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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


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.

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.


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

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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

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.


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.

what are some good tarot spreads to know if he is the one?

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what are some good tarot spreads to know if he is the one?
self explanatory I want to know if the guy I’m with is my soul mate, what are some good tarot spreads to answer this?

Suggestion by geessewereabove
The Bible says that any one using “tarot”s shall go to hell! Is that your aim?

Suggestion by jac the hat
any spread that you are comfortable with – I use the celtic cross but am learning the kaballah spread and that seems to offer more positions for questing http://www.abuddhistlibrary.com/Buddhism/F-%20Miscellaneous/General%20Miscellaneous/The%20Tarot/Spreads/Tarot%20Spreads.htm

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When picking cards for a tarot spread, for which spreads to you fan the deck and choose?
Usually, I just pick from the top of the deck. Are there specific spreads that you have to fan the deck and choose the cards? When do you know which way to use?

Suggestion by sk
Basically, how do you pick cards to put in a spread?
You can shuffle, mix them up, cut them however you want, throw them. You don’t have to do something different for each spread.
Try using a couple ways and seeing which you like best.

What is the best Tarot spread? We look at designing your own, the Celtic Cross, and one, three, five and seven card yes-no or past, present and future spreads.

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Q&A: Interesting and different Tarot Card Spreads?

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Interesting and different Tarot Card Spreads?
I want to do some different Tarot Card Readings.
Does anyone have any?
Something besides the basic stuff we all know.
I’ve looked on some websites and found some but I want more 🙂
Tarot Card Spreads…different ways to read the cards. Like
The Tree of life spread
or Happily Ever After Spread.

different spreads 🙂

Suggestion by Obscure
like are you looking for tarot reading websites???
go to www.superhoroscopes.com its a good one.

Suggestion by SadharaSatguru

Try us – http://www.holisticpathstowisdom.co.uk/forum/viewforum.php?f=143 just one of our rooms, join if you wish x


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Tarot Card Spreads for gaining Power?
im not sure how simple this is to answer but i need to know the tarot spread for an event leading to gaining influence/power. if more information is needed let me know and i will provide it the best i can.
to expand on the question as to stop people from making bad tarot card jokes. this is for a story, im doing research, my character gets a reading telling of them coming into power (the character will eventually be a leader)

Suggestion by T J
The only way a tarot card deal will help you is if you deal them straight into the dumpster. Then go get an education and work hard. That will gain you influence and power.

Suggestion by EAH
If you see cards like Strength, Chariot, Emperor, Justice, the Sun,
in the cards or in your daily life, that might indicate gaining power.

Try one of the many Tarot forums on the web if your really that interested in it.
You will get mostly grief from the fundies on R&S.

Suggestion by Heretical Gospel of BrokenEye
You must be able to triforce

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Can I use tarot spreads for cartomancy?

Can I use tarot spreads for cartomancy?
I want to learn cartomancy. i dont know how to do it. is there spreads like tarot? do you use tarot spreads? also can i have a link to a site with the meanings of the cards? or are the meanings the same as the tarot minor arcana, if so please tell me the corresponding suit.

Suggestion by lala
When you talk about cartomancy ; are talking about regular playing cards ? If so [ and it goes for tarot too ] go to a New Age book store ; and will have a great choice of books who are explaining the meaning of all the cards

Suggestion by Pamela
You can definitely use tarot spreads for readings with regular playing cards. But there are spreads that have been developed for cartomancy. There are different techniques. Some use all 52 cards, others, like the Lenormand system use only 36. I found Secondhand-Souls-4occult.com by just doing a search on cartomancy. It has some basic info using all 52 cards and spreads.

I like Mlle. Lenormand’s Fortune Telling site (see link below) for learning some basics about Lenormand Oracle cards and their meanings. Although you can buy a deck with special pictures on it to help you remember the meanings, you can just use a regular playing deck and just remove the cards that are not used.

I wasn’t able to learn all I wanted from the Internet so I got “Fortune-Telling with Playing Cards” by Jonathan Dee, from the library. It gave me enough info to figure out what kind of cartomancy I wanted to learn more about. Plus it has meanings for the cards and suits as well as different spreads used with different card reading systems.

The meanings of the suits are not exactly the same as tarot. You can just read them as the same (Clubs=Wands; Spades=Swords; Hearts=Cups; Diamond=Pentacles) as long as you are consistent. That way your subconscious (or whatever you believe you’re working with when reading cards) knows what the symbols mean to you.

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Anyone Know Any Good Career Tarot Spreads?
I don’t know what career to pursue…
Anyone know any good Tarot spreads to figure that out?

Suggestion by Dogmatically Demonic Dogstar
Have you considered “village idiot” as a career? Although you do seem to be over-qualified.

Suggestion by DaniNyko the Deinonychus ☭
Choose the one that you like the most. (wheter it be a tarot spread or The career itself)

Suggestion by Mr Edinburgh
Adult entertainment would be a good career

A 6-Card “Yes or No” Tarot Spread with an additional layout for more information. Music by Stewart Copeland “Haunted Towers” Spyro the Dragon Insomniac Games

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