No, they are not, because they help us understand ourselves better and where we can improve ourselves in life. Tarot Cards are a divination tool useful for understanding, learning and prevention . Many, perhaps too many, believe that the Tarot Cards predict the future. This is not true.
Are the Tarot cards dangerous?
The tarot cards are not dangerous but the tarot card readers are the ones who have spirit guides and demonic spirits that help them. Definition (Divination): Using cards to read the future for a person. It is consulting with spirits. Who was the founder of this modality? What was his/her spirituality? What culture did it come out of?
In the Rider-Waite tarot, Thoth and other decks intended for divination (reading), all 78 cards have distinct images. In my experience tarot reading by a sincere practitioner is effective. It’s not a sham nor joke., and it works . Yes, the field of tarot does contain schemers who use tarot cards to rob, cheat and deceive.
That is why many people think Tarot Cards are evil, because many different beliefs associate Tarot Card to witchcraft and even to Satanism and these are myths that should be debunked so people can approach Tarot Cards in the right way. So why does the Church claim that Tarot Cards are dangerous and are the work of the Devil?
Sorting the cards and placing them back in their proper sequence can be a relaxing, meditative activity—but it’s by no means necessary. A good shuffle or two to mix in the cards from the last reading is all the maintenance a Tarot deck requires.
Do tarot cards need to be gifted?
Either way, you absolutely do not need to be gifted a deck to start reading the tarot. Go and buy the deck that feels right to you (but it is best to start with a deck that you can begin working with) and enjoy the journey.
Tarot Cards as Gifts There are some people who believe you should never accept Tarot cards as a gift. If a deck is given to you as a heartfelt offering from someone who has nothing but positive thoughts about you, there is no reason why you can’t accept them – just give them a good cleansing before you use them the first time.
Is there a tradition for getting a tarot reading?
But not from a tarot card reader, so clearly traditions are what people make them! For you as a new tarot card reader it is best for you to get one as a gift from someone they work better that way so you learn how to feel the cards so you can hear them when they speak.
The more accessible Tarot becomes, the fewer people believe that reading the cards is the provenance of a gifted few. And even professional cartomancers have to learn somewhere—usually, by reading for themselves. That’s not to say that it’s easy to do Tarot divination for yourself . The potential for self-deception is high.
When I was researching we ran into the question “Do tarot readings always tell you what you want?”.
A tarot reading, whether it’s performed by you or by someone else, can give you a lot of great insight into your future. Unfortunately, however, your readings aren’t always going to tell you what you want or are hoping to hear . Every reader has been there. You are doing a reading, you lay out cards, and one, or several, of “those” cards show up.