Have no fear, the psychic tarot lady is here! (That’s me, in case you were wondering. I hope you heard cool theme music in your head.)
First, go to Aeclectic.net and look at the hundreds of decks they have (you can even see pictures), and see which decks appeal to you. Do they spark your interest? Are they cards you would want to look at over and over? Do you like the pretty colors?
If you want to learn psychic tarot, I strongly recommend getting decks with pictures for the numbered cards. I mean detailed pictures, not just three circles for the three of pentacles, for example. You’ll know what I mean once you start looking at decks. When I do readings, my Spirit Guides draw my attention to certain images on the cards as one way to communicate messages.
Are you getting a tarot deck or an oracle deck? The difference is that a tarot deck has 78 cards, major and minor arcana, and all decks basically have the same cards represented. Oracle decks may have any number of different cards, are very different from each other, and usually do not follow traditional tarot meanings. If you want an example of an oracle deck that’s incredible, check out Sonia Choquette’s Soul Lessons and Soul Purpose Cards. I recently purchased this deck, and I love it. As I read the meaning in the accompanying book of the card I picked, I feel like it was written just for me.
The most important part of choosing your tarot or oracle deck is following your intuition and paying attention to which deck you are drawn to. Which one excites and inspires you? Most people recommend getting a Rider-Waite deck, for example, but that deck has never appealed to me, so I’m probably the only tarot reader in the world who doesn’t own that deck. It’s suggested because a lot of tarot books use that deck. I’ve read many tarot books using other decks and never had an issue.
Follow your heart, and you will find the perfect deck for you!