The tarot is a tool for a reflection of your past, present and possible future. Various tarot card layouts can be used when doing a tarot reading. Popular tarot card layouts – spreads shown below.
Some of the tarot card layouts can vary on where the order of the cards are placed.
The Celtic Cross is just one layout that can vary in this way.
Think about your question while shuffling your cards.
When performing the tarot card reading, take note of the detail of each card, and what your intuition is telling you.
Popular Tarot Card Layouts
The One Card Tarot spread is a good one for beginners to tarot. For the best results pick a simple question to ask the card in this spread.
Also known as a clarifier card – Many tarot card readers use this layout to clarify the outcome they got from a bigger tarot spread they have just done.
Most Three Card Tarot layouts consist of the PAST – PRESENT – FUTURE. We have one like this on our site if you would like to use it to get a FREE Three Card Tarot Card Reading online.
(1) CURRENT SITUATION – CHALLENGES – GUIDANCE
(2) YOU – YOUR PARTNER – YOUR RELATIONSHIP
(3) STRENGTHS – WEAKNESSES – ADVICE
(4) MIND – BODY – SPIRIT
(5) YOU – YOUR CURRENT STATE – YOUR POTENTIAL
(6) STOP – START – CONTINUE
The Celtic Cross has been around for many years, and is one of the most popular tarot card layouts.
ORDER OF THE CARDS:
Card 1: Present situation
Card 2: Influences For or Against
Card 3: Foundation of the issue
Card 4: Turning point/Recent past
Card 5: Possible outcome
Card 7: Your Viewpoint/Approach
Card 8: Others viewpoint
Card 9: Hopes & Fears
Card 10: The Resolution/Outcome
The Relationship Tarot Spread is often used to explore the views and needs of both people in the relationship.
When you perform this reading – Think of the person this relationship relates to – Then ask your question.
ORDER OF THE CARDS:
Card 1: How you view your lover
Card 2: How your lover views you
Card 3: Your needs
Card 4: Your lovers needs
Card 5: Current state of the relationship
Card 6: The path you would like your relationship to follow
Card 7: The path your lover would like the relationship to follow
Card 8: Aspects of the relationship for you to consider
Card 9: Outcome
Many turn to the tarot for guidance in distressing times, when confused or unsure about what decisions or choices to make.
The more you practice using the Tarot Cards, the better you will become at getting insight into the answers you need.
Keeping a record of your questions and answers from previous readings you have done. Sometimes looking back on previous readings, can reveal many answers that you had forgotten about, as well as being a good place to look to see if any of your readings have come to fruition.
Our sister website Mystical Merch ‘N’ Stuff has designed a logbook just for this, for 3 Card Tarot readings. To View or Purchase SEE: 3 Card Tarot Logbook with Black Cover, or 3 Card Tarot Logbook with Pink Cover.
If you are needing a tarot deck to start practicing the Tarot, or need a new Tarot deck See our list: The Most Popular Tarot Card Decks
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