Favorite Tarot Decks and Why They’re So Meaningful
In the rich world of tarot, decks have unique energies and symbolism that connect with readers in different ways.
Tarot readers and fans bond with certain decks that hold special meaning to them. We asked some of our readers to share with us their favorite tarot decks and why they resonate so deeply. Here is what came up:
The Rider-Waite tarot is a classic for good reason – its familiar imagery provides a comforting foundation for exploring life’s core aspects. The vivid colors make the symbolic scenes easy to interpret for beginners and experts alike.
Our readers often turn to this deck when they seek guidance in the areas of love, career and general personal growth insights. Its warm, wise energy is like a lifelong friend guiding me to provide clear, grounded readings.
When the need to embrace inner mysticism and ‘return to nature’ arises, The Wild Unknown tarot deck is a go to and it delivers. Created by artist Kim Krans, the minimalist cards use natural elements and animals to tap into earthy primal power. This deck is a favorite for transitional times – moving, changing careers, going through spiritual growth. By reflecting the beauty of the untamed self back, new perspectives rise organically from within.
If a sense of an inner journey or a self discovery comes into context, then The Fountain Tarot deck is ideal. Its ethereal, dreamlike visuals provide a serene space for contemplation and unlocking intuitive wisdom. When readings require a deep dive into the subconscious for mystic insights on relationships, creative pursuits or existential questions, the flowing energy of this deck guides the way. Its tranquil waters have a way of leaving you feeling spiritually refreshed after reading.
The Mystic Spiral Tarot and its mesmerizing cosmic patterns are a great fit for destiny related queries. Questions about past lives, fate, and unseen forces directing a person’s path has this deck providing enlightening perspectives. Its swirling galactic imagery reveals karmic connections and life purpose in unique ways. For those seeking big picture guidance, this deck’s otherworldly power can open up new understanding.
Lastly, for times when honesty is imperative but shadows need addressing with compassion, The Deviant Moon Tarot created by Patrick Valenza is transformative. Its surreal, haunting scenes confront fears and pain head-on, yet with moving empathy.
It’s a great go to deck for dealing with trauma, intense grief, or battling inner demons like addiction – times when embracing the light means facing the darkness within first. Its gift is helping us remember we are whole with both.
The connections we form with tarot decks make them more than just cards – they become sacred partners on our journeys. We can only hope that each and every one of us finds that special deck that speaks loudly to their soul.