The Best Tarot Decks for Beginners

The Best Tarot Decks and Guidebooks for Beginners

Tarot is one of my favorite hobbies—a one-card tarot read for yourself is such a nice way to start the day. But starting out with tarot cards can be overwhelming. How do you find the best tarot deck or a beginner’s guide to Tarot book? This post will help you get started!


The Best Tarot Books for Beginners:


The Best Tarot Decks for Beginners:


How to Start a Daily Tarot Practice:

1. Get a Tarot deck and guidebook.

If you are at all skeptical of Tarot, I think the Everyday Tarot  set is perfect. I would read through the guide in its entirety once before you try to do a reading.

2. Start with one card spreads.

This is an easy way to incorporate Tarot into your busy life. Settle in with a cup of tea and pull your daily card. Spend a few minutes thinking about the ways it can fit into your day to day life or get out your Everyday Tarot.

3. Start practicing Tarot with friends.

If you want to start practicing with friends, I would recommend an easy three card spread with a fun, crowd-pleasing deck, like those linked above.

Holly Genovese is a native Pennsylvanian and an American Studies Ph.D. student at the University of Texas at Austin. Her interests are in young adult literature, the occult, prison writing, and creative non-fiction. Find her writing at Teen Vogue, The Washington Post, The Rumpus, Electric Literature, The LA Review of Books, Bustle, and many other publications. Find her on twitter @hollyevanmarie.