads?

How to design your own Tarot Spreads?
you can answer directly here or give me some sources.

Suggestion by Bethany
You can literally design your own. You have a discrete number of areas about which you wish to enquire: love, finances, the past, the future, the present, bad influences, good influences and so on. These may be arrayed in any manner as seems fitting to you.
The easiest spread, of course, is simply one card: What does the future hold?
Another, three cards in a horizontal line: past, present and future.
Designing your own layout, one that appeals most to you, can only be beneficial in bringing you and your cards closer together and making them a more effective tool.

Suggestion by Helruna
When designing your own spread, first determine what the theme is: love, work, a specific issue or a more general outlook?

Once you’ve determined what the theme of the spread is, think of what aspects are involved, and base position meanings on that.

Example:

Question – how can I best prepare for my exams?

Possible aspects that you might like to look at:

What is my greatest block / obstacle in keeping up with the studies?
How might I consciously be undermining my studies?
How might I unconsciously be undermining my studies?
What study regime might be best for me?
….

I hope this makes sense. Once you’ve taken note of what factors come into play in the given matter, double-check if there might be too many (like, if it’s getting into the high tens / twenties … it might get a bit “crowded”). Try to focus on the most important factors / aspects.

Each factor than is a position in this spread. You can try to arrange the positions in a visually appealing way … but, well, that’s up to you.

And, that’s basically all I know how to design your own spread. I usually just look at the question at hand, take into consideration different factors that come into play or might be important, and that’s it.

Hope that’ll help.

Suggestion by theminchiman
http://www.tarotamerica.com

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Tarot: Majority of spreads are mostly made up of court and trump cards, common?
Is it common to have the majority of your cards in a spread be court and trump cards? It’s energy seems ominous. I might be overestimating it, tho.

Suggestion by Pam Richards
Libra

It can be said that readings with a majority of Major’s can mean that life is not within your control at this time.

A majority of court’s can show that others will have a greater say, which of course can lead to conflict.

Pam

Suggestion by Ding-Ding
It’s not all that common. A reading with a majority of Major Arcana cards can mean the situation is out of your control. A major life lesson needs to be learned. The timing of Major Arcana cards is usually the event is occurring now, in the present time. Court cards can indicate events, but in most cases they do represent people in your life. The Major Arcana may be pointing out issues that need to be resolved with a person, or it could mean that person has a message for you (especially the Pages).

Also, some of the energy from the negative feeling cards is somewhat negated if they are in the ill-dignified position (reversed).

You may want to reshuffle the cards and do another lay-out asking for clarification on the last reading.

Does anyone know a website for good (free) Tarot card spreads?

tarot card spreads

Does anyone know a website for good (free) Tarot card spreads?
I’ve got the Celtic Cross memorized, and I can do a lot of spreads anyway, but I don’t think that I’m ready to create my own. I’d like to try out other spreads, are there any websites that you know of with a variety of Tarot Spreads?
Any suggestions would be appreciated.

Suggestion by LJR
Try this link:
http://www.aeclectic.net/tarot/spreads/

Suggestion by Sean
Check out Sunshine of the Soul

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What are some tarot card spreads I can use?
I already use the Celtic Cross spreads and the tree-card spread, but not much else. Do you have any to recommend?

Suggestion by Star Light
I use Celtic a lot
Past present future
5 card spread
astrological spread

Suggestion by Scarlet MacBlu
I’m fond of three-card spreads… they give you a good framework and there are countless varieties…

Past-Present-Future
Body-Mind-Spirit
Myself-Another-Together
Choice-Path1-Path2
Situation-Problem-Solution
Self-Strength-Weakness
Situation-Do-Don’t
Problem-AngelOnMyShoulder-DevilOnMyShoulder

You could come up with any number of spreads that use three cards. I find them succinct and not too confusing… the Celtic Cross has to be one of the more difficult spreads I’ve ever tried!

Get yourself a tarot guidebook… there is often a number of good spreads in books. Also, I’ve found some good spreads online… just look up Tarot Spreads in Google and take a peak at the endless resources you can find!
-Scarlet

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What are some good Tarot Card Spreads for guidance in my love life?
I would greatly appreciate your suggestions for love spreads. Something that doesn’t require too many cards since I am a novice at this. Thanks so much! && You know I will be awarding the 10 points for best answer =)

Suggestion by in case of emergency mike angel.
most think of the Renaissance as a time of love, so how about that one,?

An intelligent and sensible young person. Dependable and practical person who yet hides mysterious corners of himself and hoards secret treasures. An admirer of the patterns of heavens, the makeup of nature, or the language of numbers.
The card at the top right represents how you see your partner. The Emperor: Worldly authority. Professional success. Social power. The life of action and decision, especially in politics and business. Patriarch, clan leader, and pater familias.
The card in the center left represents how you feel about your partner. Eight of Coins (Prudence): Frankness, honesty and innocence. Candid confrontation of circumstances.
The card in the center right represents what stands between you and your partner. The Hermit: Introspection. Retreat. Pilgrimage. Spiritual quest. The search in oneself and in the world for the “Honest Man” of Diogenes the philosopher. Meditation on the passage of time and the dissolution of matter.
The card in the lower left represents how your partner sees you. Page of Cups: A young person of sensitive and meditative nature, capable of deep loyalty and profound affection. A conscientious worker.
The card in the lower right represents what your partner feels about you. Strength: Strength and fortitude. Moral resolve. Triumph over base instincts. Mens sana in corpore sana (Sound mind in a sound body).
The card in the center represents the present status or challenge of the relationship. Six of Coins (Success): Generosity. Philanthropy. Charity. A wise and compassionate decision.

Suggestion by Astro Lady
You can try the following simple spreads:

1) 3 card spread – Past, Present, Future

2) 4 card spread – year forecast, each card represents one season or 1/4 year

3) 8 card spread (4 each in 2 columns done by 2 people) – the positioning from top-down represents mental beliefs, emotional beliefs, spiritual beliefs & physical expression.

For each spread, focus on the question as you shuffle the cards (6x as 6 is number ruled by Venus) and lay them fan spread out in front of you. Pick the number of cards according to the spread you choose and interpret accordingly as well.

Suggestion by SadharaSatguru
Hello Mel

A well presented question can be read with a single card.

Three cards can also be good.

Have a look at our forum.

Sadhara

What does this tarot card spread mean regarding my period/fertility situation?

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What does this tarot card spread mean regarding my period/fertility situation?
The emperor on the current situation position, knight of swords on the actions to take position, ten of cups on the expected outcome position.

Suggestion by Miss 6
10 of cups indicate family.
Knight of Swords means to be assertive in your situation
Emperor is says order is needed.

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what cards do you use for the celtic cross card spread tarot game?
im just learning how to use tarot cards. i dont know which cards to use for the celtic cross card spread tarot game. okay there are cards in my deck with only pictures and no words. most of the pictures have swards. im not sure if i use these im the celtic cross game. does anyone know?

Suggestion by Cheryl E
You can use any deck for the celtic cross spread. The “classic” deck is the Rider-Waite, but there are hundreds of others. Get yourself a good book on tarot interpretation.

Suggestion by carmen c
There is a really good book called Tarot In 10 Minutes by R.T. Kasser. Get it its amazing and will answer all your tarot needs

Suggestion by Rachel_S165
IIRC, you use the entire deck. Choose one of the court cards (Page, Knight, Queen or King of one of the 4 suits — Pentacles, Cups, Swords, or Wands) as the significator to represent the person asking the question. then have the questioner shuffle the deck, and deal out the 10 cards for the Celtic Cross spread.

BTW, its not a “game”.

Learn the Celtic Cross Tarot Spread and a Relationship Spread. My links: Connectionsthroughspirit.jimdo.com www.facebook.com youtube.com/user/jeysics