So, you wanna learn how to read tarot? Or you have a deck and don't know exactly where to begin. That's what this little series is here to cover!
I'm gunna start off light and easy here and cover books and resources because this is a question I get asked the most.
Since books, websites and resources are a huge help when getting started with your tarot practice, I want to do this first. This is by no means a super comprehensive list, but a great place to start. You don't need a lot of books on the tarot to learn how to read it. These are books I have read myself, know of through other folks who opinion or publishing I hold in high esteem.
This list is short and sweet, as too much will muddle your mind. Books and resources are great, because they can open you up to new ways of seeing the cards and diving deeper into mythological and historical meaning. That said, the best way to learn the meaning of the cards is so simple: look at the card and notice what you see and feel come up around your situation. There's your meaning.
78 Degrees of Wisdom by Rachel Pollack
The Easiest Way to Learn the Tarot - Ever! by Dusty White
The Pictorial Key to the Tarot by A. E. Waite
The Ultimate Guide to the Rider-Waite Tarot by Johannes Fiebig
Tarot for Yourself by Mary Greer
21 Ways to Read a Tarot Card by Mary Greer
Holistic Tarot by Benebell Wen
The Game of Saturn by Peter Mark Adams
Learn Tarot (so simple and wonderful)
And there y'all have it! Let me know if you have any questions at all, or if there's something very specific you'd like for me to cover around tarot for my next post.