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5 facts you probably didn't know about Tarot Cards!
4 Jan, 2023

Here are 5 interesting facts you probably did not know about Tarot Cards:

  1. In the early 20th century, the famous occultist Aleister Crowley wrote a book called "The Book of Thoth," which detailed his personal experiences and interpretations of the tarot.
  2. During World War II, a group of French resistance fighters used tarot cards to communicate secret messages and plan their operations.
  3. The origins of the tarot are uncertain, but some believe that the deck has roots in ancient Egypt, while others believe it originated in medieval Europe.
  4. The most well-known tarot deck is the Rider-Waite deck, which was created in 1909 by artist Pamela Colman Smith and mystic A.E. Waite.
  5. The tarot deck is composed of 78 cards, split into the Major Arcana, which consists of 22 cards, and the Minor Arcana, which consists of 56 cards. Each card in a tarot deck has a specific meaning, and the interpretation of the cards can vary depending on the context of the reading and the reader's personal beliefs.