Free Tarot Card Reading

Free Tarot Card Reading from Lunar Princess: Tarot decks contain 78 cards, 22 of which are referred to as the Major Arcana and depict the major changes on our path through life. The remaining 56 cards, known as the Minor Arcana, expand on these themes. In a Reading, there are 78 cards and each card has 2 representations, upright and reversed, for a total of 156 possible cards available for your reading.

Your simple and Free Tarot Card Reading is below. The deck was shuffled when you arrived on this page. Just flip each card one at a time. Random “Upside Down” cards can appear at anytime. An “Upside Down” card gives an alternate reading. Your reading is interpreted differently depending on the order of the cards. Check below the cards for this personal interpretation.

Click each Tarot Card to reveal it, then click again to see the description. Match to the Card Position Below. Enjoy!

Your Free Tarot Card Reading:

The Nine of Cups represents the comfort and satisfaction of you bringing your goals to fruition. It’s about having enough – even a bit more than enough – of all the good things in life. Your attention causes whatever you focus on to grow. If you focus on problems, you’ll have more problems. If you pay attention and show gratitude for the positives in your relationship, you’ll have more things to feel good about. Your energy will draw to you a wonderful, compatible person like a magnet. Be the best version of yourself and you will easily attract the best partner for you.

When the Nine of Cups Reversed appears, it tells you that it is time for you to stop placing a value on all your blessings, and instead pay attention to the quality of your life. The true treasures lie in your relationships with your family, friends, and community. Reversed or upright, this card is a very good omen for your love life. Existing relationships are likely to deepen, become sweeter and more meaningful, at very deep levels. This card reminds you to be grateful for your blessings, and to appreciate and enjoy the good things in your life.

The Two of Swords represents avoidance, situations of difficult decisions and weighing out options. The Two of Swords shows us a woman sitting with her back to a body of water. The tide appears to be out. The woman holds two Swords crossed at her heart. The Swords held at this position give us the impression that she is protecting her heart from something. In a relationship, the Two of Swords suggests that you have to make a painful decision causing upset and distress. Your inability to make a decision is part of a master plan to maintain your power. Your plan to gain control should work better than you imagined.

The Reversed Two of Swords has tensions beginning to thaw. There is real potential here to put an end to an age-old argument between friends or family. Once the truth is out in the open, you do not have to carry the burden of pretense anymore and are now free to move on with your life. This may be easier to do than you imagined as you feel a weight lifted off both your mind and heart. If you are currently single, this card can represent your anxiety about dating. Putting yourself “out there” is hard. You will get more comfortable with dating and opening yourself to others with a little practice.

When the Devil card appears, the angels and guides are pointing you to a very powerful spiritual lesson. The Devil card shows us a habit or way of life that’s dragging us down. It could be a roller-coaster relationship or dead marriage. It’s too scary to imagine life without it. Rather than break it off you prefer to suffer because it’s “the devil you know.” This card appearing is a signal that there is indeed something that is impeding your success. It could be a health matter, it could be a person. The battle you must fight isn’t with another person but with yourself, or what we call “our personal demons.”

The Devil Card, in Reverse, represents Freedom! Sometimes, when we think we’re blocked, we’re really just tense and letting ourselves relax can help us think of different ways around bad situations. It is a time of liberation and a gradual process of waking up. We are being liberated from our worst fears. This card represents the termination of destructive behavior. A reversed Devil reminds us that any situation that may seem to be trapping us is an illusion. We always have options. Help is always available. This Reversed Devil brings a moment of clarity, peace, and a time for self-improvement.

The Nine of Wands represents courage, persistence and resilience. The Figure in this Card looks as if he has been caught off guard. He looks startled and surprised by someone or something that has happened. He is expecting to be attacked at any moment and must be ready to defend himself. There is a sense of anxiety here and an expectation of trouble on the horizon. This may be new trouble or the return of troubles from the past. When referring to relationships, The Nine of Wands indicates that you are very wary of relationships and may indeed have been hurt in the past. It is time to start afresh and trust more.

When the Nine of Wands Reverses, we can see the soldier who continues to guard his fortress or post, poised and ready for attack, from an enemy that is never going to appear. You must retreat from the battle ground instead of making a last stand. You have no fight left in you or have decided that the battle is of no importance and a waste of time. You need to step back and view the situation for what it really is. In relationships, it takes two to tango and if you keep tangoing with the wrong people, people who do not dance to the same rhythm as you, then your are bound to get your toes trodden on. It is time to move on.

The Four of Cups Tarot Card is a card about boredom. It also deals with feelings and emotions that you find difficult to manage and cope with. This man in the card is rejecting the things that he has already conquered, which are the three cups that are lying on the ground in front of him. He is also isolating himself from new opportunities. Don’t wish for things that others have, your life will improve. The grass isn’t always greener. While you may think that everyone else has it better than you, this is not the case. It doesn’t have to be a negative card. Take the time to do things to spice up your life.

When the Four of Cups Reversed card appears, it signifies that you are about to meet again with a friend from the past, someone you were not involved with, and now discover this person has done very well for themselves. You will take a second look. If you are looking for love, the Four of Cups Reversed, is a sign that you have been turning a blind eye towards people who would have made a good match. This card supports solitude and time to rebuild our fences and think about personal space and boundaries that have been compromised. It’s a time to keep your opinions to yourself.

The Hanged Man is a card that suggests ultimate surrender and sacrifice. It represents a metamorphosis, maybe letting go or going through a period of transition. It could be a dead end job, a dead end relationship, or simply a life that is unfulfilled because there is no action. You are at a crossroads, and you need to do something about it but have no idea what or how. It is time to stop and calm down, and to look for ways to deal with the bad situation. Examine your options and you will know what the right thing is to do, just like the card of Justice. Do this and you will reap the rewards.

The Hanged Man Card, when Reversed, states that you are stalling about making a decision, likely because of a sacrifice that is involved. These situations do not generally resolve themselves. You must face the inevitable and make a choice. This Reversed Hanged Man indicates that you’re jumping from one bad situation to the next without properly thinking things through, and that your impulsiveness hasn’t been doing you any favors. If you’ve been hurried and rushing lately, you should relax and give pause to the situations around you.

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Your Tarot Card Reading, by Each Tarot Card Position

  1. Right now how you feel about yourself.
  2. Your current desires.
  3. Fears
  4. Forces in your favor.
  5. Forces against you.
  6. Outcome.

The heart of the Tarot is the Major Arcana. These cards, which are often referred to as the “trump cards,” are the most powerful in the deck. They deal with major issues in life, rather than the more mundane ups and downs of everyday existence. The Minor Arcana makes up the bulk of the deck. There are fifty-six Minor Arcana cards in a standard deck, divided into four different suits of fourteen cards each:

The word “Arcana” means “secrets.” The Major Arcana cards reveal major secrets. These cards contain: Suit of Cups, Suit of Pentacles, Suit of Swords and Suit of Wands. The fourteen cards in each suit are numbered Ace through Ten, plus the Court Cards: Page (Princess), Knight (Prince), Queen, and King. Usually upright Tarot cards represent people, energies, and situations that are happening around you, impacting your life from the outside. When a Tarot card is Reversed, however, its meaning can change to one of internal influence.

When Tarot cards are shuffled or moved about, they can show up upside-down in a reading. The Reversed Tarot Card simply means its powers are weakened or blocked by something. The Reversed Arcana cards mean that you haven’t yet learned the lesson related to that card.

Within the Minor Arcana you’ll find a division of the cards into four basic suits. They are:

  • Wands: The focus of this suit is on action and personal development. Wands have a wonderful love of life and a bright sunny disposition motivating all around them. They love to be center stage and will be found as the life and soul of most parties. They love drama and have a tendency to develop huge egos. They often carry the belief that life revolves around them. When a Wand Card appears Reversed, too much energy is being expended for little reward. There may be too much action with not enough thought, and travel with no purpose.
  • Cups: This suit mainly pertains to matters of love. Cups people approach life through their feelings. The Cups deal with love, both giving and receiving it. Cups types are gentle and soft and show compassion and understanding for their fellow human being. They are easily hurt. Their imaginations can run wild on them if they dwell on worries or problems for too long. For Cups types, a broken heart takes an extraordinary long time to heal. The Cups in their Reversed state find it hard to tap into their creative channels and experience blocks of all kinds. Their interest with the spiritual and psychic world can become an obsession.
  • Swords: This suit centers on life changes and conclusions. Swords deal with how we communicate and express ourselves in the world. Their realm is the power of the spoken and written word so Sword people certainly love to talk and make excellent writers or bloggers. The Swords can be very friendly, great conversationalists at dinner parties and will generally be there for you in a crisis with their level-headed and logical manner saving the day. The Reversed Sword likes to get their own way even if it means forcing it onto others or through intimidation and bullying. They can be extremely controlling and aggressive especially in relationships
  • Pentacles: The focus of this suit is on rewards, including personal comforts and money issues. A Pentacle is a five-pointed star with a single point upright. Pentacle types love possessions and luxury and often surround themselves with beautiful things, such as clothes, jewelry, cars, houses, etc. They are hard workers who are prepared to put the effort in for as long as it takes. The Reversed Pentacle can be controlling and possessive with their partner. Money can be withheld for any perceived bad behavior. In fact they often use money as a weapon in their relationships. They can be mean with not only their money but also their emotions.

All the cards in a Tarot deck have their own unique traditional meanings and connotations, which are deciphered and interpreted as a part of the fortune-telling experience. These Cards are going to show you things in a way that is different than what you are imagining, explaining to you an aspect of your life that you probably aren’t looking at.

The cards, themselves, don’t create our future. They just help point us in the right direction. The messages of the cards allow us to reflect on a particular situation from many different vantage points, seeing angles we wouldn’t otherwise see, and helping us choose the best course of action.

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Free Tarot Card Reading – History of Tarot

The word “Tarot” is said to be derived from an Italian word “Tarocchi” which depicts playing cards. And from here the history of tarot cards began.

According to ancient texts, Tarot cards shows its first presence as playing cards in northern Italy in the 1440 century. The cards were then used only for playing and were not used for divine readings.

These cards were engraved with images and titles with no numbers unlike the present set of playing cards. At times, the cards were customized and only be seen in the games of wealthy families. One such example is the tarot deck of Milan’s Visconti Family where the triumph cards were painted for members of the nobility.

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There are many myths surrounding the origin of the Tarot, and theories that the cards were invented in ancient Egypt, India or China are often expressed. These ideas owe more to a sense of romance or wishful thinking than to any hard evidence, and one popular myth, expounded in Le Monde Primitif (1781) by Court de Gebelin, is that the cards were brought from India by the Gypsies (who, as their name suggests, were originally thought to have come from Egypt). The true origin of the Tarot cards remains a mystery, but what is known is that cards similar to those we have today first appeared in Italy and France in the late 14th century.

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Early depiction of Tarot Card Reading

The Earliest Tarot Cards

The earliest known cards still in existence date from 1392, and of these only 17 remain. It is believed that they were painted for Charles VI of France by Jacquemin Gringonneur, but it is possible that they are actually less ancient and are Tarocchi of Venice cards from the middle of the 15th century. The earliest surviving full deck was painted in 1422 by Italian artist Bonifacio Bembo. This is known as the Visconti deck after the family name of its commissioner, the Duke of Milan.

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Perhaps the oldest Tarot Card Deck, the “Visconti di Modrone” deck.

Major Arcana Tarot Card Deck

The Major Arcana cards are the most recognizable and impactful cards in a Tarot deck. These 22 cards represent situations we all face in the grand scheme of life, with each carrying specific messages of perspective and guidance to help you in times of need. While the Minor Arcana cards focus on the everyday actions and decisions you must face, these Major Arcana cards reveal messages about the bigger picture of your life and its long-term direction.

Though each of the Major Arcana cards stands alone with its own deep meanings and influences, these 22 Tarot cards also tell a story. The first card, The Fool, is the main character of this story, and his experiences as he learns, grows, and makes his way through life are represented by the 21 cards that follow. This storyline is a great description of the accomplishments, setbacks, and lessons we all learn as we go through the trials and tribulations of our lifetime, growing into whole, complete beings by the end of our journey.

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The Major Arcana, 22 Card Tarot Card Deck

Tarot Card Readings

You don’t have to be someone who believes in Tarot to benefit from a reading, usually the cards will make a believer out of you. No one has really been able to explain why the cards are able to divine the future.

Everyone has something in their lives they need support for. Sometimes it may seem that there is no solution to be found. But now that you have the answer to the question of what is Tarot Card Reading, you have the key to open that door.

 If Tarot is a form of psychic reading that you feel close to, you should have a reading done at least once during the four major seasons of the year, and even weekly readings can be beneficial. They can help you get an outlook on the things to come and actions that you may need to take to prevent disaster.

How is a Tarot Card reading done?

The Tarot card readers deals a spread of cards. The reader interprets the cards based on their position and the meaning of the card.

How many cards are used in a Tarot Card reading?

There are many traditions that use different amounts of cards in a Tarot Card reading, but 10, 3, and 6 card spreads are very common.

Where did Tarot Cards come from?

Most likely, Tarot Cards developed formally in Western Europe in around the 14th century with influences from Hungary and Egypt.

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