Aurore Harris is a certified Tarot reader and accomplished astrologer. Utilizing her deep understanding of both Tarot and astrology, she offers comprehensive readings designed to guide individuals towards understanding their life's purpose and full potential. In addition, Aurore pens insightful weekly horoscopes and Tarot forecasts.
Thank you for reaching out with your question about tarot meanings across different decks. It's a great question, and one that many people wonder about when exploring the world of tarot.
Tarot decks come in various styles, themes, and artistic interpretations. Each deck has its own unique energy and symbolism, which can influence the interpretation of the cards. While there are core meanings associated with each card, it's important to remember that there can be slight variations between different decks.
The core meanings of the tarot cards are based on centuries of wisdom and symbolism. These meanings have been passed down through generations of tarot readers and have become the foundation of tarot interpretation. So, whether you're using a classic Rider-Waite-Smith deck or a more modern and artistic deck, the core meanings of the cards remain consistent.
However, it's also important to acknowledge that tarot is a deeply personal and intuitive practice. As a tarot reader, I believe that the cards speak to us in different ways, depending on our unique experiences and perspectives. This means that while the core meanings of the cards remain consistent, the way they resonate with you personally may vary.
When working with different decks, it's helpful to familiarize yourself with the specific symbolism and imagery of the deck you're using. Take the time to study the artwork, notice any recurring themes, and pay attention to how the cards make you feel. This will help you develop a deeper connection with the deck and enhance your understanding of its unique interpretations.
If you're ever unsure about the meaning of a card in a particular deck, I recommend referring to the accompanying guidebook or seeking guidance from an experienced tarot reader. They can provide insights and interpretations based on their knowledge and experience with that specific deck.
It's also worth noting that the position of a card in a spread can influence its meaning. For example, the Hangman card may represent surrender and letting go when upright, but it can signify resistance or stagnation when reversed. The context of the reading and the surrounding cards can provide further clarity and nuance to the interpretation.
In conclusion, while tarot meanings have a consistent foundation, there can be slight variations between different decks. Embrace the unique energy and symbolism of each deck, and trust your intuition when interpreting the cards. Remember, tarot is a tool for self-reflection and guidance, and the most important aspect is the personal connection you develop with the cards.
Wishing you many insightful and empowering tarot readings on your journey!
With love and light,