The first thing most people want to find out is the meaning for tarot cards. Because there are so many Tarot decks out there, and so many different Tarot spreads (or ways to throw and interpret the cards), assigning a specific meaning for tarot cards, across all decks and spreads, is quite impossible. However, it is possible to develop a strong working relationship with specific decks of cards so that the meaning for tarot cards in your specific deck or decks becomes very clear. The more you work with a specific deck, the greater your connection with that deck will be. And the more accurate your readings will be. In addition, the more you practice the more you will be able to intuit the meaning for tarot cards, regardless of the deck or spread. As you will find out later in this article, tarot card meanings can become a very personal issue and are often the result of your own intuition.
This step-by-step pictorial gives you the basics necessary for reading tarot cards. These basics include: