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How to Choose a Tarot Deck

Further Introduction to The Tarot

There are many different decks of Tarot cards to choose from and some decks are d

ifficult to learn. You cannot open a deck of cards in a shop; therefore you cannot view the images or text. There is a way of going with the feeling of the cards. Hold the deck with both holds and see what your feelings are telling you. It’s the same when you give a reading, you go with what feels right. Otherwise you can get some knowledge before going out to buy your deck. It’s best to get to know one deck completely while you are learning.


Tarot was designed with specific symbols, colors and images for a very good reason. The traditional Tarot cards represent the psychological, spiritual and mundane archetypes. Created in such a way they represent every part of a person’s journey. What ever you are experiencing when you do a reading, you will find a card that reflects the situation. The Rider-Waite Tarot deck has been used for decades, and is a very good choice, for both beginners and more experienced Tarot readers.


Many people just beginning the road to Tarot reading are looking for a “beginner deck.”  According to Durriken,” a former Tarot reader and teacher, at The Crones Hollow, in Salt Lake City, with more than 15 years experience working with the Tarot, “There’s really no such thing as a beginner’s  deck.” For more information about choosing a Tarot deck, watch Durriken’s video series: Tarot With Durriken: