A traditional tarot deck is divided into two parts. One of these is the Major Arcana which stands for big secrets. On the other hand, the Fool is a popular card that you might have heard about. In this article, we explore what both of these signify and how important they are for any tarot reader. Read on to find out more!

A Tarot deck comes with 78 cards traditionally. These cards are divided into two smaller decks which are the Major Arcana and the Minor Arcana cards. Out of these, the Major Arcana cards signify big secrets. Learning from some of the best tarot card reader in India, let us delve deeper into the mysteries behind these set of cards in the article below:

What Are Major Arcana Cards All About?

In a tarot deck, there are 22 Major Arcana cards that are numbered from 0 to 21. These cards represent the lessons, the milestones as well as the opportunities for transformation and growth in an individual’s life. It depicts all these things that we encounter as we live our lives on this Earth, embodying our physical forms. These are what we can call universal energies that surround us, inspiring us, supporting us, challenging us, and helping us move forward in life. Every time they appear in a reading by a tarot reader, it is important to pay special attention to them because they usually have an important message to deliver that can be helpful in changing your life significantly.

The Major Arcana Cards:

The Devil, The Lovers, The High Priestess, and The Devil are cards that we’ve all heard about. They are easily the most recognizable cards in tarot. Any tarot reader will tell you that each of these cards carries special meanings that have everything to do with the human experience like falling in love, any bad omens, or challenges to authority among many others.

 Let us take you through the 22 Major Arcana cards in the article below:

  • The Fool
  • The Magician
  • The High Priestess
  • The Emperor
  • The Empress
  • The  Hierophant
  • The Lovers
  • The Chariot
  • The Hermit
  • Strength
  • Justice
  • The Wheel Of Fortune
  • Temperance
  • Death
  • The Hanged Man
  • The Tower
  • The Devil
  • The Star
  • Judgment
  • The Moon
  • The Sun
  • The World

Some of these cards may seem scary but don’t give into the stereotypes and let them overwhelm you. Getting a Death card does not always mean that bad things are going to befall you. It certainly is a card that everybody dreads but it is not all about gloom. Similarly, if the Lover card pops up, it does not mean that your soulmate will make a grand entry into your life. This is why you need a tarot card reader to guide you through the real meaning behind the cards for you specifically.

Now let us discuss the cards that hold a lot of attention in any tarot spread. Yes, we are indeed talking about the Fool. So, let us find out more about this trump card below:

What Is The Fool Card All About?

Those of you who are new to tarot would definitely misinterpret this card as a silly one, a card that perhaps holds no meaning at all. But you couldn’t be farther from the truth! This Major Arcana card holds a world of positivity within itself. If this card pops up in your reading with the best tarot reader in India, then it implies that new beginnings are on the horizon for you. It suggests that perhaps it is time for you to embark on a journey with child-like wonder in your eyes. It is all about adopting a hopeful attitude in all your endeavors.

The Major Arcana card is often defined as “The Fool’s Journey.” The reason behind this is that life is a journey in itself and we all come into this world as the fool. This card comes with the number zero. The idea is that each individual dances through the Majors and learns and grows from those experiences, challenges, and more. This journey leads us to our highest development. 


Tarot reading is all about interpreting the meaning of the cards and all that they depict for an individual and their life. You can use this as an opportunity to change the course of your life and attract more abundance with the help of the best tarot reader in India!