He Sanskrit It is a language belonging to the Indo-European family. It is a classic language of the India and for liturgical use in the Hinduism , he buddhism and the jainism . As for the tarot , It's about a supposed means of divination of past, present and future events, although his followers say that it is also a tool for meditation, spiritual growth, reflection and self-knowledge.
The origin of the tarot could not be established precisely. There are researchers who say it comes from Thot Book , the Egyptian god of Magic , the sciences and the mathematics . However, the most remote tests that exist of the tarot as we know it date back to XIV century .
The specialist Paul Foster Case (1884 -1954 ), however, indicates that the tarot arises in the year 1.200 when after the destruction of Alexandria occultists gathered from around the world in the city of Fez (Morocco ). To overcome the language barrier, they devised a system based on ideas shared at a general level and represented them in a pictographic key. Those keys were known as arcana (secrets) and gave birth to the tarot.
The tarot is, in short, a symbolic system what cost of 78 cards : 22 major arcana and 56 minor arcana . Major arcana represent universal principles to human existence, while minor arcana relate to everyday events.
It is assumed that tarot cards can help understand current and future situations of the subject requesting its reading by the tarotists.