The Tarot Card Meanings
The modern day tarot is a system built on seventy eight tarot cards, twenty two are referred to as the major arcana and fifty six minor arcana which are divided into groups known as cups, wands, swords and pentacles.
Out of the fifty six minor arcana there are sixteen court cards which are Kings, Queens, Knights and Pages, they usually represent people we meet but they can also reflect on personality traits and indicate how far we have come in a situation and its level of maturity.
Major Arcana cards appear when things are happening that force us towards an event or path of life. The often represent life's lessons and events such as the hanging man having meanings such as waiting and patience... When you have lots of Major Arcana cards in a reading is often a clue that we are governed by a force of some-kind.. and that forces influence can be seen by the positive or negative aspects of the cards..