Fortune Telling Playing Cards It's All in the Cards As a teenager, I came across an old fortune-telling magazine that featured a divination method using a regular deck of playing cards. This method appealed to me because the cards were related to Astrology. In fact, the four suits were associated with the four elements (Fire, Earth, Air, and Water). Long before people used cards to play games, they were used to foretell the future. Although there are different ways to approach cartomancy, we will show you a simple method and lay out the basic meanings attached to each playing card below. Once you know the basic meanings of the playing cards, you can choose a spread that is right for you. First things first, the suits (Hearts, Clubs, Spades, and Diamonds) are associated with the four elements, as follows: Ace of Hearts Love and happiness. Queen of Hearts A fair-haired woman with a good nature; or a woman with Water signs predominating in her chart. Ace of Clubs Wealth, prosperity, unexpected money/gain.
Learn Tarot Cards for Free Welcome to our Pleasure of Tarot Course We're very happy to be able to share this course with you, and make it available online here at Lotus Tarot, in its entirety, completely free of charge. I hope you will find the program fun and easy to understand. It is designed to ease you gently into the wonderful world of Tarot and help you to start reading the cards yourself. What you will need: You will need your own Tarot card deck to work with and I strongly recommend you have a book or two to refer to. You'll find plenty of books available from the online vendors, your local bookstore and even your local library. The Mythic Tarot deck and book setThe Rider Waite Tarot deck and book setAn illustrated guide to the Tarot by Jonathan Dee Don't feel obligated to find or buy those specific books and decks, as it's much more important you work with the resources you feel most drawn to. How does the course work We've set up a schedule of weekly lessons. Have fun and enjoy!! NB.
Learn Cartomancy, A Guide To Fortune Telling. Meanings, Spreads, and More Cartomancy is the act of divining using cards. Divining means to find out by inspiration, intuition or magic; to foresee.Learn the past, present and future with a regular deck of playing cards. No tricks, no special talent, no psychic ability. It is not magic either. If you can read this you can learn cartomancy with a regular deck of cards. All you need is some basic knowledge. Some History The Gypsies are probably the most well know people that have in the past used cartomancy for fortune telling. Click on words below to go there fast. Look at Predominant Suit Predominant Hearts - concern is emotional Predominant Diamonds - concern is material Predominant Clubs - concern is for achievement and recognition Predominant Spades - concern is antagonistic or for power without responsibility If the reading does not require a Significator card, make a mental note of the Significator card which would represent the Questioner. If timing is involved, read the cards as follows: Stages Method:
Tarot Cards | Tarot Readings I don't have much time. Do they take long to read? That depends on whether you wish to perform a longer, more detailed reading, or a shorter, 'To the Point' kind of reading. So now, get your own pack, do away with astrologers and fortune tellers and become the master of your own future. How do Fortune Telling Card Readings differ from Tarot Card Readings? Tarot readings require the Tarot reader to establish a connection with his or her deck, through which the Tarot reader can divine the meanings of the cards, as they lie in a layout for a particular question. Although these 'Fortune Telling Cards' are derived from the Tarot and therefore closely associated with them, they are much easier to read. The Power Fortunes’ Pack (some people prefer to say 'Deck'), consists of thirty two titled cards, with pictorial descriptions, which explain the different meanings that a card can have relative to it's position. Are Fortune Telling Cards for Real? Interpreting Tarot Cards
How To Meditate - Learn how to meditate effectively 2009-02-26 A Simple Method for Reading Ordinary Playing Cards © Cheryl Lynne Bradley 2009 Using a standard playing card deck, remove the 2’s, 3’s, 4’s, 5’s and 6’s from the deck; this will leave you 32 cards. Have the querent shuffle the cards and cut them into three piles. Pick up the first pile and ask the querent to pick out three cards to represent the past. Pick up the second pile and have the querent pick out five cards to represent the present. From the third pile have the querent pick out seven cards to represent the future. Read the cards using the appropriate meanings, while paying attention to combinations and time frame. Remember that Hearts are about love, relationships and home life; Spades represent anxieties, sex and possible troubles; Clubs represent personal happiness, power and achievement; and Diamonds represent money and business related issues. Reading Ordinary Playing Cards More Reading Ordinary Playing Cards Another Method for Reading Ordinary Playing Cards
2009-06-13 Reading Ordinary Playing Cards Divination and Fortune telling with regular playing cards © Cheryl Lynne Bradley 2001-2009 Divining from regular playing cards is an old practice and I am sure many of us know at least one fortune-telling game done with this tool. Reading regular cards is called cartomancy or metasymbology. Playing cards have been called "The Devil's Picture Book" and have a few superstitions associated with them. Other omens and superstitions about playing cards involve their use in gambling. Gong Hee Fot Choy, "Greeting of Riches," is a divination system utilizing regular playing cards which Margarete Ward, a mystic and world traveler, introduced in her 1935 book. Tarot reading layouts readily adapt over to regular card reading as do divinatory meanings. Relationship Potential Reading A fun reading to ascertain the future of potential suitors involves separating the Kings or the Queens from the deck. Deal out the remaining cards face up, laying them out one at a time on or below one of the Trumps, proceeding across all four and returning to the beginning if required. Hearts (Cups): Sources
2009-04-29 Another Method for Reading Ordinary Playing Cards © Cheryl Lynne Bradley 2009 Given that we are in trying economic time and not every can afford, or is interested in, owning or learning Tarot cards, here is another method for reading ordinary playing cards. Cull the deck down to 32 cards, discard all cards from the 2’s to 6’s. Shuffle the 32 cards and count the cards out until you reach the 7th card. Place the 7th card on the table and put the first 6 aside. To read this spread you don’t read the card individually. To further enhance the reading, read the 1st and 12th card together, 2nd and 11th, 3rd and 10th and so on. The Art of Cartomancy Forum - Portal A Real Fortune Teller's Deck This is a deck of standard playing cards. A red-back Bicycle 808, it has no arcane symbolism, it bears no exotic drawings, and it's imbued with no magical portents or properties. It belongs to a friend, given to her by her grandmother. In the suburbs of Boston during the late sixties and early seventies, my friend sat with her grandmother and learned how to play the old parlor game. It was a fortune-telling game, where you shuffled, divided and re-divided the deck, and finally laid out a portion of it for reading. The grandmother didn't believe in it, and I doubt that the granddaughter does now, since she's the one who calls it just a game. The meanings of the individual cards, without context in a reading, are fairly vague. The specific meanings of the cards becomes apparent only through their juxtaposition with other cards. Perhaps the best way to describe the way to interpret the meanings is to show the steps to a complete reading. Return to cards pageSend me mail.
How to tell fortunes with playing cards This book is important for the understanding of the Tarot and Tarot spreads, in particular the Opening of the Key Spread used by The Golden Dawn. Playing cards were probably used for fortune telling before the Tarot, but most Tarot readers, including myself know little about the methods. In this short book by Foli we have evidence that the card counting and pairing techniques used in the Opening of the Key spread are found in playing cards. The terse definitions of the cards and the use of relationships between the cards is also similar to the OOTK methods. We have a lot to learn from playing card fortunetelling. By Professor P. Author of "Fortune Teller" "Dream Book," etc R. [first published 1915] Introduction "THIS goddess Fortune frustrates, single-handed, the plans of a hundred learned men." The pages of history are full of the penalties meted out by kings and rulers to those who were accused of working evil spells upon them. Pope treats the cards as sentient entities: Contents
Serena's Guide to Divination and Fortune Telling. An informative, funny and unusual guide to divination and fortune-telling including free instant readings using dice, dominoes, chien tung and mahjong. Find out how to use palmistry, face reading, body rea Divination using Playing cards If you have a great divination or fortune telling story you would like to share Click Here to Share it! Over 100 Tarot Decks for sale here! Playing cards have many uses besides card games. A couple of popular ideas are divination, and fortune telling. The help of any form of a card deck to gain information concerning someone’s past, present, or future is a practice of cartomancy; a term used for telling fortunes with several different types of cards. Therefore, cartomancy includes three similar areas of interest: Fortune telling with a standard deck of 52 playing cards Fortune telling with tarot cards Fortune telling with specially-intended cards Some psychics use cards as a means to help them, possibly to restrict the odds of a reading to the exact interest of that person. There are many decks that you can choose from. You must understand, if you use a regular deck of cards, there is no correct way in doing this. Online Divination is carried out by determining a set value for each card.