Tarot cards are comprised of a deck (ususally the Waite-Rider-Smith deck) of 78 cards that are divided into 2 categories - the Major Arcana cards
are 22 cards that point out major life events, your spiritual journey, and lessons and the Minor Arcana cards
are 56 cards divided into 4 suits (Cups, Pentacles, Swords, and Wands) that indicate temporary or daily issues and events. Each card has a specific meaning by itself and in relation to the other Tarot cards. An experienced Tarot card reader will use different spreads with a certain amount of cards in a particular order to get a clear picture of your life and the situation you are asking about. Mastering the art of reading Tarot cards takes years of experience and accute intuitive, psychic gifts to get the most accurate messages from the cards.