Intuition, as defined by the Dictionary: The ability to understand something instinctively, without the need for conscious reasoning.
Among the many misconceptions about Tarot Card Reading there are, a major one that is brought up almost in every other Tarot Card Reading I conduct. That is that I have ‘a great Intuition’.
Now, I have no clue how people assume that, but it is not true. Tarot Cards are not read, nor should they be read, intuitively. Also, if I had great intuition, why would I go through the trouble of learning Tarot Card Reading, and memorizing what each of the 78 Tarot Cards meant, as the process was akin to going back to school.
After going through the tedious and tough ‘study’ process of each of the Tarot Cards, I find it difficult to believe anyone who proclaims that they just woke up one fine morning and realized that Tarot Reading is a ‘gift’ bestowed upon them, or that they ‘just took to the cards’.
When someone comes to me for a Tarot Card Reading they have questions they need answers to, pertaining to serious issues in their life. They place their complete trust in the Tarot and in me to guide them right. Do you think I would take this big responsibility and help them out based on my ‘Intuition’? Not at all.
Over the years I have trained myself to prep before each Reading. A quick prayer, deep breathing, and literally a blank mind without any assumptions, judgment, or bias are what get me ready for the Reading. The knowledge of each of the Cards is what guides me to interpret them, there is no place for Intuition.
Hi, I am Mayuri, a Tarot Card Reader by Profession and a Writer by design. Since I am already aware of what the future holds, I enjoy unwrapping the present. Follow me on my Instagram handle @CardTalkWithMayuri to know more about the Tarot and all things related.
This post is part of the #BlogchatterA2Z challenge hosted by Blogchatter, and my theme is Demystifying the Tarot.
I am glad I am following you . This series is clearing up quite a few of my mis-conceptions!
Happy to hear that, Harshita. Thank you for reading.
So many tarot myths that are being busted through your posts. Thanks a ton, Mayuri for stating facts and sharing your experiences.
Thanks for reading, Aesha.
This was enlightening. I always assumed intuition played a big role and that is why it was difficult to place ones trust. Thank you for telling us otherwise
Thank you, Deepika.
True, one who wants to get tarot reading, has to believe in the reader and his/ her energies. Even if it’s future reading It’s not intuition, one needs to understand this.
Thank you, Pragun.
I agree with the previous comment. Through your series of posts, many misconceptions are going to be cleared.
Thank you, Shalini.
I have all sorts of questions and I hope I don’t sound silly. Do clients need to have specific questions in mind or problems they need guidance with when they come for a reading? Can clients come just seeking some sort of guidance as to how to proceed into the unknown future?
No question is a silly question, Satabdi. After all my theme is all about Demystifying the Tarot. Both options work. Specific questions work best, as the Tarot can guide you through them.
I am already in awe of your personality and knowledge dear Mayuri. After reading this post, I am so glad to know a bit of your work process. The way you care for your clients and do the early prep before each reading, I am really happy to know that. So much to learn from this series. Glad you’re bringing them one by one.
Thank you for these warm and loving words, Swarnali
I am sure it’s not intuition. You have to focus and read the cards right.Thanks for sharing these insights.
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